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Kevin McColley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-888

Scope and Contents

The collection contains typescripts and page proofs related to two young adult novels by writer Kevin McColley: Pecking Order and Switch.

Dates

  • 1993-circa 1997

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 / Historical

Author Kevin McColley was born December 3, 1961, in Waseca, MN and attended Asbury College, the Naval Nuclear Power School, and the University of Minnesota. He served in the U.S. Navy during the 1980s, during which he initially began writing as an escape. His first novel, The Walls of Pedro Garcia, was published in 1993. He lives in Minnesoa.

Biographical Sources:

"Kevin McColley (1961-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 80. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1995.

Extent

.8 Cubic Feet (2 hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains typescripts and production material for two novels by writer Kevin McColley.

Arrangement

Collection guide arranged alphabetically by book title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Kevin McColley, with the draft for Switch donated by the author via Flannery Literary.

Creator

Source

Title
Kevin McColley Papers, 1993-circa 1998
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • December 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library