Nancy Farmer Papers
Scope and Contents
The Nancy Farmer Papers contain typescripts, page proofs, and related material for 13 titles by or including Nancy Farmer, as well as some typescripts of speeches and interviews. It is primarily comprised of typescripts and corrected typescripts, but also includes page proofs, galleys, front matter, covers, correspondence, editorial notes, and style sheets.
- Creation: 1991-2009, undated
- Farmer, Nancy, 1941- (Author, Person)
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
Nancy Farmer was born in 1941 in Arizona, and earned a BA from Reed College in 1963. She has spent a significant portion of her life traveling, as she joined the Peace Core and lived in India after graduating from college, and also spent many years living in Mozambique and Zimbabwe, where she first began writing. Her books have received many awards, including three Newbery Honors, and a National Book Award. She currently lives in the Chiricahua Mountains in Arizona.
5.4 Cubic Feet (4 record cartons, 1 hollinger box)
Language of Materials
This collection contains drafts and production material for titles written by author Nancy Farmer.
Collection is arranged alphabetically by published titles, with miscellaneous series at the end.
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Genre / Form
- Nancy Farmer Papers, 1991-2009, undated
- Caitlin Marineau
- August 2016
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
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