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Alexandria LaFaye Papers

Summary Information
Title: Alexandria LaFaye Papers
Dates: 1998-2001
Creator: LaFaye, Alexandria
Extent: 15 boxes
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-671
Abstract:
Typescripts, corrected, holographs, corrected, photocopies of illustrations, research material, correspondence

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

Dad, In Spirit, 2001

Edith Shay, 1998

Nissa's Place, 1999

Strawberry Hill, 1999

The Year of the Sawdust Man, 1998

Correspondence with Editors,

Correspondence with Readers,

Strength of Saints, 2002

Teshing, Testing 123, 2003

Worth, 2004


Biographical Sketch

Alexandria LaFaye was born March 9, 1970, in Hudson WI. From the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities she received her BA summa cum laude, from Mankato State University she received her MA in creative writing and multicultural literature. Then from the University of Memphis, MFA, and from Hollins College, MA (children's literature).

She began her career as a writer and educator as instructor in English, Roanoke College, Salem VA 1997-1998. She became a visiting professor at Plattsburgh State University, NY in 1998. More recently she has taught creative writing and children's literature at California State University, San Bernardino.

Awards and Honors include Books in the Middle: Outstanding Titles of 1998, Voice of Youth Advocates, , 1999, for " The Year of the Sawdust Man.

Biographical source: Something About the Author ,v. 105, pp. 138-140.


Collection Scope and Content Note

Typescripts, corrected, holographs, corrected, photocopies of illustrations, research material, correspondence

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.
  • LaFaye, Alexandria
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Dad, In Spirit 2001 
Note LaFaye, Alexandria
New York: Simon and Schuster, 2001
Box MF 2273, 2278, 3044
Front matter (1 p.)  Box MF 2273, 2278, 3044
 
Holograph, corrected (3 p.)  Box MF 2273, 2278, 3044
Box MF 2273, 2278, 3044,
Notes (19 p.)  Box MF 2273, 2278, 3044,
Box MF 2273, 2278, 3044
Correspondence (39 p.)  Box MF 2273, 2278, 3044
Box MF 2273, 2278, 3044, 3600, 2695, 2701
Front matter (15 p.)  Box MF 2273, 2278, 3044, 3600, 2695, 2701
Box MF 2273, 2278, 3044
Photograph of illustration (3 p.)  Box MF 2273, 2278, 3044
Box MF 2273, 2278, 3044, 3600, 2695, 2701
Correspondence (64p.)  Box MF 2273, 2278, 3044, 3600, 2695, 2701
Box MF 3044
Front matter (9 p.)  Box MF 3044
 
Correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 3044
 
Editors notes (4 p.)  Box MF 3044
Box MF 2278, 2273, 3600, 3044, 2695, 2701
typescript (188 p.)  Box MF 2278, 2273, 3600, 3044, 2695, 2701
 
typescript, corrected (1181 p.)  Box MF 2278, 2273, 3600, 3044, 2695, 2701
 
Edith Shay 1998 
Note LaFaye, Alexandria
New York: Viking, 1998
Box MF 2696, 2700, 2701, 3600
Typescript (463 p.)  Box MF 2696, 2700, 2701, 3600
 
Typescript, corrected (413 p.)  Box MF 2696, 2700, 2701, 3600
Box MF 3696, 2700, 2701, 3600
Front matter (4 p.)  Box MF 3696, 2700, 2701, 3600
 
Front Matter, corrected (2 p.)  Box MF 3696, 2700, 2701, 3600
 
Notes (13 p.)  Box MF 3696, 2700, 2701, 3600
 
Research material, typescript (33 p.)  Box MF 3696, 2700, 2701, 3600
 
Research material,typescript, corrected (244 p.)  Box MF 3696, 2700, 2701, 3600
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF 3696, 2700, 2701, 3600
 
Nissa's Place 1999 
Note LaFaye, Alexandria
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1999
Box MF 2701, 2690, 2711, 3628
Typescript (730 p.)  Box MF 2701, 2690, 2711, 3628
 
Typescript, corrected (529 p.)  Box MF 2701, 2690, 2711, 3628
Box MF 2701, 2690, 2711, 3628
Front matter (4 p.)  Box MF 2701, 2690, 2711, 3628
Box MF 2701, 2690, 2711, 3628
Correspondence (62 p.)  Box MF 2701, 2690, 2711, 3628
 
research (26 p.)  Box MF 2701, 2690, 2711, 3628
 
Strawberry Hill 1999 
Note LaFaye, Alexandria
New York: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1999
Box MF 2695
Typescript, corrected (619 p.)  Box MF 2695
 
Front matter (1 p.)  Box MF 2695
 
Typescript, corrected (109 p.)  Box MF 2695
 
Notes (4 p.)  Box MF 2695
Box MF 2695, 3628
correspondence (54 p.)  Box MF 2695, 3628
 
The Year of the Sawdust Man 1998 
Note LaFaye, Alexandria
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1998
Box MF 2695, 3690, 2694, 3600
Holograph (64 p.)  Box MF 2695, 3690, 2694, 3600
 
Typescript (243 p.)  Box MF 2695, 3690, 2694, 3600
 
Typescript, corrected (1057 p.)  Box MF 2695, 3690, 2694, 3600
 
Front matter (16 p.)  Box MF 2695, 3690, 2694, 3600
 
Pageproof (114 p.)  Box MF 2695, 3690, 2694, 3600
 
Dummy (115 p.)  Box MF 2695, 3690, 2694, 3600
 
proof of illustrations (6 p.)  Box MF 2695, 3690, 2694, 3600
 
notes (7 p.)  Box MF 2695, 3690, 2694, 3600
 
research (3 p.)  Box MF 2695, 3690, 2694, 3600
 
transparency (1 p.)  Box MF 2695, 3690, 2694, 3600
 
clippings (2 p.)  Box MF 2695, 3690, 2694, 3600
 
correspondence (23 p.)  Box MF 2695, 3690, 2694, 3600
 
proof of jacket (1 p.)  Box MF 2695, 3690, 2694, 3600
 
Correspondence with Editors  
Box MF 2695
Typescript, corrected, photocopies (5 p.)  Box MF 2695
 
Typescript for the jacket (2 p.)  Box MF 2695
 
Correspondence (44 p.)  Box MF 2695
 
Correspondence with Readers  
Box MF 2701
Photocopy correspondence (20 p.)  Box MF 2701
 
Strength of Saints 2002 
Note  New york: Simon and Schuster Books, 2002
Box MF 3628
typescript, corrected (380 p.)  Box MF 3628
 
front matter (4 p.)  Box MF 3628
 
correspondence (11 p.)  Box MF 3628
 
Teshing, Testing 123 2003 
Note  New York: Simon and Schuster Books, 2003
Box MF 3628
typescript, corrected (1 p.)  Box MF 3628
 
page proof, corrected (33 p.)  Box MF 3628
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF 3628
 
Worth 2004 
Note  New York: Simon and Schuster Books, 2004
Box MF 3044, 3600, 3628
typescript, corrected (293 p.)  Box MF 3044, 3600, 3628
Box MF 3044, 3600
front matter (4 p.)  Box MF 3044, 3600
 
page proof, corrected (751 p.)  Box MF 3044, 3600
 
correspondence (8 p.)  Box MF 3044, 3600
 
layout notes (3 p.)  Box MF 3044, 3600