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Scott Corbett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1283

Scope and Content

This collection consists of materials relating to fifteen books published between 1966-1980 and includes: typescript, corrected typescript, front matter, correspondence, galley proofs, corrected galley proofs, page proofs, holographs, clippings, research materials, and notes.

Dates

  • undated, 1966-1981

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection materials in English

Access and Use

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required. Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Copyright

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Biographical Sketch

Scott Corbett was born in 1913. He began his writing career as a journalist during WWII. He began writing novels for adults in 1950 later he wrote novels for children. He was awarded the Edgar Allan Poe award in 1962 from the Mystery Writers of America for his novel Cutlass Island, and the Mark Twain Award for The Home Run Trick in 1976. He died at the age of 92 in 2006.

Extent

6 boxes (2.4 cubic feet)

Abstract

This collection consists of typescript, corrected typescript, front matter, correspondence, galley proofs, corrected galley proofs, page proofs, holographs, clippings, research materials, and notes from fifteen books published between 1966-1980.

Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Corbett, Scott
Title
Scott Corbett papers, undated, 1966-1981
Author
CLRC staff
Date
November 2004, March 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library