Lloyd Alexander papers

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Free Library of Philadelphia: Children's Literature Research Collection
Call Number
FLP.CLRC.ALEXANDER
Creator
Alexander, Lloyd
Title
Lloyd Alexander papers
Date [inclusive]
1941-1995
Extent
24.8 Linear feet
Language
English.
Language Note
Materials are primarily in English, with some materials in French.
Abstract
This collection contains the literary papers of author Lloyd Alexander, dating from 1941-1995. Drafts, proofs, and planning notes for Alexander's writings, together with correspondence relating to his books, make up the bulk of the collection; other types of materials present include drawings, newspaper clippings, and advertisements. Titles represented include The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian, The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha, Westmark, the first five Vesper Holly adventures, and all of the Prydain chronicles.
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[Description and date of item], [Box and folder number], Lloyd Alexander papers, 1941-1995, Free Library of Philadelphia, Children’s Literature Research Collection.

Lloyd (Chudley) Alexander was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January 30, 1924. He developed an abiding love of books early on - according to his own recollection, he taught himself to read at the age of 3. He continued to read voraciously although he hated school. After graduating high school, Alexander attended West Chester State Teachers College, but did not complete his degree. He took a job at a bank, and worked there until joining the army in 1943. Alexander was selected for a specialized training program for translators at Lafayette College, after which he was sent to Paris on assignment. He served as an interpreter, translator, documents analyst, and counterespionage agent, achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant. He became acquainted with a number of prominent artists and writers in the Parisian cultural scene, including Paul Éluard, who named Alexander his official translator. In fact, Alexander’s first published books, from 1948-1951, were translations of works by Éluard, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Paul Vialar. But for Alexander personally, a far more important introduction was to take place in Paris: he met his wife Janine Denni, and her daughter Madeleine (Mado). After completing his tour of duty, Lloyd Alexander studied at the Sorbonne (University of Paris) on an army scholarship, and then returned with his new family to Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania.

Alexander aspired to be a novelist, but in the meantime worked in a string of advertising positions at Sun Oil Company (1948-1951), Smith, Kline & French (1951-1952), Arthur H. Thomas Company (1952-1956), and The Bingham Company (1956). By his own admission Alexander was not very invested in his day jobs. Many drafts he wrote during the 1950s and 1960s are typed on the back of company stationery, a habit that got him fired from Sunoco for working on his novel in the office. In 1955 he published his first novel, And Let the Credit Go, a book for adults based on his experiences working at the bank. Further autobiographical fiction for adults include My Five Tigers (1956) and Janine is French (1959). After writing two biographies for young adults at the request of the Jewish Publication Society, Alexander began to consider the possibility of writing children’s fantasy books. Time Cat, about a cat who can time-travel between each of his nine lives, was published in 1963. In the course of researching Time Cat, Alexander became fascinated with Welsh mythology, especially the Mabinogion, and began planning his critically-acclaimed Chronicles of Prydain. The first in the series was The Book of Three, published in 1964, followed by the Newbery-honoree The Black Cauldron (1965). The Castle of Llyr was published in 1966 and Taran Wanderer appeared in 1967; the final installment, The High King, won the Newbery Medal in 1969. Additional stories from the Prydain universe were compiled in The Foundling and Other Tales from Prydain in 1973. Two of these stories were also published separately as picture books illustrated by Evaline Ness: Coll and His White Pig (1965) and The Truthful Harp (1967). In 1985, Disney released The Black Cauldron, an animated feature based on the first two books in the Prydain series.

After making a name for himself with the Chronicles of Prydain, Alexander published popular children's literature continuously for the next forty years. He is well-known for his Westmark fantasy trilogy and the Vesper Holly adventures, about a young heroine best described as a cross between Indiana Jones and Nancy Drew. Lloyd Alexander’s final book, The Golden Dream of Carlo Chuchio, appeared in print in summer of 2007, just months after his death on May 17.

Bibliography

Something about the Author Autobiography Series, vol. 19.

Children’s Literature Review, vol. 48.

This collection contains the literary papers of author Lloyd Alexander, dating from 1941-1995. Drafts, proofs, and planning notes for Alexander's writings, together with correspondence relating to his books, make up the bulk of the collection; other types of materials present include drawings, newspaper clippings, and advertisements.

This collection includes materials from nearly every book by Lloyd Alexander published before 1995, although the amount of documentation varies. Some titles, like The Flagship Hope: Aaron Lopez are represented by only a few pieces of correspondence; others, like The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian, are represented by planning notes and outlines, multiple versions of drafts, proofs, correspondence, and newspaper clippings. The only books Alexander published before 1995 are not found in this collection are The Four Donkeys (1972) and The Fortune-Tellers (1992). (There are, however, references to The Four Donkeys in "Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1970," within the "Personal papers" series.)

Many unpublished writings are also present in this collection. Half of the titles in the "Writings for adults" series are unpublished novels at various stages of completion. Alexander worked long and hard on several complete drafts of Eden, a novel about Philadelphia-area socialites, but was unable to find a publisher. However, he barely got past the chapter list for How to Live With Your Psychiatrist, a humorous book about psychiatry. There are also unpublished drafts of some essays, plays, translations of French works, and a large number of short stories. Nearly all the works in the “Writings for children” were eventually published. The exceptions are a poem entitled “The Fox”; a picture-book written and illustrated by Alexander called “Peter Simple”; a proposed work for the Jewish Publication Society entitled “Follow the Drinking Gourd”; “The Phoenix”; and “Regia-Doria.”

There are several types of correspondence in this collection, grouped according to original order. Alexander’s own correspondence files on his books (the letters he received and, sometimes, copies of the letters he sent) are kept with other materials relating to those titles. In most cases, Alexander’s correspondence files are further divided by stage, such as editing and production, publicity and promotion, or the published book itself (consisting of thank-you letters Alexander received from the friends and associates to whom he sent complimentary copies of his books). The collection also includes correspondence files collected by Brandt & Brandt, Alexander's literary agency, and Ann Durell, Alexander's editor.

At Brandt & Brandt Alexander was managed by Bernice Baumgarten, then Carol Brandt, and finally Carl D. Brandt, with whom he maintained a personal relationship. At some point, the agency transferred to Alexander the correspondence file they maintained on him from 1949-1970. Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file is arranged chronologically, and kept in the “Personal papers” series.

Lloyd Alexander cultivated a deep friendship with his editor, Ann Durell. He first worked with Durell on Time Cat (1963) while she was at Holt, Rinehart and Winston publishing house. It appears that when she moved to Dutton publishing house around 1970, Lloyd began publishing there in order to continue working with her. It may have been around that time when she transferred to Alexander the correspondence files she had maintained on his books at Holt, Rinehart and Winston, including correspondence related to Time Cat (1963) and the Prydain series (1964-1968). Durell's correspondence files were arranged by book, and kept in the subseries of each title. Although some letters in Durell's files refer to other books, they have been left where they were in keeping with in original order.

