Natalie Babbitt Papers
1994.0001

Summary Information

Repository
Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
Creator
Babbitt, Natalie
Title
Natalie Babbitt Papers
ID
1994.0001
Date [inclusive]
undated, 1906-1991
Extent
50.2 Linear feet
Language of Materials
English
Abstract
The papers of children's author and illustrator, Natalie Babbitt include correspondence, reviews, publicity, manuscripts, drafts, illustrations and finished artwork for sixteen books and several articles.

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Natalie Babbitt Papers.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Biography

Natalie Babbitt was born 28 July 1932, in  Dayton, OH, the daughter of Ralph Zane and Genevieve (Converse) Moore. She received her B.A. from  Smith College in 1954. That same year she married  Samuel Fisher Babbitt, who also collaborated with her on her first book,  The 49th Magician. Ms. Babbitt is a member of the  Authors Guild,  Authors League of America, and  PEN (American Center).

Ms. Babbitt has received the Children's Literature Festival Award, Keene State College, for the body of her work (1993) as well as the following for individual titles:

The Search for Delicious--Best Book for Children Ages Nine to Twelve citation,  New York Times (1969).

Kneeknock Rise--American Library Association (ALA) Notable Book citation (1970) Newbery Honor Book citation (1971) and Horn Book Honor citation.

Goody Hall--Book World Children's Spring Book Festival Honor Book citation (1971), Children's Book Council Showcase title (1972), and School Library Journal Honor List citation.

The Devil's Storybook--ALA Notable Book citation (1974), School Library Journal Best Book of the Year citation (1974), Horn Book Honor List citation (1974), and National Book Award nomination (1974).

Tuck Everlasting--ALA Notable Book citation (1976), Horn Book Honor List citation (1976), Christopher Award for juvenile fiction (1976), International Reading Association choices list citation (1978), U.S. Honor Book citation (1978), and Congress of the International Board on Books for Young People citation (1978).

The Eyes of the Amaryllis--ALA Notable Book citation (1977).

Herbert Rowbarge--George C. Stone Center for Children's Books award (1979), Hans Christian Andersen Medal nomination (1981), Best Books citation,  New York Times (1982).

Ouch!--Blue Ribbon Book, Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (1998), ALA Notable Book citation (1999), and Audie Award (2001).

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Scope and Content

The Natalie Babbitt Papers include correspondence, reviews, publicity, manuscripts, and artwork concerning Ms. Babbitt and her career. The collection includes dummies, manuscripts, drafts, sketches, illustrations, galleys and proofs for sixteen published books, two unpublished stories and several short stories.

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Arrangement

Series I: Published Books ( undated, 1906-1991) arranged in chronological order by date of first publication includes sketches, drafts, dummies, original art, proofs, manuscripts and correspondence.

Series II: Published Articles and Short Stories ( undated, 1971-1978) is arranged chronologically by publication date and includes some artwork with the manuscript materials for the stories.

Series III: Unpublished materials ( circa 1953, circa 1963) contains the manuscripts and artwork for two unpublished stories.

Series IV: Subject Files ( undated, 1953-1961) includes programs, publicity, correspondence and award information regarding Ms. Babbitt's work.

Series V: Artifacts ( undated).

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries August 2004

University of Connecticut Libraries
405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205
Storrs, Connecticut, 06269-1205
860.486.2524
archives@uconn.edu

Access

The collection is open and available for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.

Acquisition Information

The collection was deposited in several installments by Ms. Babbitt.

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Related Materials

Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of materials pertaining to children's literature and associated artwork. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the Reading Room desk.

Separated Material

The photographs, books, textbooks, and periodicals have all been separated from the collection. The photographs are located in Box 28.

The following separated materials have been cataloged:

Books:

H. Thompson Fillmer.  American book English. Dodd CLC C7240

Babbitt, Natalie.  At the Edge of the World. Dodd CLC C3733

Huck, Charlotte S.  Bright horizons : a collection. Dodd CLC A2369

Building Reading Skills Dodd CLC C6011

Sutherland, Zena.  Children and books. Dodd CLC C3730

Children of the Alps. Dodd CLC A2184

Children's Books Mean Business. Dodd CLC C6010

The Children's Carol. Dodd CLC A2173

Children's Literature. Dodd C6585

The Children's Book Showcase. Dodd CLC C6013

Spyri, Johanna.  The Children's Carol. Dodd Call No.

