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Marie G. Lee Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1663

Scope and Contents

The collection contains production material for seven young adult and middle grade novels by Marie G. Lee published between 1988 and 2003. Production materials include holographs, typescripts, notes, proofs, clippings, and research material. The collection also contains one piece of correspondence to Marie G. Lee from Judy Blume.


  • 1988 - 2003


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

Marie G. Lee was born April 25, 1964 in Hibbing MN. She graduated from Brown University in 1986 and worked for an economics research firm before becoming a free-lance writer. In 1992, Marie G. Lee published her first novel for young adults Finding My Voice, that drew on some of her own experiences growing up in Minnesota. Lee is also the founder of the Asian American Writer's Workshop.

Biographical Source:

"Marie G. Lee (1964-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 81. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1995. "Marie G. Lee." Harper Collins Publishers."


1.6 Cubic Feet (4 hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials



Marie G. Lee's papers focus on her work as an author of young adult fiction. The collection contains production material for seven titles.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by published title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Marie G. Lee.

Marie G. Lee Papers, 1988-2003
David E. Byer
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Revision Statements

  • October 14, 2014: Collection reprocessed by Laura Howard, EAD updated by Lisa Calahan

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library