Durell’s influence is especially apparent on the drafts of Alexander’s works that have "attached annotations" - post-it notes covered with editorial comments. Where the notes were glued or taped down, and removing them would have damaged the materials, they remain in place. Where the notes were loose, they were photocopied in place and then removed to mylar for preservation.

Other individuals whose names frequently recur in this collection are Max L. Jacobson, an old army friend of Alexander's with whom he frequently discussed his works in progress; Marianne Carus, founder of Cricket magazine for children; and Carolyn W. Field, coordinator of the Office of Work with Children for the Free Library of Philadelphia from 1953 to 1983, who was instrumental in arranging for the donation of this collection.

This collection is arranged in three series: I. Writings for adults; II. Writings for children; III. Personal papers. Series I (Writings for adults) is arranged alphabetically by title, with additional subseries for translations and shorter works. The subseries are: i. And Let the Credit Go; ii. Another Country; iii. The Beautiful Children, version 1; iv. The Beautiful Children, version 2; v. Captain Billy Webb; vi. Eden; vii. Fifty Years in the Doghouse; viii. How to Live With Your Psychiatrist; ix. Janine is French; x. My Five Tigers; xi. My Love Affair With Music; xii. Park Avenue Vet; xiii. Short stories, essays, and plays; xiv. Translations; xv. Untitled Hector Berlioz novel. Within each subseries, materials are arranged in probable order of creation.

Series II (Writings for children) is arranged alphabetically by title, with additional subseries for “The Prydain Chronicles,” “The Vesper Holly Adventures,” and “The Westmark Trilogy.” The subseries are: i. Border Hawk: August Bondi; ii. The Cat Who Wished to Be a Man; iii. Dream-of-Jade: The Emperor’s Cat; iv. The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha; v. The Flagship Hope: Aaron Lopez; vi. Follow the Drinking Gourd; vii. The Fox; viii. The House Gobbaleen; ix. How the Cat Swallowed Thunder; x. The King’s Fountain; xi. The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian; xii. The Pearls and the Pie; xiii. Peter Simple; xiv. The Phoenix; xv. The Prydain Chronicles; xvi. Regia-Doria; xvii. The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen; xviii. Rembrandt: Portrait of the Artist; xix. Time Cat; xx. The Town Cats and Other Tales; xxi. The Two Brothers; xxii. The Vesper Holly Adventures; xxiii. The Westmark Trilogy; xxiv. The Wizard in the Tree. Subseries xv (The Prydain Chronicles) is further divided into sub-subseries: a. The Book of Three; b. The Black Cauldron; c. The Castle of Llyr; d. Taran Wanderer; e. The High King; f. Coll and His White Pig; g. The Truthful Harp; h. The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain. Subseries xxii (The Vesper Holly Adventures) is also divided into sub-subseries: a. The Illyrian Adventure; b. The El Dorado Adventure; c. The Drackenberg Adventure; d. The Jedera Adventure; e. The Philadelphia Adventure. Subseries xxiii (The Westmark Trilogy), too, is divided into sub-subseries: a. Westmark; b. The Kestrel; c. The Beggar Queen. Within each subseries, or sub-subseries, materials are arranged in probable order of creation.

Series III (Personal papers) is arranged alphabetically by folder title.

Publication Information:
Free Library of Philadelphia: Children's Literature Research Collection
Finding Aid Author:
Finding aid prepared by Celia Caust-Ellenbogen
Sponsor:
The processing of this collection was made possible through generous funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, administered through the Council on Library and Information Resources’ “Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives” Project.
Access Restrictions:

This collection is open to researchers by appointment. Some of the materials in this collection may be too fragile for use without the Curator’s supervision. Please contact the Curator for information on access.

Use Restrictions:

The right of access to material does not imply the right of publication. The Free Library of Philadelphia holds the copyright for all materials created by Lloyd Alexander. Permission for reprinting, reproduction, or extensive quotation from his works must be obtained through written application to the Free Library of Philadelphia, stating the use to be made of the material. The reader bears the responsibility for any possible infringement of copyright laws in the publication of materials not created by Alexander.

A reproduction fee will be charged if the material is to be reproduced in a commercial publication.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Gift of Lloyd Alexander, 1995.

Form/Genre(s)
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Drawings (visual works)
  • Ephemera
  • Galley proofs
  • Manuscripts
  • Microfilms
  • Photographs
  • Telegrams
Personal Name(s)
  • Alexander, Janine
  • Binyon, Claude, 1905-1978
  • Brandt, Carl (Carl D.)
  • Brillat-Savarin, 1755-1826
  • Camuti, Louis J.
  • Chaulot, Paul
  • Desnos, Robert, 1900-1945
  • Durell, Ann
  • Jacob, Max, 1876-1944
  • Prévert, Jacques, 1900-1977
  • Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980
  • Valéry, Paul, 1871-1945
  • Éluard, Paul, 1895-1952
Subject(s)
  • Cats
  • Children's authors--20th century
  • Children's literature--20th century
  • Fantasy literature
  • Holly, Vesper (Fictitious character)
  • Prydain (Imaginary place)
Writings for Adults
And Let the Credit Go, 1955
A working title was "Supper Money (Confessions of a Clerk)." The chapter entitled "Dorothea" was published in Discovery issue 3, 1954.
Box Folder
Preliminary planning notes and outlines
These papers appear to be very preliminary planning materials for And Let the Credit Go. The short story Harmon Burden also seems to be related. A piece of correspondence included with Harmon Burden refers to a short story entitled Max Mondrosch, whose name appears in these materials.
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"Bank Notes," typescript 1
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Various chapters, carbon copy 1
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Draft, revised typescript 1
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Corrected galley proofs, author's copy 50
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Corrected galley proofs, editor's copy 50
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Page proofs 50
3
Speech for Inquirer Book and Author Lunch, 1955 March 15 1
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Another Country, circa 1946 Box Folder
Outline on index cards 1
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Planning notes and outlines 1
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"Another Time, Another Country" chapters 1-2, corrected typescript, 1946 May 1
9
Chapters 1-2, typescript, 1946 November 1
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Complete draft, corrected typescript 1
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The Beautiful Children, version 1, circa 1948 Box Folder
Planning notes and outlines 1
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First draft, chapter 1, typescript, 1948 August 1
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Complete first draft, carbon copy 2
1-2
Second draft, chapter 1, typescript 2
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Third draft, chapter 1, corrected typescript and carbon copy, circa 1951 2
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Third draft, chapter 1, typescript, circa 1951 2
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Complete third draft, typescript, circa 1951 2
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The Beautiful Children, version 2, circa 1956 Box Folder
Planning notes, outlines, and revised typescript pages 2
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First draft, chapters 1-3, revised typescript 2
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Second draft, chapters 1-3, typescript 2
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Third draft, chapters 1-3 and outline, carbon copies 2
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Captain Billy Webb, circa 1946-1951 Box Folder
Planning notes and outline 3
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Part I, corrected typescript 3
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Eden, circa 1950-1956
Working titles included "A Stranger in Eden" and "Strangers in Eden."
Box Folder
Chapters 1-4, revised typescript 3
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Chapters 1-13, carbon copy 3
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Revised typescript pages 3
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First draft, revised typescript 3
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Second draft, carbon copy 3
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Third draft, chapters 1-2, revised typescript, circa 1956 4
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Outline and fourth draft, chapters 1-2, carbon copy, 1956 June 15
Includes letter from Bernice Baumgarten.
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Fifty Years in the Doghouse, 1964
Lloyd Alexander was commissioned by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) to write Fifty Years in the Doghouse after the success of Park Avenue Vet.
Box Folder
Animal Protection magazine, Fall 1962 and Spring 1963
The Fall 1962 issue of Animal Protection includes the annual report of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), which Alexander appears to have used to fact-check the figures in Fifty Years in the Doghouse. The Spring 1963 issue, forwarded to Alexander by Janice Paprin, features an article about the upcoming publication of his book.
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Draft, corrected carbon copy 4
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List of corrections, and corrected carbon copy pages
Folder also includes a list of the interview tapes Alexander used to research the book.
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Typescript and carbon copy pages 4
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Galley proofs, copy 1, 1963 August 28 50
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Corrected galley proofs, copy 2 50
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Corrected page proofs 50
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Plate proofs, 1963 August 23 51
 
