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Wilanne Schneider Belden Papers, 1978-1988

Summary Information
Title: Wilanne Schneider Belden papers
Dates: 1978-1988
Creator: Belden, Wilanne Schneider.
Extent: 2 boxes (2.0 cubic feet)
Language: Collection material in English
Collection Number: CLRC-666
The collection consists of the production materials for young adult books authored by Wilanne Belden.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wilanne Belden, 1990.

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.


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:

Wilanne Schneider Belden papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Publications are arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Biographical Sketch

Wilanne Schneider Belden was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1925. She earned her BFA from the University of Iowa (1946); teacher's certificate from San Diego State University (1958); MA from the United States International University (1963). She began her career in children's theater and radio and founded the Children's Playhouse in Erie, Pennsylvania. After moving to California she worked as teacher in the San Diego school system (1958-1986) and taught animated film making beginning in 1973.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author v. 56, p. 11-13.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The Wilanne Schneider Belden papers contain production materials for young adult titles, including correspondence, typescripts, galley proofs, page proofs, and front matter.

Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Frankie! 1987 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 1-3
Corrected Typescript 1987  Box 1, Folder 4-7
Corrected Galley Proof 1987  Box 2, Folder 1
Mind-Call, 1981 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 9-15
Carbon Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 16
Carbon Typescript, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 17
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 18-21
Correspondence with Jean Karl 1978-1979  Box 1, Folder 22
Mind-Find, 1988 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 1988  Box 1, Folder 23-25
Corrected Photocopy of Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 25-27
Box 2
Corrected Galley Proof 1988  Box 2, Folder 2-3
Mind-Hold, 1987 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 1987  Box 1, Folder 28-31
Box 2
Corrected Typescript 1987  Box 2, Folder 4-5
Rescue of Ranor, 1983 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2, Folder 6-9
Photocopied Typescript 1983  Box 2, Folder 10-11
Page Proof undated  Box 2, Folder 12
Corrected Galley Proof undated  Box 2, Folder 13
Box 1
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1986-1987 Box 1, Folder 8