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Dennis B. Fradin Papers      Dennis B. Fradin and Judith Bloom Fradin

Collection Inventory

Box 1
15.25” x 12.75” x 3”

     Droughts.  Chicago: Children’s Press, 1983.

1. Pages depicting the process of obtaining photos for nonfiction books with correspondence

     The Planet Hunters: the Search for Other Worlds.  New York: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, 1997.

1. Copies of correspondence to Mrs. E. Maxwell Phair, the person who, at age 11, named the planet “Pluto”. 
2. Copy pages of edited manuscript, pages: 24, 30-31, 61, 80-87, & 92.

Box 2
15.25” x 12.75” x 3”

     Bound for the North Star: True Stories of Fugitive Slaves. New York: Clarion Books, 2000.                                                                      
Working Titles: Bound for the North Star: Slave Escapes
Bound for the North Star: True Stories of Slave Escapes

 1.  Bound for the North Star: Slave Escapes.  
a.  Original version, four notebooks, handwritten.
1).  Slave Escapes I: Chapters III-VI, pages 48-102.
2).  Slave Escapes II; Chapters VII-VIII, pages 103-144.
3).  Slave Escapes III: Chapters IX-XI, pages 145-197.
4).  Slave Escapes IV: Chapters XII-Afterword, pages 198-237.
2. Bound for the North Star: True Stories of Slave Escapes. 
a. Edited copies of typed manuscript.  Virginia Buckley, editor.
1). Old edited copy.
2). New edited copy.
3.  Bound for the North Star: True Stories of Fugitive Slaves.
a. Original proofs, edited in pencil.

Box 3
15.25” x 12.75” x 3”

     The Signers: the Fifty-Six Stories Behind the Declaration of Independence.  New York: Walker, 2002.

   1. Advanced uncorrected proofs, soft bound, 159 pages.

Box 4
15.25” x 12.75” x 3” 

     The Founders: the 39 Stories Behind the U. S. Constitution. New York: Walker, 2005.

  1. A copy of art work, 78 pages.
  2. Advanced uncorrected proofs, soft bound, incomplete
  3. Typed manuscript pagination format with correspondence
  4. Art scans
  5. Galleys—author’s set
  6. Galleys—Master set with final index, flap copy, and book jacket

Box 5
15.25" 12.75" x 3

     Trail of Tears.  Tarrytown, NY:  Marshall Cavendish, 2007.

 1.  Proof—black and white
 2. Correspondence

     Duel!  Burr and Hamilton’s Deadly War of Words.  New York: Walker & Company, 2008.         
Working Title:  Dangerous Words:  The Burr-Hamilton Duel                                            

 1. Galleys
 2. Proof-color
 3. Book jacket proofs—2 color copies

     The Battle of Yorktown.  Tarrytown, NY:  Marshall Cavendish, 2009.

 1. Proof—black and white
 2. Page of corrections
 3. Copy of page from Virginia Colony
 4. Correspondence