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Laura French papers, undated, 1977-2000

Summary Information
Title: Laura French papers
Dates: undated, 1977-2000
Creator: French, Laura
Extent: 6 boxes (2.4 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-851
Abstract:
This collection consists of manuscript materials related to eleven publications written by Laura French.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of French, Laura

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:

Laura French papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Born in 1949, Laura French grew up in Minnesota. She spent time working as an editor for Western Publishing before working as a freelance writer. She was a ghostwriter for a number of titles for the Trixie Belden series, assisting in editing as well.


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection contains manuscript materials related to eleven publications and includes correspondence, notes, research materials, corrected typescripts, and typescripts dating between 1977 and 2000.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • This 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.
  • French, Laura
  • Internet -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
  • Businesspeople -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
  • Internet
  • Businesspeople
  • Computer industry
  • Belden, Trixie (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction
  • Detective and mystery stories;
  • Mystery and detective stories
  • Arson -- Juvenile fiction
  • Mystery fiction
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Correspondence with editor, 1977-1980 
Box 1
Correspondence, Notes, Research Material 1977-1980  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
Dragon's Ransom, The, 1984 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 2
 
Photocopied Corrected Typescript 1983  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 4-5
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 6
 
Correspondence, Notes 1983  Box 1 , Folder 7
 
Internet Pioneers: The Cyber-Elite, 2001 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 2000  Box 1 , Folder 8-9
 
Corrected Typescript 2000  Box 2 , Folder 1
 
Correspondence, Notes 2000  Box 2 , Folder 2
 
Research Material 1996-2000  Box 2 , Folder 3
 
Research Material 1995-2000  Box 2 , Folder 4
 
Research Material 1999-2000  Box 2 , Folder 5
 
Research Material 1999  Box 2 , Folder 6
 
Trixie Belden and the Mystery at Maypenny's, 1980 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 7-8
Box 3
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 1-2
 
Photocopied Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 3
 
Correspondence, Notes 1979  Box 3 , Folder 4
 
Trixie Belden and the Mystery at Saratoga, 1979 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 5
 
Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 6
 
Trixie Belden and the Mystery off Old Telegraph Road, 1978 
Box 3
Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 7
Box 4
Typescript undated  Box 4 , Folder 1
 
Correspondence, Notes, Research Material 1977  Box 4 , Folder 2
 
Trixie Belden and the Mystery of the Galloping Ghost, 1986 
Box 4
Corrected Typescript 1985  Box 4 , Folder 3-5
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4 , Folder 6
 
Correspondence, Notes 1985  Box 4 , Folder 7
 
Trixie Belden and the Mystery of the Memorial Day Fire, 1984 
Box 4
Typescript 1984  Box 4 , Folder 8
 
Trixie Belden and the Mystery of the Missing Millionaire, 1980 
Box 4
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4 , Folder 9
Box 5
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 1
 
Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 2
 
Correspondence, Notes 1979  Box 5 , Folder 3
 
Photocopied Corrected Typescript, Correspondence 1978  Box 5 , Folder 4
 
Trixie Belden and the Mystery of the Vanishing Victim, 1980 
Box 5
Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 5
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 6
 
Corrected Typescripts, Correspondence 1979-1980  Box 5 , Folder 7
 
Trixie Belden and the Mystery of the Velvet Gown, 1980 
Box 5
Correspondence 1979  Box 5 , Folder 8
 
Trixie Belden and the Pet Show Mystery, 1985 
Box 6
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence 1984  Box 6 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 6 , Folder 2-4
 
Correspondence, Notes 1984  Box 6 , Folder 5