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Roger Caras Papers, 1975-1979

Summary Information
Title: Roger Caras papers
Dates: 1975-1979
Creator: Caras, Roger A.
Extent: 1 box (0.3 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-724
Includes typescripts, proofs, correspondence, etc. for four children's books by Caras.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Roger Caras.

Access Restrictions:

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:

Roger Caras papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.

Biographical Sketch

Roger Andrew Caras was born in Methuen, MA in 1928. He was an animal rights activist and welfare advocate and served as president of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals from 1991 to 1999. He wrote over 100 books about animals, including a few for children. He died in 2001.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 127, p. 12.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes typescripts, proofs, correspondence, etc. for four children's books by Caras.

Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Coyote For a Day, 1977 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 1, Folder 2
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 1, Folder 3-4
Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Front Matter, Correspondence, Clippings, Reviews 1976-1977  Box 1, Folder 5
A Difference Is Between Two Things  
Box 1
Carbon Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 1
On Safari with Roger Caras, 1979 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence 1979  Box 1, Folder 6
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1979  Box 1, Folder 7
Typescript, Photographs, Correspondence 1979  Box 1, Folder 8
Skunk for a Day, 1975 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Layout Notes, Jacket Proof 1975-1976  Box 1, Folder 9
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Galley Proof 1975  Box 1, Folder 10
Galley Proof, Correspondence, Clippings 1975-1976  Box 1, Folder 11