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Edward Bloor papers

Identifier: CLRC-866

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of production materials for five children's books by Edward Bloor. Materials include corrected typescripts, correspondence, and research materials.


  • 1995 - 2007


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

Edward Bloor was born on October 12, 1950 in Trenton, New Jersey. He received his B.A. at Fordham University in 1973 and was a teacher in the Florida public schools. Beginning in 1986, Bloor became a senior editor at Harcourt Brace School Publishers. He has published a number of books for young adults; his first book Tangerine(1997) won the American Library Association Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults (1998), Edgar Allan Poe Award nomination for Best Young Adult Novel (1998) and the American Booksellers Association Pick of the List (1997).

Biographical Source: "Edward (William) Bloor (1950-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 98. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1998.


2 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials



The collection consists of corrected typescripts, correspondence, and research materials for children's books by Edward Bloor.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Edward Bloor.

Edward Bloor Papers, 1995-2007
CLRC staff
2004, 2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • April 2013: Collection reprocessed by Victoria Rieck; EAD updated by Karen Spilman
  • March 2022: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library