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Edward Fenton Papers

Summary Information
Title: Edward Fenton Papers
Dates: 1979-1987
Creator: Fenton, Edward
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-812
Abstract:
Edward Fenton's papers include materials for three titles. The collection includes corrected typescript, page proofs, layout notes, style sheets, front matter, corrected galley, proof jackets, and 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

Morning of the Gods, 1987

Refugee Summer, 1982

Sound of the dragon's feet, 1979


Biographical Sketch

Edward Fenton was born July 7, 1917; died December 24, 1995. He was an award winning author of children and adult books and a translator. Mr. Fenton attended Amherst College and worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. His best known books are written for children and many focus on Greek Mythology, history, scenery, and life. He received the Mildred L. Batchelder Award for best translation for Petro's War and Wildcat Under Glass . The Phantom of Walking Hill won the Edgar Allan Poe Award in 196l. Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 7, p. 86


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains material for 3 titles published between 1979 and 1987. The collection includes corrected typescript, proof pages, layout notes, style sheets, front matter, corrected galley, proof jackets, correspondence and reviews.

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.
  • Fenton, Edward
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Morning of the Gods 1987 
Note  New York: Dell, 1987
Box M. F. 1630
Typescript, corrected (727 p.)  Box M. F. 1630
 
Page proof (95 p.)  Box M. F. 1630
 
Layout notes (2 p.)  Box M. F. 1630
 
style sheets (12 p.)  Box M. F. 1630
 
Refugee Summer 1982 
Note  New York : Delacorte, 1982
Box M. F. 1017, 1017a, 1070, 1071, 1072
Typescript, corrected (246 p.)  Box M. F. 1017, 1017a, 1070, 1071, 1072
 
Front matter (1 p.)  Box M. F. 1017, 1017a, 1070, 1071, 1072
Box M. F. 1017, 1017 a, 1070, 1071, 1072
Typescript, corrected (265 p.)  Box M. F. 1017, 1017 a, 1070, 1071, 1072
 
Front matter (2 p.)  Box M. F. 1017, 1017 a, 1070, 1071, 1072
Box M. F. 1017, 1017a, 1070, 1071, 1072
Typescript, corrected (126 p.)  Box M. F. 1017, 1017a, 1070, 1071, 1072
Box M. F. 1017, 1017a, 1070. 1071, 1072
Galley, corrected (91 p.)  Box M. F. 1017, 1017a, 1070. 1071, 1072
Box M. F. 1017, 1017a, 1070, 1071, 1072
Correspondence (17 p.)  Box M. F. 1017, 1017a, 1070, 1071, 1072
Box M. F. 1017, 1017a, 1070, 1071, 1072
Proof jackets (1 English, 1 Greek) (2 p.)  Box M. F. 1017, 1017a, 1070, 1071, 1072
Box M. F. 1017, 1017a, 1070, 1071, 1072
Typescript, corrected (1771 p.)  Box M. F. 1017, 1017a, 1070, 1071, 1072
Box M. F. 1017, 1017a, 1070, 1071, 1072
Typescript, carbon (254 p.)  Box M. F. 1017, 1017a, 1070, 1071, 1072
 
Sound of the dragon's feet 1979 
Note Zei, Alki
New York: Dutton, 1979
Box M. F. 1017a
Typescript, corrected carbon, with front matter (252 p.)  Box M. F. 1017a
 
Original Greek introduction (1 p.)  Box M. F. 1017a
 
Original Greek version by author (marked by Edward Fenton (242 p.)  Box M. F. 1017a
Box M. F. 1017 a
Reviews (2 p.)  Box M. F. 1017 a