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Gregory Maguire Papers

Identifier: CLRC-756

Scope and Contents

The collection contains production materials for three children's books written by Gregory Maguire, including typescripts, proof, manuscripts, as well as some sketches made alongside his manuscript for the book Lucas Fishbone.


  • 1983-circa 1990


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

Gregory Maguire was born Jun 9, 1954 in Albany, New York, and writes for both children and adults. Many of his works are inspired by classic literature, including his best known work, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, which was based on L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and was turned into a long-running popular Broadway musical. Maguire also helped found the nonprofit Children's Literature New England, Inc. He lives in Massachusetts.


3 folders

Language of Materials



The collection contains written production material for three children's books written by Gregory Maguire.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Gregory Maguire.

Gregory Maguire Papers, 1983-circa 1990
Jim Eyer
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Revision Statements

  • June 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library