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Shirley Climo Papers: Papers 1

Shirley Climo Papers 1

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Shirley Climo Papers 1                Shirley Climo

Collection Inventory

Box 1
17.25” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     The Cobweb Christmas.  New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1982
          
Working title: The Spider’s Christmas

          1.  Original manuscript as submitted to editor (photocopy) 1980
          2.  Corrected manuscript
          3.  Sample typeset pages
          4.  Draft of the flap copy
          5.  Rejection letter from “Ranger Rick’s Nature Magazine”
          6.  Typed manuscript “The Spider’s Christmas”
          7.  Correspondence concerning source material—Photocopies of sources used
          8.  Correspondence with editors
          9.  Letters from students
        10.  Photocopy of galley
        11.  Reprint of “The Cobweb Christmas” from the Washington Post-December 24,1985
        12.  Book reviews from Britain
        13.  Book reviews
        14.  Copy of book—English Edition, hardback
        15.  Awards—Pick of the List, Parents’ Choice Remarkable

     
Gopher, Tanker, and the Admiral.  New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1984
          
Working Title:  The Grandpa-Sitter  

          1.  Original copy- Typescript of opening, 3 pages
          2.  Photocopy of “The Grandpa-Sitter” original submission
          3.  Second submitted rewrite of original first chapter
          4.  Edited photocopy of Chapter 1 (4th version)
          5.  Photocopied final submission
          6.  Sample galley pages
          7.  Sample manuscript pages
          8.  Galley marked set
          9.  Book reviews
        10.  Galley- Review Copy

Box 2
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Someone Saw A Spider.  New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1985.
          
Working title: Spider’s World
                             
 Enchanted Web

          
1.  Typed (original) for Spider’s World                                                                                                                            
          
2.  Corrected photocopy for Spider’s World                                   
          3.  Typed manuscript Grandmother Spider Brings the Sun
          
4.  Typed manuscript  ‘So There!’ said the Spider
         
5.  Title Page
          6.  Table of Contents and first typescript for Arachne’s Gift
          
7.  Typescript submission (2nd version) for Arachne’s Gift
          8.  (2nd version) with corrections Arachne’s Gift
          
9.   Miscellaneous typed manuscript pages
         10.  Extras and Explanation page
         11.  Typed manuscript with revisions
         12.  A galley of the illustrations
         13.  Galley pages with corrections
         14.  Book jacket
         15.  Correspondence
         16.  Notes and references
         17.  Book reviews
         18.  Uncorrected proof
         19.  Teacher’s Read Aloud Anthology .Macmillan/ McGraw Hill: New York, 1993, with “Little Father Spider Comes to Dinner” reprinted p. 23  
         20.  Awards: Notable Book in Field of Social Studies; Notable Book in Field of Science Council of English Teacher’s Award

Box 3
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     A Month of Seven Days. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1987.
          
Working Title: Tortoise-Shell Talisman

          1.  Carbon copy of original first chapter
          2.  Sample pages 16-20, 23-24
          3.  Ending pp. 138-139
          4.  Working photocopy
          5.  1st version of dog scene
          6.  2nd version of dog scene
          7.  Follow-up and dog scene
          8.  1st version pp. 8-9 with name Hannibal
          9.  2nd version pp. 5-8 with name change to Hodge
        10.  Photocopy of Kitchen scene
        11.  Sample pages- love interest disappears in final version
        12.  Typed manuscript- sample pages
        13.  Typed manuscript- sample pages
        14.  Typed manuscript pp. 19-21, 24-120
        15.  Selected pages from submission copy
        16.  Typed manuscript sample pages
        17.  Sample chapters from unbound review book
        18.  Reference articles
        19.  Galley
        20.  Correspondence
        21.  Book Reviews
        22.  Student made book- “The ABC’s of a Month of Seven Days”
        23.  Nominated for best book of the year in Indiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Minnesota, and Georgia

Box 4
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     King of the Birds. New York: Harper Trophy, 1988.

          1.  First galley (text) with editorial suggestions
          2.  Copies of pages as submitted by Ruth Heller
          3.  Second galley (text) with editorial suggestions
          4.  Photocopy of illustrated galley with Ruth’s sketches
          5.  Proof
          6.  Copy of book-paperback
          7.  Correspondence
          8.  Book Reviews
          9.  ALA Notable Book in Field of Social Studies; State Award Nominee in Nevada, California, and Georgia

     T.J.’s Ghost. New York: Harper Trophy, 1989.

          1.  Assorted pages from several early drafts
          2.  Partial marked set of galleys
          3.  Proof with revisions
          4.  Review copy of book
          5.  Letters from students
          6.  Correspondence
          7.  Book Reviews
          8.  Awards: Teacher’s Choice; Boston Globe

Box 5
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Egyptian Cinderella. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1989.

          1.  Typed manuscript
          2.  Third draft with word count on each page
          3.  Corrected final copy
          4.  Final copy ready for photocopy
          5.  Copy of front flap information
          6.  Galley
          7.  Suggested uses for the classroom
          8.  Photos from Ruth Heller of artwork in progress
          9.  Postcard issued by Harper
        10.  Letters from students and other book related correspondence
        11.  Book Reviews
        12.  ALA Notable Book in Field of Social Studies in 1989; Pick of the Lists- American Booksellers, Fall 1989; Georgia Storybook Master List 1990-1991; Nominee for Nevada’s
               Young Reader’s Award.

     City! New York. New York: Macmillan, 1990.

          1.  Handwritten bibliography 
          2.  Galley
          3.  Pages with specifications
          4.  Master set- 2nd Proof
          5.  Book Reviews
          6.  Correspondence

Box 6
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

      City! San Francisco. Macmillan Publishing Company: New York, 1990.

          1.  Proposal for City Snapshots series
          2.  Typed manuscript
          3.  New pages 1-3, 7, 14, 18, 22-24, 27
          4.  Typed manuscript with new pages
          5.  Typed manuscript with corrections
          6.  Pages from working drafts
          7.  Index
          8.  Title page- Master Set, First Proof
          9.  Master Set- Second Proof
        10.  Master Set- Third Proof
        11.  Galley
        12.  Suggestions for map
        13.  Suggestions for pictures
        14.  Handwritten notes just after San Francisco earthquake for front of book
        15.  Book Reviews
        16.  Correspondence

     City! Washington. Macmillan Publishing Company: New York, 1991.

          1.  Spiral notebook with notes taken on visit to city prior to writing book
          2.  Typed manuscript with revisions
          3.  Captions
          4.  Master Set- 1st Proof
          5.  Letters from students
          6.  Book Reviews
          7.  Correspondence