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Carolyn Strom Collins Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1129

Scope and Content

This collection consists of manuscript materials related to four published titles and includes typescripts, corrected typescripts, photocopies of illustrations, correspondence, corrected front matter, galley proofs, dummies, notes, research notes, and clippings.


  • undated, 1975-2002


Language of Materials

Collection materials in English

Access and Use

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required. Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.


Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Biographical Sketch

Carolyn Strom Collins grew up in Union, South Carolina. She received her undergraduate degree from Sanford University in Birmingham, Alabama and her Masters of Library Science at the University of Minnesota. Collins has authored ten books, including a children's craft book and nine companion books about classic children's books, for which Collins does extensive research. She resides in St. Paul, Minnesota where she lives with her husband, Andrew Collins, a professor of Child Development at the University of Minnesota.


2 boxes (0.80 cubic feet)


This collection consists of manuscript materials related to four titles by Carolyn Strom Collins published between 1991 and 2000.


Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Collins, Carolyn Strom
Carolyn Strom Collins papers, undated, 1975-2002
Finding aid created by CLRC staff
October 2004, May 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library