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Elfrida Vipont Foulds Papers

Summary Information
Title: Elfrida Vipont Foulds Papers
Dates: 1950-1977
Creator: Foulds, Elfrida Vipont
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-840
Abstract:
The collection contains production material for 21 books published in England and/or North America. Also included is material that resulted in an essay titled "Lancashire Hotpot."

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

Bed in Hell, 1974

Blow the Man Down; with which is published "The Fighting Sailor Turn'd Peaceable Christian" by Thomas Lurtin, first printed in 1711, 1952

Changes at Dowbiggins, 1960

Child of the Chapel Royal, 1967

Children of the Mayflower, 1969

Flowering Spring, 1960

Heir of Craigs, 1955

Henry Purcell and His Times, 1959

High Way; an Anthology Composition, 1957

Lancashire Hotpot (an essay),

Little Bit of Ivory; a Life of Jane Austen, 1977

More About Dowbiggins, 1958

Pavilion, 1969

Search for a Song, 1962

Secret of Ora, 1957

Some Christian Festivals; to which is appended a frief glossary of Christian terminology, 1963

Sparks Among the Stubble; Short Stories , 1950

Spring of the Year, 1957

The Story of Christianity in Britain, 1961

Towards a High Attic; the Early Life of George Eliot, 1971

What About Religion?, 1961

Family at Dowbiggins, 1955


Biographical Sketch

Elfrida Vipont was born in Manchester, England, on July 3, 1902. She married Robinson Percy Foulds on April 21, 1926. In addition to writing children's books, she was a lecturer on writing for children and on Quaker history. During World War II she was the head of Quaker Evacuation School for young children. As a writer she mainly focused on fiction for children and young people. However, she also wrote biography, history, and books about religion and, occasionally, music. She died in 1992. Biographical Source: Something About the Author , Vol. 52, p. 49-52.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection is comprised of production material such as holographs, typescript, page proofs, and galley proofs for 21 books published in England and/or North America. Also included is material that resulted in an essay titled "Lancashire Hotpot."

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.
  • Foulds, Elfrida Vipont
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Bed in Hell 1974 
Note  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1974
Box M. F. 320
Holograph (137 p.)  Box M. F. 320
 
Typescript, corrected (256 p.)  Box M. F. 320
 
Front matter (16 p.)  Box M. F. 320
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (253 p.)  Box M. F. 320
 
Typescript, corrected partial photocopy (268 p.)  Box M. F. 320
 
Notes (5 p.)  Box M. F. 320
 
Blow the Man Down; with which is published "The Fighting Sailor Turn'd Peaceable Christian" by Thomas Lurtin, first printed in 1711 1952 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1952
Box M. F. 320
Holograph (106 p.)  Box M. F. 320
 
Changes at Dowbiggins 1960 
Note  London: Lutterworth , 1960
Box M. F. 321
Holograph (91 p.)  Box M. F. 321
 
Typescript, corrected partial photocopy (180 p.)  Box M. F. 321
 
Page proof, corrected (88 p.)  Box M. F. 321
 
Child of the Chapel Royal 1967 
Note  New Jersey: Oxford, 1967
Box M. F. 321
Typescript, corrected (21 p.)  Box M. F. 321
 
Front matter (1 p.)  Box M. F. 321
 
Page proof (16 p.)  Box M. F. 321
 
Notes (4 p.)  Box M. F. 321
 
Children of the Mayflower 1969 
Note  London: Heinemann, 1969
Box M. F. 321
Holograph (20 p.)  Box M. F. 321
 
Flowering Spring 1960 
Note  New Jersey: Oxford, 1960
Box M. F. 322
Holograph (120 p.)  Box M. F. 322
 
Notes (2 p.)  Box M. F. 322
 
Typescript, corrected (238 p.)  Box M. F. 322
 
Galley proof, corrected (61 p.)  Box M. F. 322
 
Page proof, corrected (103 p.)  Box M. F. 322
 
Heir of Craigs 1955 
Note  Toronto: Oxford, 1955
Box M. F. 323
Holograph (111 p.)  Box M. F. 323
 
Typescript, corrected (217 p.)  Box M. F. 323
 
Page proof, corrected (114 p.)  Box M. F. 323
 
Henry Purcell and His Times 1959 
Note  London: Lutterworth Press, 1959
Box M. F. 323
Holograph (54 p.)  Box M. F. 323
 
Page proof, corrected (71 p.)  Box M. F. 323
 
Notes (45 p.)  Box M. F. 323
 
Research material, typescript (55 p.)  Box M. F. 323
 
High Way; an Anthology Composition 1957 
Note  Toronto: Oxford, 1957
Box M. F. 323
Correspondence (36 p.)  Box M. F. 323
 