The Christopher Robin Birthday Book. Dodd CLC A2180

Matteoni, Louise.  Daystreaming. Dodd CLC C3697

Spyri, Johanna.  Dora. Dodd CLC A2186

Babbitt, Natalie.  East of the Sun. Dodd CLC C3732

Chagnon, Peggy.  Fights : Theme II : conflict : anthology 2. Dodd CLC C3729

Ruddell, Robert B.  Free rein. Dodd CLC C3667

The Great Excluded Critical essays on Children's Literature Dodd Call No.

Green Salad Seasons. Dodd CLC C3697

Tudor, Tasha.  Illustrated Mother Goose. Dodd CLC A2176

Innocence and Experience Essays and Conversations on Children's Literature. Dodd C6586

Gilkison, Grace.  The King's Christmas Pudding. Dodd CLC A2174

Earl Schneider, editor.  Know your pug. Dodd WSF 3

Language for Daily Use. Dodd C7238

Language Skills and use. Dodd C6849

Miller, Olive, ed.  Little Pictures of Japan. Dodd C3665

Thurber, James.  Many Moons. Dodd CLC C210

Spyri, Johanna.  Mazle. Dodd CLC A2187

Hopkins, Lee Bennett.  Monsters, Ghoulies and Creepy creatures. Dodd CLC C3668

Ruddell, Robert B.   Moon magic. Dodd CLC C3731

Hopkins, Lee Bennett.  More books by More people: Interviews with 65 authors of books for children. (inscribed to Natalie Babbitt from author) Dodd Call No.

Mother Goose's Rhymes and poems. Dodd CLC A2183

Price, Margaret Evans.  Myths and Enchantment Tales. Dodd CLC C3541

Angel, Marie.  New Bestiary. Dodd Call No.

Lipson, Eden Ross.  The New York Times parent's guide to the best books for children. Dodd CLC C3734

Once upon a time: celebrating the Magic of Children's books in honor of the Twentieth Anniversary of Reading is fundamental. Dodd Call No.

Field, Rachel.  People from Dickens. Dodd CLC C1070

Hoffman, Carolyn.  The Princess finds a playmate. Dodd CLC A2172

Trelease, Jim.  The Read aloud handbook. Dodd Call No.

Boots, Jack.  Ready or not skills book. Dodd CLC C6012

Something about the Author. volume 6. Dodd Call No.

Stories from Shakespeare. (inscribed to Natalie Babbitt from 'Mother") Dodd CLC A2182

Daniels, Jack.  Tales Told in Holland . Dodd C3516

Kirkpatrick, D. L., ed.  Twentieth-century children's writers. Dodd Call No. C6545

Spyri, Johanna.  Vinzi. (owned by Margery Titus, inscribed from her mother 1923). Dodd CLC A2185

Stetson, Judy.  Wellfleet. A Pictorial History Dodd A9772

Clymer, Theodore.  Windows and walls. Dodd CLC C3726

Field, Eugene.  With Trumpet and Drum. Dodd CLC A2181

Varlejs, Jana.  Young adult literature in the seventies : a selection of readings. Dodd CLC C3727

Periodicals:

The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books. February 1989

Children's Digest. October 1967, March 1971, April 1975

Clinical Symposia. v. 26, #4, 1974

Cricket the magazine for Children. volume 1, #5 January 1974, volume 1, #6 February 1974, volume 1, #8, April 1974.

Compton's yearbook 1978.

Harper's. January 1977

The Horn Book Magazine. February 1972, March/April 1989

Journal of Reading. Volume 31 Number 1 October 1987

Language Arts. November / December 1977

Library Talk. March/April 1988

The Lion and the Unicorn, Fantasy and creativity in Children's literature. vol. 1 #2 fall 1977

The New Yorker. 28 December 1981

Okapi. 15-30 November 1974

Publishers Weekly. July 26, 1976 Volume 210 No 4

The Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress. Volume 39, Number 2 Spring 1982

Redbook. December 1971

Review. July/August 1987

Saturday Review. November 9, 1968

Scholastic Sprint. Sept 16, 1983 Volume 9 No. 1, Spring November 1/15, 1985 Volume 11, No 4

