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Aileen Fisher Papers

Summary Information
Title: Aileen Fisher Papers
Dates: 1980-1986
Creator: Fisher, Aileen
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-820
Abstract:
The collection contains production material for two titles plus miscellaneous research material.

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

Out in the Dark and Daylight, 1980

When it Comes to Bugs, 1986

Research material,


Biographical Sketch

Aileen Fisher was born September 9, 1906, in Iron River, MI, and died December 2, 2002 in Boulder, CO. She was an award-winning author of over one hundred children's books. She wrote in various genres, including poetry, plays, short stories, picture books, and biographies. She was especially praised for her verses for children, which often evoked her love for nature. Critics described her poems as "brief, fresh, deft, and often illuminating." Several of her books were selected by the American Library Association as notable books. Valley of the Smallest: The Life Story of a Shrew (1966) was also named as a Hans Christian Andersen Honor Book. Biographical Source: Something About the Author , Vol. 143, p. 42 Something About the Author , Vol. 73, p. 65


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collections consists of production material for two titles plus miscellaneous research material.

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.
  • Fisher, Aileen
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Out in the Dark and Daylight 1980 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1980
Box M. F. 315
Typescript, corrected (143 p.)  Box M. F. 315
 
Galley proof, corrected (45 p.)  Box M. F. 315
 
Page proof (75 p.)  Box M. F. 315
 
When it Comes to Bugs 1986 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1986
Box M. F. 1664
Typescript, corrected (19 p.)  Box M. F. 1664
 
Galley proof (6 p.)  Box M. F. 1664
 
Research material  
Note  : ,
Box M. F. 2637
Typescript corrected (18 p.)  Box M. F. 2637
 
Galley proof (24 p.)  Box M. F. 2637
 
Correspondence (34 p.)  Box M. F. 2637
 
Clippings (644 p.)  Box M. F. 2637
 
Research booklets (?)  Box M. F. 2637
 
Book jacket (1 p.)  Box M. F. 2637
 
Calendar  Box M. F. 2637
 
Poster from kids (1 p.)  Box M. F. 2637
 
Sheet music (95 p.)  Box M. F. 2637
 
Scrapbook (?)  Box M. F. 2637