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Will Hobbs Papers, undated, 1978-2013

Summary Information
Title: Will Hobbs Paper
Dates: undated
Creator: Hobbs, Will
Extent: 3 boxes (3.45 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-2118
Abstract:
This collection consists of corrected typescript, front matter, back matter, correspondence, research materials, and notes related to over twenty books published between 1988 and 2013.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Hobbs, Will.

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:

Will Hobbs Papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Will Hobbs is the author of twenty novels for upper elementary, middle school and young adult readers, as well as two picture book stories. Seven of his novels, Bearstone , Downriver , The Big Wander , Beardance , Far North , The Maze , and Jason's Gold , were named Best Books for Young Adults by the American Library Association. ALA also named Far North and Downriver to their list of the 100 Best Young Adult Books of the Twentieth Century. Ghost Canoe received the Edgar Allan Poe Award in l998 for Best Young Adult Mystery.

A graduate of Stanford University and former reading and language arts teacher, Will has been a full-time writer since 1990. He lives with his wife Jean in Durango, Colorado. Biographical Source: http://www.willhobbsauthor.com/will/meetwill.html


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection consist of print production materials by Will Hobbs for 21 published titles from 1988 through 2013 and includes corrected typescripts, front matter, back matter, correspondence, research materials, and notes.

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.
  • Hobbs, Will, 1948-.
  • Ute Indians -- Juvenile fiction
  • Indians of North America -- Juvenile fiction
  • Bildungsromans -- Juvenile fiction
  • Colorado -- Juvenile fiction
  • Uncles -- Juvenile fiction
  • Navajo Indians -- Juvenile fiction
  • Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Juvenile fiction
  • Mustang -- Juvenile fiction
  • Southwest, New -- Juvenile fiction
  • Brothers -- Juvenile fiction
  • Sea turtles -- Juvenile fiction
  • Wildlife conservation -- Juvenile fiction
  • Mexico -- Juvenile fiction
  • Mexicans -- United States -- Juvenile fiction
  • Illegal aliens -- Juvenile fiction
  • Nome Region (Alaska) -- Gold discoveries - Juvenile fiction
  • Survival -- Juvenile fiction
  • Slavey Indians -- Juvenile fiction
  • Northwest Territories -- Juvenile fiction
  • Meteorites -- Juvenile fiction
  • Cousins -- Juvenile fiction
  • Astronomy -- Juvenile fiction
  • Extreme sports -- Juvenile fiction
  • Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- Juvenile fiction
  • South Dakota -- Juvenile fiction
  • Wolves -- Juvenile fiction
  • Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction
  • Wildlife rescue -- Juvenile fiction
  • Seattle (Wash.) -- Juvenile fiction
  • Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Gold discoveries - Juvenile fiction
  • Flute -- Fiction
  • Magic -- Fiction
  • New Mexico -- Antiquities -- Fiction
  • Salmon fishing -- Juvenile fiction
  • Alaska -- Juvenile fiction
  • Canoes and canoeing -- Juvenile fiction
  • Fugitives from justice -- Juvenile fiction
  • Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) -- Juvenile fiction
  • Texas -- Juvenile fiction
  • Survival -- Juvenile fiction
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Beardance, 1993 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter undated  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 2-3
 
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence, Notes 1992-2011  Box 1 , Folder 4
 
Beardream, 1997 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence 1993-2011  Box 1 , Folder 5
 
Bearstone, 1989 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter undated  Box 1 , Folder 6
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 7
 
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence 1980-2011  Box 1 , Folder 8
 
Correspondence, Notes 1983-2011  Box 1 , Folder 9
 
The Big Wander, 1992 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 10-11
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1992  Box 1 , Folder 12
 
Corrected Typescript 1992  Box 1 , Folder 13
 
Correspondence 1991-2011  Box 1 , Folder 14
 
Changes in Latitudes, 1988 
Box 1
Holograph 1984  Box 1 , Folder 15
 
Holograph, Front Matter, Typescript, Research Materials, Notes 1978-1987  Box 1 , Folder 16
 
Correspondence 1985-2011  Box 1 , Folder 17
 
Crossing the Wire, 2006 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 2004  Box 1 , Folder 18-19
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 2004  Box 1 , Folder 20
 
