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Patricia Reilly Giff Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1219

Scope and Content

This collection contains material related to 72 children’s books published from 1982-2011 and includes; typescript, page proof, front matter, photocopies of illustrations, correspondence, galley proof, pictures, notes, research materials, proof of jacket, page proof with illustrations, calendar, and back matter.


  • undated, 1983-2011


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.


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

Patricia Reilly Giff was born in New York in 1935. She was a teacher and is now a children's author and runs writing workshops. She lives in Connecticut with her family.


5 boxes (5.75 cubic feet)


This collection consists of typescript, page proof, front matter, photocopies of illustrations, correspondence, and other publishing materials related to 72 children's books.


Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Giff, Patricia Reilly.
Patricia Reilly Giff papers, undated, 1983-2011
CLRC staff
October 2004, 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

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library