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Collection Inventory

Box 1
17.25” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Maverick With A Paintbrush.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1977.

          1.  Typed manuscript pages with revisions (beginning of book)
          
2.  Typed manuscript pages with revisions
          
3.  Manuscript materials
              
a. Picture captions
               
b. Outline for remainder of book
               
c. Introduction to first and last chapters
               
d. Handwritten notes
          
4.  Correspondence with Thomas Hart Benton and Wife
          
5.  Correspondence with Mildred Benton Small (Middo) and family
          
6.  Letter to Harry S. Truman
          
7.  Correspondence with people from Neosho, MO
          
8.  Magazine and newspaper clippings
          
9.  Photocopy of An American in Art
        
10.  Information on Thomas Hart Benton Associates of the Kansas City Art Institute
        
11.  Student report
        
12.  Notes and research materials
        
13.  Promotional brochure

Box 2
17.25” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Gypsy Summer. New York: Scholastic, 1986.
  
          
1.  Copy of book—paperback
          
2.  Research materials—article
          
3.  Handwritten notes
          
4.  Preface materials
          
5.  Early outline
          
6.  Outline
          
7.  Outline for remainder of story and manuscript ending
          
8.  (New) Outline for remaining story
          
9.  Ending
        
10.  Outline for juvenile novel
        
11.  Typed manuscript—not final copy
        
12.  Typed manuscript (pp. 1-49 missing)
        
13.  Typed manuscript (pp. 1-49, 98)
        
14.  Miscellaneous manuscript pages

Box 3
17.25” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     The Girl in the Window. New York: Scholastic, 1988.

          
1.  Transparency of book cover
          
2.  Outline for remainder of story
          
3.  Correspondence—10/14/86
          
4.  Typed manuscript with revisions pp. 13-129
          
5.  Typed manuscript pages (after Marji McDonald’s critique)
          
6.  Typed manuscript pp. 63-129
          
7.  Typed manuscript pages 1-6 with revisions
          
8.  Typed manuscript chapter 2-4 with revisions
          
9.  Copy of typed manuscript chapters 2-4 with revisions
        
10.  Typed manuscript pp. 90-102
        
11.  Typed manuscript pp. 1-10 (discarded beginning)
        
12.  Typed manuscript new pp. 1-14 (early version)
        
13.  Typed manuscript new pp. 1-16 (corrected after phone conference with editor)
        
14.  Miscellaneous manuscript pages

Box 4
17.25” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     The Stranger at Winfield House. New York: Scholastic, 1989.
          
Working title:  Shadows Over Winfield House

  1.  Copy of upper plot line
  
2.  Typed manuscript with revisions—1st draft
  
3.  Typed manuscript with revisions and notes—2nd draft
  
4.  Typed manuscript with revisions pp. 1-9
  
5.  Typed manuscript with revisions—3rd draft
  
6.  Extra pages of manuscript returned to talk over revisions
  
7.  Student study packet
  
8.  Transparency of book cover
  
9.  Manila envelope with note
10.  Various copies of the manuscript beginning pages

Box 5
17.25” x 11.5” x 3.75”

      Other Manuscripts

  1.  ABC Book for Smart Kids
       
a. Handwritten notes
       
b. Handwritten foreword
       
c. Original idea for dictionary—handwritten pages
       
d. Typewritten pages—“Words from Weird Willi’s Dictionary for Smart Kids”
  
2.  Carry the Moon to Bed
       
a. Correspondence
      
b. Typed manuscript pp. 1-8
       
c. Typed manuscript pp. 1-52, 59-64
       
d. Manuscript pages to be inserted for p. 4
  
3.  The Clasp
       
a. Typed manuscript with revisions—1st draft
       
b. Typed manuscript with notes and revisions
  
4.  The Day I Sold My Brother
       
a. Correspondence
      
b. Typed manuscript pp. 1-8 with revisions
       
c. Typed manuscript pp. 1-10 with revisions
       
d. Typed manuscript pp. 1-10 with revisions
       
e. Typed manuscript with revisions pp. 1-10
       
f.  Miscellaneous manuscript pages
  
5.  First Grade Was Awful
       
a. Typed manuscript pp. 1-4 with notes
  
6.  First Love
       
a. Correspondence
       
b. Handwritten notes and manuscript
  
7.  Last Dance 
       
a. Proposal (2 copies)
       
b. Plot outline (2 copies)
  
8.  Linny Smittle’s Totally Awesome Blanket
       
a. Handwritten manuscript pages
       
b. Typed manuscript with revisions
       
c. Typed manuscript with revisions pp. 1-7
       
d. Typed manuscript pp. 1-7—final copy (2 copies)
       
e. Typed manuscript with page divisions, revisions, and notes
      
f.  Typed manuscript with page divisions and revisions
       
g. Dummy book
  
9.  Little Red Writing Hood
       
a. Typed manuscript with revisions|
       
b. Typed manuscript
10.  Melvin and the Computer Room Monster
       
a.  Typed manuscript with revisions

Box 6

17.25” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Other Manuscripts (continued)
          
11.  An October Affair
                
a. Typed manuscript with revisions
          
12.  Really Truly Marie
                
a. Handwritten notes
                
b. Typed manuscript with revisions
                
c. Typed manuscript
                
d. Typed manuscript
                
e. Typed manuscript with revisions—2nd draft
                
f.  Typed manuscript with revisions and notes
                
g. Typed manuscript with revisions
        
13.  Stay in Your Seat, Jonathan Jenkins
                
a. Typed manuscript pp. 1-10—1st draft
                
b. Typed manuscript pp. 1-5
                
c. Typed manuscript with revisions
                
d. Typed manuscript with revisions pp. 1-10
                
e. Typed manuscript pp. 1-10
          
14.  Tangled Spring
                
a. Typed manuscript
                
b. Outline for the remainder of the story
          
15.  A Twenty Thousand Word Mystery
                
a. Copy of Jonny Ann’s opinion-viewpoint
                
b. Typed manuscript with revisions and notes pp. 1-6
                
c. Typed manuscript with revisions and notes pp. 1-7
                
d. Typed manuscript labeled “Outline” with revisions and notes
                
e. Typed manuscript with revisions and notes pp. 1-4
                
f.  Typed manuscript with revisions pp. 1-21
                
g. Miscellaneous manuscript pages
          
16. Tommy’s Two Fathers
                
a. Typed manuscript with revisions
          
17. Turtle
                
a. Typed manuscript with revisions

Box 7
17.25” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Correspondence
          
1. Personal notes and cards
          
2. Children’s Literature Festival materials—Sadler and Gilbert
          
3. Conference and workshop information
          
4. Publishers

Box 8
17.25” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Student letters and drawings 1982-1993

Box 9
17.25” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Miscellaneous materials

   1. Biographical materials
   
2. Bibliographic materials
   
3. Copy of speech—handwritten
   4
. Handouts and information from workshop “Writing Juvenile Filmstrips”
   
5. Newspaper clippings
       
a. Yeo
       
b. Students
       
c. Old Drum
       
d. Research materials
   
6. Book reviews
  
 7. Edgar Wolfe Literary Award—March 8, 1997
       
a. Program
       
b. Newspaper clippings
      
 c. Copy of introduction
       
d. Copy of tribute
       
e. Copy of speech
       
f. Two signed posters
   
8. Miscellaneous