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Charlotte Zolotow Papers

Summary Information
Title: Charlotte Zolotow papers
Dates: 1944-1990
Creator: Zolotow, Charlotte
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-86
Abstract:
This collection consists of typescripts and page proofs related to books written and edited by Charlotte Zolotow.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Zolotow, Charlotte

Access Restrictions:

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:

Charlotte Zolotow papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch of Charlotte Zolotow

Charlotte Zolotow was born Charlotte Shapiro on June 26, 1915 in Norfolk, Virginia. She attended the University of Wisconsin until 1936, then worked in the field of publishing, joining Harper Brother (Harper & Row) in 1938. She published her first book, The Park Book , in 1944, sparking a decades long career writing for children. She received Caldecott Honors for The Storm Book in 1953 and Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present in 1963. The Children's Literature Research Collections at the University of Minnesota honored her with the Kerlan Award in 1986, and in 1998 the Cooperative Children's Book Center at the University of Wisconsin created the Charlotte Zolotow Award, given annually to a children's book author. Zolotow died on November 19, 2013 in Hasting-on-Hudson, New York.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Charlotte Zolotow Papers contain typescripts, page proofs, and notes for titles Zolotow wrote and published between 1944 and 1991.

Subject Terms
INDEX 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.
  • Zolotow, Charlotte, 1915-2013
  • Mothers and daughers
  • Rabbits
  • Children -- Conduct of life
  • Fathers and sons
  • Dolls
  • Behavior
  • Parks
  • Thunderstorms
  • Weather
  • Mothers and Sons
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Big Brother, 1960 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, typescript, undated  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
But Not Billy, 1983 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, corrected page proofs, corrected front matter, 1982 Box 1 , Folder 2
 
Early Sorrow, 1986 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, undated  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
Corrected page proofs, 1986  Box 1 , Folder 4-6
 
I Know a Lady, 1984 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, corrected page proof, corrected front matter, 1983, undated Box 1 , Folder 7
 
If It Weren't For You, 1966 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, undated Box 1 , Folder 8
 
May I Visit, 1976 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, corrected page proofs, 1975 Box 1 , Folder 9
 
Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present, 1962 
Box 1
Corrected typescript photocopy, 1960 Box 1 , Folder 10
 
My Grandson Lew, 1974 
Box 1
Corrected typescripts, undated Box 1 , Folder 11
 
Not a Little Monkey, 1989 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, corrected page proofs, corrected front matter, 1987-1988 Box 1 , Folder 12
 
Over and Over, 1957 
Box 1
Corrected typescripts, undated Box 1 , Folder 13
 
Overpraised Season: Ten Stories of Youth, 1973 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, undated Box 1 , Folder 14
 
Corrected page proofs, 1973, undated Box 1 , Folder 15-17
 
Park Book, 1944 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, 1944 Box 1 , Folder 18
 
Poodle Who Barked at the Wind, The, 1987 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, Corrected page proof, Corrected front matter, 1987 Box 1 , Folder 19
 
Quiet Mother and the Noisy Little Boy, The, 1989 
Box 1
Corrected typescripts, Corrected page proofs 1987 Box 1 , Folder 20
 
Some Things Go Together, 1983 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, Corrected page proof, Corrected front matter, undated Box 1 , Folder 21
 
Someone New, 1978 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, Corrected page proof, 1977, undated Box 1 , Folder 22
 
Something is Going to Happen, 1989 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, Corrected page proof, Corrected front matter, 1987, undated Box 1 , Folder 123
 
Storm Book, The, 1952 
Box 1
Typescript, undated Box 1 , Folder 24
 
Summer Is, 1967 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, typescript, undated Box 1 , Folder 25
 
Summer Is, 1983 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, Corrected page proof, Corrected front matter, 1982, undated Box 1 , Folder 26
 
Summer Night, The, 1991 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, Corrected page proofs, 1990 Box 1 , Folder 27
 
When I Have a Little Girl, 1965 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, 1964 Box 1 , Folder 28
 
When I Have a Son, 1967 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, undated Box 1 , Folder 29
 
White Marble, The, 1982 
Box 1
Notes, Corrected typescripts, undated Box 1 , Folder 30
 
William's Doll, 1972 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, Corrected page proofs 1971, undated Box 1 , Folder 31