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Jayne Pettit Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1745

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of typescripts and page proofs for A Time to Fight Back, a compilation of stories about courageous deeds accomplished by young people from various countries during World War II.


  • 1995


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

Jayne Pettit was born May 23, 1932 and has worked as an educator and writer. In 1997 the National Council for Social Studies and the Children's Book Council named A Time to Fight BackNotable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies. It is a compilation of stories about courageous acts of young people from different countries during World War II.

Biographical Source:

"Jayne Pettit." Something About the Author. Vol. 108. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2000.


.4 Cubic Feet (1 hollinger box)

Language of Materials



The collection contains production material for the non-fiction juvenile work A Time to Fight Back.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jayne Pettit via Houghton Mifflin

Jayne Pettit Papers, 1995
Larry Peterson
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Revision Statements

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

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library