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Margi Preus Papers

Summary Information
Title: Margi Preus papers
Dates: circa 2008-2012
Creator: Preus, Margi
Extent: 4 linear feet (5 OF BOXES)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-2093
This collection consists of manuscript material for two titles, Heart of a Samurai and Shadow on the Mountain .

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Preus, Margi.

Access Restrictions:

This collection is unprocessed. Please contact staff for more information. 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.


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:

Margi Preus papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


The collection is arranged alphabetically by manuscript title.

Biographical Sketch of Margi Preus

Margi Preus is a New York Times bestselling children's book author. She writes and teaches in Duluth, MN.

Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of manuscript material for two titles, Heart of a Samurai and Shadow on the Mountain . It includes edited typescripts, notes, research files, correspondence, teaching guides, and photocopies of art.

Subject 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.
  • Preus, Margi
  • Japanese -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Japan -- Relations -- United States -- Juvenile fiction
  • Nakahama, Manjirō, -- 1827-1898 -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Norway -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Juvenile fiction.
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Norway -- Juvenile fiction.
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Box 4 and 5
Heart of a Samurai circa 2008-2010 Box 4 and 5
Note Includes edited typescripts, notes, research, correspondence, and photocopies of art.
Box 1-3
Shadow on the Mountain circa 2008-2012 Box 1-3
Note Includes edited typescripts, notes, research, and a teaching guide.