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Margery Cuyler papers, undated, 1979-2007

Summary Information
Title: Margery Cuyler papers
Dates: undated, 1979-2007
Creator: Cuyler, Margery
Extent: 2 boxes (0.80 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-2138
Abstract:
This collection consists of manuscript materials related to nine children's books published between 1990 and 2009.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Cuyler, Margery

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:

Margery Cuyler papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Margery Cuyler grew up in Prinecton, New Jersey in an old historic house that was used as army barracks during the Revolutionary War. In 1970 she graduated from Sarah Lawrence College. She has written over thirty children's books, from picture books to non-fiction texts. Cuyler has also worked as a children's book editor as well as holding executive position at Golden Books Family Entertainment, Holiday House, Henry Holt and Company, Marshall Cavendish, and Amazon.com. In 2011 she judged contestants on NBC's Celebrity Apprentice television show. She currently resides in Lawrenceville, New Jersey with her husband, with whom she has three children.


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of manuscript materials related to nine published titles by Margery Cuyler. Materials include typescripts, correspondence, reviews, holographs, dummies, page proofs and jacket proofs, research materials, pamphlets, 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.
  • Cuyler, Margery
  • Sneezing -- Fiction
  • Domestic animals -- Fiction
  • Influenza -- Fiction
  • Sneezing -- Juvenile fiction
  • Domestic animals -- Juvenile fiction
  • Influenza -- Juvenile fiction
  • Dinosaurs -- Juvenile fiction
  • Behavior -- Juvenile fiction
  • First day of school -- Juvenile fiction
  • Dinosaurs -- Fiction
  • Schools -- Fiction
  • Behavior -- Fiction
  • Giants -- Fiction
  • Loneliness -- Fiction
  • Friendship -- Fiction
  • Giants -- Juvenile fiction
  • Loneliness -- Juvenile fiction
  • Friendship -- Juvenile fiction
  • Size -- Fiction
  • Self-confidence -- Fiction
  • Animals -- Fiction
  • Snow -- Fiction
  • Animals -- Juvenile fiction
  • Snow -- Juvenile fiction
  • Snowmen -- Juvenile fiction
  • Bears -- Fiction
  • Bears -- Juvenile fiction
  • Raccoons -- Fiction
  • Raccoon -- Juvenile fiction
  • Bullies -- Fiction
  • Worry -- Fiction
  • Teasing -- Fiction
  • Self-perception -- Fiction
  • Bullying -- Juvenile fiction
  • Worry -- Juvenile fiction
  • Teasing -- Juvenile fiction
  • Self-perception -- Juvenile fiction
  • Halloween -- Juvenile fiction
  • Sisters -- Juvenile fiction
  • Halloween -- Fiction
  • Pumpkin -- Fiction
  • Sisters -- Fiction
  • Ghosts -- Fiction
  • Skeleton -- Fiction
  • Hiccups -- Juvenile fiction
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Ah-choo!, 2002 
Box 1
Typescript, Corrected Typescript 2001  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
Baby Dot, 1990 
Box 1
Typescript, Corrected Typescripts, Correspondence, Galley Proof 1988-1990  Box 1 , Folder 2
 
Reviews 1990-1991  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
Big Friends, 2004 
Box 1
Holograph, Typescripts, Corrected Typescripts 1998-2002  Box 1 , Folder 4
 
Dummies 2001-2002  Box 1 , Folder 5
 
Page Proof, Jacket Proof 2003  Box 1 , Folder 6
 
Correspondence, Research Material 1998-2003  Box 1 , Folder 7
Box 2
Color photocopies of illustrations, undated  Box 2 , Folder 12
 
Color photocopies of illustrations, undated  Box 2 , Folder 13
 
Biggest, Best Snowman, The, 1998 
Box 1
Holograph, Typescripts, Corrected Typescripts, Page Proof 1998  Box 1 , Folder 8
 
Jacket Proof, Dummy, Correspondence 1995-1998, 2007  Box 1 , Folder 9
 
Pamphlets 1998  Box 1 , Folder 10
 
Buddy Bear and the Bad Guys, 1993 
Box 2
Holograph, Typescripts, Corrected Typescripts, Correspondence, Reviews 1990-1993  Box 2 , Folder 1
 
Bullies Never Win, 2009 
Box 2
Corrected Typescripts, Page Proof, Jacket Proof 2007  Box 2 , Folder 2
 
Dummy, Correspondence 2007  Box 2 , Folder 3
 
Bumpy Little Pumpkin, The, 2005 
Box 2
Holograph, Typescripts, Corrected Typescripts, Dummy 2003-2004  Box 2 , Folder 4
 
Page Proof, Dummy, Correspondence 2004-2005  Box 2 , Folder 5
 
Christmas Snowman, The, 2005 
Box 2
Corrected Typescripts, Correspondence 1991-1992  Box 2 , Folder 6
 
Clarence the Bully, undated 
Note (unpublished)
Box 2
Correspondence 1979  Box 2 , Folder 7
 
Miscellaneous Materials, 1986 
Box 2
Typescript, Booklist, Notes 1986  Box 2 , Folder 8
 
Skeleton Hiccups, 2002 
Box 2
Typescript, Corrected Typescripts, Page Proof, Dummy 2001  Box 2 , Folder 9
 
Dummies undated  Box 2 , Folder 10
 
Correspondence, Layout Notes 2001-2002  Box 2 , Folder 11