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Collection Title: Seymour Reit Papers

Collection Number: DG0810

Accession Number: 1982-12-01

Inclusive Dates: 1973-1977

Volume: .60 cubic ft.

Given By : Seymour Victory Reit

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

The Easy-How-To Book by Seymour V. Reit; Western Publishing Co, 1973.

Typescript with sketch/layouts included [photocopy]

Ironclad! A True History of the Civil War by Seymour Reit; Dodd, Mead & Co., 1977.

Final corrected typescript

Race Against Death by Seymour V. Reit; Scholastic Book Services, 1976.

Book proposal [photocopy]
Correspondence
Photo caption dummy


Accession Number: D-2592

Inclusive Dates: 1977-1985

Volume: .30 cubic ft.

Given By : Seymour Victory Reit

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Ironclad! A True History of the Civil War by Seymour Reit; Dodd, Mead & Co., 1977.

Outline of Book, 4 pages
Catalog and jacket flap copy, 1 page
Illustration keys, 1 page
Correspondence with publisher, 17 letters
Research Notes

Jenny's In the Hospital by Seymour Reit; Golden Books, 1984.

Typescript, copy, 23 pages
Correspondence with publisher, 5 letters
Research notes

Some Busy Hospital by Seymour Reit; Golden Books, 1985.

Typescript, copy, revised, 37 pages
Correspondence with publisher, 7 pages
Research notes
Book review


Accession Number: D-2667

Inclusive Dates: 1973-1985

Volume: .30 cubic ft.

Given By : Seymour Victory Reit

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Those Fabulous Flying Machines: A History of Flight in Three Dimensions with Punch-Out Plane Model by Seymour Reit, illustrated by Randy Weidner and Frank Ossmann; Macmillan, 1985.

Reviews
Correspondence
Photocopied typescript

Basil At Baker Street adapted by Seymour Reit from the Disney filmscript; Western Publishing Co., 1985. [?]

Typescript
Correspondence
Revisions
Typescript with holograph additions

Race Against Death: A True Story of the Far North by Seymour V. Reit; Scholastic Book Services, 1976.

Photographs (6)
Correspondence
Supplemental material

Ironclad! A True History of the Civil War by Seymour Reit; Dodd, Mead & Co., 1977.

Supplemental material

Rice Cakes and Paper Dragons by Seymour Reit; Dodd, Mead & Co., 1973.

Correspondence
Supplemental material


Accession Number: D-2892

Inclusive Dates: circa 1988

Volume: .30 cubic ft.

Given By : Seymour Victory Reit

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmons, Civil War Spy by Seymour Reit; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988.

Proposal
Original typescript
Final typescript
Galleys


Accession Number: 92-043

Inclusive Dates: circa 1990

Volume: .30 cubic ft.

Given By : Seymour Victory Reit

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Guns For General Washington: A Story of the American Revolution by Seymour V. Reit; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990.

Edited Typescript (4)
Galleys (4)
Text layout, incomplete
Publisher correspondence
Photocopies of dust jacket material


Accession Number: unknown

Inclusive Dates: 1973-1978

Volume: .30 cubic ft.

Given By : Seymour Victory Reit

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

That's What Friends Are For ("The Fox and The Hound") by Seymour Reit; Golden, 1978.

Story outline
Draft of typescript for the print version

Fun With Codes by Seymour Reit; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976.

Typescript and word lists

Rice Cakes and Paper Dragons by Seymour Reit; Dodd, Mead & Co., 1973.

Original draft of typescript
Final corrected typescript
Correspondence [w/an excerpt from a school reader]

Race Against Death: A True Story of the Far North by Seymour Reit; Scholastic Book Services, 1976.

Book proposal w/follow-up correspondence

The Easy-How-To-Book by Seymour Reit; Golden Press, 1973.

Photocopy of typescript

“Sarah Some Day” by Seymour Reit [publication information unknown].

Typescript
Vocabulary and early version of the text


Accession Number: 2005-105

Inclusive Dates: 1960-1996

Volume: 1.2 cubic ft.

Given By : Seymour Victory Reit

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Growing Up in the White House by Seymour Reit; Crowell-Collier Press, 1968.

Contract
Reviews
Promotion

America Laughs: A Treasury of Great Humor edited by Seymour Reit; Crowell-Collier Press, 1966.

Promotion
Reviews

Jamie Visits the Nurse by Seymour Reit and Sheldon Brody; McGraw-Hill, 1969.

Payment
Reviews

Dear Uncle Carlos by Seymour Reit and Sheldon Brody; McGraw-Hill, 1969.

Payment
Reviews

The King who Learned to Smile by Seymour Reit; Golden Press, 1960.

