Colin Thiele Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains corrected proofs with editorial changes for the American edition of two titles by Colin Thiele, Blue Fin and The Fire in the Stone, both originally published in Australia.
- Thiele, Colin (Person)
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
Colin Milton Thiele was born in Eudunda, South Australia in 1920. He was a poet, novelist, biographer, playwright, and teacher and has written numerous books for young people. Most of his books are set in South Australia and focus on the peaceable coexistence of people and nature. He died in Brisbane, Australia in 2006.
Biographical Source: "Colin (Milton) Thiele (1920-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 125. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2002.
Language of Materials
Collection contains proofs with changes for the American edition of two books by Colin Thiele.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Colin Thiele via Harper & Row.
- Authors, Australian -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, Australian Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Detective and mystery stories Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Sea stories Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Young adult literature, Australian Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Colin Thiele Collection, 1974
- Leslie Czechowski
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- August 2017: 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