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Collection Title: George Edward Stanley Papers

Collection Number: DG1231

Accession Number: 2000-332

Inclusive Dates: 1984 - 2001

Volume: 26.7 cu. ft.

Given By : George Edward Stanley

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 Codebreaker Kids by George Edward Stanley. Avon, 1987.

book cover proof (4 copies)
edited typescript
typescript dated 11/15/87
typescript, approx. 32,000 words
pages of changes to typescript
typescript with letter dated August 18, 1986
copy-edited typescript marked for printer
page proofs, 2 sets

The Codebreaker Kids Return by George Edward Stanley. Avon, 1989.

book cover proof (13 copies)
early notes (2 folders)
various preliminary typescripts, many versions of chapter 1
edited typescript dated 11/15/87
edited typescript, dated 12/11/87
edited typescript dated 2/2/88
edited typescript with letter dated March 3, 1988
edited typescript, copy of revised draft mailed to Avon 4/4/88
copy-edited typescript marked for typesetter with letter dated December 12, 1988

The Crime Lab by George Edward Stanley. Avon, 1985.

published paperback book - marked “Speech Copy”
publisher correspondence
edited typescript (4 complete versions)
edited typescript (with letter dated May 3, 1984)
edited typescript (with letter dated July 25, 1984)
final copy-edited typescript marked up for printer
galley

Happy Deathday to You...and Other Stories to Give You Nightmares by G.E. Stanley. Avon, 1995.

book cover proof (16 copies)
typescript, undated
copy-edited typescript, marked for printer dated 9/28/95

Hershell Cobwell and the Miraculous Tattoo by George Edward Stanley. Avon, 1991.

book cover proof (7 copies)
copy edited typescript
page proofs

The Italian Spaghetti Mystery by George Edward Stanley. Avon, 1987.

book cover proofs (3 copies)
chapter outlines
typescript, 1 st draft, each chapter in a folder
typescript, undated
typescript, undated
notes
typescript, cut and paste, each chapter in a folder
edited typescript (with letter dated 4/11/86)
edited typescript, undated
typescript, 2 nd draft
typescript (marked orig.)
Typescript, undated
typescript, undated
copy edited typescript, marked for printer
page proofs

The Mexican Tamale Mystery by George Edward Stanley. Avon, 1988.

proof of book cover (22 copies)
synopsis
typescript, first draft (with letter dated February 24, 1987)
typescript (2 versions, undated)
typescript, partial (undated)
edited typescript, revised (dated 4/30/87 - 5/7/87)
edited typescript (with letter dated July 30, 1987)
edited typescript (dated 8/19/87)
folder of notes
folder of cuts
copyedited typescript (with letter dated October 5, 1987)
copy edited typescript, marked for printer (with letter dated May 10, 1988)
Proof (dated 11/10/87)

Rats in the Attic and other Stories to Make Your Skin Crawl by G.E. Stanley. Avon, 1995.

book cover proof (5 copies)
publisher correspondence
correspondence regarding award from New York Public Library

The Ukrainian Egg Mystery by George Edward Stanley. Avon, 1986.

book cover proof (3 copies)
folder of notes
synopsis
edited typescript (with letter dated May 1, 1985)
edited typescript, undated
edited typescript (with letter dated May 29, 1985)
copy-edited typescript, marked for printer
page proofs
promotional flyer photocopies

Writing Short Stories for Young People by George Stanley. Writers Digest, 1986

typescript, cut and paste version, chapters 1-24
typescript, miscellaneous chapters
typescript, dated 5/28/86, chapters 1-21
preliminary typescript, edited
typescript
typescript, clean copy
typescript, copy
page proofs
publisher correspondence

BOBBSEY TWINS

#2 The Case of the Runaway Money by Laura Lee Hope. Pocket Books, 1987.

typescript, undated
publisher correspondence
typescript, copy to be used for on-hands rewriting
typescript, dated 10/7/86
typescript, dated 11/4/86 (previous version included with new revisions)
typescript, with letter dated November 24, 1986
typescript, undated
typescript, undated
background on Bobbsey twins
galleys