School Library Journal. January 1971

Short Story International. Seedling series number 5. 1982

Something about the author v.5

Touchdown School magazine. 1986, 1990

Wintersetl. Spring, 1974

The Writer. June 1971

Highlights. November 1966

Jack Plank Tells Tales 1994-0001.cd1

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Audio visual materials
  • Audiocassettes
  • Books.
  • Contracts
  • Correspondence
  • Financial Records
  • Fliers [printed matter]
  • Galley proofs
  • Illustrations (layout features).
  • Manuscripts (document genre)
  • Notes
  • Photocopies
  • Photographs
  • Publications
  • Sketches
  • Sound recordings
  • Typescripts
  • Videocassettes
  • Works of Art

Personal Name(s)

  • Babbitt, Natalie

Subject(s)

  • Authors, American
  • Children's literature
  • Illustrators
  • Northeast Children's Literature Collection.
  • Twentieth century.

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General note

Published Works:

  • Samuel Fisher Babbitt,  The Forty-ninth Magician,  Pantheon, 1966. Dodd CLC

  • Natalie Babbitt,  Dick Foote and the Shark,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1967. Dodd CLC

  • Natalie Babbitt,  Phoebe's Revolt,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1968. Dodd CLC

  • Natalie Babbitt,  The Search for Delicious,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1969. Dodd CLC

  • Natalie Babbitt,  Kneeknock Rise,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1970. Dodd CLC

  • Natalie Babbitt,  The Something,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1970. Dodd CLC

  • Natalie Babbitt,  Goody Hall,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1971. Dodd CLC B463

  • Valerie Worth,  Small Poems,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1972. Dodd CLC B496

  • Natalie Babbitt,  The Devil's Story Book,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1974. Dodd CLC B229

  • Natalie Babbitt,  Tuck Everlasting,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1975. Dodd CLC

  • Valerie Worth,  More Small Poems,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1976. Dodd CLC

  • Natalie Babbitt,  The Eyes of the Amaryllis,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1977. Dodd CLC B484

  • Valerie Worth,  Still More Small Poems,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1978. Dodd CLC

  • Valerie Worth,  Curlicues: The Fortunes of Two Pug Dogs,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1980 [published as  Imp and Biscuit: The Fortunes of Two Pugs,  London, England:  Chatto & Windus, 1981]. Dodd CLC

  • Natalie Babbitt,  Herbert Rowbarge,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1982. Dodd CLC B493

  • Valerie Worth,  Small Poems Again,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1985. Dodd CLC

  • Valerie Worth,  Other Small Poems Again,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1986. Dodd CLC

  • Valerie Worth,  All the Small Poems,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1987. Dodd CLC

  • Natalie Babbitt,  The Devil's Other Storybook,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1987. Dodd CLC B494

  • Natalie Babbitt,  Nellie: A Cat on Her Own,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1989. Dodd CLC

  • Valerie Worth,  All the Small Poems and Fourteen More,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1994. Dodd CLC

  • Natalie Babbitt,  Bub; or, The Very Best Thing,  HarperCollins, 1994. Dodd CLC

  • Babbitt, Natalie(Reteller),  Ouch!: A Tale from Grimm,, illustrated by  Fred Marcellino,  Harper Collins, 1998. Dodd CLC

  • Natalie Babbitt,  Elsie Times Eight Hyperion Books, 2001. Dodd CLC

  • Valerie Worth,  Peacock and Other Poems,  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2002. Dodd CLC

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Published Books, undated, 1906- 

49th Magician, 1966 

Dummy, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   24: 172

Manuscript--Typescript and Galley, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   22: 154

Original art, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   22: 155

Cover original art, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   24: 173

Galleys, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   22: 156

Correspondence, 1963-1985 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   22: 157

Reviews and publisher's catalogs, 1966 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   22: 158

Dick Foote and the shark, 1967 

Dummies, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   23: 159

Manuscript--Typescript, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   23: 160

Original art, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   23: 161

Original art, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   24: 174

Sketches, copies, text and overlays, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   23: 162

Galleys and page proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   23: 163

Proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   23: 164

Proofs with binding sample, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   23: 165

Folded and gathered (annotated), undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   23: 166

Cover proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   23: 167

Correspondence, undated, 1966-1975 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   23: 168