How to Live With Your Psychiatrist, circa 1957 Box Folder
Planning notes and outline 5
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"The Libido Machine" and "Some of My Best Friends," revised typescript 5
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"The Libido Machine" and "How to Live With Your Friends," corrected typescript 5
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Chapters 1-3, revised typescript 5
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Chapters 1-2, carbon copy 5
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Janine Is French, 1959 Box Folder
Draft, corrected carbon copy 5
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Stage adaptation, circa 1959-1961 Box Folder
Correspondence regarding stage adaptation of Janine Is French, 1959-1961 5
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Alexander's planning notes and outlines for stage adaptation 5
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Stage adaptation by Claude Binyon, typescript, 2 copies, 1960 5
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Alexander's revisions of Binyon's script Box Folder
Act I, first draft, revised typescript 6
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Act I, second draft and synopsis, typescript and carbon copy, 1960 October 20 6
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Act I, second draft, revised carbon copy 6
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Acts II-III, revised typescript 6
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Act II, typescript 6
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Complete draft, corrected typescript and carbon copy 6
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My Five Tigers, 1956 Box Folder
Outline and carbon copy pages 6
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Draft, revised typescript 6
9
Corrected galley proofs 50
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Corrected page proofs 50
8
My Love Affair With Music, 1960 Box Folder
Planning notes, outlines, and editorial correspondence, 1959 6
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Revised pages, carbon copy and typescript 6
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Draft, revised carbon copy 7
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Correspondence and materials regarding promotion of My Love Affair with Music, 1960 7
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Correspondence regarding published book My Love Affair with Music, 1960 7
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Newspaper clippings and reviews of My Love Affair with Music, 1960 7
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Park Avenue Vet, 1962 Box Folder
List of corrections and revised typescript pages
Includes packet from Ed Bauman, consisting of photographs of his cats in addition to editorial suggestions for Park Avenue Vet.
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Chapters 1-2, corrected typescript 7
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First complete draft, revised typescript 7
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Second complete draft, carbon copy 8
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Short stories, essays, and plays, Bulk, 1944-1947 Box Folder
"Advice to Young People," corrected typescript, 1947 January 8
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"Alexander on Picasso," planning notes and corrected typescript draft, circa 1944-1952
Includes translation, "Desnos on Picasso."
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"The Artist Betrayed," corrected typescript, 1947 January 8
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"The Branded Cain," typescript 8
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"Conscience," corrected typescript, 1946 May 22 8
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"Contents of a Desk," typescript, 1946 May 03 8
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"Dialogue In Front of the Sun," typescript 8
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"Evelyn Waugh and the Lost Glory," typescript 8
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"An Exchange of Cheap Nostalgia," typescript page 8
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"The Fantastic Symphony," carbon copy and revised typescript drafts
"The Fantastic Symphony" was later published in New Directions 11 (New York: 1959).
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"The Great Anti-Fascist War I," corrected typescript, 1946 November 8
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"Harmon Burden," planning notes, revised typescript pages, and typescript and carbon copy draft, 1957 August 16
Folder also includes piece of correspondence from Alexander's literary agent, dated August 16, 1957, that refers to "Max Mondrosch," "Harmon Burden," "The Beautiful Children," and "Janine is French."
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"How to Write / The Practical Man," revised typescript and "Skeleton Key", 1946 December 8
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"I Also Write Fiction I," corrected typescript 8
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"I ask myself…" typescript 8
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"I may as well..." typescript, 1942 May-July
This appears to be a journal kept by Lloyd Alexander from May 1, 1942 to July 8, 1942.
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"Joie de Vivre I," corrected typescript 8
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"Land's End," planning notes and typescript drafts 8
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"Liebestod: A Critique," corrected typescript, 1946 December 8
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"Music-Hall," typescript, 1946 May 01 8
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"Mutual Morning," corrected typescript 8
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"O Tempora! O Mores!" corrected typescript, 1947 January 8
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"One of Many Similar Mornings," corrected typescript, 1946 May 09 8
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"The Oracle of Dismas," typescript 8
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"Parting Gesture," typescript 8
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"The Practical Man," typescript, 1946 December 8
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"Prose I," corrected typescript, 1946 July 19 8
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"Prose II," corrected typescript, 1946 8
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"Prose III," corrected typescript, 1946 8
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"Prose IV," corrected typescript, 1946 September 8
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"Schlemielsleben," corrected typescript, 1947 January 8
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"Six Little Razors All In a Row," typescript, 1945 8
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"Sound Asleep," typescript 8
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"A Stranger in Kellytown," planning notes and corrected typescript pages 8
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"Summer," planning notes and outline, circa 1951 8
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"Swing Song," planning notes, outline, and typescript draft 8
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"The Town in Ruins," typescript 8
