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B. J. (Beatrice Joy) Chute papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-956

Scope and Content

This collection contains materials for ten published items and three unpublished items and includes: typescript, galley proofs, notes, clippings, reviews, photographs, dummies, photocopies of illustrations, playbills, a jacket cover, and correspondence.

Dates

  • 1936-1986

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection materials in English

Access and Use

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required. Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Copyright

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Biographical Sketch

B. J. (Beatrice Joy) was born in Minnesota in 1913. She was a children’s author and an adjunct professor of creative writing. She began her writing career with stories intended for adolescents in magazines and newspapers. In 1960 her novel Greenwillowwas made into a musical. She died in September 1987.

Extent

2 boxes (1.55 cubic feet)

Abstract

This collection consists of typescript, galley proofs, notes, clippings, reviews, photographs, dummies, photocopies of illustrations, playbills, a jacket cover, and correspondence from ten items published from 1938-1986. This collection also contains unpublished works including; an untitled manuscript, a musical production, and a collection of personal correspondence.

Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Chute, B. J.
  • Photographs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Title
B. J. (Beatrice Joy) Chute papers, undated, 1936-1986
Author
CLRC staff
Date
2004, 2009, April 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Collecting Area Details

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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library