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Paul B. Janeczko papers, undated, 1970-2011

Summary Information
Title: Paul B. Janeczko papers
Dates: undated, 1970-2011
Creator: Janeczko, Paul B.
Extent: 10 boxes (10.75 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-2062
Abstract:
This collection consists of manuscript materials related to thirty publications by Paul B. Janeczko.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Janeczko, Paul B.

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:

Paul B. Janeczko papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Paul Bryan Janeczko was born on July 27, 1945 in Passaic, New Jersey. He attended St. Francis College in Maine for undergraduate, eventually attending John Carrol University in Ohio for graduate school before becoming a high school English teacher. In 1990 Janeczko left teaching to focus on poetry; he has since published over forty books. He lives in Maine with his wife and daughter. His personal website can be found at www.paulbjaneczko.com.


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of manuscript materials dated from 1970 to 2011 and includes correspondence, corrected typescripts, page proofs, front matter, holographs, dummies, proofs of jackets, character notes, galley proofs, photocopies of illustrations, book proposals, awards, research, notes, notecards, ephemera and clippings.

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.
  • Janeczko, Paul B.
  • Fox, J.N.
  • Children's poetry, American
  • Renga, American
  • Cities and towns -- Poetry
  • American poetry
  • Mothers and sons -- Fiction
  • Catholic schools -- Fiction
  • Schools -- Fiction
  • Catholic schools -- Juvenile fiction
  • Espionage, American -- History -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature
  • Spies -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature
  • United States -- History, Military -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature
  • American poetry -- Collections
  • Humorous poetry
  • American poetry -- 20th century
  • English language -- Versification -- Juvenile literature
  • Literary form -- Juvenile literature
  • Poetics -- Juvenile literature
  • Literary form
  • Concrete poetry, American
  • Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) -- Juvenile poetry
  • Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) -- Poetry
  • City and town life -- Juvenile poetry
  • Nature -- Juvenile poetry
  • Haiku, American
  • Nature -- Poetry
  • Baseball -- Poetry
  • Senryu, American -- Juvenile poetry
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Autobiography Series, 1993-1994 
Note  (publication unverified)
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence 1993-1994  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
Birds On A Wire: a Renga 'Round Town, 2008 
Box 1
Typescript, Corrected Typescript, Research 2004  Box 1 , Folder 2
Box 9
Corrected Typescript 2006  Box 9 , Folder 22
 
Blushing: Expressions of Love in Poems and Letters, 2004 
Box 1
Research Materials, Notes undated  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
Editorial Notes 2003  Box 1 , Folder 4
 
Page Proof 2003  Box 1 , Folder 5-6
 
Correspondence 2003  Box 1 , Folder 7
 
Brickyard Summer: Poems, 1989 
Box 1
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript, Correspondence 1989  Box 1 , Folder 8
 
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence, Front Matter 1988  Box 1 , Folder 9
 
Holograph and Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 10
 
Corrected Typescript 1977-1982  Box 1 , Folder 11
 
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 1976-1989  Box 1 , Folder 12
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 13
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter undated  Box 1 , Folder 14
 
Notes, Correspondence, Clippings 1988-1989  Box 1 , Folder 15
 
Dummy, Ephemera 1990  Box 1 , Folder 16
 
Bridges to Cross, 1986 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 17-19
 
Holograph undated  Box 1 , Folder 20
 
Holograph and Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 21
 
Character Notes undated  Box 1 , Folder 22
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 23-28
Box 2
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 1-2
 
Proof of Jacket, Correspondence, Research Material, Character Notes 1985  Box 2 , Folder 3
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 4
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1986  Box 2 , Folder 5
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1985  Box 2 , Folder 6-7
 
Corrected Galley Proof, Galley Proof 1986  Box 2 , Folder 8
 
Galley Proof undated  Box 2 , Folder 9
 
Galley Proof, Proof of Cover, Publisher's Dummy, Photocopies of Illustrations, Correspondence 1985-1986  Box 2 , Folder 10
 
Proof of Jacket 1986  Box 2 , Folder 11
 
Dark Game, The: True Spy Stories, 2010 
Box 2
Holograph, Typescript, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 12
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 13-14
 
Corrected Typescript, Holograph undated  Box 2 , Folder 15
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 16-18
 
Corrected Typescript, Holograph undated  Box 2 , Folder 19
 
Holograph, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 20
 
Corrected Typescript, Typescript, Corrected Typescript, Holograph undated  Box 2 , Folder 21
 
Holograph, Typescript, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 22
 
Corrected Typescript 2010  Box 2 , Folder 23-29
Box 3
Corrected Page Proof 2010  Box 3 , Folder 1-2
 
Page Proof, Correspondence, Notes 2009-2010  Box 3 , Folder 3
 
Notes undated  Box 3 , Folder 4-5
 
Notes, Research 2005  Box 3 , Folder 6
 
Research 2000-2009  Box 3 , Folder 7-19
 
Holograph, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 20
 
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence, Notes undated  Box 3 , Folder 21
 
