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Marina Budhos Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2281

Scope and Contents

The collection contains production material for various titles written by Budhos. The collection includes typescripts and printer's proofs, notes, correspondence, notes, and research articles. The collection also includes two books, Sugar Changed the World and Eyes of the World, which were witten in collaboration with her husband, Marc Aronson.


  • Majority of material found within 2002 - 2016


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

Marina Budhos is an author of nonfiction and fiction children's literature. She has also worked as a journalist and English professor, and was a Fulbright Scholar in 1992-1993. Born in Queens, New York, she is currently married to Marc Aronson, who has coauthored several works with her, and lives in New Jersey.


4.3 Cubic Feet (4 boxes [3 record cartons and 1 oversize hollinger box]) : Shared titles for Marina Budhos and Marc Aronson listed in both authors' collection guides, but housed in Marina Budhos's papers.

Language of Materials



Marina Budhos's papers focus on her work as an author of nonfiction children's literature. The collection contains production material for various titles published between 2006 and 2016.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Marina Budhos and Marc Aronson

Materials Specific Details

Sugar Changed the World and Eyes of the World drafts are listed in both the Marina Budhos Papers and Marc Aronson Papers finding aids, but is physically housed with the Marina Budhos Papers.



Marina Budhos Papers, 2002-2016
Carter Lynn Thurmond
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • August 2019: New material added by Eliza Edwards and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library