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Carol Fenner Papers

Summary Information
Title: Carol Fenner
Dates: 1963-1995
Creator: Fenner, Carol
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-684
Abstract:
The collection contains production material for nine 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.

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

Yolanda's Genius, 1995

Christmas Tree on the Mountain, 1966

Deer Flight, 1986

Gorilla Gorilla, 1973

Lagalag, the Wanderer, 1967

Randall's Wall, 1991

Skates of Uncle Richard, 1978

Summer of Horses, 1989

Tigers in the Cellar, 1963


Biographical Sketch

Carol Fenner was born September 30, 1929, in Almond, NY, and died of cancer, February 16, 2002, in Battle Creek, MI. She wrote nearly a dozen children's book, beginning in 1963 with Tigers in the Cellar , which she also illustrated. She earned several literary awards, including a Newbery Honor Book award in 1996 for Yolanda's Genius . Gorilla, Gorilla , which relates the true story of a lonely gorilla who lived in a Tokyo zoo, won a Christopher Medal and was Library of Congress "book of the year" in 1973. Phyllis Fenner, a librarian, anthologist, reviewer, and writer about books for young people, was her aunt. Carol credited her with being a "delightful and unpretentious influence." Biographical Source: Something About the Author , Vol. 89, p. 64-67 and Vol. 132, p. 76


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains production material for nine titles published between 1963 and 1995. Three of the titles were both written and illustrated by Carol Fenner, so for those titles there are both manuscripts and illustrations included.

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.
  • Fenner, Carol
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Yolanda's Genius 1995 
Note  New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 1995
Box M. F. 2750, 2751, 2752
Holograph (149 p.)  Box M. F. 2750, 2751, 2752
Box M. F. 2750. 2751, 2752
Holograph and typescript, corrected (861 p.)  Box M. F. 2750. 2751, 2752
Box M. F. 2750, 2751, 2752
Typescript (60 p.)  Box M. F. 2750, 2751, 2752
 
Typescript, corrected (1023 p.)  Box M. F. 2750, 2751, 2752
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (3 p.)  Box M. F. 2750, 2751, 2752
 
Correspondence (12 p.)  Box M. F. 2750, 2751, 2752
 
Notes (121 p.)  Box M. F. 2750, 2751, 2752
 
Clippings (39 p.)  Box M. F. 2750, 2751, 2752
 
Christmas Tree on the Mountain 1966 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1966
Box M. F. 1222
Holograph, corrected (5 p.)  Box M. F. 1222
 
Typescript (91 p.)  Box M. F. 1222
 
Correspondence (59 p.)  Box M. F. 1222
Box M. C. 472
Ink illustrations and separations with text proof pasteup (17 p.)  Box M. C. 472
 
Separations (26 sheets)  Box M. C. 472
 
Crayon, pencil and watercolor studies (35 sheets)  Box M. C. 472
 
Front matter (1 sheet)  Box M. C. 472
 
Pencil studies (29 sheets)  Box M. C. 472
 
Illustrations with text proof (2 sheets)  Box M. C. 472
 
Deer Flight 1986 
Note  Illinois: Open Court, 1986
Box M. F. 2109
Holograph (1 p.)  Box M. F. 2109
 
Typescript, corrected (149 p.)  Box M. F. 2109
 
Correspondence (41 p.)  Box M. F. 2109
 
Notes (7 p.)  Box M. F. 2109
 
Gorilla Gorilla 1973 
Note  New York: Random House, 1973
Box M. F. 1222
Typescript, corrected (37 p.)  Box M. F. 1222
 
Typescript, carbon, corrected (253 p.)  Box M. F. 1222
 
Galley proof, corrected (29 p.)  Box M. F. 1222
 
Page proof, corrected (2 p.)  Box M. F. 1222
 
Correspondence (122 p.)  Box M. F. 1222
 
Jacket proof pasteup, corrected (1 p.)  Box M. F. 1222
 
Lagalag, the Wanderer 1967 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1967
Box M. C. 470
Pencil dummy with text proof pasteup (47 p.)  Box M. C. 470
 
Pencil studies mounted on board (2 p.)  Box M. C. 470
 
Ink illustrations with text proof pasteup and separations (26 p.)  Box M. C. 470
 
Photocopied illustrations (10 p.)  Box M. C. 470
 
Reproduced illustrations (3 sheets)  Box M. C. 470
 
Pastel and pencil studies (125 sheets)  Box M. C. 470
Box M. F. 1224
Holograph (10 p.)  Box M. F. 1224
 
Typescript, corrected (45 p.)  Box M. F. 1224
 
Typescript, corrected (39 p.)  Box M. F. 1224
 
Typescript, carbon (60 p.)  Box M. F. 1224
 
Correspondence (45 p.)  Box M. F. 1224
 
Randall's Wall 1991 
Note  New York: Margaret K. Elderry Books, 1991
Box M. F. 2110, 2111
Holograph (48 p.)  Box M. F. 2110, 2111
 
Typescript, corrected (807 p.)  Box M. F. 2110, 2111
 
Front matter (23 p.)  Box M. F. 2110, 2111
 
Galley proof, corrected (3 p.)  Box M. F. 2110, 2111
 
Page proof, corrected (288 p.)  Box M. F. 2110, 2111
 
Proof (88 p.)  Box M. F. 2110, 2111
 
Proof for jacket (9 p.)  Box M. F. 2110, 2111
 
Correspondence (23 p.)  Box M. F. 2110, 2111
 
Notes (21 p.)  Box M. F. 2110, 2111
 
Research materials (13 p.)  Box M. F. 2110, 2111
 
Skates of Uncle Richard 1978 
Note  New York: Random House, 1978
Box M. F. 1223
Holograph, corrected (36 p.)  Box M. F. 1223
 
Typescript, corrected (291 p.)  Box M. F. 1223
 
Typescript, carbon (261 p.)  Box M. F. 1223
 
Correspondence (76 p.)  Box M. F. 1223
 
Reproduction of illustration (1 p.)  Box M. F. 1223
 
Studies for possible illustrations (26 p.)  Box M. F. 1223
 
Negatives (10 p.)  Box M. F. 1223
 
Summer of Horses 1989 
Note  New York: Knopf, 1989
Box M. F. 2106, 2107, 2108, 2109
Holograph (10 p.)  Box M. F. 2106, 2107, 2108, 2109
 
Holograph with typescript (113 p.)  Box M. F. 2106, 2107, 2108, 2109
 
Typescript, corrected (2871 p.)  Box M. F. 2106, 2107, 2108, 2109
 
Front matter (2 p.)  Box M. F. 2106, 2107, 2108, 2109
 
Galley proof, corrected (86 p.)  Box M. F. 2106, 2107, 2108, 2109
 
Correspondence (41 p.)  Box M. F. 2106, 2107, 2108, 2109
 
Notes (71 p.)  Box M. F. 2106, 2107, 2108, 2109
 
Research materials, poems (6 p.)  Box M. F. 2106, 2107, 2108, 2109
 
Tigers in the Cellar 1963 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1963
Box M. C. 469
Pencil dummy with text proof pasteup (41 p.)  Box M. C. 469
 
Crayon illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 469
 
Ink illustrations with text proof pasteup (2 p.)  Box M. C. 469
 
Pencil studies (2 p.)  Box M. C. 469
 
Separations (4 p.)  Box M. C. 469
Box M. F. 1224
Typescript, corrected (23 p.)  Box M. F. 1224
 
Photocopy (19 p.)  Box M. F. 1224
 
Dummy (24 p.)  Box M. F. 1224