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Steven Kroll Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-2162

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of production material for numerious published and unpublished titles. It includes correspondence, artwork, publication drafts and dummies, as well as audio/visual and ephemera related to Kroll's public engagements and works.

Dates

  • 1972-2011

Creator

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 Sketch

Steven Kroll (August 11, 1941-March 8, 2011) was born and raised in Manhattan. Kroll graduated from Harvard University in 1962 and worked as an editor with a few different publishing houses, including Holt, Rinehart & Winston. By the early 1970s, he had tired of editing others' works and set out to write more of his own. This led to a prolific career as a children's book author, with over two hundred published and unpublished works completed.

Works cited:

Hevesi, Dennis. "Steven Kroll, an Author of Children's Books, Dies at 69." New York Times, March 15, 2011. Accessed October 20, 2014. http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html

Extent

15 Linear Feet (15 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection consists of production material for numerious published and unpublished titles by author Steven Kroll.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by title, followed by groupings for Correspondence, Research material, Audio/Visual, and Ephemera.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Kathleen Beckett and the estate of Steven Kroll

Creator

Source

Title
Steven Kroll Papers, 1972-2011
Status
Completed
Author
Encoded by Lisa Calahan
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library