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Marilynne K. Roach papers

Identifier: CLRC-1336

Scope and Contents

The Marilynne Roach papers contains both written and illustrative production for one children's books, Two Roman Mice, published in 1975. Manuscript materials include drafts, proofs, correspondence, and notes. Illustrative works includes an ink dummy, mechanical paste-ups with pen and wash illustrations, pencil and ink sketches, jacket study, and mechanical paste-up with ink illustrations and accompanying color separations for the jacket art.


  • 1974-1975, undated


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

Born July 15, 1946 in Cambridge, Mass, Marilynne Roach received her B.F.A. at the Massachusetts College of Art. She then worked for Mosaic Tile Company in Boston, Massachusetts for a few years before becoming a full-time free-lance writer and illustrator. Roach lives in Massachusetts.

Biographic source:

"Marilynne K(athleen) Roach (1946-)." Something About the Author. Volume 9. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1976.


.23 Cubic Feet (1 flat box)

Language of Materials




The Marilynne Roach papers contains both written and illustrative production for one children's book by Roach.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Marilynne K. Roach, 1980.

Marilynne K. Roach Papers, 1974-1975, undated
Sharlene Murphy
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Revision Statements

  • July 2023: Collection reprocessed and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library