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Marthe Jocelyn Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2104

Scope and Contents

The Marthe Jocelyn Papers contain corrected typescripts and proofs for three published titles.


  • 2006 - 2010


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

Marthe Jocelyn was born in 1956 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A writer and illustrator, Jocelyn has also been the owner of a toy and clothing design firm, a cookie seller, waitress, sailor, and photo stylist. She has written a number of early chapter books, young-adult novels, and picture books illustrated by both herself and her husband, artist Tom Slaughter. She has won a number of awards for her books, including Mable Riley, a middle-grade novel inspired by the discovery of a diary kept by Jocelyn's grandmother, Mable Rose. Jocelyn lives in New York with her two children.

Information sourced from: "Marthe Jocelyn." Something About the Author. Vol. 198. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2009.


.4 Cubic Feet (1 hollinger box)

Language of Materials



This collection contains production material for three titles by Marthe Jocelyn.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Marthe Jocelyn.

Marthe Jocelyn Papers, 2006-2010
CLRC Staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • December 2016: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library