Notes (references) (18 p.)  Box M. F. 323
 
Lancashire Hotpot (an essay)  
Note  : ,
Box M. F. 323
Holograph (12 p.)  Box M. F. 323
 
Typescript, corrected (31 p.)  Box M. F. 323
 
Correspondence (2 p.)  Box M. F. 323
 
Notes (19 p.)  Box M. F. 323
 
Little Bit of Ivory; a Life of Jane Austen 1977 
Note  London: Hamilton, 1977
Box M. F. 324
Holograph (89 p.)  Box M. F. 324
 
Typescript, corrected (165 p.)  Box M. F. 324
 
Front matter (19 p.)  Box M. F. 324
 
Notes (128 p.)  Box M. F. 324
 
More About Dowbiggins 1958 
Note  London: Lutterworth Press, 1958
Box M. F. 324
Holograph (81 p.)  Box M. F. 324
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (164 p.)  Box M. F. 324
 
Page proof, corrected (80 p.)  Box M. F. 324
 
Pavilion 1969 
Note  New Jersey: Oxford, 1969
Box M. F. 324
Holograph (111 p.)  Box M. F. 324
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (268 p.)  Box M. F. 324
 
Front matter (4 p.)  Box M. F. 324
 
Page proof, corrected (86 p.)  Box M. F. 324
 
Search for a Song 1962 
Note  Toronto: Oxford, 1962
Box M. F. 325
Holograph (50 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Typescript, corrected (33 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Typescript, corrected (146 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Front matter (3 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Galley proof, corrected (44 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Page proof (78 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Secret of Ora 1957 
Note  New Jersey: Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 1957
Box M. F. 325
Holograph (15 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Typescript (28 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Front matter (1 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Galley proof, corrected (7 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Some Christian Festivals; to which is appended a frief glossary of Christian terminology 1963 
Note  London: Joseph, 1963
Box M. F. 325
Holograph (92 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Typescript (191 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Front matter (47 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Page proof, corrected (98 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Notes (146 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Notes, book request slips (39 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Correspondence (7 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Research materials, clippings (6 p.)  Box M. F. 325
 
Sparks Among the Stubble; Short Stories 1950 
Note  New Jersey: Oxford, 1950
Box M. F. 326
Holograph (118 p.)  Box M. F. 326
 
Typescript, front matter (17 p.)  Box M. F. 326
 
Correspondence (7 p.)  Box M. F. 326
 
Research material (1 p.)  Box M. F. 326
 
Spring of the Year 1957 
Note  New Jersey: Oxford, 1957
Box M. F. 326
Holograph (104 p.)  Box M. F. 326
 
Notes (4 p.)  Box M. F. 326
 
Typescript, corrected (183 p.)  Box M. F. 326
 
Front matter (1 p.)  Box M. F. 326
 
Galley proof, corrected (57 p.)  Box M. F. 326
 
Page proof, corrected (96 p.)  Box M. F. 326
 
The Story of Christianity in Britain 1961 
Note  London: Joseph, 1961
Box M. F. 326
Holograph (72 p.)  Box M. F. 326
 
Typescript, corrected (170 p.)  Box M. F. 326
 
Front matter (3 p.)  Box M. F. 326
 
Galley proof, corrected (50 p.)  Box M. F. 326
 
Page proof, corrected (94 p.)  Box M. F. 326
 
Correspondence (4 p.)  Box M. F. 326
Box M. F. 327
Notes (23 p.)  Box M. F. 327
 
Towards a High Attic; the Early Life of George Eliot 1971 
Note  New York: Holt, 1971
Box M. F. 327
Holograph (82 p.)  Box M. F. 327
 
Typescript, corrected (195 p.)  Box M. F. 327
 
Front matter (5 p.)  Box M. F. 327
 
Page proof, corrected (80 p.)  Box M. F. 327
 
Correspondence (3 p.)  Box M. F. 327
 
Notes (59 p.)  Box M. F. 327
 
What About Religion? 1961 
Note  London: Museum Press, 1961
Box M. F. 328
Holograph (78 p.)  Box M. F. 328
 
Typescript, corrected partial photocopy (171 p.)  Box M. F. 328
 
Front matter (18 p.)  Box M. F. 328
 
Notes (51 p.)  Box M. F. 328
 
Family at Dowbiggins 1955 
Note  New York: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1955
Box M. F. 321
Holograph (130 p.)  Box M. F. 321
 
Page proof, corrected (112 p.)  Box M. F. 321