Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Ann M. Martin graduated from Smith College in 1977. She took a position in the publishing industry working as an editor of children's books which eventually lead her to write her own children's and young adult fiction. Her papers include outlines, synopses, drafts, edits, revisions, proofs, mock-ups, flap copy, book covers/dust jackets, illustrations/artwork, digital formats, publicity, book reviews, book awards, photographs, and correspondence.
Author. The Elizabeth Yates papers consist primarily of material related to her writing career such as drafts, manuscripts, galley proofs, and publicity for books. Also included is a scrapbook which belonged to Effie Douglass Putnam, a well-known harpist and aspiring author who lived in Paris. The scrapbook contains notes, letters, autographs, drawings, and photographs from various notable individuals including August Rodin, Victor Hugo, Mark Twain, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and others.
This collection is comprised of materials relating to the personal and professional life of Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, author of Cheaper by the Dozen, Belles on their Toes, and other novels. Carey was a fervent supporter of public libraries, active in the anti-censorship group, Right to Read, Inc., and a Smith College trustee from 1967 to 1972.
Children's author, Geographer, Author. The Carpenter Papers include correspondence; writings; original manuscripts of The Story of East Africa and South American Wonder Tales; radio talk transcripts on topics such as children's books and "women of the arts"; and five scrapbooks consisting of photographs, clippings, illustrations, bibliographies, reviews, and book jackets.
Martha Tolles is a Smith College graduate and author of numerous works of popular childrens' fiction, including the "Darci" and "Katie" series of books, which were published in the 1980s. This collection of her papers documents her writing through drafts, correspondence with her editors and fans, and publicity materials, including interviews conducted with Tolles.
Rachel Lyman Field is primarily remembered as a children's writer, but also wrote adult fiction, poetry and plays. This collection of Rachel Field’s papers include manuscripts of her poems, postcards and greeting cards and other print ephemera, including some of Field’s draft illustrations. Also included in the collection are items relating to her husband, Arthur S. Pederson, as well as a collection of book jackets from Field’s published works.