Scott Corbett Papers
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.
- undated, 1966-1981
- Corbett, Scott (Person)
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.
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).
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.
6 boxes (2.4 cubic feet)
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.
Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.
Source of acquisition
Gift of Corbett, Scott
- Scott Corbett papers, undated, 1966-1981
- CLRC staff
- November 2004, March 2014
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.