Research, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   23: 169

Reviews and publicity, 1967 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   23: 170

Publisher's catalog, 1967-1968 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   23: 171

Phoebe's revolt, 1968 

Sketches - pencil illustrations of girls, women, babies, nurses, maids, dresses, men, hairstyles, hats, furniture, floor plans undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 1

Dummies, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 2

Research photocopies of newspaper articles on turn of the century homes, silver, dolls, undated, 1906, 1965-1966 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 8

Manuscript and dummy, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 9

Photographs for models, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 10

Original Art--used (In order of appearance in book), undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 3

Original Art--not used (often similar to used illustrations, with subtle differences in perspective or facial expressions), undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 4

Galleys, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 11

Proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 5

Proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 12

Jacket design, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 6

Correspondence, 1967-1978 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2: 13

Publicity (includes book mark ad, magazine booklists, two descriptions of 'sexism' of book), undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1: 7

The Search for Delicious, 1969 

Original manuscript (photocopy), undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   19: 117

Manuscript, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   19: 118

Manuscript, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   19: 119

Original art, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   19: 120

Galley, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   19: 122

Galley, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   19: 122

Printer's proof, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   19: 123

Repros untouched, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   20: 124

Page proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   20: 125

British edition line editing, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   20: 126

Cover art and layout, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   20: 127

Cover and interior map art, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   24: 175

Cover proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   20: 128

Binding samples, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   20: 129

Correspondence, undated, 1968-1981, 1989 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   20: 130

Reviews, 1969-1971 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   20: 131

Publicity, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   20: 132

Publisher's cataloges, 1969-1975 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   20 133

Curriculum integration Grade 4, 1981 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   20: 134

Dramatization, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   20: 135

Literature Curriculum unit, 1989 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   20: 136

Kneeknock Rise, 1970 

Manuscript, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   4: 19

Original art--used, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   3: 14

Original art--not used, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   3: 15

Galleys, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   4: 20

Proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   4: 21

Proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   4: 22

Jacket design--used, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   3: 16

Jacket design not used, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   3: 17

Jacket proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   3: 18

Correspondence, 1969-1987 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   4: 23

Publicity, undated, 1970-1987 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   4: 24

The Something, 1970 

Manuscript (mss and ts), undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   5: 25

Dummies, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   5: 26

Original art--used, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   5: 27

Original art--not used, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   5: 28

Proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   5: 29

Jacket design--used, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   5: 30

Jacket design--not used, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   5: 31

Correspondence, undated, 1970-1982 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   5: 32

Publicity and reviews, undated, 1970-1971, 1973, 1977 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   5: 33

Goody Hall, 1971 

Manuscript (first draft), undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   6: 34

Manuscript (ts), undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   6: 35

Manuscript (final draft), undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   7: 41

Dummy, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   6: 36

Original art (hardcover and paperback)--used, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   7: 42

Original art--not used, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   6: 37

Galleys, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   7: 43

Proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   7: 44

Jacket design (hardcover and paperback)--used, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   6: 38

Jacket design--not used, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   6: 39

Correspondence, 1970-1985 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   7: 45

Publicity and reviews, undated, 1984 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   6: 40

The Devil's Storybook, 1974 

[Note: working title "The Brimstone Papers"] 

Manuscript (ms and ts), undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   8: 46

Original art--used, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   8: 47

Original art--not used, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   8: 48

Galleys, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   8: 49

Proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   8: 50

Jacket design (British version), undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   8: 51

Jacket proofs and design(American and British versions), undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   8: 52

Correspondence, undated, 1971-1986 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   8: 53

Tuck Everlasting, 1975 

Manuscript, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   9: 54

Manuscript--TS, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   9: 55

Manuscript--TS, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   9: 56

Jacket design--used (Hardcover and paperback), undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   9: 57

Jacket art--used (Hardcover and paperback), undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   9: 58

Jacket art--not used, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   9: 59

Jacket proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   10: 60

Galleys, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   10: 61

Proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   10: 62

Proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   10: 63

Correspondence, 1973-1979 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   11: 64

Correspondence, 1980-1986 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   11: 65

Publicity, reviews, clippings, awards and articles, 1975-1976 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   11: 66

