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Franny Billingsley Papers, 1991-2008

Summary Information
Title: Franny Billingsley papers
Dates: 1991-2008
Creator: Billingsley, Franny, 1954-
Extent: 4 boxes (4.0 cubic feet)
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: Collection material in English
Collection Number: CLRC-742
Abstract:
The Franny Billingsley Papers contains typescripts, page proofs, correspondence, and notes for four titles.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Franny Billingsley.

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.

Copyright:

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:

Franny Billingsley papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Franny Billingsley was born on July 3, 1954. She earned her B.A. from Tufts University (1976) and her J.D. from the Boston University Law School (1979) After working as a lawyer for five years, she became a book buyer for 57th Street Books in Chicago. Since 1999 she has been a writer and speaker.

Franny Billingsley has four published titles for children and young adults: Well Wished (1997), The Folk Keeper (1999), Big Bad Bunny (2008), and Chime (2011). Awards include the Anne Spencer Lindbergh Prize Honor Book for best fantasy written in the English language (1998) for Well Wished ; Boston Globe -Horn Book Award for Fiction (2000) and Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature (2000) for The Folk Keeper ; National Book Award for Young People's Literature finalist (2011) for Chime .

Biographical Source: Something About the Author, v.132, pp. 15-16.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of production material for four titles written by Franny Billingsley. Materials include typescripts, page proofs, correspondence, and note.

Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Briar  
Box 1
Holograph and Corrected Typescript 2008  Box 1, Folder 1-4
 
Typescript, Holograph, Notes 2006  Box 1, Folder 5
 
Notes undated  Box 1, Folder 6
 
Notebook undated  Box 1, Folder 7
 
Clippings undated  Box 1, Folder 8
 
Research 2001  Box 1, Folder 9-10
 
Corrected Typescript 2005  Box 1, Folder 11-13
 
Corrected Typescript 2006  Box 1, Folder 14-17
 
Holograph, Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 18
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 19-21
 
Correspondence, Notes 2004  Box 1, Folder 22
 
Notes undated  Box 1, Folder 23
 
Notecards undated  Box 1, Folder 24
 
Research 2003  Box 1, Folder 25
 
Holograph undated  Box 1, Folder 26-29
 
Holograph, Corrected Typescript 2006  Box 1, Folder 30
 
Corrected Typescript 2007  Box 1, Folder 31-35
Box 2
Corrected Typescript 2008  Box 2, Folder 1-3
 
Notes undated  Box 2, Folder 4-6
 
Journal undated  Box 2, Folder 7
 
Typescript undated  Box 2, Folder 8-9
 
Typescript, Notes undated  Box 2, Folder 10
 
Notes undated  Box 2, Folder 11-13
 
Notes, Layout Notes undated  Box 2, Folder 14
 
Clippings, Research 2004-2006  Box 2, Folder 15
 
Research 2004  Box 2, Folder 16-17
 
Chime, 2011 
Note Working Title: Briony
Box 2
Holograph undated  Box 2, Folder 18
 
Notebooks undated  Box 2, Folder 19-20
 
Corrected Typescript 2008  Box 2, Folder 21
 
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence 2007  Box 2, Folder 22
 
The Folk Keeper, 1999 
Box 2
Correspondence, Notes undated  Box 2, Folder 23
 
Notes, Holograph undated  Box 2, Folder 24
 
Corrected Typescripts undated  Box 2, Folder 25-32
 
Corrected Typescript, Holograph undated  Box 2, Folder 33
 
Corrected Typescript, Layout Notes undated  Box 2, Folder 34
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2, Folder 35-37
Box 3
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3, Folder 1-5
 
Notes undated  Box 3, Folder 6
 
Typescript, Correspondence, Layout Notes, Front Matter, Corrected Typescript Photocopy 1999  Box 3, Folder 7
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 3, Folder 8
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Correspondence 1998  Box 3, Folder 9
 
Corrected Page Proof Photocopy 1998  Box 3, Folder 10-11
 
Page Proof 1998  Box 3, Folder 12-13
 
Correspondence, Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 1999  Box 3, Folder 14
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3, Folder 15
 
Floppy Discs 1995-1998  Box 3, Folder 16
 
Well Wished, 1997 
Box 3
Notes, Correspondence undated  Box 3, Folder 17
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3, Folder 18-20
 
Corrected Typescript, Notes undated  Box 3, Folder 21
 
Corrected Typescripts undated  Box 3, Folder 22-30
 
Typescript undated  Box 3, Folder 31
 
Notes, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3, Folder 32
Box 4
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4, Folder 1-2
 
Typescript, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4, Folder 3
 
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Typescript Partial Copy undated  Box 4, Folder 4
 
Corrected Typescript Partial Copy undated  Box 4, Folder 5
 
Corrected Typescript Partial Copy, Corrected Typescript, Disk 1991  Box 4, Folder 6
 
Notes, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4, Folder 7
 
Corrected Typescript Partial Photocopy undated  Box 4, Folder 8-9
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4, Folder 10
 
Typescript undated  Box 4, Folder 11
 
Typescript, Corrected Typescript, Corrected Typescript Partial Photocopy undated  Box 4, Folder 12
 
Corrected Typescript Partial Photocopy, Corrected Typescript, Typescript undated  Box 4, Folder 13
 
Typescript, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4, Folder 14
 
Corrected Typescript, Notes, Typescript undated  Box 4, Folder 15
 
Typescript, Corrected Typescript, Notes undated  Box 4, Folder 16
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4, Folder 17
 
Typescript undated  Box 4, Folder 18-20
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4, Folder 21
 
Corrected Typescript, Typescript undated  Box 4, Folder 22
 
Typescript, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4, Folder 23
 
Corrected Typescripts undated  Box 4, Folder 24-28
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter undated  Box 4, Folder 29
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4, Folder 30-31
 
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript Photocopy 1997  Box 4, Folder 32
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 4, Folder 33
 
Layout Notes, Front Matter 1997  Box 4, Folder 34
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4, Folder 35-36
 
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4, Folder 37
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4, Folder 38-41
 
Miscellaneous Play 2006  Box 4, Folder 42