B. J. (Beatrice Joy) Chute papers
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This collection contains materials for ten published items and three unpublished items and includes: typescript, galley proofs, notes, clippings, reviews, photographs, dummies, photocopies of illustrations, playbills, a jacket cover, and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.
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.
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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.
2 boxes (1.55 cubic feet)
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 This collection also contains unpublished works including; an untitled manuscript, a musical production, and a collection of personal correspondence.
Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.
Source of acquisition
Gift of Chute, B. J.
- Photographs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- B. J. (Beatrice Joy) Chute papers, undated, 1936-1986
- CLRC staff
- 2004, 2009, April 2014
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
Collecting Area Details
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