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Elisa Lynn Carbone papers

Identifier: CLRC-2074

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of print production for children's and young adult books written by Elisa Carbone. Materials include typescripts, page proofs, galley proofs, correspondence, jacket proofs, and research notes.


  • 1989-2010


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

Elisa Carbone was born January 2, 1954 in Washington, D.C. She received a B.A. from the University of Maryland in 1985, an M.A. in speech communication in 1988, and an M.A. in education in 2001. She writes both contemporary and historical fiction for young adults. Her first book My Dad's Definitely Not a Drunkwas published in 1992.


2 boxes (2.0 cubic feet)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of print production materials for a number of books written by Elisa Lynn Carbone.


Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Elisa Carbone.

Elisa Carbone Papers, 1989-2010
CLRC staff.
2009, 2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • July 2013: Collection reprocessed by Carly Lawrence; EAD updated by Karen Spilman
  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library