#6 Mystery on the Mississippi by Laura Lee Hope, illustrated by Paul Jennis. Pocket Books, 1988.

background research
publisher correspondence, contract
background on the Bobbsey Twins
manuscript in green spiral notebook
typescript - outline of various chapters (2 folders)
typescript dated 2/27/87 titled “Bobbsey Twins and the Riverboat Mystery”
typescript, undated
typescript, undated
typescript, revised 4/16/87
typescript, dated 4/24/87
typescript, dated 5/13/87
typescript, undated
typescript, undated
typescript, with letter dated June 23, 1987
typescript, draft returned to Mega Books 7/5/87
typescript, undated

CAN YOU SOLVE THE MYSTERY

#14 Hawkeye Collins and Amy Adams in The Case of the Clever Marathon Cheat and other Mysteries by M. Masters (George Stanley). Meadowbrook, 1984.

story crux outlines
typescripts
publisher correspondence

KATIE LYNN COOKIE COMPANY

#1 The Secret Ingredient by G.E. Stanley. Random House, 1999.

folder of correspondence regarding all of the books in the series and series development
published hardback
publisher correspondence and e-mails about the book
typescript with correspondence dated August 26, 1997
typescript with correspondence dated December 11, 1997
typescript revised March 23, 1998
typescript, revised August 24, 1998
typescript, revised September 28, 1998
typescript, with correspondence dated November 25, 1998
typescript, revised December 14, 1998
uncorrected bound proof with correspondence dated March 9, 1999 (3 copies)
early versions of cover
promotional pierces
reviews

#2 Frogs Legs for Dinner? by G. E. Stanley. Random House, 2000.

correspondence and e-mails with publisher
typescript (Chapter 1 - Mom’s Big Idea)
typescript (revised August 11, 1999)
typescript (chapter 1 - Mom’s big idea)
typescript (revised January 4, 1999) entitled Sandwiched!
typescript (chapter 1 - Keesh Lo Rain)
typescript (chapter 1 - Keesh lo rain)
typescript dated 9/6/99 (chapter 1 - Keesh lo rain)
typescript (chapter 1 - Keesh lo rain)
typescript (chapter 1 - Keesh lo rain)
typescript (chapters not named) marked EDIT
typescript (chapters not named)
typescript (chapter 1 - Flying pies)
page proofs, edited
page proofs, and correspondence
pages proofs marked draft #2
color proof of cover

#3 The Battle of the Bakers by G.E. Stanley. Random House, 2001.

typescript titled “Bread and Cookie War”
typescript titled “Battle of the Bakers”
Typescript (chapter 1 - The contest)
typescript (revised January 26, 1999)
typescript with correspondence dated Nov. 9, 1999
typescript with correspondence dated Nov. 11, 1999
page proofs, edited
page proofs, revised 1, edited
page proofs, original, edited
cover

#4 The Wedding Cookies by G.E. Stanley. Random House, 2001.

typescript (chapter 1 - Flossie and Fifi ) 2 versions
various typescripts
typescript dated July 14, 1998
typescript titled Bottled up! revised March 29, 1999
typescript
typescript
typescript with correspondence dated March 11, 2000
typescript (chapter 1 - Wedding Cookies)
typescript with page proofs
page proofs 4/3/00
page proofs 4/3/00 marked clean copy
page proofs with correspondence dated Mar h 6, 2000
email version of typescript
page proofs
miscellaneous rewrites, information about author, etc
background research
color proof of cover

NANCY DREW

#155 The Mystery in Tornado Alley by Carolyn Keene (series pseudonym, this book written by George Stanley). Pocket Books, 2000.

contract
Writers Guidelines to Nancy Drew Digest Books
publisher correspondence
notes and background research
typescript, undated
typescript, 31,252 words
typescript, undated
typescript, undated
computer disks, dated 3/00 (2 disks)

ROAD TO READING

Snake Camp by George Edward Stanley, illustrated by Jared Lee. Golden Book, 2000.

publisher correspondence
edited typescripts, untitled and undated (3 versions)
edited typescripts “Summer Camp is for the Snakes”, undated (2 versions)
edited typescript with letter dated May 27, 1999
edited typescript, revised June 7, 1999
edited typescript with letter dated July 13, 1999
edited typescript, revised July 22, 1999
photocopies of sketches
proofs with illustrations in color and text
book cover mounted on foamcore

Wild Horses by George Edward Stanley, illustrated by Michael Langham Rowe. Golden Books, 2001.