Corrected Typescript 2004  Box 1 , Folder 21
 
Correspondence 2004-2011  Box 1 , Folder 22
 
Notes 2003  Box 1 , Folder 23
 
Downriver, 1991 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 2011  Box 1 , Folder 24
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 25--29
 
Correspondence, Notes, Jacket Proof 1988-1990  Box 1 , Folder 30
 
Down the Yukon, 2001 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 2000-2011  Box 1 , Folder 31
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 32
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 2000  Box 1 , Folder 33
 
Corrected Typescript 2000  Box 1 , Folder 34
 
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence 2000  Box 1 , Folder 35
 
Notes 1999  Box 1 , Folder 36
 
Far North, 1996 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescript, Back Matter 1995  Box 2 , Folder 2
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Front Matter 1995  Box 2 , Folder 3
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 2 , Folder 4
 
Correspondence 1995-2011  Box 2 , Folder 5
 
Ghost Canoe, 1997 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1996  Box 2 , Folder 6
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 7
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1996  Box 2 , Folder 8
 
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence 1996-2011  Box 2 , Folder 9
 
Go Big or Go Home, 2008 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript, undated  Box 3 , Folder 26-27
 
Correspondence and notes, 2006-2011  Box 3 , Folder 28
 
Howling Hill, 1998 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Front Matter, Correspondence 1996-1997  Box 2 , Folder 10
 
Jackie's Wild Seattle, 2003 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 2002-2011  Box 2 , Folder 11
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 12
 
Correspondence 2001-2002  Box 2 , Folder 13
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 2002  Box 2 , Folder 14
 
Corrected Typescript 2002  Box 2 , Folder 15
 
Notes 2001  Box 2 , Folder 16
 
Jason's Gold, 1999 
Box 2
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 1998-2011  Box 2 , Folder 17
 
Corrected Typescript 1998  Box 2 , Folder 18
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Front Matter 1998  Box 2 , Folder 19
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy 1998  Box 2 , Folder 20
 
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence, Notes 1998-1999  Box 2 , Folder 21
 
Notes undated  Box 2 , Folder 22
 
Kokopelli's Flute, 1995 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1995-2011  Box 2 , Folder 23-24
 
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence 1994  Box 2 , Folder 25
 
Leaving Protection, 2004 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 2003-2011  Box 2 , Folder 26
 
Corrected Typescript 2003  Box 2 , Folder 27
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 2003  Box 2 , Folder 28
 
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence 2003  Box 2 , Folder 29
 
Notes 2002-2003  Box 2 , Folder 30
 
The Maze, 1998 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter undated  Box 2 , Folder 31-32
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 33
 
Correspondence, Notes 1997-2011  Box 2 , Folder 34
 
Never Say Die, 2013 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript, 2010  Box 3 , Folder 18
 
Corrected Typescript, 2010-2011  Box 3 , Folder 19
 
Corrected Typescript, 2011  Box 3 , Folder 20
 
Corrected Typescript, 2011  Box 3 , Folder 21
 
Corrected Typescript, undated  Box 3 , Folder 22
 
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Page Proofs 2012  Box 3 , Folder 23
 
Corrected Page Proofs, 2012  Box 3 , Folder 24
 
Corrected Page proofs, Correspondence, Notes, Style Sheet, 2011-2013  Box 3 , Folder 25
 
River Thunder, 1997 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1996-2011  Box 3 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 2
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1996  Box 3 , Folder 3
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 4
 
Correspondence 1996-1997  Box 3 , Folder 5
 
Take Me to the River, 2011 
Box 3
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 2008-2011  Box 3 , Folder 6
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 7
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter undated  Box 3 , Folder 8
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 9
 
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence 2008-2010  Box 3 , Folder 10
 
Notes 2007  Box 3 , Folder 11
 
Wild Man Island, 2002 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 2000-2011  Box 3 , Folder 12
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 13
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 2001  Box 3 , Folder 14
 
Corrected Typescript 2001  Box 3 , Folder 15
 
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence 2001  Box 3 , Folder 16
 
Notes 2000-2001  Box 3 , Folder 17