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Rodman Philbrick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-2192

Scope and Contents

This collection includes typescripts, correspondence, page proofs, corrected front matter, and ephemera for children's books written by Rodman Philbrick.

Dates

  • 1992 - 2013

Creator

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

Rodman Philbrick is a writer of novels for adults and children. He was born in 1951 in Boston, and grew up in New Hampshire. He originally wrote mystery novels for adults, before publishing his first novel for children, Freak the Mighty, which was published in 1993 and was eventually made into a film. His novel The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg earned a Newbery Honor in 2010. He lives in Maine and Florida.

Information sourced from: "About the Author." Rodman Philbrick personal website. Accessed June 2020. https://rodmanphilbrick.com/about/.

Extent

1.25 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Rodman Philbrick is a writer of novels for adults and children. This collection includes typescripts, correspondence, page proofs, corrected front matter, and ephemera.

Arrangement

Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title

Accession Information

Gift of Rodman Philbrick.
Title
Rodman Philbrick Papers, 1992-2013
Status
Completed
Author
CLRC staff
Date
October 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library