Marissa Moss Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains production materials for approximately seventy children's books created by Marissa Moss, including several unpublished works. Material includes manuscripts and typescripts, original illustrations, proofs, research, correspondence, notes, and clippings.
- Creation: 1993 - 2011
- Moss, Marissa (Person)
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
Author and illustrator Marissa Moss was born September 29, 1959, in Jeanette, PA. She attended San Jose State University, the University of California Berkeley (where she earned her BA in art history), and the California College of Arts and Crafts. An author an illustrator of children's books, Moss is best known for the Amelia series. She is also the founder of the children's press Creston Books, which she started in 2013. Moss lives in Berkeley, California.
"Marissa Moss (1959-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 286. Detroit, MI: Yale, 2015.
9 Linear Feet ([6 record cartons, 3 flat boxes])
Language of Materials
This collection consists of production material related to children's books created Marissa Moss.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by book title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Marissa Moss.
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Genre / Form
- Authors, American -- 20th century
- Authors, American -- 21st century
- Baseball -- Juvenile literature
- Children's literature -- Illustrations
- Children's stories, American
- Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Juvenile fiction
- Diaries -- Juvenile fiction
- Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile fiction
- Farm life -- Juvenile fiction
- Friendship -- Juvenile fiction
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Juvenile fiction
- Humorous stories
- Illustration of books -- 21st century
- Jews -- United States -- Juvenile fiction
- Middle school students -- Juvenile fiction
- Middle schools -- Juvenile fiction
- Oregon National Historic Trail -- Juvenile fiction
- Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Juvenile fiction
- Picture books
- Schools -- Juvenile fiction
- Marissa Moss Papers, 1993-2011
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- September 26, 2014; May 2015: Collection reprocessed by Laura Howard and Cheryll Fong, EAD updated by Cheryll Fong; Caitlin Marineau.
- February 2022: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library