Publicity, reviews, clippings, awards and articles, 1977-1983 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   11: 67

Publicity, reviews, clippings, awards and articles, 1984-1991 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   11: 68

Eyes of the Amaryllis, 1977 

First draft and notes, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   12: 69

Manuscript draft--Typescript, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   12: 70

Final draft and editors notes, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   12: 71

Manuscript--Typescript, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   12: 72

Galleys, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   12: 73

Printers Galleys, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   13: 74

Folded and Gathered, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   13: 75

Jacket proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   13: 75

Cover art, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   13: 76

Correspondence, reviews and catalogs, 1977-1979 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   13: 77

Still more small poems, 1978 

Dummy, 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   25: 176

Manuscript, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   25: 177

Jacket proof, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   25: 178

Folded and gathered, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   25: 179

Correspondence, 1978 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   25: 180

Reviews, 1979-1981 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   25: 181

Curlicues, 1980 

Dummy, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   14: 78

Manuscript-- Valerie Worth, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   14: 79

Original art, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   14: 80

Original cover art, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   14: 81

Typeset, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   14: 82

Proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   14: 83

Photographs (separation sheets), undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   14: 84

Herbert Rowbarge, 1982 

Manuscript, early draft, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   15: 85

Manuscript, partial draft, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   15: 86

Partial draft (ts) -- annotated, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   15: 87

First draft, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   15: 88

Draft -- typescript, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   15: 89

Draft -- edited typescript, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   15: 90

Manuscript--Bound typescript annotated, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   16: 91

Galley, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   16: 92

Galley, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   16: 93

Galley, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   16: 94

Cover art--not used, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   16: 95

Cover art--not used, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   16: 95

Jacket proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   16: 97

Folded and gathered with cover, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   16: 98

Chronology, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   17: 99

Map--IL, IN, OH, KY, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   17: 100

Research and notes, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   17: 101

Correspondence, undated, 1975-1985 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   17: 102

Publicity, reviews and clippings, undated, 1982-1985 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   17: 103

Devil's Other Storybook, 1986 

Manuscript--Draft, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   18: 104

Manuscript--TS stories, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   18: 105

Manuscript--TS annotated, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   18: 106

Original art, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   18: 107

Master Galleys, 1986 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   18: 108

Master pages, 1987 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   18: 109

Galleys--Corrected, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   18: 110

Proofs--Annotated, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   18: 111

Folded and gathered, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   18: 112

Cover art, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   18: 113

Cover proof, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   18: 114

Correspondence, 1988 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   18: 115

Reviews, 1987, 1990 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   18: 116

Small poems again, 1986 

Dummy, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   25: 182

Manuscript, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   25: 183

Paste-up (photocopy), undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   25: 184

Reviews, 1986-1987 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   25: 185

All the small poems, 1987 

Cover art mockup, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   25: 186

Cover art mockup, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   25: 187

Correspondence, 1985 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   25: 188

Reviews, 1988 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   25: 189

Nellie. A Cat on Her Own, 1989 

Dummies (2), undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   21: 137

Preliminary sketches, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   21: 138

Original art, undated 

Jacket and title page 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   21: 139

Pp. 5-6 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   21: 140

Pp. 7, 9 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   21: 141

Pp. 11-12 


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Mixed materials   21: 141

Pp. 13-14 


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Mixed materials   21: 143

Pp. 17-18 


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Mixed materials   21: 144

Pp. 20, 22 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   21: 145

Pp. 23, 25 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   21: 146

Pp. 26-27 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   24: 147

Pp. 29, 31 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   21: 148

Unnumbered page 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   21: 149

Proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   21: 150

Jacket proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   21: 150

Correspondence, 1989-1990 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   21: 151

Publicity and reviews, 1989-1990 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   21: 153

Bub, or, the very best thing, 1994 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials  

Manuscript drafts, with annotations, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   29: 208

Original sketches, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   31: 209

Photocopied sketches, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   31: 210

Original watercolor art--unused, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   31: 211

Dummy, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   29: 212

Photocopied dummy, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   31: 213

Photocopied unused art, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   29: 214

Dummy pages, copies, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   29: 215

Binding sample, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   29: 216

Stapled F+G in jacket mockup, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   29: 217

Publicity and reviews, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   29: 218

