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Roderic Jeffries Papers

Summary Information
Title: Roderic Jeffries Papers
Dates: 1964-1972
Creator: Jeffries, Roderic
Extent: 27 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-566
Collection contains corrected typescripts for 5 titles

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

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


This collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.


Against Time, 1964

Grand Prix Germany, 1970

Patrol Car, 1967

River Patrol, 1969

Trapped, 1972

Biographical Sketch

Roderic (Graeme) Jeffries was born October 21, 1926, in London, England. He spent some time in the British Merchant Navy, practiced law, and in his late 30s became a writer. He writes mystery novels for both adult and young readers, and has used several pseudonyms.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 4

Collection Scope and Content Note

The Jeffries collection contains corrected typescripts for 5 titles, plus 2 corrected galleys.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The 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.
  • Jeffries, Roderic
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Against Time 1964 
Box MF484
Typescript, corrected (1 p.)  Box MF484
galley, corrected (1 p.)  Box MF484
Grand Prix Germany 1970 
Box MF484
Typescript, corrected (425 p.)  Box MF484
Patrol Car 1967 
Box MF485
Typescript, corrected (177 p.)  Box MF485
galley proof (76 p.)  Box MF485
River Patrol 1969 
Box MF485
Typescript, corrected (201 p.)  Box MF485
Box MC485
Typescript, carbon corrected (34 p.)  Box MC485
Trapped 1972 
Box MF485
Typescript, corrected (165 p.)  Box MF485