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Carolyn Marsden Papers

Summary Information
Title: Carolyn Marsden papers
Dates: 1996-2012
Creator: Marsden, Carolyn
Extent: 10 boxes (12.25 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-2059
Abstract:
This collection consists of typescripts, correspondence, page proofs, and other production materials related to Carolyn Marsden's publications.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Marsden, Carolyn.

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:

Carolyn Marsden papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Carolyn Marsden was born August 14, 1950, in Mexico City. She received her B.A. in philosophy from the University of Colorado in 1972. She went on to earn an M.F.A. in writing for children from Vermont College in 2000. Much of Marsden's writing focuses on multicultural themes. Her hobbies and other interests include watercolor painting, hiking, traveling, boogie boarding. Marsden currently lives in San Diego with her family.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains typescripts, page proofs, and production material for fourteen works published between 2001 and 2012, as well as several unpublished works and editorial correspondence.

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.
  • Marsden, Carolyn
  • Homeless children
  • Navajo Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Fishers
  • Vietnam
  • Thai Americans
  • Identity
  • Prejudices
  • Chinese Americans
  • Friendship
  • Christmas
  • Mexican Americans
  • Running
  • Racing
  • Communism
  • Czechoslovakia--History--1945-1992
  • Talent shows
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Missions--Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe--Race relations
  • Zimbabwe--History--1890-1965
  • Artists
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Thailand
  • Mayas
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Adoption
  • Racially mixed people
  • Italy--History--1945-1976
  • Culture conflict
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Bird Springs, 2007 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 2006  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 2-3
 
Correspondence, Research Material 2003-2006  Box 1 , Folder 4
Box 9
Typescript undated  Box 9 , Folder 18
 
Correspondence, corrected page proofs 2006  Box 9 , Folder 19
 
Correspondence, jacket proof, galley 2006-2007  Box 9 , Folder 20
 
Buddha's Diamonds, The, 2008 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 5
 
Corrected Page Proof 2007  Box 1 , Folder 6
 
Correspondence, Notes 2005-2006  Box 1 , Folder 7
Box 9
Notes, correspondence, galley 2006-2008  Box 9 , Folder 21
 
Gold-Threaded Dress, The, 2002 
Box 1
Typescripts undated  Box 1 , Folder 8
 
Corrected Typescript, Photocopied Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 9
 
Page Proof 2001  Box 1 , Folder 10
 
Correspondence, Notes, Photocopy of Daughter's Sketches 1999  Box 1 , Folder 11
 
Correspondence, jacket proofs, layout notes 2001-2004  Box 10 , Folder 1
 
Corrected typescript undated  Box 10 , Folder 2
 
Jade Dragon, The, 2006 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 12-13
 
Corrected Typescript 2005  Box 1 , Folder 14
 
Photocopied Corrected Page Proof 2006  Box 1 , Folder 15-16
 
Correspondence, Notes 2004-2005  Box 1 , Folder 17
Box 10
Correspondence, Notes, Galley, Jacket Proofs 2004-2007  Box 10 , Folder 3
 
Mama Had to Work on Christmas, 2003 
Box 1
Typescripts, Corrected Typescripts undated  Box 1 , Folder 18
 
Corrected Typescripts undated  Box 1 , Folder 19
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 20
 
Page Proof 2002  Box 1 , Folder 21
 
Corrected Page Proof 2002  Box 1 , Folder 22
 
Corrected Page Proof 2003  Box 1 , Folder 23
 
Correspondence, Notes, Photocopies of Illustrations 2000-2002  Box 1 , Folder 24
Box 10
Correspondence, corrected typescripts 2002-2003  Box 10 , Folder 4
 
Correspondence, corrected typescripts, galley jacket proofs 2002-2003  Box 10 , Folder 5
 
Moon Runner, 2005 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 2004  Box 1 , Folder 25
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 26
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 27-28
 
