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Collection Title: Mitchell Sharmat Papers

Collection Number: DG1227

Accession Number: 2000-086

Inclusive Dates: 1988-2000

Volume: 1.25 cu. ft.

Given By : Mitchell and Marjorie Sharmat

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:

A Girl of Many Parts by Mitchell Sharmat; Dell Publishing Co., 1988.

Author's notes and research
Author's log
Draft typescript, edited by author; synopsis of some chapters, no date
Miscellaneous typewritten pages, edited by author (in folder labeled “Cowaris edition”)
Cut-up typescript in folder labeled “Master Copy”, no date
Draft typescript, dated 11/17/1984

Chapters 1-19, pp. 1-121
Chapters 20-30, pp. 122-208

Typescript with note, dated Oct. 8, 1985, 99 pp.
Draft typescript with author's editing, bound together with typescript noted above [Oct. 1985?]
Corrected draft typescript, dated Nov. 1985, 63 pp
Draft typescript, dated 12/22/85, 166 pp.
Edited typescript, no date, 166 pp
Unedited final draft, no date
Chapters 1-8, pp.1-52
Chapters 9-15, pp. 53-99
Chapters 16-23, pp. 100-156
Chapters 24-30, pp. 157-208

Edited final draft, no date

Chapters 1-8, pp.1-52
Chapters 9-15, pp. 53-99
Chapters 16-23, pp. 100-156
Chapters 24-30, pp. 157-208.

Revised final draft, no date

Chapters 1-9, pp. 1-50
Chapters 10-15, pp. 51-80
Chapters 16-19, pp. 101-121 (pages 81-100 missing)
Chapters 20-24, pp. 122-164
Chapters 25-30, pp. 166-208 (page 165 missing)

Final edited typescript, no date

Chapters 1-5, pp.3-50
Chapters 6-9, pp.51-100
Chapters 10-154, pp. 101-154

Corrected page proofs, dated 4/21/88

Photocopy of letter from Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, dated April 2000


Accession Number: 2001-066

Inclusive Dates: 1980-2001

Volume: .25 cu. ft.

Given By : Mitchell and Marjorie Sharmat

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:

Photocopy of biographical information from Something About the Author.

Newspaper article about Gregory the Terrible Eater by Mitchell Sharmat, featured on an episode of the PBS TV program Reading Rainbow

Four Winds Press Spring 1980 catalog featuring Gregory the Terrible Eater by Mitchell Sharmat.


Accession Number: 2001-224

Inclusive Dates: 1979-1990

Volume: .30 cu. ft.

Given By : Mitchell and Marjorie Sharmat

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:

Come Home Wilma by Mitchell Sharmat, illustrated by Rosekrans Hoffman; Albert Whitman & Co., 1980.

Reviews
Publicity

The Seven Sloppy Days of Phineas Pig by Mitchell Sharmat, illustrated by Sue Truesdell; Harcourt, 1983.

Reviews
Publicity

I’m Not a Pest by Marjorie and Mitchell Sharmat, illustrated by Diane Dawson; Dutton, 1979.

Reviews
Publicity

Gregory the Terrible Eater by Mitchell Sharmat, illustrated by Jose Aruego; Scholastic, Inc., 1989.

Reviews
Publicity

Girl of Many Parts by Mitchell Sharmat; Dell Publishing Co., 1988.

Reviews
Publicity

The Pizza Monster by Marjorie and Mitchell Sharmat; Dell Yearling, 1990.

Reviews
Publicity


Accession Number: 2002-071

Inclusive Dates: 1979

Volume: .10 cu. ft.

Given By : Mitchell and Marjorie Sharmat

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:

I Am Not a Pest by Marjorie and Mitchell Sharmat, illustrated by Diane Dawson; Dutton, 1979.

Book Review

Photocopy of article about Marjorie and Mitchell Sharmat published in The Arizona Daily Star, Sunday, June 3 1979, p. 5.


Accession Number: 2004-157

Inclusive Dates: 2003

Volume: .30 cu. ft.

Given By : Mitchell and Marjorie Sharmat

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:

Nate the Great on the Owl Express by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and Mitchell Sharmat, illustrated by Martha Weston; Delacorte Press; 2003.

Preliminary Typescript/Rough Draft (working title “Nate the Great, Train Detective”)
Plot Summaries
Edited Typescripts (3)
Publisher Correspondence
Notes
Research
Illustrations/Sketches, photocopies
Revised Illustrations/Sketches, faxed copies
Final Dust Jacket Proof, color
Complete set of Galleys/Page Proofs, photocopies


Accession Number: 2005-115

Inclusive Dates: 2003

Volume: .30 cu. ft.

Given By : Mitchell and Marjorie Sharmat

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 Pizza Monster (Olivia Sharp Series) by Marjorie and Mitchell Sharmat; Yearling/Random House, 2005.

Drafts of the revised paperback edition

The Princess of the Fillmore Street School (Olivia Sharp Series) by Marjorie and Mitchell Sharmat; Yearling/Random House, 2005.

Drafts of the revised paperback edition

The Sly Spy (Olivia Sharp Series) by Marjorie and Mitchell Sharmat; Yearling/Random House, 2005.

Drafts of the revised paperback edition

The Green Toenails Gang (Olivia Sharp Series) by Marjorie and Mitchell Sharmat; Yearling/Random House, 2005.

Drafts of the revised paperback edition

General publisher correspondence


Accession Number: 2007-008

Inclusive Dates: 2006

Volume: .25 cu. ft.

Given By : Mitchell and Marjorie Sharmat

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:

Nate the Great Talks Turkey (formerly titled "Nate the Great Can’t Wait") by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and Mitchell Sharmat; Random House/Delacorte Press, 2006.

Edited typescript
Second page proof, edited
Third page proof
Correspondence
Preliminary typescript
Research article
Explanation of story evolution
Random pages from various versions of typescript
Reviews

Newspaper article re: “Nate the Great” TV show on PBS (Arizona Star, 24 October, 2006)

 


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