Background research
faxed copy of sample nonfiction book from same publisher
publisher correspondence
typescript titled “The First Horse” chpts. 1-9
typescript titled “The First Horse” chpts. 1-9, 21pp.
Edited typescript titled “The First Horse” Wild Horses written in pencil
typescript titled “The Wild Horse of the Past”
typescript, with letter dated Nov. 2, 1999
typescript, with letter dated Jan. 1, 2000
typescript, with letter dated March 6, 2000
page proofs with suggestions
color proof of cover

Ghost Horse by George Edward Stanley, illustrated by Ann Barrow. Random House, 2000.

Typescript sent to Ellen Krieger March 17, 1997
typescript, word count 6,298
typescript sent to Jennifer Dussling November 23, 1998
page proofs
page proofs with letter dated 3/19 from J. Dussling
photocopies of illustrations of characters
color proof of cover
2 page synopsis of “The Ghost Horse Returns”

Fossil Fever by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfield. Random House Books for Young Readers, 1999. (used by Stanley as sample book in series)

page proofs with illustration information drawn in

SCAREDY CATS

#1 The Day the Ants Got Really Mad by G.E. Stanley, illustrated by Sal Murdocca. Aladdin, 1996.

2 full color illustrations by Sal Murdocca for this series that were not used
uncorrected proof, advance reader’s copy
book cover proof (3 copies)
typescript
full color original illustration for cover by Sal Murdocca
photocopies of interior illustrations
page proofs

#2 Bugs for Breakfast by G.E. Stanley, illustrated by Sal Murdocca. Aladdin, 1996.

book cover proof
typescript
photocopies of interior illustrations
page proofs, with corrections
page proofs

#3 There’s a Shark in the Swimming Pool! By G.E. Stanley, illustrated by Sal Murdocca. Aladdin, 1996.

typescript
page proofs

#4 Mrs. O’Dell’s Third-Grade Class is Shrinking by G.E. Stanley, illustrated by Sal Murdocca. Aladdin, 1996.

book cover proof (4 copies)
typescript
page proofs

#5 Who Invited Aliens to my Slumber Party? By G.E. Stanley, illustrated by Sal Murdocca. Aladdin, 1997.

uncorrected proof, advance reader’s copy (5 copies)
book cover proof
page proofs

#6 The New Kid in School is a Vampire Bat by G.E. Stanley, illustrated by Sal Murdocca. Aladdin, 1997.

book cover proof (2 copies)
publisher correspondence
typescript

#7 A Werewolf Followed Me Home by G. E. Stanley, illustrated by Sal Murdocca. Aladdin, 1997.

Book cover proofs (3 copies)
typescript

#8 Vampire Kittens of Count Dracula by G.E. Stanley, illustrated by Sal Murdocca. Aladdin, 1997.

Book cover proof (2 copies)
typescript

#10 Buzz Buzz Buzz Off! By G.E. Stanley correct title?? date??

Typescript with yellow question tags attached

SPINE TINGLERS

#2 Billy Baker’s Dog Won’t Stay Buried by M. T. Coffin. Avon, 1995.

book cover proof (8 copies)

#4 Where Have All the Parents Gone? By M.T. Coffin. Avon, 1995.

