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Alison McGhee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-2053
The collection presently contains typescripts, page proofs, correspondence, and related production material for five titles by Alison McGhee, including both chapter and picture books.

Dates

  • 1999-2006

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Extent

1.25 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)

Overview

The collection contains production material for five published titles.

Biographical Sketch

Alison McGhee is a professor of creative writing at Metropolitan State University in Minnesota. She also teaches in teh MFA in Writing for Children progam at Vermont College. She lives in Minneapolis, MN. After writing three critically acclaimed adult movels she turned her attention to the world of childrens literature. She first wrote a picture book tiltled Countdown to Kindergarten, published in 2002. Another picture book and Snap, a novel about a sesitive girl who comes to terms with loss, followed in 2004. She continues to write books in both genres. Biographical Source: Walker Books and Amazon Web Sites

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Alison McGhee
Title
Alison McGhee Papers, 1999-2006
Status
completed
Author
Larry Peterson
Date
2006
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • December 2016: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Repository Details

Part of the Children's Literature Research Collections Repository

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library