Laura Godwin Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains editorial and production files related to works written by Godwin under the name Nola Buck, as well as items related to her career as an editor, including several dummies from illustrators such as Leonid Gore, Roesemary Wells, Denise Fleming, and William Low. The collection also contains a folder of correspondence and handouts related to two Children's Book Council editing courses fromm the early 2000s.
- 1993-2012, undated
- Godwin, Laura (Person)
- Fleming, Denise, 1950- (Person)
- Keller, Holly (Person)
- Wells, Rosemary (Person)
- Gore, Leonid (Person)
- Low, William (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
Laura Godwin is an editor and author. She was raised in Alberta, Canada and currently works as an editor for MacMillan, where she has her own imprint, Godwin Books, under Henry Holt Books for Young Readers. Her children's books have been published under her own name, as well as the pseudonym Nola Buck. She lives in New York City.
.4 Cubic Feet (1 hollinger box)
Language of Materials
The collection contains one box of materials related to the work of Laura Godwin, including editorial materials and work written by Godwin under the name Nola Buck.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Laura Godwin.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Authors, American -- 21st century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Book editors Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature -- Illustrations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's stories, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Picture books Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Laura Godwin Papers, 1993-2012, undated
- Caitlin Marineau
- June 2019
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
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