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Christina Askounis Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1196

Scope and Contents

The papers contain written production material for the young adult novel The Dream of the Stone, by Christina Askounis. Materials include corrected typescripts, proofs, and correspondence.


  • 1990 - 1993


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

Christina Askounis earned her B.A. degree from Mary Washington College, University of Virginia (1968) and M.A. from Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars (1969). She has written for newspapers, film and television; composes poetry and short stories, and has completed one novel for young adults, The Dream of the Stone(1993). She lectured in English at Duke University.


2 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials



The Christina Askounis Papers contain written production material from one book by Askounis.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Christina Askounis, 1994.

Christina Askounis Papers, 1990-1993
Sharlene Murphy
October 2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Revision Statements

  • March 2013: Collection reprocessed by Carly Lawrence; EAD updated by Karen Spilman
  • 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