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Marylois Dunn Papers

Collection Overview

Title: Marylois Dunn Papers

ID: A/106

Creator: Dunn, Marylois (1930-)

Extent: 8.0 Linear Feet

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of manuscripts; galley proofs; correspondence from editors, friends, and fans; reviews; newspaper clippings; and other memorabilia.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for research.


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Black Jr. High student critiques of The Man in the Box manuscript, [1967]Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Black Jr. High student critiques, cont., and note on titles for The Man in the Box manuscript, [1967]Add to your cart.
Folder 3: The Man in the Box. Original manuscript with ending, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 4: The Man in the Box. Manuscript as submitted to publisher, [1967]Add to your cart.
Folder 5: The Man in the Box. Original ending, pp. 131-185, [1967]Add to your cart.
Folder 6: The Man in the Box. Photocopies of manuscript pages, marked for revisions, [1967]Add to your cart.
Folder 7: The Man in the Box. Revised working copy, [1967]Add to your cart.
Folder 8: The Man in the Box. Setting copy with editor's marks, [1967]Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The Man in the Box. Galley proofs, unmarked, [1968]Add to your cart.
Folder 2: The Man in the Box. Galley proofs with editor's marks, [1968]Add to your cart.
Folder 3: The Man in the Box. Galley proofs with editor's marks, [1968]Add to your cart.
Folder 4: The Man in the Box. Book jackets [one laminated], 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 5: The Man in the Box. McGraw-Hill royalty statements and other business papers, 1967-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 6: The Man in the Box. McGraw-Hill royalty statements and other business papers, 1969-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 7: McGraw-Hill newsletters, 1968, 1972-1973Add to your cart.
Folder 8: McGraw-Hill catalogs, 1968-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 9: McGraw-Hill advertisements and miscellaneous, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 10: H. R. Hunting catalog with ad for The Man in the Box, 1968Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence with McGraw-Hill re: The Man in the Box, May 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence with McGraw-Hill, July-Sept. 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence with McGraw-Hill [mostly Leigh Dean, editor in the Junior Book Division], Oct. 4-24, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence with Leigh Dean re: map for The Man in the Box, Oct. 26-29, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence with McGraw-Hill [mostly Leigh Dean; some re: Introduction to The Man in the Box], Nov. 3-13, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence with McGraw-Hill [mostly Leigh Dean], Nov. 13-29, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence with Leigh Dean re: book jacket for The Man in the Box, Dec. 1-8, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence with Leigh Dean re: The Man in the Box and The Timber Pirates, [ca. Dec. 10-18], 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Personal letter from Leigh Dean and copy of her short story, "Miss Hannah", Dec. 20, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence with Leigh Dean [re: map and movie rights for The Man in the Box; The Timber Pirates], Jan. 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence with Leigh Dean [re: map for The Man in the Box and The Timber Pirates], Feb. 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence with Leigh Dean [re: autograph tea], March 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence with Leigh Dean [re: autograph tea], April 8-17, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Correspondence with Leigh Dean [re: autograph tea], April 21-29, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Correspondence with Leigh Dean [re: autograph tea], May 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Correspondence with Leigh Dean [re: reviews and book sales; prize for Timber Pirates], June-July 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Correspondence from Leigh Dean with copies of reactions to The Man in the Box from British publishers,, May-Aug. 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Correspondence with Leigh Dean [re: royalties and personal concerns], Aug.-Dec. 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Correspondence with Leigh Dean [re: interracial books], Jan.-Feb. 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Correspondence with Leigh Dean [re: nomination of The Man in the Box for the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award], May-June 9, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Letter from Leigh Dean with copy of her manuscript, Rufus Gideon Grant, June 10, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Correspondence with Leigh Dean [re: Newbery Award nomination and problems with "Introduction" to The Man in the Box], June-July 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Correspondence with Leigh Dean and McGraw-Hill [re: 2nd ed. of The Man in the Box, personal concerns, Christmas cards], Sept.-Dec 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Correspondence with Leigh Dean et al [re: Sequoyah Children's Book Award], Jan.-Feb. 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Correspondence with Leigh Dean et al [re: income statement and Dogmeat], Mar.-Apr. 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Correspondence with Leigh Dean [re: Dogmeat], May 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Correspondence with Leigh Dean [re: Dogmeat; The Beaudean Pines], June-Oct. 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Correspondence with Leigh Dean [re: Dogmeat; The Man in the Box review, Dean's Rufus Gideon Grant], Nov. 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Correspondence with Leigh Dean and Eleanor Nichols of McGraw-Hill [re: ALA Newbery-Caldecott Dinner], Jan.-Mar. 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Correspondence with Leigh Dean and Eleanor Nichols [re: ALA Convention and Dogmeat], May-July 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Correspondence with Leigh Dean, Oct. 