3.8 linear ft.
(Manuscripts) 4 cubic ft. (Illustrations)
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Eleanor Estes papers
focus on her work as an author and illustrator of children's and young adult
fiction, and trace the genesis, process, and revision of thirteen of her works.
The collection contains manuscript and illustrative material, including
typescripts, notes, galley and page proofs, illustrations, a dummy, book
jackets, as well as scrapbooks for five titles containing reviews, articles,
and correspondence. There is also correspondence and art from children sent to
Ms. Estes about her books, a copy of her acceptance speech for the 1952 Newbery
Medal, an article written for Horn Book Magazine ,
and typescripts for some stories not verified as published.
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