Kathryn Lasky Papers
Scope and Contents
The Kathryn Lasky Papers contains drafts and production materials for twenty titles, fiction and non-fiction, published from the 1970s to the early 1990s. The majority of materials are fiction and non-fiction for children and young adults, but also includes typescripts for an adult novel, Mumbo Jumbo, published under the name Kathryn Lasky Knight.
- Lasky, Kathryn (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
Kathryn Lasky was born in 1944 in Indianapolis, Indiana. She graduated from the University of Michigan in 1966 and received a master's degree from Wheelock College in 1977. She published her first children's book Agatha's Alphabet, in 1977. Her non-fiction title Sugaring Time, with photographs by her husband Christopher Knight, earned a Newbery Honor in 1984. She lives in Cambridge, MA.
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Language of Materials
This collection contains drafts and related production material for titles by Kathryn Lasky.
Arranged alphabetically by title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Kathryn Lasky.
- Kathryn Lasky Papers, 1976-1991
- Ellen Sugg, Caitlin Marineau
- October 2016
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