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Eloise McGraw Papers

Summary Information
Title: Eloise McGraw Papers
Dates: 1950-1996
Creator: McGraw, Eloise
Extent: 259 folders--written; 2 boxes--illustrative
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-923
Abstract:
The collection contains both written and illustrative production material. Written material includes book reviews, programs, speeches, publisher's catalogs , calendars, typescripts, etc. Illustrative materials include studies in watercolor, colored pencil, pencil, pencil studies with text pasteups, pencil sketches, etc.

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

Book Reviews,

Calendars,

Changing World of Children's Books, The,

Children's correspondence,

Clippings,

Cornelia Cornsilk,

Correspondence,

Critiques,

Curtis Brown Ltd. correspondence,

Double-Barreled Secret, The: The Juvenile Mystery,

Eloise's Scrapbook, 1991

Forbidden Fountain of Oz, The, 1980

Golden Goblet, The, 1986

McElderry correspondence,

Greensleeves correspondence,

Heidi,

Hillary's Hats,

Joel and the Great Merlini correspondence,

Letter From the 30's, June, 1992

Mara, Daughter of the Nile, 1985

Merry Go Round in Oz, 1963

Master Cornhill, 1973

Morfs, The,

Money Room, The,

Moorchild, The, 1996

Oz correspondence,

Picture Books,

Professional correspondence: 1991-1994,

Really Weird Summer, A, 1990

Rundelstone,

Sawdust in His Shoes, 1950

Seventeenth Swap conference, The,

Speaking engagements: 1990-1992,

Speeches: 1983-1996,

Striped Ships, The, 1991

Tangled Web, 1993

Thompson's Purple Prince,

Trick or Treat,

Speeches and workshops,

Award ceremonies,

A View from the Deck, 1994

Wizard of Oz (preface by McGraw),

Writer Friends' Correspondence,


Biographical Sketch

Eloise Jarvis McGraw was born December 9, 1915, in Houston, TX, and died November 30, 2000, in Portland Or. She became a writer of fiction, fantasy, and mysteries for children and young adults, and won three Newbery Honors for her work, along with many other awards and honors. She was also an artist, and created the covers for many of her titles. She and her husband also traveled a lot, mostly in this country and in Europe.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author , vols. 1, 67, 123; Something About the Author Autobiography Series , vol. 6


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains written material, and some illustrative material. Written material includes book reviews, programs, speeches, publisher's catalogs, calendars, typescripts, some corrected or photocopied or with carbon or with card notes, lots of correspondence, notes, clippings, literary journals, photographs, bulletins, programs, royalty statements, one with a check stub, critiques, a Sonlight Curriculum booklet, front matter, books and pamphlets, jacket proofs, photocopied page proofs, research material, corrected galley proof, schedules, programs, various souvenirs, Writer's NW, Summer, 1994, Oregon Ink, 1995, and a glossary. Illustrative materials include studies in watercolor, colored pencil, pencil, pencil studies with text pasteups, pencil sketches, photocopies, an overlay, and a negative.

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.
  • McGraw, Eloise
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Book Reviews  
Box MF2840
book reviews (70 p.)  Box MF2840
 
jacket proof (1 p.)  Box MF2840
 
programs (2 p.)  Box MF2840
 
speech (6 p.)  Box MF2840
 
publisher's catalog (1 p.)  Box MF2840
 
Calendars  
Box MF2270
calendars: 1989, 1992-1996 (6 p.)  Box MF2270
 
Changing World of Children's Books, The  
Note  Oregon Humanities,
Box MF2843
typescript, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF2843
 
correspondence (16 p.)  Box MF2843
 
notes (4 p.)  Box MF2843
 
clippings (13 p.)  Box MF2843
 
literary journal (1 p.)  Box MF2843
 
Children's correspondence  
Box MF2418, 2841
correspondence (583 p.)  Box MF2418, 2841
 
photograph (1 p.)  Box MF2418, 2841
 
Clippings  
Box MF2842
correspondence (30 p.)  Box MF2842
 
clippings (43 p.)  Box MF2842
 
bulletins and programs (7 p.)  Box MF2842
 
royalty statements (11 p.)  Box MF2842
 
literary journal (1 p.)  Box MF2842
 
publisher's catalog (1 p.)  Box MF2842
 
Cornelia Cornsilk  
Box MF2843, 2844
typescript, corrected (325 p.)  Box MF2843, 2844
 
notes (9 p.)  Box MF2843, 2844
 
Correspondence  
Box MF2840
correspondence (287 p.)  Box MF2840
 
Critiques  
Box MF2840
critiques (65 p.)  Box MF2840
 
critiques and correspondence (12 p.)  Box MF2840
 
correspondence (9 p.)  Box MF2840
 
notes (21 p.)  Box MF2840
 
Curtis Brown Ltd. correspondence  
Box MF2423, 2841
correspondence (315 p.)  Box MF2423, 2841
 
