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Patrick Jones Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2146

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of manuscript materials related to six young adult novels by Patrick Jones, and includes corrected typescripts, correspondence, proofs, notes, research, and ephemera.


  • 2001-2009, 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

Young adult author Patrick Jones was born in 1961 in Flint, Michigan and attended the University of Michigan Flint. He has worked as an author and consultant, as well as a librarian in states across the country. His first books were nonfiction works on young adult librarianship, and his first novel for teens, Things Change, was published in 2004. He lives in Minneapolis.

Biographical source:

"Patrick Jones (1961-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 210. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2010.


4.6 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of manuscript materials related to six young adult titles published from 2004 to 2009.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by publication title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Patrick Jones.

Patrick Jones papers, 2001-2009, undated
Finding aid created by Kate Dietrick
June 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Revision Statements

  • March 2022: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library