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Collection Title: Louise Borden Papers

Collection Number: DG1246

Accession Number: 2001-010

Inclusive Dates: 2000-2001

Volume: .30 cu. ft.

Given By : Louise Borden

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:

Sleds on Boston Common: A Story from the American Revolution by Louise Borden, illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker; Margaret McElderry, 2000.

Cover Proof

The Day Eddie Met the Author by Louise Borden, illustrated by Adam Gustavson; Margaret McElderry, 2001.

Cover Proof


Accession Number: 2002-330

Inclusive Dates: 2002

Volume: .30 cu. ft.

Given By : Louise Borden

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 Journey That Saved Curious George by Louise Borden, illustrated by Alan Drummond; Houghton Mifflin, (to be published in 2005).

Early draft with correspondence
Color photograph of Terrass Hotel, Paris taken by Louise Borden
Color photographs of Biarritz, France taken by Pete Borden
Color maps of France, Lisbon
Black & white prints of Paris taken by Marcel Bovis and Robert Doisneau (2)
Other correspondence

The Greatest Skating Race: A World War II Story From the Netherlands by Louise Borden, illustrated by Niki Daly; Margaret McElderry, (to be published 2004).

Typescript


Accession Number: 2003-052

Inclusive Dates: 2002-2003

Volume: .30 cu. ft.

Given By : Louise Borden

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 Journey That Saved Curious George by Louise Borden, illustrated by Alan Drummond; Houghton Mifflin, (to be published in 2005).

Revised typescript
Photographs of research trip to France
Hand-drawn map of route and travel notes
Photographs of research trip to Hattiesburg

Publisher Promotion and Author Brochure

Catalog from Edward Ardizzone exhibit at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England


Accession Number: 2003-148

Inclusive Dates: 2003

Volume: .30 cu. ft.

Given By : Louise Borden

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 Journey That Saved Curious George by Louise Borden, illustrated by Alan Drummond; Houghton Mifflin, (to be published in 2005).

Revised typescript, dated 7/21/03

Typescript of autobiography from Something About the Author, dated 1/03


Accession Number: 2010-004

Inclusive Dates: 1984-2008

Volume: 1.95 cu. ft.

Given By : Louise Borden

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:

Good Luck, Mrs. K! by Louise Borden, illustrated by Adam Gustavson; Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster, 1999.

Award publicity/recognition
Publisher correspondence
General correspondence
Fan mail

 

Touching the Sky: The Flying Adventures of Wilbur and Orville Wright by Louise Borden and Trish Marx, illustrated by Peter M. Fiore; Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster, 2003.

Publisher correspondence

 

A. Lincoln and Me by Louise Borden, illustrated by Ted Lewin; Scholastic, 1999.

Award publicity/recognition
Publicity
Publisher correspondence
Book jacket art [color photocopy] [3]
Proof [photocopy] [2]

 

Sleds on Boston Common: A Story From the American Revolution by Louise Borden, illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker; Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster, 2000.

Publisher correspondence
Information on abridged version/reprint
Edited galley pages
Edited front & back matter
Proof page/final illustration
Editor's notes/corrections
Book jacket
1st proof page
Review
Edited typescript [photocopy]
Illustrator information/correspondence

 

Albie the Lifeguard by Louise Borden, illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles; Scholastic, 1993.

Photograph
Galley pages
Folded and gathered sheets, partial [F&G]
Publisher correspondence
Illustrator information/correspondence
Edited typescript
Typescript [2]
Miscellaneous typescript pages
Review
Editor's notes/comments

 

Just in Time for Christmas by Louise Borden, illustrated by Ted Lewin; Scholastic, 1994.

Photograph
Miscellaneous typescript page
Introduction
Galley pages [“Christmas Candy”]
Research
Early typescript
Early typescript [edited]
Edited typescript [3]
Publisher correspondence
Color proof/artwork [edited]
Color separation page
Layout page w/preliminary sketch
Color proof/press sheets [uncut]
Folded & gathered sheets [F&G]

 

Thanksgiving Is… by Louise Borden, illustrated by Steve Bjorkman; Scholastic, 1997.

Publisher correspondence
Early typescript [edited]
Research
Editor's notes/corrections
Typescript

 

The Neighborhood Trucker by Louise Borden, illustrated by Sandra Speidel; Scholastic, 1990.

Early typescript w/author's sketches
Edited typescript
Storyboard
Folded & gathered sheets [F&G] [2]
Research photograph
Galley pages
Final text w/preliminary sketches
Publisher correspondence
Review

 

Caps, Hats, Socks & Mittens: A Book About the Four Seasons by Louise Borden, illustrated by Lillian Hoban; Scholastic, 1989.

Book dummy
Folded & gathered sheets [F&G]
Publisher correspondence
Typescript

 

The Watching Game by Louise Borden, illustrated by Teri Weidner; Scholastic, 1991.

Publisher correspondence
Review
Award publicity/recognition
Final typescript
Miscellaneous typescript pages
Miscellaneous manuscript pages [handwritten]
Typescript [3]
Appearances/book signing notices
Illustrator information/correspondence

 

Fly High! The Story of Bessie Coleman by Louise Borden and Mary Kay Kroeger, illustrated by Teresa Flavin; Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster, 2001.

Photographs
Folded & gathered sheets [F&G]
Book cover [paperback]
Publisher correspondence
General correspondence
Research
Book dummy pages/layout [w/sketches]
Review
Book dummy w/pasted text
Preliminary book jacket
Award publicity/recognition
1st proof
Illustrator information/correspondence

 

The Greatest Skating Race: A World War II Story From the Netherlands by Louise Borden, illustrated by Niki Daly; Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster, 2004.

