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Maryrose Wood Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2135

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of proofs, typescripts, and other material related to the publication of works by Maryrose Wood, including works from the Incorrigible Children's of Ashton Place series.


  • Creation: 2004 - 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

Raised in the suburbs of Long Island, New York, Maryrose Wood moved to New York City at age 17 to study acting. Rose continued to act while also directing and playwriting, resulting in three Richard Rodgers Awards for her writing. The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place is her first series for middle-grade readers. More information can be found at


1.25 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of materials related to chapter books written by Maryrose Wood.


Publications are arranged by number in the series.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Maryrose Wood

Maryrose Wood Papers, 2004-2018
Kate Dietrick and Laura Howard; updated by Caitlin Marineau
February 2014; updated November 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • April 2019: New material added and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library