Book cover proof (12 copies)
Publisher correspondence
copy edited typescript

#5 Check it out - and Die! By M.T .Coffin. Avon, 1995.

book cover proof (26 copies)
publisher correspondence
edited typescript

#8 Don’t Go to the Principal’s Office by M.T. Coffin. Avon, 1996.

book cover proof (19 copies)
publisher correspondence
edited typescript with yellow query notes attached

#10 The Dead Kid Did It by M.T. Coffin. Avon, 1996.

book cover proof (21 copies)
publisher correspondence
typescript

#13 Pet Store by M.T. Coffin. Avon, 1996.

book cover proof (23 copies)
publisher correspondence
typescript with yellow query slips attached
page proofs

#15 Escape from the Haunted Museum by M.T. Coffin. Avon, 1996.

book cover proof (23 copies)
publisher correspondence
edited typescript with yellow query tags attached
page proof

#16 We Wish you a Scary Christmas by M.T. Coffin. Avon, 1996.

book cover proof (15 copies)
typescript

#25 Curse of the Cheerleaders by M.T. Coffin. Avon, 1997.

book cover proof (20 copies)
page proofs

#28 Circus F.R.E.A.K.S. by M.T. Coffin. Avon, 1997.

book cover proof (22 copies)
page proofs

TWIN CONNECTION

#3 Hot Pursuit by Adam Mills (series pseudonym). Ballantine, 1988.

published paperback (2 copies)
book cover proof (2 )
publisher and agent correspondence
notes
synopsis
typescript for book 2 of this series
chapter 2 draft (chapter that obtained contract for book)
edited typescript (dated 4/5/88)
edited typescript dated 4/22/88
folder of pages cut from the manuscript that Ruth edited dated 5/20/88
edited typescript, undated
edited typescript, second draft
typescript, undated
page proofs with letter dated September 20, 1988
page proofs for Twin Connections #1 Mystery at MaGuire’s Farm dated 3/17/88

#4 On the Run by Adam Mills. Ballantine, 1988.

book cover proof (2 copies)
publisher correspondence
edited typescript, first draft, dated 6/7/88
edited typescript, first draft, photocopy
typescript, undated
typescript, chapter 1
typescript, rewritten completely dated 8/31/88
page proofs

#5 Right on Target by Adam Mills. Ballantine, 1989.

book cover proofs (4 copies)
publisher correspondence
various partial drafts
edited typescript printed from 1 st draft 9/10/88
edited typescript, final draft dated 9/19/88
page proofs dated 11/18/88

#6 Secret Ballot by Adam Mills. Ballantine, 1989.

book cover proofs (2 copies)
publisher correspondence
edited typescript dated 10/3/88
edited typescript, undated
folder of additions to typescript
page proofs dated 12-15-88

#7 Dangerous Play by Adam Mills. Ballantine, 1989.

book cover proof (14 copies)
synopsis
partial drafts and notes
edited typescript dated 12/15/88
typescript, copy of 1 st draft dated 12/30/88-1/3/89
typescript pp. 1-120, edited by Ruth
chapter 7 dated 1/2/89
chapter 7 dated 1/4/89
chapter 7 dated 1/4/89
typescript, undated
page proofs dated 4/11/89

#8 Skyjacked! By Adam Mills. Ballantine, 1989.

Book cover proof (7 copies)

#9 High-Tech Heist by Adam Mills. Ballantine, 1989.

book cover proof (2 copies)
publisher correspondence
typescript

#10 Cold Chills by Adam Mills. Ballantine, 1989.

Book cover proofs (8 copies)

Espionage Short Stories:

“The Visiting Professor of Estonia” by Stuart Symons (George Edward Stanley) in Espionage Magazine August 1986.

Published magazine
typescript (2 versions)
publisher correspondence
contract

“The Last Speakers of Oubykh” by Stuart Symons (George Edward Stanley) in Espionage Magazine November 1985.

Published magazine
typescript (2 versions)
publisher correspondence
contract

“The Foreign Minister’s Brother” by Stuart Symons (George Edward Stanley) in Espionage Magazine December 1984.