Photocopied Corrected Page Proof 2004  Box 1 , Folder 29
 
Correspondence, Dummy, Notes 2002-2005  Box 1 , Folder 30
Box 10
Galley 2006  Box 10 , Folder 6
 
My Own Revolution, 2012 
Box 1
Corrected Typescripts 2011  Box 1 , Folder 31
 
Corrected Typescript 2011  Box 2 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescripts 2010  Box 2 , Folder 2
 
Corrected Typescripts 2010  Box 2 , Folder 3
 
Holograph, Corrected Typescripts 2010  Box 2 , Folder 4
 
Corrected Typescripts 2010  Box 2 , Folder 5-6
 
Corrected Typescripts 2010-2011  Box 2 , Folder 7
 
Corrected Typescripts 2011  Box 2 , Folder 8
 
Corrected Typescript 2011  Box 2 , Folder 9
 
Corrected Typescripts 2011  Box 2 , Folder 10-19
Box 3
Notes, Correspondence 2010-2011  Box 3 , Folder 1
Box 10
Corrected typescript, notes 2011-2012  Box 10 , Folder 7
 
Galley 2012  Box 10 , Folder 8
 
Page Proofs 2012  Box 10 , Folder 9
 
Quail Club, The, 2006 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript 2005  Box 3 , Folder 2
 
Corrected Page Proof 2005  Box 3 , Folder 3-4
Box 10
Jacket proof, notes 2005  Box 10 , Folder 10
 
Quetzal Serpent, undated 
Box 3
Corrected Typescripts 2009  Box 3 , Folder 5
 
Sahwira: an African Friendship, 2009 
Box 3
Corrected Typescripts 2007  Box 3 , Folder 6-8
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 9
 
Corrected Typescript 2008  Box 3 , Folder 10-13
 
Corrected Typescripts 2007  Box 3 , Folder 14-15
 
Corrected Typescripts undated  Box 3 , Folder 16
 
Photocopied Corrected Page Proof 2008  Box 3 , Folder 17-18
 
Correspondence, Clippings 2004-2008  Box 3 , Folder 19
 
Notes undated  Box 3 , Folder 20-21
Box 10
Galley, correspondence 2008  Box 10 , Folder 11
 
Select, The, undated 
Box 3
Corrected Typescripts 2011  Box 3 , Folder 22
Box 4
Corrected Typescripts 2011  Box 4 , Folder 1-3
 
Silk Umbrellas, 2001 
Box 4
Corrected Typescripts 1996  Box 4 , Folder 4
 
Corrected Typescripts 2003  Box 4 , Folder 5
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4 , Folder 6-8
 
Corrected Typescripts 2003  Box 4 , Folder 9
 
Corrected Page Proof 2003  Box 4 , Folder 10
 
Dummy undated  Box 4 , Folder 11
 
Correspondence 2002-2003  Box 4 , Folder 12
Box 10
Typescripts umdated  Box 10 , Folder 12
 
Correspondence, jacket proofs, galley 2001-2004  Box 10 , Folder 13
 
Starfields, 2001 
Box 4
Corrected Typescript 2011  Box 4 , Folder 13
 
Corrected Typescripts 2009  Box 4 , Folder 14-22
Box 5
Corrected Typescripts 2010  Box 5 , Folder 1
 
Page Proof 2011  Box 5 , Folder 2-4
 
Correspondence, Notes 2009-2010  Box 5 , Folder 5
Box 10
Corrected typescript, correspondence 2011-2012  Box 10 , Folder 14
 
Galley 2011  Box 10 , Folder 15
 
Take Me With You, 2010 
Box 5
Corrected Typescript 2008  Box 5 , Folder 6-10
 
Corrected Typescript 2007-2008  Box 5 , Folder 11
 
Corrected Typescript 2008  Box 5 , Folder 12-16
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 17
 
Corrected Typescript 2009  Box 5 , Folder 18
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 19
 
