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Susan Pearson Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1344

Scope and Contents

The collection contains production material for children's books published between 1975 and 2014. Production materials include manuscripts, typescripts, proofs, dummies, and editorial correspondence.


  • 1974 - 2012


Conditions Governing Access

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.

Conditions Governing Use

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Biographical / Historical

Susan Pearson was born December 21, 1946, in Boston, MA. She graduated from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, in 1968 and later worked as a VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) volunteer. Later she worked at several publishing companies. In 1975, Susan Pearson published her first book for children, Izzie, the story of Cary and her cat-doll, Izzie.

Biographical Source:

"Susan Pearson (1946-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 91. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1997.


2.5 Cubic Feet (2 record cartons)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of production material for books by author Susan Pearson.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Susan Pearson.

Susan Pearson Papers, 1974-2012
Christina Cowan, Larry Peterson
2004, 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • March 2015: Collection reprocessed and EAD updated by Caitlin Marineau
  • August 2016: New material added by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library