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Harry Mazer Papers

Identifier: CLRC-808

Scope and Contents

The collection includes typescripts, proofs, and correspondence for books written by Harry Mazer. The collection also contains materials related to anthologies Mazer edited, as well as production material for some of the books he co-wrote with Norma Fox Mazer.


  • 1971 - 2003


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

Harry Mazer was born May 31, 1925, in New York City. He served in the Air Force during World War II and eventually became a full time writer. He is best known for his young adult novels. Mazer was married to fellow author Norma Fox Mazer, with whom he collaborated on serveral books with.


2.9 Cubic Feet (3 boxes [2 record cartons and 1 hollinger box])

Language of Materials



The collection contains production materials for books written or edited by Harry Mazer.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by published title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Harry Mazer.

Related Materials

For materials related to Norma Fox Mazer, see her papers.

Harry Mazer Papers, 1971-2003
Jim Eyer
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Revision Statements

  • November 2019: 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