Skip to main content

Shirley Climo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1031

Scope and Contents

The Shirley Climo Papers contain drafts, proofs, and a dummy related to the creation of the 1989 picture book The Egyptian Cinderella, written by Climo and illustrated by Ruth Heller.

Dates

  • 1987 - 1988

Creator

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 Sketch

Shirley Climo was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1928. She attended DePauw University, married, and had children. Her aspiration to be a children's book writer was fulfilled in the late 1970s when she started writing books for young people after beginning her writing career with a series of newspaper articles and travel and humor pieces written for adult magazines. She has written children's picture books and juvenile historical novels and mysteries. She has also published travel guides for young tourists.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 77, p. 29-33.

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Shirley Climo Papers contain materials related to one children's book written by Climo and illustrated by Ruth Heller.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Shirley Climo
Title
Shirley Climo Papers, 1987-1988
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Czechowski
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library