Notes, Research 2006  Box 3 , Folder 22
 
Research 2007-2008  Box 3 , Folder 23-25
Box 9
Award 2011  Box 9 , Folder 22
 
Dirty Laundry Pile: Poems in Different Voices, 2001 
Box 3
Typescript, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 26
 
Galley Proof, Proof of Jacket, Dummy 2000  Box 3 , Folder 27
 
Correspondence 1997-2001  Box 3 , Folder 28
 
Foot in the Mouth, A: Poems to Speak, Sing, and Shout, 2009 
Box 3
Editorial Notes, Page Proof undated  Box 3 , Folder 29
 
Page Proof 2008  Box 3 , Folder 30
 
Dummy, Correspondence 2004-2008  Box 3 , Folder 31
 
Friends...Or Not: Poems about Friends and Enemies, 1996-1999 
Note  (publication unverified)
Box 4
Editorial Notes, Correspondence 1996-1997  Box 4 , Folder 1
 
Correspondence 1997-1999  Box 4 , Folder 2
 
Good Day For A Laugh: A Guide to Writing Amusing, Clever and Downright Funny Poems, 2003 
Box 4
Typescript 2002  Box 4 , Folder 3-4
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4 , Folder 5-6
 
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Page Proof 2002  Box 4 , Folder 7
 
Corrected Page Proof, Diskette, Research Material, Notes 2002  Box 4 , Folder 8
 
Hey, You! Poems to Skyscrapers, Mosquitoes and Other Fun Stuff, 2007 
Box 4
Corrected Typescript, Typescript 2005  Box 4 , Folder 9
 
Typescript, Corrected Dummy, Correspondence 2004-2005  Box 4 , Folder 10
 
Correspondence 2003-2004  Box 4 , Folder 11
 
Page Proof, Correspondence 2005  Box 4 , Folder 12
 
Home on the Range: Cowboy Poetry, 1997 
Box 4
Editorial Notes, Page Proof, Dummy 1994-1997  Box 4 , Folder 13
 
Correspondence, Research Materials 1993-1997  Box 4 , Folder 14
 
How to Write Haiku and Other Short Poems, 2004 
Box 4
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4 , Folder 15-19
 
Research Material undated  Box 4 , Folder 20
 
Correspondence, Notes, Research 2002  Box 4 , Folder 21
 
Kick in the Head, A: An Everyday Guide to Poetic Forms, 2005 
Box 4
Corrected Page Proof 2004  Box 4 , Folder 22
 
Proof of Jacket, Publisher's Dummy 2005  Box 4 , Folder 23
 
Editorial Notes 2002  Box 4 , Folder 24-26
 
Page Proof 2004  Box 4 , Folder 27-29
 
Layout Notes undated  Box 4 , Folder 30
 
Layout Notes, Correspondence 2002-2004  Box 4 , Folder 31
 
Correspondence 2002-2004  Box 4 , Folder 32
Box 9
Awards 2005-2006  Box 9 , Folder 23
 
Mattie Quinn, undated 
Note  (publication unverified)
Box 5
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 1-4
 
Notecards, undated 
Box 5
Notes undated  Box 5 , Folder 5-9
 
Opening a Door: Reading Poetry in the Middle School Classroom, 2003 
Box 5
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 10
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter undated  Box 5 , Folder 11
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 12-17
 
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 18
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 19-20
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 21
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 22-23
 
Correspondence, Notes 2001-2002  Box 5 , Folder 24
 
Clippings 1996-2002  Box 5 , Folder 25
 
Research Material 2002  Box 5 , Folder 26-29
 
Poke in the I, A, 2001 
Box 5
Corrected Typescript, Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 30
 
Typescript, Correspondence, Notes, Research 1998  Box 5 , Folder 31
 
Requiem: Poems of the Terezin Ghetto, 2011 
Box 6
Holograph, Typescript, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 6 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescript, Page Proof 2011  Box 6 , Folder 2
 
Correspondence, Notes, Research 2004-2010  Box 6 , Folder 3
 
Research 2004  Box 6 , Folder 4
Box 9
Corrected Art Credits, Correspondence 2011  Box 9 , Folder 25
 
Corrected Page Proof 2011  Box 9 , Folder 26-27
 
Correspondence, Corrected Page Proof 2010-2011  Box 9 , Folder 28
 
Corrected Page Proof 2011  Box 9 , Folder 29
 
Notes, Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 2010-2011  Box 9 , Folder 30
 
Correspondence, Corrected Page Proof 2011  Box 9 , Folder 31
 
Proof of Jacket, Photocopied Proof of Jacket 2010  Box 9 , Folder 32
 
Corrected Page Proof 2011  Box 9 , Folder 33-34
 
Reasearch Materials, Corrected Typescript, Notes 2008  Box 9 , Folder 35
 
Notes undated  Box 9 , Folder 36
 
Research Materials 2004  Box 9 , Folder 37
 
Notes undated  Box 9 , Folder 38-39
 
Seeing the Blue Between: Advice and Inspiration for Young Poets, 2002 
Box 6
Editorial Notes undated  Box 6 , Folder 5-7
 