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"The Town of Huntersville," planning notes 8
39
Unidentified planning notes and typescript pages 8
40
"When the Radio Comes," typescript, 1944 8
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"The Year 1946," typescript, 1946 8
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Translations, circa 1946-1952
Alexander's major published translations are The Wall and Other Stories by Jean-Paul Sartre (New York: New Directions, 1948); Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre (Norfolk, Conn.: New Directions, 1949); Uninterrupted Poetry: Selected Writings by Paul Éluard, (New York: New Directions, 1951); and The Sea Rose by Paul Vialar, (London: Peter Nevill, 1952).
A piece of correspondence regarding the royalties for Nausea was removed to Agent Correspondence, 1957-1959.
Box Folder
Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthelme. "Meditations on Obesity" from The Physiology of Taste, carbon copy
Includes Meditations XXI and XXII, plus a biographical note on Brillat-Savarin by Lloyd Alexander, typescript and carbon copy.
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Chaulot, Paul. "A Soldier," revised typescript 8
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Éluard, Paul. "A Lesson in Morality" excerpt, typescript and carbon copy, circa 1946-1951
Poems include: "Evening Falls Back," "Eyes Which Have Really Suffered Too Much from Seeing," "Prayer of Widows and Mothers," "In the Virgin Mountain," "Mount Grammos," "Old Youth," "To Be Alone No Longer," and "If Greece Were Freed."
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1
Éluard, Paul. Poems, corrected carbon copy, circa 1946-1951
Includes some poems published in Uninterrupted Poetry: "Spain," "In Spain," "Vencer Juntos," "In Warsaw," "Poetry Must Have Practical Truth as its Goal," and "After So Many Years." Also includes several poems not published in Uninterrupted Poetry: "One for All," "Lost Garden," "No Break," "First Step," "To General Markos," "Athena," and "The Strength of Love."
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Éluard, Paul. "Uninterrupted Poetry," setting copy, corrected carbon copy, 1952 9
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Éluard, Paul. "Uninterrupted Poetry," lists of corrections, 1952 9
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Éluard, Paul. "Willow-Wing," manuscript, corrected typescript, and typescript and carbon copy drafts, circa 1952
Includes an illustrated newspaper clipping of "Willow-Wing" from a French periodical.
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Prévert, Jacques. Poems, typescript and carbon copy drafts
Poems include "For You My Love," "The Laundry," "The Dunce," "Alicante," "First Day," "This Love," "The Human Effort," "The New Order," "Sunday," "Rue de Seine," "Homecoming," "Glory," and "Promenade de Picasso."
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Jacob, Max. Poems, corrected manuscript and typescript drafts
Poems include "Love Your Neighbor," "To the Pilgrims of Emmaus," "Sublime Disfigured Slave," and "Death."
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Unknown. "The Age of Gold," corrected manuscript 9
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Valéry, Paul. Poems, typescript
Poems include "Pomegranates," "The Girdle," "Poetry," "Sea Cemetery," "Fragments from Narcissus," "The Young Fate," "Palm," "Sinister," "Hour," "The Friendly Woods," "Vain Dangers," and "Land of Enchantment."
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Vialar, Paul. The Sea Rose, corrected carbon copy, 1952 9
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Untitled Hector Berlioz novel, circa 1960 Box Folder
Correspondence regarding untitled Hector Berlioz novel, 1960 9
12
Planning notes, research notes, and outlines 9
13
Chapter 1, revised typescript 9
14
Writings for Children
Border Hawk: August Bondi, 1958 Box Folder
Research notes, outline, and correspondence, 1956-1960 10
1
Revised typescript pages 10
2
First draft, revised typescript 10
3
Second draft, revised carbon copy 10
4
Corrected page proofs 52
1
The Cat Who Wished to Be a Man, 1973 Box Folder
Notes, outlines, and correspondence, circa 1971
Includes letters from Carl D. Brandt, Max L. Jacobson and Ann Durell.
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Revised typescript pages 10
6
Chapters 1-4, first draft, revised typescript 10
7
Second draft, revised typescript and annotated photocopy
Annotations by Ann Durell.
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Microfilm of second draft 54
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Third draft, revised typescript with attached annotations and carbon copy, 1971 November 11
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Setting copy, corrected typescript and carbon copy, 1972 January 11
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Corrected galley proofs, author's copy 53
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Correspondence and photograph of book jacket design, 1972 February 11
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Dream-of-Jade: The Emperor's Cat, 1976
References to "Dream-of-Jade" exist in the "Planning notes and outlines" for The Town Cats and Other Tales (New York: Dutton, 1977), but it does not appear in the final collection. Instead, it was published serially in Cricket magazine: "The Emperor's Cat: Dream-of-Jade" (October 1976), "The Emperor's Cat: How Dream-of-Jade Cured the Emperor" (November 1976), and "The Emperor's Cat: How Dream-of-Jade Wrote the Law" (December 1976). Nearly two decades later, it was published as a picture book illustrated by D. Brent Burkett (Chicago: Cricket Books, 2005).
Box Folder
First draft, revised typescript 11
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Second draft, corrected carbon copy 11
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Setting copy, corrected photocopy and carbon copy, 1976 January 11
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Correspondence regarding "Dream-of-Jade", 1975-1976 11
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The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha, 1978 Box Folder
Planning notes, outlines, map, and correspondence, 1976-1977
Includes correspondence with Max L. Jacobson.
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Revised typescript and carbon copy pages, circa 1977 11
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"The well-known scamp, Lukas-Kasha," chapters 1-13, revised typescript 12
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"An Account of What Happened and Did Not Happen to the Well-Known Scamp Lukas-Kasha," revised typescript, photocopy, and carbon copy, 1977 May 17 12
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Revised typescript and carbon copy pages with attached annotations, 1977 July 15 12
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Setting copy, corrected typescript and carbon copy, 1978 January 30 12
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Corrected galley proofs, author's copy 53
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Page proofs 53
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Folded and gathered sheets, 1979 January 30 13
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Correspondence regarding title, illustrations, and book jacket, 1977-1978
Includes book jacket proof and photocopies of illustration proofs.
