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Edward Bloor Papers, 1995-2007

Summary Information
Title: Edward Bloor papers
Dates: 1995-2007
Creator: Bloor, Edward, 1950-
Extent: 2 boxes (2.0 cubic feet)
Location: Materials are stored in Andersen Library cavern. Please allow 60 minutes for retrieval.
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-866
The collection consists of corrected typescripts, correspondence, and research materials for children's books by Edward Bloor.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Edward Bloor.

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.


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:

Edward Bloor papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.

Biographical Sketch

Edward Bloor was born on October 12, 1950 in Trenton, New Jersey. He received his B.A. at Fordham University in 1973 and was a teacher in the Florida public schools 1983-1986. Beginning in 1986, Bloor became a senior editor at Harcourt Brace School Publishers. He has published a number of books for young adults; his first book Tangerine (1997) won the American Library Association Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults (1998), Edgar Allan Poe Award nomination for Best Young Adult Novel (1998) and the American Booksellers Association Pick of the List (1997).

Biographical Source, Something About the Author , V. 98, pp. 17-18.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of production materials for five children's books by Edward Bloor. Materials include corrected typescripts, correspondence, and research materials.

Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Crusader, 1999 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter, Notes 1999  Box 1, Folder 1-7
Corrected Typescript 1999  Box 1, Folder 8-11
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter, Notes, Proof for Jacket, Research Material, Floppy Disk 1999  Box 1, Folder 12-17
London Calling, 2005 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 2004  Box 1, Folder 18-20
Corrected Typescript January 2005  Box 1, Folder 21-23
Corrected Typescript May 2005  Box 1, Folder 24-26
Story Time, 2004 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript July 2001  Box 1, Folder 27-32
Box 2
Corrected Typescript December 2001  Box 2, Folder 1-7
Corrected Typescript, Additional Material 2002  Box 2, Folder 8-10
Taken, 2007 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence 2006-2007  Box 2, Folder 11-12
Corrected Typescript June 2006  Box 2, Folder 13-14
Tangerine, 1997 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript 2004  Box 2, Folder 15-17
Correspondences, Clippings 1995-1997, 1999-2000  Box 2, Folder 18