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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 title, Two Roman Mice, published in 1975. Manuscript materials include manuscripts, typescripts, proofs, correspondence and notes. Illustrative works include dummies, ink illustrations with separations, ink and pencil studies, and paste ups.


  • circa 1975


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 resides in Massachusetts.

Biographic source:

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


2 boxes

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 to the Kerlan collection in 1980.

Marilynne K. Roach Papers, circa 1975
Sharlene Murphy
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Revision Statements

  • September 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library