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Isabell Monk Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1003

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a dummy, notes, and drafts related to two children's picture books written by Isabell Monk: Hope and Family.


  • Creation: 1997-circa 2001


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

Isabell Monk was born October 4, 1952 in Washington D.C. She became a professional actor, and spent 9 seasons with the Tyrone Guthrie Theater company in Minneapolis. She has also worked in other theaters, on TV, and as a stand-up comic. She became interested in working with children through story telling, and has written several books for children. Monk has also performed and written under the name Isabell Monk O'Connor.

Autobiographical Source: "Isabell Monk (1952-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 136. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2003.


2 folders

Language of Materials



The collection contains production material related to two children's books written by Isabell Monk.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Isabell Monk.

Isabell Monk Papers, 1997-circa 2001
Jim Eyer
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Revision Statements

  • March 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library