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Peg Kehret Papers

Summary Information
Title: Peg Kehret Papers
Dates: 1996-2002
Creator: Kehret, Peg
Extent: 45 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-608
Abstract:
Collection contains written production materials for 6 titles. It includes typescripts, corrected typescripts, front matter, correspondence, notes, photocopies of illustrations, notes, corrected page proofs, layout notes.

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.

Copyright:

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.


Arrangement

Five Pages a Day: A Writer's Journal, 2002

Flood Disaster, The, 1999

My Brother Made Me Do It, 2000

Secret Journey, The, 1999

Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio, 1996

Stranger Next Door, The, 2002


Biographical Sketch

Peg Kehret (pronounced "carrot") was born November 11, 1936, in La Crosse, Wisconsin. She began her writing career in 1973, and has received numerous awards. Her prolific output for children focuses on thrillers and mysteries, but includes other genres as well. Her own favorite work, Cage, deals with the work of the Humane Society, one of the author's own personal interests. She has also written Small Steps, a documentation of her own personal fight with polio when in 7th grade.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author , vols. 73, 108


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes written production materials for 6 titles, and includes typescripts, corrected typescripts, photocopied corrected typescripts, front matter, correspondence, photocopies of illustrations, notes, corrected page proofs, layout notes and notes with illustrations.

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.
  • Kehret, Peg
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Five Pages a Day: A Writer's Journal 2002 
Note  Morton Grove, ILL: Albert Whitman & Co., 2002
Box MF3218
Typescript (160 p.)  Box MF3218
 
Typescript, corrected (139 p.)  Box MF3218
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (154 p.)  Box MF3218
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (138 p.)  Box MF3218
 
front matter (15 p.)  Box MF3218
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF3218
 
Flood Disaster, The 1999 
Note  New York: Pocket Books, 1999
Box MF2828
Typescript, corrected (116 p.)  Box MF2828
 
My Brother Made Me Do It 2000 
Note  New York: Pocket Books, 2000
Box MF2828
Typescript (128 p.)  Box MF2828
 
photocopy of illustrations (1 p.)  Box MF2828
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF2828
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF2828
 
Secret Journey, The 1999 
Note  New York: Pocket Books, 1999
Box MF2828
Typescript (131 p.)  Box MF2828
 
page proof corrected (141 p.)  Box MF2828
 
photocopy of illustrations (1 p.)  Box MF2828
 
Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio 1996 
Note  Morton Grove, ILL: Albert Whitman, 1996
Box MF2357
Typescript (171 p.)  Box MF2357
 
Typescript, corrected (442 p.)  Box MF2357
 
front matter (14 p.)  Box MF2357
 
page proof, corrected (182 p.)  Box MF2357
 
correspondence (25 p.)  Box MF2357
 
Stranger Next Door, The 2002 
Note  New York: Dutton, 2002
Box MF2828
Typescript, corrected (154 p.)  Box MF2828
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF2828
 
layout notes (5 p.)  Box MF2828
 
notes with illustrations (1 p.)  Box MF2828