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Correspondence regarding editing and production of The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha, 1977-1978 13
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Excerpts published in Cricket magazine, 1977-1978
Includes correspondence with Cricket editor Marianne Carus, photocopied excerpts from the book The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha with revisions, and carbon copies of "The Three Talking Horses" and "The Invisible Camel."
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Promotional materials, reviews, and correspondence regarding The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha, 1977-1978 13
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National Book Award nomination and CRABbery Award materials, 1979 13
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The Flagship Hope: Aaron Lopez, 1960 Box Folder
Correspondence regarding The Flagship Hope, 1958-1959 13
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Follow the Drinking Gourd, circa 1956 Box Folder
Research notes, correspondence, and outline 13
11
The Fox, circa 1941-1995
It is unclear whether this poem is a translation or was written by Alexander.
Box Folder
Manuscript draft 13
12
The House Gobbaleen, 1995
References to "The House Gobbaleen" exist in "Planning notes and outlines" for The Town Cats and Other Tales (New York: Dutton, 1977), but it does not appear in the final collection. According to a note by Alexander, he offered the story to Jean Greenlaw for a different collection, per her letter of 17 May 1989. "The House Gobbaleen" was later published as a picture book illustrated by Diane Goode (New York: Dutton, 1995).
Box Folder
"The Cat and the House Gobbaleen," first draft, revised typescript, circa 1977 13
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"The Cat and the House Gobbaleen," second draft, carbon copy, circa 1989 13
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How the Cat Swallowed Thunder, 1977
References to "How the Cat Stole Thunder" exist in the "Planning notes and outlines" for The Town Cats and Other Tales, but it does not appear in the published version. In 1977, "How the Cat Swallowed Thunder" was first printed as part of Just for Fun: A Collection of Original Humorous Stories, edited by Ann Durell (New York: Dutton, 1977). Decades later, it was published separately as a picture book illustrated by Judith Byron Schachner (New York: Dutton, 2000).
Box Folder
Planning notes, outline, and correspondence, 1974-1976 13
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Revised typescript pages, circa 1976 13
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First draft, revised typescript, circa 1976 13
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Second draft, revised typescript, circa 1976 13
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Third draft, corrected typescript with attached annotations and carbon copy, 1976 May 18
Also includes brief correspondence with Ann Durell, June 1976.
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Fourth draft, carbon copy, 1976 July 1 13
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The King's Fountain, 1971 Box Folder
Outline and revised typescript pages
Includes note from Brandt & Brandt.
13
21
First draft, manuscript 13
22
Second draft, revised typescript 13
23
Third draft, revised typescript 13
24
"The King's Fountain and the Poor Man's Thirst," fourth draft, revised typescript 13
25
"The King's Fountain and the Poor Man's Thirst," fifth draft, carbon copy 13
26
"The King's Fountain and the Poor Man's Thirst," sixth draft, typescript with attached annotations, 1970 May 19
Includes note from Ann Durell dated May 19, 1970.
13
27
Setting copy, corrected typescript and carbon copy
Includes note from Ann Durell dated July 7, 1970.
13
28
Corrected galley proofs, author's copy, 1970 August 05 52
2
Correspondence regarding production of The King's Fountain, 1970-1972 13
29
Folded and gathered sheets with dust jacket proof 13
30
Newspaper clippings and reviews of The King's Fountain, 1971 13
31
Correspondence regarding published book The King's Fountain, 1971 13
32
The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian, 1970 Box Folder
Planning notes, outlines and correspondence
Includes correspondence with Max L. Jacobson
14
1
Revised typescript and carbon copy pages 14
2
Revised typescript pages with attached annotations 14
3
"Sebastian: A Fantastic Comedy" first draft, revised typescript and photocopy 14
4-7
"Sebastian: A Fantastic Comedy" second draft, revised typescript 15
1
Third draft, corrected typescript 15
2-3
Fourth draft, revised photocopy 15
4
Fifth draft, revised typescript with attached annotations 15
5-6
Setting copy, revised typescript and carbon copy 16
1-3
Chapters 1-7, corrected galley proofs and revised typescript pages with attached annotations 16
4
Chapters 5-33, corrected galley proofs 16
5
Corrected galley proofs, author's copy 16
6
Folded and gathered sheets 16
7
Book jacket proof and publisher's blurb, 1970 September 2 16
8
Correspondence regarding The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian, Bulk, 1969 16
9-10
Newspaper clippings and reviews of The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian, 1970-1971 16
11-12
The Pearls and the Pie, 1975
One short story, "The Pearls and the Pie: Miklan Tells a Tale" was published in two parts in the May and June 1975 issues of Cricket Magazine. The first part was titled "Miklan Tells a Tale: The Pearls and the Pie" (a working title was "Miklan Tells a Tale: The Princess, the Pearls, the Eagle, and the Baker"); the second part was titled "The Pearls and the Pie: Miklan Ends a Tale." Alexander envisioned a book of short stories written around the character of Miklan but it never came to fruition.
Box Folder
Short story planning notes, outlines and correspondence, 1974 17
1
"Miklan Tells a Tale: The Princess, the Pearls, the Eagle, and the Baker," first draft, revised typescript 17
2
"Miklan Tells a Tale: The Princess, the Pearls, the Eagle, and the Baker," second draft, revised carbon copy and typescript
Includes one complete draft (revised carbon copy) and loose revised typescript and carbon copy pages.
17
3
"Miklan Tells a Tale: The Pearls and the Pie," third draft, corrected photocopy, 1974 June 3
Includes note from editor at Cricket Magazine.
17
4
"The Pearls and the Pie: Miklan Ends a Tale," first draft, revised carbon copy 17
5
"The Pearls and the Pie: Miklan Ends a Tale," second draft, revised typescript and carbon copy 17
6
Proposed "Miklan" book planning notes and correspondence, 1976
Correspondence is with Max L. Jacobson
17
7
Peter Simple Box Folder
Dummy with crayon illustrations, 18 pages, circa 1946-1961 17
8
The Phoenix, circa 1964 Box Folder
Research notes, planning notes, and typescript pages 17
9
First draft, revised typescript 17
10
Second draft, corrected carbon copy, copy 1 17
11
Second draft, corrected carbon copy, copy 2 17
12
The Prydain Chronicles
One working title for the series was "Sons of Llyr."
Box Folder
Research notes
Alphabetized set of index cards with names for characters, places and objects. Also includes brief planning notes.
54
2
Maps of Prydain and family tree 17
13
The Book of Three, 1964 Box Folder
Research notes, planning notes, and outlines
Includes pieces of correspondence with editor Ann Durell and agent Carl Brandt.
17
14
Revised typescript pages 17
15
First draft, corrected typescript with attached annotations 17
16
Second draft, corrected carbon copy
There are two complete carbon copy drafts. The first folder includes a list of corrections, and a list of quotes about cats.
