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Uma Krishnaswami papers, undated, 1995-2013

Summary Information
Title: Uma Krishnaswami papers
Dates: undated, 1995-2013
Creator: Krishnaswami, Uma
Extent: 2 boxes (2.5 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-2151
Abstract:
This collection consists of manuscript materials related to thirteen publications by Uma Krisnaswami.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Krishnaswami, Uma

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:

Uma Krishnaswami papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Uma Krishnaswami was born in 1956 in New Delhi, India; she received her BA in Political Science and her MS in Social Work from the University of Delhi in India. In 1979 she moved with her husband to the United States. Her publications, both stories and poems, have been published in Cricket , Highlights , Children's World , and Cicada . Her 2003 picture book Chachiji's Cup was adapted into a musical in 2010 and performed around the United States. She currently teaches in the Writing for Children and Young Adults program at Vermont College in Fine Arts. Krishnaswami resides in Aztec, New Mexico. Her personal website can be found at umakrishnaswami.org.


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of manuscript materials related to thirteen publications and includes correspondence, page proofs, corrected typescripts, illustration photocopies, timelines, layouts, book reviews, jacket proofs, journals, research, notes and ephemera dating from 1995 to 2013.

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.
  • Krishnaswami, Uma
  • Deluge -- Juvenile fiction
  • Deluge -- Folklore
  • Best friends -- Juvenile fiction
  • Friendship -- Juvenile fiction
  • Actors -- Juvenile fiction
  • East Indian Americans -- Juvenile fiction
  • Moving, Household -- Juvenile fiction
  • Best friends -- Fiction
  • Friendship -- Fiction
  • Actors and actresses -- Fiction
  • East Indian Americans -- Fiction
  • Moving, Household -- Fiction
  • India -- Juvenile fiction
  • India -- Fiction
  • Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity) -- Juvenile literature
  • Ganesha (Hindu deity)
  • Hindu mythology
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Bright Sky, Starry City, 2015 
Box 2
Corrected typescripts 2013, undated  Box 2 , Folder 11
 
Back matter corrected typescripts, illustration photocopies 2013  Box 2 , Folder 12
 
Research 2000, undated  Box 2 , Folder 13
 
Bringing Asha Home, 2006 
Box 1
Page Proofs, Notes, Ephemera 2002-2006  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
Broken Tusk, The: Stories of the Hindu God Ganesha, 1996 
Box 1
Cover Proof, Page Proofs, Correspondences 1995-1996  Box 1 , Folder 2
 
Chachaji's Cup, 2003 
Box 1
Notes, Illustration Photocopies, Handmade Book 2002  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
Closet Ghosts, The, 2006 
Box 1
Notes December 2003  Box 1 , Folder 4
 
Girl of the Wish Garden, The, 2013 
Box 2
Translated edition photocopies, research 2000, 2011, undated  Box 2 , Folder 14
 
Grand Plan to Fix Everything, The, 2011 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript October 2010  Box 1 , Folder 5
 
Corrected Typescripts undated  Box 1 , Folder 6-7
 
Corrected Page Proof August 2010  Box 1 , Folder 8-9
 
Jacket Proof, Correspondences, Notes 2004-2010  Box 1 , Folder 10
 
Timeline undated  Box 1 , Folder 11
Box 2
Corrected typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 15
 
Ephemera 2011  Box 2 , Folder 16
 
Happiest Tree, The: A Yoga Story, 2005 
Box 1
Layout, Corrected Typescripts, Notes 2003-2005  Box 1 , Folder 12
 
Page Proofs June 2005  Box 1 , Folder 13
 
Holi, 2003 
Box 1
Page Proof October 2002  Box 1 , Folder 14
 
Many Windows: Six Kids, Five Faiths, One Community, 2008 
Box 1
Correspondence, Corrected Page Proof May 2008  Box 1 , Folder 15
 
Miscellaneous, 1995-2004 
Box 1
Book Reviews 1997-2004  Box 1 , Folder 16
 
Correspondences 1995-2004  Box 1 , Folder 17
 
Research, Journals 1997-1999  Box 1 , Folder 18
 
Monsoon, 2003 
Box 1
Page Proofs, Correspondence, Ephemera 2001-2004  Box 1 , Folder 19-22
 
Naming Maya, 2004 
Box 1
Correspondences, Corrected Typescripts 2001-2002  Box 1 , Folder 23-26
 
Corrected Page Proof November 2003  Box 1 , Folder 27
 
Jacket Proof, Corrected Page Proof 2003  Box 2 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Page Proof September 2003  Box 2 , Folder 2
 
Correspondence, Notes, Handmade Book 2002-2003  Box 2 , Folder 3
 
No Joke!, 2012 
Box 2
Horn Book Magazine, correspondence 2012  Box 2 , Folder 17
 
Problem with Being Slightly Heroic, The, 2013 
Box 2
Corrected typescripts 2012, undated  Box 2 , Folder 18-20
 
Corrected page proof 2012  Box 2 , Folder 21
 
Correspondence, notes, galley, jacket proof 2011-2013  Box 2 , Folder 22
 
Remembering Grandpa, 2007 
Box 2
Page Proofs, Correspondence 2006  Box 2 , Folder 4
 
Shower of Gold: Girls and Women in the Stories of India, 1999 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript 1999  Box 2 , Folder 5
 
Correspondence, Corrected Typescript February 1998  Box 2 , Folder 6
 
Corrected Typescripts undated  Box 2 , Folder 7
 
Correspondence, Corrected Page Proof April 1999  Box 2 , Folder 8
 
Research, Correspondence, Ephemera 1995-2003  Box 2 , Folder 9
 
Stories of the Flood, 1994 
Box 2
Typescript, Jacket Proof, Illustration Photocopies undated  Box 2 , Folder 10