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Toni Buzzeo Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2136

Scope and Content

This collection consists of materials relating to children's books written by author Toni Buzzeo, and includes corrected typescripts, dummies, page proofs, correspondence, research, holographs, library lessons and promotional materials.


  • Creation: 1996-2023


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

Born in Dearborn, Michigan, Toni Buzzeo was an avid reader from a young age. While attending college at the University of Michigan, Dearborn, where she graduated in 1976 with a BA in English Language and Literature.. Later she would go on to receive an MA in English Language and Literature and a Masters in Library and Information Science from the University of Rhode Island, Kingston. She had a career as a school librarian for sixteen years, and began writing for children in 1995. Her first book, The Sea Chest, was published in 2002. She splits her time living in Maine and Florida.


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

Language of Materials



This collection consists of corrected typescript, dummies, page proofs, correspondence and research materials for books written by Toni Buzzeo.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Toni Buzzeo.

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Genre / Form



Toni Buzzeo Papers, 1996-2023
Kate Dietrick
February 2014
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Revision Statements

  • February 2014: Collection reprocessed by Carly Lawrence; EAD updated by Kate Dietrick
  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
  • June 2023: 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