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Marge Blaine Papers

Identifier: CLRC-752

Scope and Contents

The collection contains typescripts for two books written by Marge Blaine: Dvora's Journey and The Terrible Thing that Happened at Our House, as well as one uncorrected bound proof for Dvora's Journey.


  • circa 1975-circa 1979


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

Margery Kay Blaine was born in 1937 in New York, New York. She received a BA from Brooklyn College in 1958. She did graduate study at the University of Colorado, the New School for Social Research, Cornell University, and the Brooklyn Museum Art School. She began her career as a kindegarten teacher, later becoming a children's book author.

Biographical Source: "Margery Kay Blaine (1937-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 11. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1977.


2 folders

Language of Materials



The collection consists of production materials for two children's books written by Marge Blaine.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Marge Blaine.

Marge Blaine Papers, circa 1975-circa 1979
Nancy Larsen
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Revision Statements

  • June 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library