Elsie times eight, 2001 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials  

Story text with revisions, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   29: 219

Sketches and watercolors--original and photocopies, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   31: 220

Dummy, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   29: 221

Cover art--used and unused, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   29: 222

Jacket flap text, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   29: 223

Binding sample, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   29: 224

F+G with jacket mockup, undated   (2 items)


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   29: 225

Publicity and reviews, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   29: 226

Publicity poster, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   31: 227

Jack Plank Tells Tales, 2007 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials  

Edited manuscript drafts, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   30: 228

Research photographs [on plain paper], undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   30: 229

Research photographs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   28: 230

Original sketches, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   31: 231

Original art, pp. vi, x, 3, 5, 11, 15, 21, 23, 35, 44 undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   30: 232

Original art, pp.53, 57, 65, 71, 77, 83, 93, 97, 107, 113, 121, 129, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   31: 233

Proofs, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   30: 234

Binding sample, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   30: 235

Jacket and cover samples, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   30: 236

Advance reader's copy, 2007 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   30: 237

Publicity and reviews, 2007 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   30: 238

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Series II: Published Articles and Short Stories, 

"The Good King", Redbook, 1971 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   25: 190

"Princess and the Ogre", Children's Digest, 1977 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials  

Original artwork, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   25: 191

"Children's Fiction", Encyclopedia Britannica, circa 1978 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   25: 192

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Series III: Unpublished materials, circa 1953, circa 1963 

"Raspberry Jones", circa 1953 

Dummy 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   14: 238

"Alice", circa 1963 

Original drawings 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   14: 239

Original sketches 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   14: 240

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Series IV: Subject Files, undated, 1953-1991 

Articles about Natalie Babbitt, 1979-1990 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   26: 193

Awards-- Hans C. Andersen, 1982 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   26: 194

Camelot book covers, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   26: 195

"The Cat and the Dragon's Garden", undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   26: 196

Correspondence, undated, 1953, 1969-1976 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   26: 197

Correspondence, 1976-1988 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   26: 198

Dead Man's Log, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   26: 199

Interview, bibliography, undated 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   26: 200

Photographs, 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   28: 201

Programs, undated, 1979-1986 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   26: 202

Publicity and reviews, undated, 1974-1986 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   26: 203

Publisher's catalogs, 1968-1984 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   27: 204

Reviews by Natalie Babbitt, undated, 1971-1991 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   27: 205

Reviews--General, 1976-1990 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   27: 206

Ribbon, 1981 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   27: 207

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Series V: Artifacts, undated 

Pirate flag 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   32

"Nellie" model 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   32

Straw hat with ribbon 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   32

Crab and anchor models 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   32

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 2013.0076 2013.0076 Addition 

Box

Box 1: Moon Over High Street, Tuck Everlasting Correspondence undated, 1981-82, 1992, 1999, 2012 

Language of Materials

English

Scope and Content Note

[Subjects include: galley proofs of Babbitt novels "Barking With the Big Dogs," "Moon Over High Street," "Eyes of the Amaryllis," and various screenplays of film "Tuck Everlasting." Also included is correspondence between Babbitt and various publishers dealing with the corrections and output of Moon over High Street, film of Tuck Everlasting, and with Amaryllis Publishing company. Lots of negative photographs & stills from Tuck Everlasting filming. Financial records dealing with the budget of Amaryllis, Babbitt's royalties from Disney, HBO, etc. for the Tuck Everlasting film, along with the distribution of the film and various checks, scans of checks and receipts dealing with the distributionof the book & film. Also included is ephemera, such as loose book covers for "Moon Over High Street," the program for a musical version of "Tuck Everlasting," a bookfair catalog & other ads dealing with Babbitt's books. Also included are newspapers reviewing and featuring the film adaptation of "Tuck Everlasting."]

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Box 2: Galley Proofs of Various Novels 

Language of Materials

English

Scope and Content Note

[Subjects include: Correspondence, dummies and galley proofs of "Peacock & other Poems," dummies of "Top of the Pool," "All the Secrets of Life," "While the Zoo Keeper Slept," "The Lion's Share," "Grome, "Barking With the Big Dogs," and "Moon Over High Street." Also publications, showcasing "Jack Plank Tells Stories" in Top 100 kids books of 2007, the century."

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