Published magazine
typescript
publisher correspondence
contract

Unpublished Works:

“The Spy Who Learned Albanian” - (unpublished)

Typescript, edited
Background research

“Summer’s Ghost” (unpublished)

Typescript

“Writing for Children” – (unpublished)

Typescript materials

Children's Magazines in which George Stanley Stories Appeared:

Child Life 74 issues

Children’s Digest 5 issues

Children’s Playmate 7 issues

Health Explorer 16 issues

Humpty Dumpty 1 issue

Jack and Jill 15 issues

Junior Medical Detective 16 issues

Young World 4 issues

Other Materials:

Typescripts of ideas for books (1 box)

Materials concerning the Mystery Writers of America (1 folder)

Correspondence, flyers and other information about appearances at schools, book signings, workshops, writers conferences (3 boxes)

Newspaper and newspaper clippings with stories about George Edward Stanley and his books (3 boxes)

Correspondence to and from various publishers and agents, unsorted (6 boxes)

Royalty statements from various publishers, unsorted (1 box)

Contracts with various publishers, unsorted (1 box)

Publisher catalogs (2 boxes)

Publisher promotional materials (1 folder)

Publishers Weekly (1 box)

Photographs of George Edward Stanley (1 folder)

Biographical materials (3 folders)

Bibliographic listings of Stanley books (1 folder)

Fan mail (1 folder)

General professional correspondence (3 folders)

Materials from Cameron College regarding annual accomplishments (1 box)

Plaque for Oklahoma Writer of the Year 1997

Plaque from Oklahoma Reading Association, “Celebrate Literacy Award” 1993

Plaque from Society of Children’s Book Writers - Member of the Year 1979

Citation from Governor of Oklahoma 1989

Proclamation from State of Oklahoma for "Kids Love a Mystery Week" in 2000.

Magazines about writing (1 box)


Accession Number: 2001-129

Inclusive Dates: 1999-2001

Volume: 5.50 cu. ft.

Given By : George Edward Stanley

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:

Geronimo by George Edward Stanley, illustrated by Meryl Henderson; to be published by Simon & Schuster, 2001.

General notes & sample chapter
Draft Chapter 1 with notes
Draft Chapter 2 with notes
Draft Chapter 3 with notes
Draft Chapter 4 with notes
Draft Chapter 5 with notes
Draft Chapter 6 with notes
Draft Chapter 7 with notes
Draft Chapter 8 with notes
Draft Chapter 9 with notes
Draft Chapter 10 with notes
Draft Chapter 11 with notes
Draft Chapter 12 with notes
Draft Chapter 13 with notes
Draft Chapter 14 with notes
Draft Chapter 15 with notes
Original typescript
Typescript, dated 28/Sept/2000 with correspondence
Revised typescript, dated 12/7/00
Typescript, dated 12/11/00 with correspondence
Edited typescript, dated Feb. 12, 2001 with correspondence
3 copies revised typescript, dated Feb. 18, 2001 with correspondence
Revised typescript, dated Feb. 19, 2001
Sketches with correspondence
Cover proof
Publicity
Correspondence with Ellen Kreiger
Other correspondence
Contract

Adam Sharp, The Spy Who Barked by George Edward Stanley, illustrated by Frances Guy; to be published by Golden Books, 2002.

Notes, early drafts, correspondence
Typescript with correspondence dated Sept/Oct 2000
Edited typescript, dated 10/20/00 with correspondence
Revisions, dated 10/22/00
Typescript, dated 10/25/00 with correspondence
Typescript, dated 10/29/00 with correspondence
Typescript, dated 12/6/00 with correspondence
Chapter 2 revision, dated 2/7/01
Color proof of cover
Photocopies of cover proof (11)

Adam Sharp, London Calling by George Edward Stanley, illustrated by Frances Guy; to be published by Golden Books, 2002.

