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Mary Stolz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-76

Scope and Contents

The collection contains typescripts, proofs, and related material for children's and young adult books published from the 1950s until the 1990s, short stories, unpublished writings, and various verses and poetry. In addition, the collection holds correspondence (professional and personal), fan mail from children and readers, contracts, articles and speeches, awards, photographs, and other material related to her life and work.

Dates

  • 1956-circa 1994

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.

Biographical Sketch

Mary Stolz was born March 24, 1920, in Boston, Mass. She began writing for children and young adults in the 1950s. She continued to write prolifically for four decades. She also wrote occasionally for adults, and published numerous short stories for magazines. She received two Newbery Honor designations, for Belling the Tiger and The Noonday Friends

Extent

8.75 Cubic Feet (7 record cartons)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Mary Stoltz's papers contain material related to her career as an author of fiction for children and young adults.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged into two series:

1) Published books

2) Other writing, correspondence, and papers.

Within Published books, materials are arranged alphabetically by title.

Accession Information:

Gift of Mary Stolz
Title
Mary Stolz Papers, 1956-circa 1994
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • February 2020: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library