Contract
Promotion
Review

Look! Look! A Clown Book by Seymour Reit; Golden Press, 1962.

Review

Round Things Everywhere by Seymour Reit and Carol Basen; McGraw-Hill Co., 1969.

Reviews
Payment

Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy by Seymour Reit; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988.

Citations
Contract
Correspondence
Reviews
Promotion

Race Against Death: A True Story of the Far North by Seymour V. Reit; Scholastic Book Services, 1976.

Contracts
Correspondence
Photographs
Promotion
Reviews
Citations
Manuscript
Screenplay/movie

Those Fabulous Flying Machines: A History of Flight in Three Dimensions with Punch-Out Plane Model by Seymour Reit, illustrated by Randy Weidner and Frank Ossmann; Macmillan, 1985.

Reviews
Contract
Promotion
Museum exhibit

Bugs Bunny Goes to the Dentist story by Seymour Reit ; Golden Press, 1978.

Contract

Time, Money, Measurement, and Metrics by Seymour Reit; Macmillan Educational Co., 1984.

Contract
Correspondence

Map Skills [“Mapping Skills”] by Seymour Reit; Macmillan Educational Co., 1984.

Contract
Correspondence
Notes

No Room for Freddy by Seymour Reit; Western Publishing Co., 1970.

Contract
Rights

Winnie-the-Pooh and the Pebble Hunt by Seymour Reit; Golden Press, 1982.

Correspondence
Outlines
Purchase orders

Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet's Book of Opposites by Seymour Reit; Western Publishing Co., 1984.

Correspondence
Notes
Purchase orders
Manuscript

Child of the Navajos by Seymour Reit and Paul Conklin; Dodd, Mead, 1971.

Contract
Correspondence
Promotion
Reviews
Outlines

Take a Ride with Mickey by Seymour Reit; Disney Press, 1991.

Contract

The Black Cauldron by Seymour Reit; Western Publishing Co., 1985.

Work order

Some Busy Hospital! by Seymour Reit and Carolyn Bracken; Golden Book, 1985.

Contract
Copyright
Reviews

Trains by Seymour Reit; Western Publishing Co., 1990.

Correspondence
Copyright

The Easy How – To Book by Seymour Reit; Golden Press, 1973.

Contract
Correspondence
Notes
Review

A Week in Hagar's World: Israel by Seymour Reit; Crowell-Collier Press, 1969.

Reviews

Guns For General Washington: A Story of the American Revolution by Seymour V. Reit; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990.

Boy's Life excerpt
Citation
Contract
Correspondence
Cover – rejection
Reviews
Research
Promotion

The Adventures of the Great Mouse Detective [“Basil of Baker Street”] by Seymour Reit; Western Publishing Co., 1986.

Work order

Fun with Codes by Seymour Reit and Jan Palmer; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976.

Correspondence

Jenny's in the Hospital by Seymour Reit and Nina Barbaresi; Western Publishing Co., 1984.

Contract

Ironclad! A True History of the Civil War by Seymour Reit; Dodd, Mead & Co., 1977.

Correspondence
Reviews

Rice Cakes and Paper Dragons by Seymour Reit; Dodd, Mead & Co., 1973.

Correspondence

The Secret of NIMH Storybook by Seymour Reit and Robert C. O'Brien; Golden Press, 1982.

Reviews
Work orders

The Fourth King, A Christmas Fable by Seymour Reit and Alvin Cooperman; Marble Arch, 1977.

Outline
Drafts
Reviews
Contracts and agreements
Specs / Layout
Contract / Rights (TV)
Correspondence (TV)
Drafts (TV)
Promotion (TV)
Payments (TV)

Where's Willie? by Seymour Reit; Golden Press, 1961.

Reviews

The Golden Book of Gardening by Seymour Reit; Western Publishing Co., 1981.

Reviews

Coins and Coin Collecting by Seymour Reit; Golden Press, 1965.

Contract
Reviews

“Circus Book” by Seymour Reit [publication information unknown].

Contract
Correspondence
Text

“The Ginghams” story by Seymour Reit [publication information unknown].

Contract

“Tiny and Tony” story by Seymour Reit [publication information unknown].

Contract

“What is a City?” by Seymour Reit [publication information unknown].

Contract
Correspondence
Manuscript

“Sara Some Day” by Seymour Reit [publication information unknown].

Correspondence

“Travel Bureau” comic strip by Seymour Reit in National Geographic World

July, 1996:

Notes
Correspondence

November, 1996:

Proposal
Notes
Manuscript

“Tools” by Seymour Reit in A World of Surprises

Correspondence
Manuscript
Substitutes

 


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