17
18
17
1
Setting copy, revised typescript 18
2-3
Pages 1-15, corrected galley proofs 52
3
Ann Durell's correspondence file on The Book of Three, 1962-1966 18
4-8
The Black Cauldron, 1965 Box Folder
Planning notes, outline and correspondence 18
9
Revised typescript and carbon copy pages 18
10
"The Master of the Sword," first draft, revised typescript 18
19
11
1
Second draft, revised typescript and photocopy 19
2-3
Third draft, revised carbon copy 19
4
Setting copy, revised typescript 19
5-6
Corrected galley proofs, 1964 December 22 52
4
Ann Durell's correspondence file on The Black Cauldron, 1964-1967
Includes basic timeline of the titles projected for the Prydain series.
19
20
7-8
1-2
The Castle of Llyr, 1966 Box Folder
Planning notes and outlines 20
3
Revised typescript pages 20
4
Revised typescript and carbon copy pages with attached annotations 20
5
First draft, revised typescript 20
6
Second draft, revised carbon copy 20
7
Setting copy, corrected typescript 20
8-9
Corrected galley proofs, 1966 January 10 52
5
Ann Durell's correspondence file on The Castle of Llyr, 1964-1966 21
1
Taran Wanderer, 1967 Box Folder
Planning notes, outlines and map
Includes map of Prydain.
21
2
Revised typescript pages 21
3
First draft, revised photocopy, 1966 June 6 21
4-5
Second draft, revised typescript 21
6-7
Third draft, corrected carbon copy 21
8
Setting copy, corrected typescript 22
1-2
Corrected galley proofs 52
6
Correspondence regarding editing and production of Taran Wanderer, 1965-1966 22
3
Ann Durell's correspondence file on Taran Wanderer, 1965-1968 22
4-7
The High King, 1968 Box Folder
Planning notes, outlines, and correspondence
Includes correspondence with Max L. Jacobson and brochure for 1969 Newberry/Caldecott Awards Dinner
22
8
Revised typescript pages 22
9
First draft, revised typescript and photocopy 22
10-13
Second draft, revised typescript 23
1-2
Microfilm of third draft, revised typescript, 1967 July 01 54
3
Setting copy, corrected typescript 23
3-5
Lettering, illustration, page proof, and setting text for preliminaries 23
6
Corrected galley proofs, master copy 52
7
Ann Durell's correspondence file on The High King, 1965-1970 23
7-9
Coll and His White Pig, 1965 Box Folder
Planning notes, outline, and correspondence 23
10
First draft, revised typescript 23
11
Second draft, typescript with attached annotations and corrected carbon copy 23
12
Setting copy, corrected typescript and carbon copy 23
13
Corrected galley proofs 52
8
Ann Durell's correspondence file on Coll and His White Pig, 1964-1965
Includes short essay by Lloyd Alexander about collaborating on a picture book with Evaline Ness.
24
1-6
Photocopies of selected correspondence from Ann Durell's file, 1964-1965 24
7
The Truthful Harp, 1967 Box Folder
Planning notes, outline, and correspondence 24
8
First draft, revised typescript 24
9
Second draft, corrected typescript and carbon copy 24
10
Corrected carbon copy and typescript pages with attached annotations 24
11
Setting copy, corrected typescript 24
12
Corrected galley proofs 52
9
Ann Durell's correspondence file on The Truthful Harp, 1966-1968 24
13-15
Photocopies of selected correspondence from Ann Durell's file, 1966-1967 24
16
The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain, 1973
The second and third tales from The Foundling, "The Stone" and "The True Enchanter," were published in Cricket magazine.
"The Two Brothers" (the working titles for which included "The Red Fallows" and "The Brother Kings") was written for The Foundling but did not appear in the final collection. It was published in The Big Book for Peace, edited by Ann Durell and Marilyn Sachs (New York: E.P. Dutton Children's Books, 1990).
Later editions of The Foundling include the text of the picture books Coll and His White Pig (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1965) and The Truthful Harp (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1967) as additional short stories.
Box Folder
Planning notes, outlines, and partial drafts 24
17-18
Revised typescript and carbon copy pages with attached annotations
Attached annotations were probably written by Shirley Dolgoff, Alexander's editor at Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
24
19
"The Stone" and "The True Enchanter," first draft, corrected photocopy 24
20
"The Stone" and "The True Enchanter," second draft, carbon copy, 1973 February 17 24
21
Complete draft, revised typescript 24
22
Setting copy, corrected typescript and carbon copy 24
23-24
Corrected galley proofs, 1973 May 30 52
10
Corrected page proofs, 1973 July 20 52
11
Illustrations, pencil on paper, photocopy, and blueline proof
Includes correspondence with Holt, Rinehart & Winston
25
1
Corrected folded and gathered blueline proofs, complete set 25
2
Folded and gathered blueline proofs, partial set 25
3
Correspondence regarding The Foundling, 1972-1973
Folder includes a letter and a copy of an illustration by Nancy Ekholm Burkert.
25
4
Regia-Doria, circa 1970-1971
Another working title for Regia-Doria was Theodore the First. Some aspects of Regia Doria, such as the general quality of its being "fantastical" but not a "fantasy," and the specific names of the protagonist (Theodore) and the kingdom (Regia), are reminiscent of the Westmark Trilogy.
Box Folder
Planning notes, outlines, and correspondence 25
5
Revised typescript pages 25
6
Chapters 1-2, revised typescript 25
7
Prologue through chapter 2, revised typescript 25
8
Prologue through chapter 3, corrected carbon copy and chapters 1-10, revised typescript 25
9
The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen, 1991 Box Folder
Planning notes, research notes, and outlines 25
10
Revised typescript, carbon copy and photocopy pages 25
11
Revised typescript pages with attached annotations, and map 25
12
"The Tale of Prince Jen and Six Valuable Objects," first draft, revised typescript 26
1-2
"The Tale of Prince Jen and Six Valuable Objects," second draft, corrected carbon copy, 1990 September 19 26
3
Third draft, corrected photocopy 26
4-5
Setting copy, corrected typescript with attached annotations 26
27
6-7
1
Corrected page proofs, author's copy, 1991 June 13 27
2-3
Correspondence and illustrations for book jacket, map, and Chinese calligraphy
Includes map sketches by Lloyd Alexander and proof copies; book jacket proofs; and correspondence with the Chinese Cultural & Community Center of Philadelphia.
27
4
Correspondence regarding editing and production of The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen, 1989-1992 27
5-6
Correspondence and materials regarding publicity and promotion of The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen, 1991-1993
Includes adapted excerpts "The Tale of the Bronze Bowl" and "The Tale of the Tiger's Paintbrush." Alexander made a cassette tape of "The Tale of the Bronze Bowl" on March 20, 1992.
27
7-9
Correspondence regarding published book The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen, 1991-1992 27
10-11
Rembrandt: Portrait of the Artist, 1961
World Over, a children's magazine put out by the Jewish Education Committee of New York, purchased "Rembrandt: Portrait of the Artist" for serial publication.
Box Folder
Planning notes, research notes, outlines, and correspondence 27
12
Carbon copy and revised typescript pages 27
13
First draft, revised typescript 27
14
Second draft, corrected typescript and carbon copy 27
15
Third draft, revised typescript 17
16
Fourth draft, carbon copy 27
17
Time Cat, 1963 Box Folder
Planning notes, outline and correspondence 27
