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Arthur A. Levine Books Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2295

Scope and Contents

The Arthur A. Levine Papers consists of correspondence, personal holiday cards and photographs, conference material, and editoral file manuscripts and dummies related to the editorial work of Arthur A. Levine and his publishing imprint at Scholastic, Inc.


  • Creation: 1949 - 2019


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

Author and editor Arthur A. Levine is the editor of many children's books, including the United States publisher of Harry Potter and author Philip Pullman. Arthur A. Levine Books was founded as an imprint of Scholastic in 1996. Prior to the creation of Arthur A. Levine Books, Levine was Editor in Chief at Knopf Books for Young Readers


16.3 Cubic Feet (13 Boxes [10 record cartons, 2 hollinger boxes, 1 flat box])

Language of Materials



Arthur A. Levine is the publisher of many children's books, including the U.S. edition of Harry Potter and Philip Pullman. His papers consists of correspondence, personal and conference material, and editoral files.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic, Inc.


Arthur A. Levine Books Papers, 1949-2019
Carter Thurmond
July 2, 2018
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Revision Statements

  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
  • November 2022: New material added by Carter Thurmond.

Collecting Area Details

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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library