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Marchette Chute Papers

Summary Information
Title: Marchette Chute Papers
Dates: 1932-1974
Creator: Chute, Marchette Gaylord, 1909-
Extent: 3.25 cubic ft. (10 boxes)
Location: Materials are housed in the Andersen Library caverns. Please allow 30 minutes for retrieval.
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-957
Abstract:
This collection contains print and art production materials for fifteen published titles and three unpublished works.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Donated by the author in 1975.

Gift of: Chute, Marchette Gaylord, 1909-


Arrangement

Materials are arranged alphabetically by published title and chronologically within each title.


Biographical Sketch

Marchette Gaylord Chute was born in Wayzata, Minnesota in 1909. She attended the Minneapolis School of Art and the University of Minnesota and spent her career as a writer, mainly of biography and history.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 1, p. 57-59.


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection contains print and art production materials for fifteen published titles and three unpublished works..

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.
  • Chute, Marchette Gaylord, 1909-
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Box MF 4023
Ben Johnson of Westminster, published New York: Dutton, 1953 (4 folders)  Box MF 4023
Note  Contains: front matter (2 p.); back matter (1 p.); photocopy of illustration (1 p.); correspondence (169 p.); notes (2 p.); clippings (16 p.)
 
First Liberty, published New York: Dutton, 1969 (5 folders)  Box MF 4023
Note  Contains: corrected typescript (3 p.); correspondence (127 p.); clippings (72 p.); research material (55 p.)
Box MF 4051
Geoffrey Chaucer of England, published New York: E.P. Dutton, 1946 (12 folders)  Box MF 4051
Note  Contains: corrected typescript (433 p.); front matter (2 p.); correspondence (110 p.); clipping (19 p.)
Box MF 4023
Green Tree of Democracy, published New York: Dutton, 1971 (2 folders)  Box MF 4023
Note  Contains: front matter (1 p.); back matter (1 p.); correspondence (53 p.); notes (8 p.); clippings (32 p.); research material (4 p.)
Box MF 4023, MC 1460
Innocent Wayfaring, published New York: Dutton, 1955 (3 folders)  Box MF 4023, MC 1460
Note  MF 4023 contains: corrected typescript (60 p.); front matter (3 p.); photocopy of illustration (1 p.); correspondence (45 p.); clippings, 1 booklet (16 p.)
MC 1460 contains: 10 ink studies; 25 pencil studies
Box MF 4023
Introduction to Shakespeare, published New York: Dutton, 1955 (1 folder)  Box MF 4023
Note  Contains: front matter (1 p.); correspondence (22 p.); photocopy of illustrations (1 p.); 1 hand sketch; clippings (32 p.)
Box MF 4041, MF 4043, MF 4044
Miscellany (37 folders)  Box MF 4041, MF 4043, MF 4044
Note  Contains: corrected typescript (18 p.); correspondence (245 p.); clippings (1820 p.)
Box MF 4023
Rhymes About Ourselves, published New York: The Macmillan Company, 1932 (1 folder)  Box MF 4023
Note  Contains: corrected typescript (3 p.); correspondence (32 p.); clippings (5 p.)
Box MC 1460
Rhymes About the City, published New York: The Macmillan Company, 1946  Box MC 1460
Note  Contains: 65 acrylic illustrations with text
Box MF 206, MC 1460
Rhymes About Us, published New York: Dutton, 1974 (4 folders)  Box MF 206, MC 1460
Note  MF 206 contains: corrected typescript (116 p.); corrected galley proof (13 p.); dummy (68 p.); front matter (1 p.); back matter (1 p.); correspondence (48 p.); 2 photographs; clippings (17 p.)
MC 1460 contains: pasteups (32 p.)
Box MF 4041
The Search for God, published New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1941 (4 folders)  Box MF 4041
Note  Contains: front matter (2 p.); back matter (2 p.); correspondence (152 p.); clippings (20 p.)
Box MF 4051
Shakespeare of London, published New York: Dutton, 1949 (1 folder)  Box MF 4051
Note  Contains: front matter (1 p.); back matter (1 p.); correspondence (7 p.); notes (1 p.); clippings (16 p.)
Box MF 4044-4048
Sir Philip Sidney: The Life of a Young Elizabethan (55 folders)  Box MF 4044-4048
Note  Contains: corrected holograph and typescript (23 p.); corrected typescript (604 p.); front matter (2 p.); back matter (1 p.); notes (93 p.); layout notes (17 p.); clippings (3 p.); research material, 4 booklets (2059 p.); 6 maps
Box MF 206
Stories for Shakespeare, published published Cleveland: World Pub. Co., 1956 (1 folder)  Box MF 206
Note  Contains: correspondence (2 p.); clippings (4 p.)
Box MF 4048, MF 4051
Two Gentle Men; the lives of George Herbert and Robert Herrick, published New York: Dutton, 1959 (6 folders)  Box MF 4048, MF 4051
Note  Contains: corrected typescript (290 p.); front matter (4 p.); back matter (14 p.)
Box MF 206
Wonderful Winter, by Grace Golden, published New York: Dutton, 1954  Box MF 206
Note  Contains: proof (2 p.): correspondence (26 p.)
Box MF 4048
Worlds of Shakespeare, published New York: Dutton, 1963 (4 folders)  Box MF 4048
Note  Contains: typescript (58 p.); corrected typescript (131 p.); front matter (2 p.); back matter (1 p.); correspondence (2 p.)
 
Verses and Essays (8 folders)  Box MF 4048
Note  Contains: corrected holograph and typescript (101 p.); corrected typescript (264 p.); clippings, 1 booklet (4 p.)