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Chris Lynch Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1991

Scope and Contents

The collection includes written production material for over twenty books by Chris Lynch, and includes typescripts, page proofs, correspondence, and related materials.


  • 1991 - 2005


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

Chris Lynch was born July 2, 1962, in Boston, Mass. He has been a teacher of writing at Vermont College since 1997. His writing for young adults has gotten him several awards and honors. His novels are episodic in style, and sports oriented, questioning the male stereotypes of macho and violence.

Biographical Sources:

Something About the Author, Vol. 95, 131. Children's Literature Review, Vol. 58.


6.25 Cubic Feet (5 record cartons)

Language of Materials



The collection contains production material for young adult titles written by Chris Lynch.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Chris Lynch.

Chris Lynch Papers, 1991-2005
Jim Eyer
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Revision Statements

  • August 2017: Collection reprocessed by Ellen Sugg and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
  • July 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library