18
Revised carbon copy pages 28
1
"Nine Lives," first draft, chapter 1 and outline, typescript with attached annotations 28
2
"Nine Lives," first draft, pages 1-124, revised typescript with attached annotations 28
3
"Nine Lives," second draft, revised carbon copy and typescript with attached annotations 28
4-5
Setting copy, corrected typescript 28
6-7
Ann Durell's correspondence file on Time Cat, 1962-1964 28
8-9
The Town Cats and Other Tales, 1977
Several stories written for the collection but not included in the final book were published separately. "Dream of Jade: The Emperor's Cat" appeared serially in Cricket magazine in 1976, and was later published as a picture book in 2005 (Chicago: Cricket Books). "How the Cat Swallowed Thunder" appeared in Ann Durell's Just for Fun: A Collection of Original Humorous Stories in 1977 (New York: Dutton), and was published as a picture book in 2000 (New York: Dutton). "The House Gobbaleen" was published as a picture book in 1995 (New York: Dutton).
Box Folder
Planning notes and outlines 28
10
"The Town Cats," revised typescript draft with attached annotation 29
1
"The Cat-King's Daughter," revised typescript drafts with attached annotations and revised typescript pages 29
2
"The Cat Who Said No," revised typescript draft 29
3
"The Cat and the Golden Egg," revised typescript draft with attached annotations and revised typescript pages 29
4
"The Cobbler and His Cat," revised typescript draft 29
5
"The Painter's Cat," revised typescript page 29
6
"The Cat and the Fiddler," revised typescript drafts and revised typescript pages 29
7
"The Apprentice Cat," revised typescript draft 29
8
Setting copy, corrected typescript and carbon copy 29
9-10
Corrected galley proofs, author's copy 53
4
Correspondence and proofs for book jacket and illustrations, 1976-1977 29
11
Correspondence regarding The Town Cats, 1975-1977 29
12
Newspaper clippings and reviews of The Town Cats, 1977-1978 29
13
The Two Brothers, 1990
Working titles for "The Two Brothers" include "The Red Fallows" and "The Brother Kings." References to the story exist in "Planning notes, outlines, and partial drafts" for The Foundling (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1973), but it does not appear in the final collection. Instead, it was published in The Big Book for Peace, edited by Ann Durell and Marilyn Sachs (New York: E.P. Dutton Children's Books, 1990).
Box Folder
Planning notes and outlines, circa 1973 29
14
"The Brother Kings," first draft, revised typescript, circa 1973 29
15
"The Fourth Tale: The Brother Kings," second draft, typescript and carbon copy, circa 1973 29
16
"The Brother Kings," third draft, typescript and carbon copy, circa 1988 29
17
"The Brother Kings," fourth draft, revised typescript with attached annotations, photocopy, and carbon copy, 1988 March 29
18
Setting copy, revised typescript with attached annotations and corrected carbon copy, 1989 March 29
19
Corrected galley proofs, 1989 June 14 29
20
Correspondence regarding "The Two Brothers", Bulk, 1987-1989 29
21
The Vesper Holly Adventures Box Folder
Planning notes and correspondence with Max L. Jacobson, 1976
These materials, which begin to develop the character of a heroine reminiscent Vesper Holly, are from 1976--about the same time Alexander was working on The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha.
29
22
The Illyrian Adventure, 1986 Box Folder
Research notes, planning notes, outlines, and map 29
23
Revised typescript and carbon copy pages 30
1
First draft, corrected typescript, photocopy, and carbon copy 30
2-4
"Vesper Holly: The Adventure of the Sublime Porte," second draft, revised typescript 30
5
Third draft, corrected typescript with attached annotations, carbon copy, and photocopy, 1985 April 01 30
31
6
1-2
Setting copy, corrected typescript with attached annotations and carbon copy 31
3-4
Corrected first page proofs, author's copy and map, 1985 November 14 31
5
Corrected first page proofs, master copy, 1985 November 14 31
6
Corrected second page proofs, master copy, 1986 January 04 31
7
Corrected folded and gathered blueline proofs, 1986 February 31
8
Correspondence and proofs for book jacket and map 31
9
Correspondence regarding editing and production of The Illyrian Adventure, 1985-1986 32
1
Correspondence regarding publicity and promotion of The Illyrian Adventure, 1985-1987 32
2
Correspondence regarding published book The Illyrian Adventure, 1986 32
3
The El Dorado Adventure, 1987 Box Folder
Planning notes and outlines 32
4
Revised typescript pages with attached annotations 32
5
"The Minotauro Adventure," first draft, revised typescript 32
6-7
"The Minotauro Adventure," second draft, corrected carbon copy, 1986 July 26 32
8
Third draft, revised photocopy, and carbon copy pages, 1986 October 18 32
9
Setting copy, revised typescript with attached annotations, and revised photocopy, 1986 October 18 32
33
10
1-2
Corrected page proofs, author's copy, 1986 November 20 33
3
Page proofs, extra copy, 1986 November 20 33
4
Folded and gathered sheets 33
5
Correspondence and materials for book jacket, map, and illustrations, 1986-1987 33
6
Correspondence regarding editing and production of The El Dorado Adventure, 1985-1987 33
7
Correspondence regarding published book The El Dorado Adventure, 1987 33
8
The Drackenberg Adventure, 1988 Box Folder
Research notes, planning notes and outlines 33
9
Revised typescript pages with attached annotations 33
10
"The Falkenheim Adventure," first draft, revised typescript 34
1
"The Falkenheim Adventure," second draft, corrected typescript with attached annotations, carbon copy, and photocopy, and maps, 1987 May 09 34
2-5
Setting copy, corrected typescript with attached annotations, photocopy and carbon copy, 1987 August 34
35
6
1-2
Corrected page proofs, author's copy, 1987 December 03 35
3
Corrected page proofs, master copy, 1987 December 03 35
4
Correspondence and materials for book jacket, map, and illustrations, 1987-1988 35
5
Correspondence regarding editing, production, and promotion of The Drackenberg Adventure, 1987-1988 35
6-7
Correspondence regarding published book The Drackenberg Adventure 35
8
The Jedera Adventure, 1989 Box Folder
Research notes, planning notes and outlines 35
9
Revised typescript pages with attached annotations 35
10
"The Mokarran Adventure," first draft, revised typescript 35
11-12
"The Mokarran Adventure," second draft, corrected typescript with attached annotations, carbon copy and photocopy, 1988 May 36
1-4
Setting copy, corrected typescript, carbon copy and photocopy, 1988 July 36
5-8
Corrected page proofs, 1988 November 02 37
1
Advance reader's copy 37
2
Excerpts reprinted in Cricket magazine, 1988-1989
Folder includes correspondence, page proofs, and carbon copy excerpts from The Jedera Adventure, as well as the issues of Cricket magazine in which they were reprinted under the title "The Highest Bid" ( Cricket 17:1 (September 1989), 37-41; Cricket 17:2 (October 1989), 72-76).
37
3
Correspondence and materials for book jacket, map, and illustrations 37
4
Correspondence regarding editing, production, and promotion of The Jedera Adventure, 1988-1990 37
5
Correspondence regarding published book The Jedera Adventure 37
6
The Philadelphia Adventure, 1990 Box Folder
Planning notes, research notes, and outlines 37
7
Revised typescript pages with attached annotations and carbon copy pages 37
8
Draft, revised typescript 37
9
Setting copy, corrected typescript, photocopy, and carbon copy, 1989 March 37
38
1
1-3
Corrected first page proofs, author's copy, 1989 September 5 38
4
