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Julie Schumacher Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2017

Scope and Contents

The Julie Schumacher papers contain manuscripts, typescripts, page proofs, correspondence, and notes related to the creation and publication of young-adult novels written by Schumacher: The Book of One Hundred Truths, The Chain Letter, Grass Angel, and The Unbearable Book Club for Unsinkable Girls.


  • 2002-2013, undated


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

Julie Schumacher was born in 1958 and grew up in Wilmington, DE, and earned degrees from Oberlin College and Cornell University. Schumacher published her first short story in 1983, and her first novel, The Body is Water, in 1995. She writes short stories and novels for both adults and teenagers, and teaches writing at the University of Minnesota. She lives in St. Paul, MN.


2.9 Cubic Feet (3 boxes [2 record cartons and 1 hollinger box])

Language of Materials



This collection consists of typescripts and production material for four young adult books by Minnesota author Julie Schumacher.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Julie Schumacher.

Julie Schumacher Papers, 2002-2013, undated
Caitlin Marineau
January 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Revision Statements

  • 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