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Correspondence with Leigh Dean et al Ire: Georgia Children's Book Award and Sequoyah Children's Book Award], 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Correspondence from Leigh Dean, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Correspondence with Leigh Dean [includes book jacket from Dean's Lulu's Back in Town], UndatedAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Fan letters from individuals, 1968-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Fan letters from individuals and replies, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Fan letters from individuals and replies, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Fan letters from individuals and replies, 1972-1973Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Fan letters from individuals and replies, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Fan letters from individuals and replies, 1975, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Fan letters from students at Roosevelt Elementary School, Pryor, Oklahoma, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Fan letters from students at Washington Elementary School, Pryor, OK, and Final Chapter for The Man in the Box composed by the students, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Fan letters from students at Jefferson Elementary School and unidentified schools, Pryor, OK, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Fan letters from classes at Arthur E. Wright Middle School, Calabasas, California and Lakeview School, Oakland, CA, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Fan letters from students in Meeker, OK, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Fan letters from students in Meeker, OK, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence and questionnaire from students at Walter P. Jones School, Macon, Georgia, 1973-1974Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Fan letters from students at Marlow, OK, 1982Add to your cart.
Alphabetical A-B
Folder 15: Fan letters from students at Marlow, OK, 1982Add to your cart.
Alphabetical C-D
Folder 16: Fan letters from students at Marlow, OK, 1982Add to your cart.
Alphabetical E-G
Folder 17: Fan letters from students at Marlow, OK, 1982Add to your cart.
Alphabetical H-L
Folder 18: Fan letters from students at Marlow, OK, 1982Add to your cart.
Alphabetical M-O
Folder 19: Fan letters from students at Marlow, OK, 1982Add to your cart.
Alphabetical P-R
Folder 20: Fan letters from students at Marlow, OK, 1982Add to your cart.
Alphabetical S-T
Folder 21: Fan letters from students at Marlow, OK, 1982Add to your cart.
Alphabetical U-Z
Folder 22: Correspondence from PFC James C. Clapp and Capt. Shelly T. Raines, stationed in Vietnam, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Book report on The Man in the Box by Claudia Taylor, Black Jr. High, Houston, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Correspondence with Mary Kalijarvi [re: Kalijarvi's book review of The Man in the Box], 1969-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Correspondence from Contemporary Authors. Form letter and blank biographical form, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Correspondence from the Authors Guild. Invitation to join, brochure, newsletters, 1967-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Miscellaneous correspondence re: The Man in the Box [congratulatory letters], 1968-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Miscellaneous correspondence [re: agent, authors, luncheon, teaching job], 1967-1973Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Letter and short story from Raymond D. White, San Antonio, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Miscellaneous correspondence, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Notes and clippings on horses, 1968-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Comments on Dogmeat by students at Black Jr. High, Houston, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Comments on Dogmeat by students at Black Jr. High, Houston, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Dogmeat. Original manuscript, [1970]Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Dogmeat. Manuscript. 1st rewrite with editor's green tags for suggested changes, [1970]Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Dogmeat. Manuscript. 2nd rewrite with editor's green tags, [1970-1971]Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Dogmeat. Manuscript. 3rd [?] rewrite, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Dogmeat. Manuscript. Rewrite with Ardath Mayhar, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Dogmeat: The Absolutely Perfect Horse. Draft for jacket copy, [1982]Add to your cart.
Folder 4: The Absolutely Perfect Horse [Dogmeat retitled]. Galley proofs, [1982]Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence re: The Absolutely Perfect Horse [Dogmeat], 1982Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Articles on the publication of The Man in the Box, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Reception for The Man in the Box at Black Jr. High, Houston, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Sequoyah Children's Book Award, 1970-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Cards and flier for The Man in the Box and National Children's Book Week lecture, 1968-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Writers conferences and meetings, 1968-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Photographs of Marylois Dunn and The Man in the Box book and painting at Black Jr. High, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Reviews of The Man in the Box, 1968-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 8: New York Times Book Review containing review of The Man in the Box, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Reviews of The Absolutely Perfect Horse, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Biographical sketch on Marylois Dunn from Something About the Author, [ca. 1972]Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Miscellaneous - school related, 1972-1974, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Miscellaneous - Beta Phi Mu [Library Science Society] and bibliographies of Newbery Medal Books and Southwestern Children's Books, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Miscellaneous - cartoons and humor, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Leon Hale columns from The Houston Post, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Ardath Mayhar. Poem, letter, and newspaper clipping, 1968, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: George W. Hawkes [former editor of The Daily Sentinel] and family. Newspaper clippings, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Miscellaneous re: writing, 1969, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Miscellaneous, 1976, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The Absolutely Perfect Horse. Manuscript, ca. 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 2: The Absolutely Perfect Horse. Drafts and galleys for jacket, title page, and copyright page, 1982-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 3: The Absolutely Perfect Horse. Author's first proof, Oct. 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 4: The Absolutely Perfect Horse. Author's first proof, Nov. 1982Add to your cart.
Bundle 1Add to your cart.
Scrapbook 1: Scrapbook on The Man in the Box and the Sequoyah Children's Book Award, 1972Add to your cart.