Corrected first page proofs, master copy, 1989 September 5 38
5
Corrected second page proofs, master copy, 1989 October 6 38
6
Correspondence and materials for book jacket and map, 1985-1990 38
7
Correspondence regarding editing, production, and promotion of The Philadelphia Adventure, 1989-1990 38
8
Correspondence regarding published book The Philadelphia Adventure, 1990 38
9
The Westmark Trilogy
Westmark, 1981 Box Folder
Planning notes and outlines 39
1
Revised typescript and carbon copy pages 39
2
"The Printer's Devil," first draft, revised typescript, and planning notes 39
3-4
"The Printer's Devil," second draft, revised typescript and carbon copy 39
40
5-6
1
Setting copy, corrected typescript and carbon copy, 1980 November 24 40
2-4
Corrected galley proofs, author's copy 40
5
Correspondence regarding editing and production of Westmark, 1979-1981 40
6-8
Correspondence and materials for book jacket and map, 1980 40
9
Correspondence regarding publicity and promotion of Westmark, 1980-1981 40
10
Correspondence regarding published book Westmark, 1981 40
11
The Kestrel, 1982 Box Folder
Planning notes and outlines 40
41
12
1-2
Revised typescript pages 41
3
First draft, revised typescript 41
4-5
Second draft, revised carbon copy 41
6
Setting copy, corrected typescript with attached annotations, 1981 November 10 42
1-2
Corrected galley proofs, author's copy, 1981 December 30 42
3
Corrected page proofs, master copy, 1982 January 27 42
5
Corrected galley proofs, master copy, 1981 December 30 42
4
Page proofs, extra copy, 1982 January 27 42
6
Correspondence and materials for book jacket and map, 1981-1982 42
7
Correspondence regarding editing, production, and promotion of The Kestrel 42
8-9
The Beggar Queen, 1984 Box Folder
Revised typescript and carbon copy pages 43
1-2
"Florian's Child," first draft, revised typescript 43
3-4
"Florian's Child," second draft, revised carbon copy, 1983 May 03 43
5
"Florian's Child," third draft, corrected typescript and photocopy 43
44
6-7
1-2
Setting copy, revised typescript, carbon copy and photocopy, 1983 December 08 44
3-7
Corrected galley proofs, author's copy, 1983 December 27 45
1
Correspondence and materials for book jacket and map, 1982-1984 45
2-3
Correspondence regarding editing, production, and promotion of The Beggar Queen, 1981-1984 45
4-5
Correspondence regarding published book The Beggar Queen, 1984 45
6
The Wizard in the Tree, 1975 Box Folder
Planning notes and outlines 45
7
Revised typescript pages 45
8
Chapters 1-3, first draft, revised typescript 45
9
Second draft, revised typescript with attached annotations 45
10
Third draft, corrected typescript and carbon copy, 1974 45
11-12
Setting copy, corrected typescript 45
46
13
1
Corrected galley proofs, author's copies 53
5
Corrected galley proofs, proofreader's copy 53
5
Corrected galley proofs, master copy, 1974 August 26 53
5
Correspondence and proofs for book jacket and illustrations, 1974 46
2
Correspondence regarding editing and production of The Wizard in the Tree, 1972-1975 46
3
Newspaper clippings, reviews, and correspondence regarding promotion of The Wizard in the Tree, 1974-1975
Includes excerpts of "The Wizard in the Tree" and "The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian," probably presented at the 1974 American Library Association conference in New York City.
46
4
Correspondence regarding published book The Wizard in the Tree, 1974-1975 46
5
Personal Papers Box Folder
Advertising work for Stratford-Cookson dental supply company, 1966-1967
Primarily invoices and clippings of Stratford-Cookson advertisements from dental and orthodontics journals. Some correspondence and printer's proofs.
46
6-9
Book World Spring Book Festival judges materials, 1973
Includes drafts of Lloyd Alexander's comments for the article "The best of the spring batch: Our judges comment."
46
10-11
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1949 46
12-13
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1950
Includes copies of manuscript readers' reports on Eden from Henry Holt and Company.
46
14-15
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1951 46
16
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1952 46
17-18
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1953 46
19-20
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1954 46
21-24
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1955 47
1-5
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1956 47
6-9
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1957 47
10
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1958 47
11
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1959 47
12-14
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1960 47
15-19
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1961 47
20-22
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1962 47
23-30
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1963 48
1-7
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1964 48
8-15
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1965 48
16-19
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1966 48
20-22
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1967 48
23-28
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1968 49
1-5
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1969 49
6-12
Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander, 1970
This file includes references to The Four Donkeys (1972), which book is not represented anywhere else in the collection. There is a photocopy of a letter from Alice L. Miller, Children's Books Senior Editor at Holt, Rinehart and Winston after Ann Durell, expressing her editorial comments.
49
13-18
Cards sent to Amy Galfand, 11 cards and 1 envelope, circa 1960s
Contains cards illustrated by Lloyd Alexander, including Christmas, Valentine's, birthday, thank you, and get well cards, as well as a humorous press release for the artist "Rumbrandt."
49
34
Caricatures of Lloyd Alexander (artwork), undated
Includes a Christmas card drawn by Alexander, a watercolor drawing, and a cartoon, "Through History with J. Wesley Smith."
49
19
Correspondence and ideas not pursued, 1977-1978 and undated
Folder includes" correspondence with Max L. Jacobson; advertisements for books (not written by Alexander); notes in Alexander's handwriting for "My Goblin--a first-person account;" part of an article by Gincas about Lord of the Rings; correspondence with Carl D. Brandt regarding, and a carbon copy of, the short story "Old Cricket Says" by Lloyd Alexander. Folder also includes a note from "Amy" that was misplaced in "Brandt & Brandt's correspondence file on Lloyd Alexander" between the folders for 1964 and 1965.
49
20
Correspondence regarding "Profiles in Literature" videotaping with Lloyd Alexander, Evaline Ness, and Ann Durell, 1972
This videotaping, sponsored by the Free Library of Philadelphia and Temple University, took place in Temple's studio on October 27, 1972.
49
21
Correspondence regarding "Selected Readings by Lloyd Alexander" cassette tape, 1974
In September 1974, E.P. Dutton sent out a cassette recording of Lloyd Alexander reading selections from some of his books as a promotional material.
49
22
"J-3 to Jitterbug" story by Janine Alexander, circa 1946-51 49
23
National Book Awards judges materials, 1974-1975 49
24-28
National Book Awards judges materials, 1979 49
29-30
Philadelphia Freedom Week certificate and letter of thanks, 1960 July 8 49
31
Resumes, circa 1955 and circa 1962 49
32
Sun News (Sunoco employee newsletter), 1951 August 49
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