Paula Fox Papers
Scope and Contents
The Paula Fox papers contains two corrected typescripts for the children's books Moonlight Man and The Village By the Sea.
- circa 1986-1988
- Fox, Paula (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Author Paula Fox was born April 22, 1923, in New York, NY and attended Columbia University from 1955-1958. Prior to becoming a writer she worked a numerous professions, including modelling, retail work, public relations, machining, and teaching. Her first book, Maurice's Room, was published in 1966. Fox wrote for a wide variety of ages, from picture books for children to young adult novels, to works for adults. Her juvenile novel, The Slave Dancer was awarded the 1974 Newbery Medal, and in 1978 she was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal. Fox lived in Brooklyn, New York, and died in 2017.
"Paula Fox (1923-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 120. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2001.
Language of Materials
The collection contains two typescripts for children's books written by Paula Fox.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Paula Fox.
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- Paula Fox Papers, circa 1986-1988
- Larry Peterson
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- Language of description
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- February 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
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