Paula Danziger Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection contains production materials for 28 children's books by Paula Danzinger published between 1974 and 2003. Production materials include holographs (manuscripts), typescripts, page proofs, illustrations, illustration proofs, correspondence, style sheets and notes.
- Creation: 1978-2004, undated
- Danziger, Paula, 1944-2004 (Person)
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.
Biographical / Historical
Paula Danziger, born August 18, 1944, grew up in Metuchen, New Jersey. Danziger earned both her bachelors and masters degrees from Montclair State College and taught English at John Adams Middle School in Edison, New Yersey, before becoming a full time writer in 1978. Her first publication, The Cat Ate My Gymsuit, was published in 1974. Twice she collaborated with Ann M. Martin, for the publications P.S. Longer Letter Laterand Snail Mail No More. She also was a regular presenter about children's literature on BBC's Saturday morning show Going Live. Danziger died in July 2004. Her most well known series of books, centered on the character of Amber Brown, continued beyond her death in 2012 with the publication of Amber Brown is Tickled Pink, written by Bruce Coville and Elizabeth Levy.
4.9 Cubic Feet (6 boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection consists of production materials for children's books written by author Paula Danzinger.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by publication title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Paula Danzinger.
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Genre / Form
- Authors, American -- 20th century
- Best friends -- Juvenile fiction
- Birthdays -- Juvenile fiction
- Children's stories, American
- Christmas stories
- Divorce -- Juvenile fiction
- Families -- Juvenile fiction
- Family problems -- Juvenile fiction
- First day of school -- Juvenile fiction
- Friendship -- Juvenile fiction
- Individuality -- Juvenile fiction
- Infants -- Juvenile fiction
- Moneymaking projects -- Juvenile fiction
- Moving, household -- Juvenile fiction
- Parent and child -- Juvenile fiction
- Remarriage -- Juvenile fiction
- Schools -- Juvenile fiction
- Self-esteem -- Juvenile fiction
- Vacations -- Juvenile fiction
- Paula Danziger Papers, 1978-2004, undated
- Jim Eyer and CLRC staff
- August 2003 and December 2013
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- December 2013: Collection reprocessed by Carly Lawrence and Kate Dietrick; EAD updated by Kate Dietrick
- February 2023: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library