Patricia Lee Gauch Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains written production material for over two dozen children's books, written by Patricia Lee Gauch as well as numerous other titles written by various authors and edited by Gauch. The material inlcudes typescripts, manuscript pages, proofs, correspondence, marketing material, sketches, artwork and other related items.
- 1967 - 2018
- Gauch, Patricia Lee (Person)
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
Patricia Lee Gauch was born January 3, 1934, in Detroit, Michigan. She holds a Ph.D. in English literature and has written nearly forty books for children, in addition to reviewing and teaching writing. She also spent much of career as an editor, serving as the Editorial Director of Philomel Books for nearly 25 years. She lives in Virginia.
7.65 Cubic Feet (10 boxes (6 record cartons and 4 flat boxes))
Language of Materials
The collection contains written production material for over two dozen titles by author Patricia Lee Gauch as well as material for numerous other titles she edited.
This collection is arranged into two main series, works authored by Gauch and works edited by her. The authored works are then arranged in alphabetical order by title or topic. The edited works are split into two main subseries, Various Editorial information and Author/Illustrator Information. The Various Editorial Information is arranged in alphabetical order by topic and the Author/Illustrator Information is arranged in alphabetical order by the author's/illustrator's last name.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Patricia Lee Gauch
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Book editors Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's stories, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Picture books Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Patricia Lee Gauch Papers, 1967-2018
- Jim Eyer
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- January 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
- May 2018: Collection added to and finding aid updated by Kristell Benson
- March 2021: New material added and description updated by Caitlin Marineau.