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B. J. (Beatrice Joy) Chute papers, undated, 1936-1986

Summary Information
Title: B. J. (Beatrice Joy) Chute papers
Dates: 1936-1986
Creator: Chute, B. J. (Beatrice Joy)
Extent: 2 boxes (1.55 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-956
Abstract:
This collection consists of typescript, galley proofs, notes, clippings, reviews, photographs, dummies, photocopies of illustrations, playbills, a jacket cover, and correspondence from ten items published from 1938-1986. This collection also contains unpublished works including; an untitled manuscript, a musical production, and a collection of personal correspondence.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Chute, B. J.

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:

B. J. (Beatrice Joy) Chute papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

B. J. (Beatrice Joy) was born in Minnesota in 1913. She was a children’s author and an adjunct professor of creative writing. She began her writing career with stories intended for adolescents in magazines and newspapers. In 1960 her novel Greenwillow was made into a musical. She died in September 1987.


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection contains materials for ten published items and three unpublished items and includes: typescript, galley proofs, notes, clippings, reviews, photographs, dummies, photocopies of illustrations, playbills, a jacket cover, and correspondence.

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.
  • Chute, B. J.
  • United States.
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.
  • Manners and customs.
  • High school athletes -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Roommates -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Football stories.
  • Friendship.
  • High school athletes.
  • Roommates.
  • Fiction.
  • Juvenile works.
  • Man-woman relationships.
  • Architects.
  • Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
  • Architects -- Fiction.
  • Men -- Conduct of life -- Fiction.
  • Men -- Conduct of life.
  • Homeless women.
  • Homeless women -- Fiction.
  • Love stories, American.
  • Military cadets -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Military cadets.
  • Shattuck School -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Shattuck School.
  • Minnesota -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Minnesota.
  • Photographs
  • Photocopies of illustrations
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Blocking Back, 1938 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 1966  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1966  Box 1 , Folder 2
 
Correspondence, Notes, Clippings 1936-1970  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
Blue Cup and Other Stories, The, 1957 
Box 1
Correspondence, Clippings, Reviews 1957-1958  Box 1 , Folder 4
 
End of Loving, The, 1953 
Box 1
Correspondence 1953-1963  Box 1 , Folder 5
 
Corrected Typescript 1952  Box 1 , Folder 6
 
Notes, Clippings 1952-1953  Box 1 , Folder 7
 
Fields are White, The, 1950 
Box 1
Corrected Typescripts, Notes 1948  Box 1 , Folder 8
 
Correspondence, Photographs, Notes 1948-1957  Box 1 , Folder 9
 
Good Woman, The, 1986 
Box 1
Photocopied Corrected Typescript 1980-1981  Box 1 , Folder 10
 
Photocopied Corrected Typescript, Clippings 1980-1981  Box 1 , Folder 11
 
Greenwillow, 1956 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Dummy, Photocopies of Illustrations 1954-1955  Box 1 , Folder 12
 
Correspondence 1966  Box 1 , Folder 13
 
Correspondence 1955-1956  Box 1 , Folder 14
 
Correspondence 1956-1960  Box 1 , Folder 15
 
Correspondence 1960-1983  Box 1 , Folder 16
 
Notes, Clippings 1956-1985  Box 1 , Folder 17
 
Clippings 1956-1973  Box 1 , Folder 18
 
Greenwillow (Musical Production), 1960 
Box 1
Corrected Typescripts 1958  Box 1 , Folder 19
 
Corrected Typescripts 1959  Box 1 , Folder 20-21
 
Correspondence 1956-1960  Box 1 , Folder 22
 
Correspondence 1960-1961, 1979  Box 1 , Folder 23
 
Notes, Clippings 1958-1977  Box 1 , Folder 24
 
Clippings, Playbills 1959-1977  Box 1 , Folder 25
 
Katie: An Impertinent Fairy Tale, 1978 
Box 1
Correspondence, Clippings 1978  Box 1 , Folder 26
 
Personal Correspondence, unpublished 
Box 1
Correspondence, Clippings 1944-1984  Box 1 , Folder 27
 
Correspondence, Clippings 1960-1977  Box 1 , Folder 28
 
Correspondence, Clippings 1971-1980  Box 2 , Folder 1
 
Shattuck Cadet, 1940 
Box 2
Jacket Cover, Correspondence, Clippings 1939-1955  Box 2 , Folder 2
 
Short Stories, unpublished 
Box 2
Typescripts undated  Box 2 , Folder 3-8
 
Story of a Small Life, The, 971 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript 1970  Box 2 , Folder 9
 
Notes, Clippings 1971-1972  Box 2 , Folder 10
 
Untitled Manuscript, unpublished 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript 1975-1987  Box 2 , Folder 11
 
Correspondence, Notes 1986  Box 2 , Folder 12