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Kate DiCamillo Papers, 1997-2012

Summary Information
Title: Kate DiCamillo Papers
Dates: 1997-2012
Creator: DiCamillo, Kate
Extent: 6 boxes (6.4 cubic feet)
Location: Materials are housed in the Andersen Library caverns. Please allow 60 minutes for retrieval.
Language: Collection material in English
Collection Number: CLRC-457
Abstract:
The Kate DiCamillo Papers contain print production materials for a number of published titles, including Because of Winn-Dixie and The Tale of Despereaux .

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Kate DiCamillo.

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:

Kate DiCamillo papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Materials are arranged alphabetically by published title and chronologically within each title.


Biographical Sketch of Kate DiCamillo

Kate DiCamillo was born March 25, 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and currently resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is the author of award winning children's books Because of Winn-Dixie (2001), The Tiger Rising (2001), The Tale of Despereaux (2003) and The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (2006). DiCamillo has also authored two chapter book series: Bink and Gollie , and Mercy Watson .

Awards include: Josette Frank Award (2000), Newbery Honor Book (2001) for Because of Winn-Dixie ; Finalist, National Book Award for Young People's Literature (2001) for The Tiger Rising ; Newbery Medal (2004) for The Tale of Despereaux ; Boston Globe –Horn Book Award for Fiction (2006) for The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane ; Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor (2007) for Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride ; Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal (2011) for Bink and Gollie (with co-author Alison McGhee and illustrator Tony Fucile).


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains production materials for a number of titles authored by Kate DiCamillo, including Newbery Award winning books Because of Winn Dixie and The Tale of Despereaux , and the Mercy Watson series. Materials include typescripts, front matter, correspondence, notes, page proofs, galley proofs, dummies, and layout notes.

Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Publications  
 
Alegria Plena , 2012 
Box 4
Page proofs, 2012  Box 4 , Folder 9
 
Because of Winn-Dixie , 2000 
Box 1
First, second and third corrected typescripts 1997 Box 1, Folder 1
 
Third corrected typescript circa 1997 Box 1, Folder 2-3
 
Third typescript, fourth corrected typescript circa 1997 Box 1, Folder 4
 
Fourth corrected typescript, fourth typescript circa 1997 Box 1, Folder 5
 
Fourth typescript, corrected typescript circa 1997 Box 1, Folder 6
 
Typescript, front matter, corrected page proof circa 1998 Box 1, Folder 7
 
Corrected page proof, typescript, correspondence, notes February 1999 Box 1, Folder 8
 
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventure , 2013 
Box 4
Typescript, undated  Box 4 , Folder 28-29
 
Corrected typescript, 2011  Box 4 , Folder 30-31
 
Proof of illustrations, 2012  Box 4 , Folder 32
Box 5
Proof of Illustrations, page proofs, undated  Box 5 , Folder 1
 
Page proofs, undated  Box 5 , Folder 2
 
Galley, correspondence, and proof of cover, 2011-2012  Box 5 , Folder 3
 
Photocopy of corrected typescript, undated  Box 5 , Folder 4-5
 
Corrected page proofs, undated  Box 5 , Folder 6-7
 
Typescript, corrected page proofs, undated  Box 5 , Folder 8
 
Typescript, undated  Box 5 , Folder 9-10
 
Typescript, corrected typescript, undated  Box 5 , Folder 11
 
Corrected typescript, undated  Box 5 , Folder 12-18
 
Correspondence, dummy, sample advanced copy, notes, and clippings 2011-2013  Box 5 , Folder 19
 
Bink and Gollie , 2010 
Box 1
Photocopied page proof, corrected photocopied page proof November 2010 Box 1, Folder 9
 
Page proof photocopy corrected, correspondence 2010-2011 Box 1, Folder 10
 
Corrected page proof undated Box 1, Folder 11
Box 5
Corrected page proof, page proof, cover mock up 2009 (182 pages)  Box 5
 
Great Joy , 2007 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, corrected page proof September 2006 Box 1, Folder 12
 
Corrected page proof January 2007 Box 1, Folder 13
Box 5
Jacket proof, photocopy of illustration, correspondence, clippings, corrected page proof , front matter, dummy 2005 (65 pages)  Box 5
 
"In Early April," published in Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out , 2008 
Box 4
Corrected typescript, page proof, correspondence 2006 Box 4, Folder 8
 
Louise: The Adventures of a Chicken , 2008 
Box 1
Corrected typescript , front matter, jacket proof, correspondence 2004-2008 Box 1, Folder 14
Box 5
Dummy hardcovered October 5, 2004 (42 pages)  Box 5
 
Dummy September 12, 2007 (54 pages)  Box 5
 
Dummy, photocopy of illustrations undated (122 pages)  Box 5
 
The Magician's Elephant , 2007 
Box 1
Typescript February 19, 2008 Box 1, Folder 15
 
Typescript, corrected typescript, notes June 2007 Box 1, Folder 16-17
 
Corrected typescript, correspondence 2008 Box 1, Folder 18-19
 
Corrected typescript circa 2008 Box 1, Folder 20-21
 
Corrected typescript photocopy, correspondence 2008 Box 1, Folder 22
 
Corrected typescript photocopy, corrected page proof with illustrations circa 2008 Box 1, Folder 23
 
