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Ellen Wittlinger papers, undated, 1992-2007

Summary Information
Title: Ellen Wittlinger papers
Dates: undated, 1992-2007
Creator: Wittlinger, Ellen
Extent: 3 boxes (3.45 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-2045
Abstract:
This collection consists of manuscript materials related to sixteen books and short stories by Ellen Wittlinger published between 1995 and 2010.

Repository: University of Minnesota. Children's Literature Research Collections.

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wittlinger, Ellen

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required. Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Copyright:

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Preferred Citation:

Ellen Wittlinger papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Ellen Wittlinger was born October 21, 1948 in Belleville, Illinois and attended Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois. She completed her Masters of Fine Arts at the University of Iowa. In 1979 her poetry book, Breakers , was published, but it wasn't until afater she had children and worked as a children's librarian that she aimed to write for young adults. Her first novel, Lombardo's Law , was published in 1993. Her 2000 publication, Hard Love , was a Printz Honor book and also won a Lambda Literary Award. Wittlinger lives in western Massachusetts; her personal website can be found at www.ellenwittlinger.com.


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of manuscript materials for sixteen publications and includes typescripts, corrected typescript, holograph, correspondence, research materials, notes, and corrected galley proofs dated between 1992 and 2007.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Wittlinger, Ellen
  • Death -- Juvenile fiction
  • Grief -- Juvenile fiction
  • Spiritualists -- Fiction
  • Grief -- Fiction;
  • Depression, Mental -- Fiction
  • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
  • Religion -- Fiction
  • Family life -- Massachusetts -- Fiction;
  • Lesbians -- Juvenile fiction
  • Honesty -- Juvenile fiction
  • Lesbians -- Fiction
  • Authorship -- Fiction
  • Honesty -- Fiction
  • Cambridge (Mass.) -- Fiction
  • Homosexuality -- Fiction
  • Automobile travel -- Fiction
  • Vacations -- Fiction
  • Cousins -- Fiction
  • Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
  • Family problems -- Fiction
  • Murder -- Fiction
  • Victims of crimes -- Fiction
  • Emotional problems -- Fiction
  • Guilt -- Juvenile fiction
  • Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction
  • Transsexuals -- Juvenile fiction
  • Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Juvenile fiction
  • Transgender people -- Fiction
  • Identity -- Fiction
  • Email -- Juvenile fiction
  • Letters -- Fiction
  • Photography -- Fiction
  • Cape Cod (Mass.) -- Fiction
  • Moving, Household -- Fiction;
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Fiction
  • Underground press publications -- Juvenile fiction
  • Divorce -- Juvenile fiction
  • Fear -- Juvenile fiction
  • Contests -- Juvenile fiction
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Blind Faith, 2006 
Box 1
Holograph, Corrected Typescript 2004  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 2
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
Correspondence, Research Material 2004  Box 1 , Folder 4
 
Gracie's Girl, 2000 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 5-7
 
Corrected Typescript 1999  Box 1 , Folder 8
 
Correspondence 1999  Box 1 , Folder 9
 
Hard Love, 1999 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 10-12
 
Correspondence 1997-2000  Box 1 , Folder 13
 
Heart On My Sleeve, 2004 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 2002  Box 1 , Folder 14
 
Corrected Typescript 2003  Box 1 , Folder 15
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 16-20
 
Correspondence, Research Material 2002-2003  Box 1 , Folder 21
 
Lombardo's Law, 1995 
Box 1
Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 22
 
Corrected Typescript 1993  Box 2 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Page Proof 1993  Box 2 , Folder 2
 
Correspondence 1992-2002  Box 2 , Folder 3
 
Long Night of Leo and Bree, The, 2002 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 4-7
 
Photocopied Corrected Typescript 2000  Box 2 , Folder 8
 
Correspondence, Notes 2000-2003  Box 2 , Folder 9
 
Love and Lies: Marisol's Story, 2008 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript 2006  Box 2 , Folder 10
 
Corrected Typescript 2006-2007  Box 2 , Folder 11
 
Correspondence, Notes, Research Material 2007  Box 2 , Folder 12
 
Noodle Soup for Nincompoops, a short story in Thirteen (13): Thirteen Stories That Capture the Agony and Ecstacy of Being Thirteen 2003 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript 2002  Box 2 , Folder 13
 
Noticing Paradise, 1995 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 14-15
 
Corrected Typescripts undated  Box 2 , Folder 16
 
Photocopied Corrected Galley Proof 1994  Box 2 , Folder 17-19
 
Correspondence 1994-1999  Box 2 , Folder 20
 
Parrotfish, 2007 
Box 2
Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 21
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 22
 
Corrected Typescript 2006  Box 2 , Folder 23
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 24-25
Box 3
Correspondence 2005-2006  Box 3 , Folder 1
 
Razzle, 2001 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript 2001  Box 3 , Folder 2-3
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 4-6
 
Correspondence, Notes 1999-2002  Box 3 , Folder 7
 
Sandpiper, 2005 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 8
 
Correspondence 2003-2004  Box 3 , Folder 9
 
Stevie in the Mirror, a story story in The Edge: Stories At the Brink 2000 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript 2000  Box 3 , Folder 10
 
This Means War!, 2010 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 11
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 12
 
Notes undated  Box 3 , Folder 13
 
What's In A Name?, 2000 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 14-16
 
Correspondence 1998-2000  Box 3 , Folder 17
 
Zig Zag, 2003 
Box 3
Holograph, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 18
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 19-23
 
Correspondence, Notes 2001-2002  Box 3 , Folder 24
 
Research Material 2001  Box 3 , Folder 25