Sonlight Curriculum booklet (1 p.)  Box MF2423, 2841
 
Double-Barreled Secret, The: The Juvenile Mystery  
Box MF2428
typescript, corrected (72 p.)  Box MF2428
 
front matter (2 p.)  Box MF2428
 
notes (9 p.)  Box MF2428
 
books, pamphlets (5 p.)  Box MF2428
 
Eloise's Scrapbook 1991 
Box MF2413
typescript, corrected (11 p.)  Box MF2413
 
correspondence (5 p.)  Box MF2413
 
photographs (69 p.)  Box MF2413
 
Forbidden Fountain of Oz, The 1980 
Note  Kinderhook, IL: International Wizard of Oz Club, 1980
Box MF2844
correspondence (78 p.)  Box MF2844
 
Golden Goblet, The 1986 
Note  New York: Puffin Books, 1986
Box MF2842
royalty statement and check stub (83 p.)  Box MF2842
 
jacket proof (1 p.)  Box MF2842
Box MF2413
correspondence (157 p.)  Box MF2413
 
McElderry correspondence  
Box MF2423
correspondence (75 p.)  Box MF2423
 
Greensleeves correspondence  
Box MF2423
correspondence (14 p.)  Box MF2423
 
Heidi  
Note  Aladdin Classics,
Box MF2844
typescript (5 p.)  Box MF2844
 
typescript, corrected (4 p.)  Box MF2844
 
correspondence (9 p.)  Box MF2844
 
notes (3 p.)  Box MF2844
 
Hillary's Hats  
Box MC1319
watercolor studies (8 p.)  Box MC1319
 
color pencil study (1 p.)  Box MC1319
 
pencil study (2 p.)  Box MC1319
 
pencil studies with text pasteups (35 p.)  Box MC1319
Box MF2843
typescript, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF2843
 
page proof, photocopy (60 p.)  Box MF2843
 
Joel and the Great Merlini correspondence  
Box MF2423
correspondence (45 p.)  Box MF2423
 
Letter From the 30's June, 1992 
Note  New Classen Life, June, 1992
Box MF2413
typescript, corrected (16 p.)  Box MF2413
 
typescript, photocopy (10 p.)  Box MF2413
 
Mara, Daughter of the Nile 1985 
Note  New York: Puffin Books, 1985
Box MF2842
correspondence (43 p.)  Box MF2842
 
clippings (11 p.)  Box MF2842
Box MF2423
correspondence (62 p.)  Box MF2423
 
Merry Go Round in Oz 1963 
Note  Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1963
Box MF576
typescript, corrected carbon (275 p.)  Box MF576
 
front matter (1 p.)  Box MF576
 
Master Cornhill 1973 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1973
Box MF2676
notes (209 p.)  Box MF2676
 
Morfs, The  
Box MF2843
typescript, corrected (230 p.)  Box MF2843
 
notes (10 p.)  Box MF2843
 
ink sketch (1 p.)  Box MF2843
 
Money Room, The  
Box MF2842
page proof (1 p.)  Box MF2842
 
jacket proof (1 p.)  Box MF2842
 
Moorchild, The 1996 
Note  New York: Simon & Schuster Children's Books, 1996
Box MF2842
correspondence (82 p.)  Box MF2842
Box MF2426, 2427, 2428
typescript, corrected (1751 p.)  Box MF2426, 2427, 2428
 
front matter (9 p.)  Box MF2426, 2427, 2428
 
notes (167 p.)  Box MF2426, 2427, 2428
 
research material (22 p.)  Box MF2426, 2427, 2428
 
Oz correspondence  
Box MF2423, 2844
correspondence (145 p.)  Box MF2423, 2844
 
notes (5 p.)  Box MF2423, 2844
 
Picture Books  
Box MF2843
typescript (18 p.)  Box MF2843
 
typescript, corrected (14 p.)  Box MF2843
 
correspondence (4 p.)  Box MF2843
 
Professional correspondence: 1991-1994  
Box MF2413
correspondence (118 p.)  Box MF2413
 
Really Weird Summer, A 1990 
Note  New York: Collier Books, 1990
Box MF2842
galley proof, corrected (13 p.)  Box MF2842
Box MF2423
correspondence (14 p.)  Box MF2423
 
Rundelstone  
Box MF2843
typescript (93 p.)  Box MF2843
 
typescript, corrected (96 p.)  Box MF2843
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (33 p.)  Box MF2843
 
correspondence (5 p.)  Box MF2843
 
notes (5 p.)  Box MF2843
 
Sawdust in His Shoes 1950 
Note  New York: Coward-McCann, 1950
Box MF2842
correspondence (59 p.)  Box MF2842
 