Corrected page proof with illustrations, correspondence March 2008 Box 1, Folder 24
 
Correspondence with photocopied illustrations, correspondence with sample chapters 2008-2009 Box 1, Folder 25
 
Corrected page proof photocopy 2008-2009 Box 1, Folder 26-29
Box 2
Corrected page proof photocopy circa 2008 Box 2, Folder 1-2
Box 4
Typescript, 2008  Box 4 , Folder 10
 
Typescript, 2009  Box 4 , Folder 11
 
Corrected typescript, undated  Box 4 , Folder 12
 
Corrected typescript, 2009  Box 4 , Folder 13
 
Photocopy of corrected typescript, corrected page proofs, undated  Box 4 , Folder 14
 
Photocopy of corrected page proofs, uncut page proofs, undated  Box 4 , Folder 15
 
Proof of cover, design materials, front matter, and photocopy proof of illustrations, undated  Box 4 , Folder 16
 
Correspondence and ephemera, 2009  Box 4 , Folder 17
 
CD-ROM, print test pages, bound uncorrected proof, 2009  Box 4 , Folder 18
 
Advanced reading copy, 2009  Box 4 , Folder 19
 
Mercy Watson Fights Crime , 2006 
Box 2
Corrected page proof 2005 Box 2, Folder 3-4
 
Corrected page proof , jacket proof October 2005 Box 2, Folder 5
Box 5
Page proof, correspondence 2005-2006 (81 pages)  Box 5
 
Mercy Watson Goes for A Ride , 2006 
Box 2
Typescript, jacket proof, page proof May 2005 Box 2, Folder 6
Box 5
Page proofs corrected, correspondence undated (40 pages)  Box 5
 
Mercy Watson: Princess in Disguise , 2007 
Box 2
Corrected typescript January 30, 2005 Box 2, Folder 7
 
Corrected page proof, front matter, back matter, jacket proof, correspondence 2006-2007 Box 2, Folder 8
 
Mercy Watson: Something Wonky Your Way Comes , 2009 
Box 5
Page proof, jacket proof 2009 (53 pages)  Box 5
 
Mercy Watson Thinks Like A Pig , 2008 
Box 2
Corrected page proof 2008 Box 2, Folder 9-10
 
Page proof, jacket proof, notes November 2007 Box 2, Folder 11
 
Corrected typescript , jacket proof, jacket illustrations, corrected typescript photocopy , notes 2007 Box 2, Folder 12
 
Page proof corrected, notes 2007-2008 Box 2, Folder 13-16
 
Mercy Watson Three Treat Collection , 2007 
Box 5
Jacket proof, notes March 2007 (4 pages)  Box 5
 
Mercy Watson to the Rescue , 2005 
Box 2
Jacket proof, corrected page proof November 2003 Box 2, Folder 17
 
Page proof January 24, 2004 Box 2, Folder 18
 
Page proof, correspondence, jacket proof 2004 Box 2, Folder 19
Box 4
Typescript, 2011  Box 4 , Folder 20
 
Typescript and clippings, 2011  Box 4 , Folder 21
 
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane , 2006 
Box 2
Typescript January 15, 2003 Box 2, Folder 20-21
Box 3
Typescript, corrected typescript circa 2003 Box 3, Folder 1
 
Corrected typescript May 21, 2003 Box 3, Folder 2-3
 
Page proof, corrected page proof 2004-2005 Box 3, Folder 4-11
 
Proof of illustration, correspondence, notes, music book 2004-2005 Box 3, Folder 12
 
The Tale of Despereaux , 2003 
Box 3
Layout notes, typescript, corrected typescript 2001 Box 3, Folder 13
 
Corrected typescript December 19, 2001 Box 3, Folder 14
 
Typescript, corrected typescript January 2002 Box 3, Folder 15-16
 
Corrected typescript undated Box 3, Folder 17
 
Page proof, corrected page proof 2002-2007 Box 3, Folder 18-22
 
Corrected page proof , jacket proof, correspondence circa 2007 Box 3, Folder 23
 
"The Third Floor Bedroom," published in The Chronicles of Harris Burdick , 2011 
Box 4
Typescript, corrected typescript, and correspondence, 2010  Box 4 , Folder 22
 
Tiger Rising , 2001 
Box 3
Typescript undated Box 3, Folder 24
 
Corrected typescript circa 2002 Box 3, Folder 25-27
Box 4
Corrected typescript , correspondence, corrected galley proof 1999-2000 Box 4, Folder 1
 
Corrected typescript circa 2000 Box 4, Folder 2
 
Corrected page proof March 2000 Box 4, Folder 3
 
Corrected page proof, style sheet, correspondence, notes, circulation form 2000 Box 4, Folder 4
Box 4
Corrected page proofs, 2010  Box 4 , Folder 23
 
Corrected page proofs, 2010  Box 4 , Folder 24
 
Corrected page proofs, 2010  Box 4 , Folder 25
 
End papers, proof of cover, dummy, 2010  Box 4 , Folder 26
 
Ephemera, 2004-2012  Box 4 , Folder 27
 
"Your Question for Author Here," published in Guys Read: Funny Business 2010 
Box 4
Page proof, correspondence 2010 Box 4, Folder 5
 
Correspondence  
Box 4
Correspondence regarding various publications 2008-2009 Box 4, Folder 6-7