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Ann W. Turner Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2224

Scope and Contents

The Ann Turner papers contains typescripts, editorial correspondence, and page proofs for titles written by Turner in the 1990s, including picture books and novels. The collection also contains a series of editorial correspondence with several different publishers, as well as the typescript for an unpublished work.


  • Creation: 1990-1998


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

Ann Warren Turner was born in 1945 in Northampton, MA. She attended Bates College before earning an M.A. from the University of Massachusetts. She has written dozens of books, including picture books, non-fiction, novels, and poetry for children and teen audiences. She lives in Massachusetts.


1.25 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)

Language of Materials



The collection contains typescripts and production material for titles by Ann Warren Turner.


Arranged alphabetically by title or series name.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ann Turner.

Ann W. Turner Papers, 1990-1998
Ellen Sugg, Caitlin Marineau
October 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 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