Correspondence, Notes, Research Material 2007-2009  Box 5 , Folder 20
Box 10
Corrected typescript, correspondence, page proofs 2008-2009, undated  Box 10 , Folder 16
 
Trumpet Flower Tree, The, undated 
Box 5
Corrected Typescript 2010-2012  Box 5 , Folder 21
 
Corrected Typescript 2012  Box 5 , Folder 22
 
Corrected Typescript 2011  Box 5 , Folder 23
Box 6
Corrected Typescript 2011  Box 6 , Folder 1-2
 
Corrected Typescript 2012  Box 6 , Folder 3
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 6 , Folder 4
 
Corrected Typescripts 2009  Box 6 , Folder 5-6
 
Corrected Typescripts 2010  Box 6 , Folder 7-8
 
Corrected Typescripts 2009-2010  Box 6 , Folder 9
 
Corrected Typescripts 2010  Box 6 , Folder 10-17
Box 7
Corrected Typescripts 2010  Box 7 , Folder 1-3
 
Corrected Typescripts 2009-2010  Box 7 , Folder 4-5
 
Corrected Typescripts 2010  Box 7 , Folder 6-7
 
Corrected Typescripts 2012  Box 7 , Folder 8-17
 
Correspondence, Notes, Research Material 2009-2012  Box 7 , Folder 18
 
Unnamed Sci-Fi Title, Undated 
Box 8
Corrected Typescripts 2011-2012  Box 8 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescripts 2011  Box 8 , Folder 2-8
 
Corrected Typescripts 2012  Box 8 , Folder 9-11
 
Corrected Typescripts 2011-2012  Box 8 , Folder 12
 
Corrected Typescripts 2011  Box 8 , Folder 13
 
Notes, Research Material undated  Box 8 , Folder 14
 
When Heaven Fell, 2007 
Box 8
Corrected Typescripts undated  Box 8 , Folder 15
 
Corrected Page Proof 2006  Box 8 , Folder 16-17
 
Correspondence, Notes, Research Material 2005-2006  Box 8 , Folder 18
Box 10
Correspondence, reviews 2007  Box 10 , Folder 17
Box 8
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 8 , Folder 19
Box 9
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 9 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescripts 2009  Box 9 , Folder 2
 
Corrected Typescripts 2008  Box 9 , Folder 3-4
 
Corrected Typescripts 2009  Box 9 , Folder 5-11
 
Corrected Typescripts 2008  Box 9 , Folder 12
 
Corrected Typescripts 2008-2009  Box 9 , Folder 13
 
Corrected Typescripts 2008  Box 9 , Folder 14-15
 
Corrected Typescripts 2010  Box 9 , Folder 16
 
Correspondence, Notes, Research Material 2008-2011  Box 9 , Folder 17
Box 10
Correspondence, Notes, Research, Galley 2008-2012  Box 10 , Folder 18
 
White Zone, The, 2012 
Box 8
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 8 , Folder 19
Box 9
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 9 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescripts 2009  Box 9 , Folder 2
 
Corrected Typescripts 2008  Box 9 , Folder 3-4
 
Corrected Typescripts 2009  Box 9 , Folder 5-11
 
Corrected Typescripts 2008  Box 9 , Folder 12
 
Corrected Typescripts 2008-2009  Box 9 , Folder 13
 
Corrected Typescripts 2008  Box 9 , Folder 14-15
 
Corrected Typescripts 2010  Box 9 , Folder 16
 
Correspondence, Notes, Research Material 2008-2011  Box 9 , Folder 17
Box 10
Correspondence, Notes, Research, Galley 2008-2012  Box 10 , Folder 18
 
Correspondence  
Box 10
Editorial Correspondence with Deborah Wayshak (Candlewick Press) 2002-2006  Box 10 , Folder 19
 
Editorial Correspondence with Amy Ehrlich (Candlewick Press) 2000-2004  Box 10 , Folder 19