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Gail Carson Levine papers

Identifier: CLRC-1961

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of print production materials and typescripts associated with books written by Gail Carson Levine, as well as fan mail from children.


  • Creation: 1996-circa 2018


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

Gail Carson Levine was born September 17, 1947 in New York, NY. She attended the City College of New York where she received her B.A. in 1969. She is a children's book author whose awards and honors include Best Books for Young Adults and Quick Picks for Young Adults citations, American Library Association, and Newbery Honor Book, American Library Association, all in 1998, all for Ella Enchanted While working in New York City, she did most of her writing on Metro North.

Biographical Source: "Gail Carson Levine." Something About the Author Vol. 98. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1998.


3.3 Cubic Feet (2 record cartons and 2 hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials



The collection consists of typescripts, proofs, and correspondence for titles by Gail Carson Levine.


Collection guide is arranged alphabetically by published title with fan mail at the end.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Gail Carson Levine.

Gail Carson Levine Papers, 1996-circa 2018
Lisa Calahan
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 8/2/2016: Revised by Caitlin Marineau
  • April 2017: New material added
  • April 2018: New material added
  • July 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library