Author’s notes and research
Early draft, notes & correspondence
Chapter revisions, dated Feb. 9-25, 2001
Chapter revisions, dated Feb. 25-28, 2001
Chapter revisions, dated March, 2001
Typescript, dated March 1, 2001 with correspondence
Revised typescript, dated 3/9/2001-3/30/2001 with correspondence
Revised typescript, dated 3/21/2001
2 copies revised typescript, dated 3/30/2001
Revised typescript, dated 4/1/2001
Revised plot notes, typescript and correspondence, dated 4/2/2001
Revised typescript, dated 4/2/2001
Revised typescript, dated 4/12/2001
Revised typescript, dated 4/15/2001 with correspondence
Revised typescript, dated 4/16-17/2001
Revised typescript, dated 4/18/2001
Revised typescript, dated 4/19/2001 with correspondence
Edited typescript, dated 5/2/2001 with correspondence
Typescript, dated 5/14/2001
Revised typescript, dated 5/14/2001
2 copies revised typescript, dated 5/16/2001
2 copies revised typescript, dated 5/17/2001
Correspondence

THIRD GRADE DETECTIVES SERIES:

Activities
Correspondence
Publicity

The Puzzle of the Pretty Pink Handkerchief by George E. Stanley, illustrated by Salvatore Murdocca; Simon & Schuster, 2000.

Typescript, early title–“Clue in the Ear”
Photocopy of page proofs

The Mystery of the Hairy Tomatoes by George E. Stanley, illustrated by Salvatore Murdocca; Simon & Schuster, 2001.

Research
2 copies of typescript

The Cobweb Confession by George E. Stanley, illustrated by Salvatore Murdocca; Simon & Schuster, 2001.

Early typescript, not dated
Draft typescript, dated 11/16/00
Revised draft, dated 11/16/00
Typescript, dated 11/21/00
Typescript, dated 11/22/00
Typescript, dated 11/24/00
Typescript, dated 11/30/00 with correspondence
Edited typescript, not dated
Correspondence

The Secret of the Spit by George E. Stanley (unpublished).

Typescript

ROAD TO READING SERIES:

Mile 4: Snake Camp by George Edward Stanley, illustrated by Jared Lee; Golden Books, 2000.

3 computer disks
Typescript
Correspondence

Mile 4: Wild Horses by George Edward Stanley, illustrated by Michael Langham Rowe; Golden Books, 2001.

Poster
Publicity and reviews
Correspondence

Mile 5: Ghost Horse by George Edward Stanley, illustrated by Ann Barrow; Golden Books, 2000.

Typescript

THE KATIE LYNN COOKIE COMPANY SERIES:

Notes
Correspondence

The Secret Ingredient by G. E. Stanley, illustrated by Linda Dockey Graves; Random House, 1999.

Uncorrected proof

Wedding Cookies by G. E. Stanley, illustrated by Linda Dockey Graves; Random House, 2001.

Cover proof
Summer 2001 Random House Catalog with correspondence

Material From Unpublished Books:

The Kid on the Wanted Poster Is My Uncle by George Edward Stanley (unpublished).

Notes & research
Typescript, dated 5/20/93
Typescript, dated October 2000
Revised typescript, dated 12/20/2000
Typescript, not dated
Edited typescript, not dated
Correspondence

Buzz, Buzz, Buzz Off! by George Edward Stanley (unpublished)

Research
First draft
Corrected first draft
Second draft
Third draft
2 copies revised typescript, dated 4/20/01
Typescript, not dated
Single, edited page
Simon & Schuster contract

Road to Writing by George Stanley (unpublished)

Research
Notes, correspondence - March 2001
Notes, correspondence, drafts - April 2001
Draft, dated 4/16/2001
Notes, correspondence, drafts - April/May 2001
Drafts, dated May 2001
Drafts and edited typescript with correspondence dated 5/24/01
Notes & drafts, not dated

Dogs in D.A.N.G.E.R. by George Stanley (unpublished)

Notes

FBI Dogs by George Stanley (unpublished)

Preliminary Notes

The Future Changer by George Stanley (unpublished)

Synopsis of three books for young adult trilogy

Miscellaneous Material:

Avalon Project, Yale University

Royalty Statements

Personal Materials

Publicity

“Writing Out Loud,” PBS interview, videocassette tape

Personal Correspondence

Fan Mail

Publisher Correspondence

Public Speaking Materials

Various newspaper articles about the author

Encyclo-media Program proposal

Personal notebooks, calendars, etc.

Awards


Accession Number: 2001-266

Inclusive Dates: 1999-2001

Volume: 1.05 cu. ft.