Correspondence 1993-1999  Box 6 , Folder 8
 
Correspondence, Contract 1993-2001  Box 6 , Folder 9
 
Sparks and Wonders: Writing Poetry in Your Classroom, 1997 
Note  (publication unverified)
Box 6
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 6 , Folder 10-16
 
Corrected Typescript, Outline, Correspondence, Notes, Research Material 1997  Box 6 , Folder 17
 
Stardust Otel: Poems, 1993 
Box 6
Typescript, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 6 , Folder 18
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy with Illustration Paste-up, Jacket Proof 1993  Box 6 , Folder 19
 
Correspondence, Dummy 1993  Box 6 , Folder 20
 
Stone Bench in an Empty Park, 2000 
Box 6
Corrected Typescript, Permission Info, Photocopy of Photos, Correspondence, Research Materials 1995-1999  Box 6 , Folder 21
 
Editorial Notes undated  Box 6 , Folder 22
 
That Sweet Diamond: Baseball Poems, 1998 
Box 6
Proof of Jacket, Dummy 1998  Box 6 , Folder 23
 
Top Secret: A Handbook of Codes, Ciphers, and Secret Writing, 2004 
Box 6
Holograph with Typescript undated  Box 6 , Folder 24
 
Typescript undated  Box 6 , Folder 25
 
Typescript, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 6 , Folder 26
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 6 , Folder 27-30
Box 7
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 7 , Folder 1-14
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy 1980  Box 7 , Folder 15
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Corrected Page Proof 1984  Box 7 , Folder 16
 
Corrected Page Proof, Chapter Summaries, Puzzles 1984  Box 7 , Folder 17
 
Puzzles undated  Box 7 , Folder 18
 
Bound Dummy undated  Box 7 , Folder 19
 
Correspondence, Permissions, Research Material 1978-1980  Box 7 , Folder 20
 
Research Materials 1970  Box 7 , Folder 21-22
 
Research Materials, Notes 1999  Box 7 , Folder 23
 
Notes undated  Box 7 , Folder 24-26
 
Typescript, Corrected Typescript, Correspondence, Notes 1993-1998  Box 7 , Folder 27
 
Research, Miscellaneous undated  Box 7 , Folder 28
 
Unpublished Material (Family Matters, Lady's Choice), undated 
Box 7
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 7 , Folder 29
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 7 , Folder 30-31
 
Wing-Nuts: Screwy Haiku, 2006 
Box 8
Typescript, Corrected Typescript 1994-2000  Box 8 , Folder 1
 
Page Proof, Correspondence, Notes, Research 1994-2005  Box 8 , Folder 2
 
World's Afire, 2004 
Box 8
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 8 , Folder 3-4
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter, Typescript undated  Box 8 , Folder 5
 
Typescript, Back Matter undated  Box 8 , Folder 6
 
Corrected Page Proof 2004  Box 8 , Folder 7
 
Page Proof, Proof of Jacket 2004  Box 8 , Folder 8
 
Notes 2000  Box 8 , Folder 9
 
Corrected Typescript, Uncorrected Proof, Research 2001-2004  Box 8 , Folder 10
 
World's Greatest Hoaxes: The True Tales of Frauds and Fakes, 2012 
Box 10
Book Proposal, Notes, Research Material undated  Box 10 , Folder 1
 
Research Materials undated  Box 10 , Folder 2-5
 
Writing Humorous Poetry, undated 
Note  (publication unverified)
Box 8
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 8 , Folder 11
 
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript, Notes undated  Box 8 , Folder 12
 
Writing Winning Reports and Essays, 2003 
Box 8
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 8 , Folder 13-20
 
Correspondence, Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 2003  Box 8 , Folder 21
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 8 , Folder 22-24
 
Correspondence, Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 2002  Box 8 , Folder 25
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 8 , Folder 26-28
 
Corrected Page Proof 2003  Box 8 , Folder 29-30
 
Correspondence, Notes, Layout Notes 2002  Box 8 , Folder 31
 
Research Materials 1992-2002  Box 8 , Folder 32-39
Box 9
Research Materials 1992-2002  Box 9 , Folder 1-8
 
Young Indiana Jones and the Pirate's Loot, 1994 
Note  (published under pseudonym J. N. Fox)
Box 9
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 9 , Folder 9-13
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 9 , Folder 14
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 9 , Folder 15
 
Corrected Page Proof 1994  Box 9 , Folder 16
 
Corrected Page Proof, Proof of Jacket, Correspondence 1993-1994  Box 9 , Folder 17
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 9 , Folder 18-20
 
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence, Notes, Research 1992-1994  Box 9 , Folder 21