Seventeenth Swap conference, The  
Box MF2423
correspondence (18 p.)  Box MF2423
 
Speaking engagements: 1990-1992  
Box MF2428
typescript (5 p.)  Box MF2428
 
typescript, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF2428
 
correspondence (90 p.)  Box MF2428
 
notes (13 p.)  Box MF2428
 
research material (5 p.)  Box MF2428
 
booklets (2 p.)  Box MF2428
 
pamphlets (4 p.)  Box MF2428
 
Speeches: 1983-1996  
Box MF2418
typescript (21 p.)  Box MF2418
 
typescript with 1 card notes (1 p.)  Box MF2418
 
typescript (73 p.)  Box MF2418
 
typescript, corrected (14 p.)  Box MF2418
 
typescript, corrected with 1 p. notes (37 p.)  Box MF2418
 
typescript, corrected (45 p.)  Box MF2418
 
typescript, corrected, with 1 p. correspondence (4 p.)  Box MF2418
 
typescript, corrected (69 p.)  Box MF2418
 
Striped Ships, The 1991 
Note  New York: Macmillan Children's Book Group, 1991
Box MC1254
maps (17 p.)  Box MC1254
 
ink and pencil study (1 p.)  Box MC1254
 
overlay (1 p.)  Box MC1254
 
color crayon illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1254
 
color crayon study (1 p.)  Box MC1254
Box MF2676
typescript, corrected (204 p.)  Box MF2676
 
correspondence (273 p.)  Box MF2676
 
research (946 p.)  Box MF2676
 
research booklet (3 p.)  Box MF2676
Box MF2418
front matter (4 p.)  Box MF2418
 
typescript, corrected (234 p.)  Box MF2418
 
glossary (2 p.)  Box MF2418
 
typescript (2 p.)  Box MF2418
 
typescript photocopy (2 p.)  Box MF2418
 
ink drawing (1 p.)  Box MF2418
 
maps (2 p.)  Box MF2418
 
Tangled Web 1993 
Note  New Jersey: Simon & Schuster Children's, 1993
Box MC1254
pencil sketches (12 p.)  Box MC1254
 
photocopies (5 p.)  Box MC1254
 
pencil study (1 p.)  Box MC1254
 
overlay (1 p.)  Box MC1254
 
negative (1 p.)  Box MC1254
 
colored pencil study (1 p.)  Box MC1254
Box MF2445, 2423
typescript, corrected (202 p.)  Box MF2445, 2423
 
typescript, corrected, with 1p. front matter (97 p.)  Box MF2445, 2423
 
typescript, corrected, with 3pp. front matter (157 p.)  Box MF2445, 2423
 
typescript, corrected, with 3pp. front matter (160 p.)  Box MF2445, 2423
 
typescript, corrected, with 7pp. front matter (185 p.)  Box MF2445, 2423
 
typescript, corrected (156 p.)  Box MF2445, 2423
 
typescript, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF2445, 2423
 
galley proof, corrected (163 p.)  Box MF2445, 2423
 
jacket proof (1 p.)  Box MF2445, 2423
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF2445, 2423
 
notes (81 p.)  Box MF2445, 2423
 
research material (1 p.)  Box MF2445, 2423
 
Thompson's Purple Prince  
Box MF2413, 2844
typescript, corrected (38 p.)  Box MF2413, 2844
 
typescript (26 p.)  Box MF2413, 2844
 
Trick or Treat  
Box MF2843
typescript (11 p.)  Box MF2843
 
typescript, corrected (16 p.)  Box MF2843
 
notes (13 p.)  Box MF2843
 
Speeches and workshops  
Box MF3048, 2839
speech (42 p.)  Box MF3048, 2839
 
speech on notecards (868 p.)  Box MF3048, 2839
 
pamphlets and programs, etc. (16 p.)  Box MF3048, 2839
 
notes (6 p.)  Box MF3048, 2839
 
correspondence (69 p.)  Box MF3048, 2839
 
Award ceremonies  
Box MF2840
correspondence (4 p.)  Box MF2840
 
notes (2 p.)  Box MF2840
 
schedules, programs, various souvenirs (30 p.)  Box MF2840
 
A View from the Deck 1994 
Note  The Writer, 1994
Box MF2413
typescript, corrected (26 p.)  Box MF2413
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF2413
 
Writers, NW, Summer, 1994 (1 p.)  Box MF2413
 
Oregon Ink, 1995 (1 p.)  Box MF2413
 
Wizard of Oz (preface by McGraw)  
Note  Aladdin Classics,
Box MF2844
typescript, corrected (16 p.)  Box MF2844
 
correspondence (8 p.)  Box MF2844
 
notes (5 p.)  Box MF2844
 
Writer Friends' Correspondence  
Box MF2418
correspondence (55 p.)  Box MF2418
 
clippings (2 p.)  Box MF2418