Given By : George Edward Stanley

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:

Adam Sharp #3, Spyfish by George Edward Stanley, illustrated by Frances Guy; to be published by Golden Books, Spring 2002.

26 draft versions
Author’s notes
Correspondence

Road to Writing by George Stanley (unpublished)

Various drafts
Author’s notes
Correspondence

Miscellaneous Materials:

Personal papers and calendars

Personal correspondence

Professional correspondence

Publicity and reviews


Accession Number: 2002-244

Inclusive Dates: 1994-2003

Volume: 6.34 cu. ft.

Given By : George Edward Stanley

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:

Andrew Jackson by George Edward Stanley; Simon & Schuster, 2003.

Author’s notes and research
Synopsis/ Chapter outlines
Chapter drafts
Chapter revisions
3 typescripts
Correspondence

The Death Channel and Other Stories to Make Your Skin Crawl by George Edward Stanley; Avon Books, 1994.

Edited typescript
Photocopy of page proofs and cover proof
Correspondence

The Kid on the Wanted Poster Is My Uncle by George Edward Stanley (unpublished)

Typescript

THIRD GRADE DETECTIVES SERIES:

Preliminary notes for stories in the series
2 color photocopies of Sal Murdocca’s illustrations

The Riddle of the Stolen Sand by George Edward Stanley, illustrated by Sal Murdocca; Aladdin, 2003.

Research and author’s notes
E-mail proposal to Susan Cohen, draft of first chapter
9 draft typescripts
Submitted typescript, May 9, 2002
4 cover proofs
Correspondence

The Secret of the Green Skin by George Edward Stanley, illustrated by Sal Murdocca; Aladdin, 2003.

Research and author’s notes
17 draft typescripts
Edited typescript
Correspondence

ADAM SHARP SERIES:

Adam Sharp: The Spy Who Barked by George Edward Stanley, illustrated by Guy Francis; Random House, 2002.

Hand-drawn book template
Page proofs, text only
Page proofs with illustrations
Cover, color proof

Adam Sharp: London Calling by George Edward Stanley, illustrated by Guy Francis; Random House, 2002.

Hand-drawn book template
Page proofs, text only
4 color proofs with illustrations
Correspondence

Adam Sharp: Swimming with Sharks by George Edward Stanley, illustrated by Guy Francis; Random House, 2003.

14 draft typescripts
Edited typescript
Correspondence

Adam Sharp: Operation Spy School by George Edward Stanley, illustrated by Guy Francis; Random House, 2003.

Author’s notes
15 draft typescripts
Edited typescript with suggestions for revisions
5 revised typescripts
Correspondence

Adam Sharp: Moose Master by George Edward Stanley, illustrated by Guy Francis; Random House, 2004.

Author’s notes and research
Chapter outline and synopsis
Early chapter drafts
6 draft typescripts
Correspondence

HARDY BOYS SERIES:

General notes and correspondence
Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Catalog, Spring 2003 (2 copies)

The Hardy Boys #177: The Case of the Psychic’s Vision by Franklin W. Dixon (George E. Stanley); Aladdin Paperbacks, 2003.

Author’s notes
6 draft typescripts
Various chapter revisions
6 cover proofs
Correspondence

The Hardy Boys #178: The Mystery of the Black Rhino by Franklin W. Dixon (George E. Stanley); Aladdin Paperbacks, 2003.

Author’s notes
Synopsis
2 draft typescripts
5 cover proofs
Correspondence

The Hardy Boys # 182: The Secret of the Soldier’s Gold by Franklin W. Dixon (George E. Stanley); 2003.

Author’s notes
Synopsis
Chapter outlines and drafts

KATIE LYNN COOKIE COMPANY SERIES:

Author’s notes
Synopsis for Caught in the Middle
Correspondence

Miscellaneous Materials:

Reviews and Publicity

Writers Conferences - related materials

Public Speaking - related materials

Professional Correspondence

Personal Correspondence

Fan Mail

Royalty Statements

Awards

Personal notebooks and calendars

Publisher’s Weekly (2 issues)

Sisters in Crime, Books in Print 2002

 


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