General correspondence
Publisher correspondence
Edited typescript [photocopy]
Research map

 

Off to First Grade by Louise Borden, illustrated by Joan Rankin; Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2008.

Publicity [publisher catalog]

 

Paperboy by Louise Borden and Mary Kay Kroeger, illustrated by Ted Lewin; Clarion Books, 1996.

Folded & gathered sheets, partial [F&G]
Photographs
Publisher correspondence
Galley/proof pages [photocopy] [4]
Preliminary book jacket sketch
Illustrator information

 

America Is… by Louise Borden, illustrated by Stacey Schuett; Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster, 2002.

Photographs
Book dummy pages/layout [w/preliminary sketches]
Publisher correspondence
Edited typescript
2nd proof page
Editor's notes/corrections
Typescript
Galley/proof [2 sets]
Review
Typescript [marked for publication]
Book cover [paperback]
Handwritten notes
1st proof of book jacket
Proof, unknown version
1st proof

 

The Day Eddie Met the Author by Louise Borden, illustrated by Adam Gustavson; Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster, 2001.

Edited typescript [5]
Typescript [2]
Book dummy [2]
Publicity
Publisher correspondence
Photograph
Review
Preliminary book jacket [photocopy]
Galley/proof pages
Final proof [3 sets]
School visit/contest information
1st proof of preliminary book jacket [2]
2nd proof of preliminary book jacket [2]
Illustrator information/correspondence

 

The Little Ships: The Heroic Rescue at Dunkirk in World War II by Louise Borden, illustrated by Michael Foreman; Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster, 1997.

Review
Book tour information/schedule
Illustrator information

 

Good-bye, Charles Lindbergh by Louise Borden, illustrated by Thomas B. Allen; Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster, 1998.

Photograph
Illustrator information/correspondence

 

“Opening Day” [featuring poem by Louise Borden] in The Cincinnati Enquirer ; April 2, 1984. [labeled “1st published work”]

Photocopied page [2]

 

Miscellaneous:

Award information/recognition

Photographs/publicity

General correspondence

School visit materials

Fan mail


Accession Number: 2011-072

Inclusive Dates: 1984-2008

Volume: 1.85 cu. ft.

Given By : Louise Borden

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 Last Day of School by Louise Borden, illustrated by Adam Gustavson; Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2006.

Publicity
Book dummy w/pasted text only

 

The Journey That Saved Curious George: The True and Wartime Escape of Margret and H.A. Rey by Louise Borden, illustrated by Allan Drummond; Houghton Mifflin Children's Books, 2005.

Correspondence
Articles
Publicity

 

The Greatest Skating Race: A World War II Story From the Netherlands by Louise Borden, illustrated by Niki Daly; Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2004.

Publicity
Article in Ohioana Quarterly

 

The A+ Custodian by Louise Borden, illustrated by Adam Gustavson; Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2004.

Publicity flyer
Cover image

 

Sea Clocks: The Story of Longitude by Louise Borden, illustrated by Erik Blegvad; Scholastic, 2004.

Publicity flyer
Publisher correspondence

 

The John Hancock Club by Louise Borden, illustrated by Adam Gustavson; Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2007.

Review
Dust jacket
Publicity flyer
Publisher correspondence
Photographs of artwork/illustrations
Photographs of dummy/layout pages

 

The Neighborhood Trucker by Louise Borden, illustrated by Sandra Speidel; Scholastic, 1990.

Preliminary sketch

 

Caps, Hats, Socks, and Mittens: A Book About the Four Seasons by Louise Borden, illustrated by Lillian Hoban; Scholastic, 1989.

Publisher correspondence

 

Touching the Sky: The Flying Adventures of Wilbur and Orville Wright by Louise Borden and Trish Marx, illustrated by Peter Fiore; Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster, 2003.

Publicity flyer

 

The Watching Game by Louise Borden, illustrated by Teri Weidner; Scholastic, 1991.

Preliminary layout/dummy page

 

The Little Ships: A Story of the Heroic Rescue at Dunkirk by Louise Borden, illustrated by Michael Foreman; Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster, 1997.

Publication information [publisher catalogs] [3]
Reviews
Publicity [including photograph of book signing]
Galley pages
Publisher correspondence
Research
Typescripts [7]
Notes [handwritten]
General correspondence
Cover proof [color print-out]
Proof pages [color print-out]

 

The Lost-and-Found Tooth by Louise Borden, illustrated by Adam Gustavson; Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster, 2008.

Publication information [publisher catalog]
Publisher correspondence
Edited typescript
Folded & Gathered pages [F&G] [3]
Publicity flyer
Dust jacket
Proof pages

 

Sleds on Boston Common: A Story From the American Revolution by Louise Borden, illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker; Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2000.

Edited 2 nd proof [incomplete] [photocopy]
Publisher correspondence
Edited 1 st proof
Final proof
Dust jacket proof [various versions]
Illustrator information

 

Thanksgiving Is… by Louise Borden, illustrated by Steve Bjorkman; Scholastic, Inc., 1997.

Early cover sketch, edited [2]
Preliminary layout/dummy w/sketches, edited [2]
Miscellaneous proof pages [photocopy]

 

Off to First Grade by Louise Borden, illustrated by Joan Rankin; Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2008.

Publisher correspondence
Edited typescript
2nd proof of dust jacket
Proof page [unknown version]
Publicity
Storyboard

 

Paperboy by Mary Kay Kroeger and Louise Borden, illustrated by Ted Lewin; Clarion Books, 1996.

Review
Publisher correspondence
Publication information
Typescript
Edited typescript [2]
Author's note
Revised typescript pages
Layout/dummy pages [photocopy]
Article re: Dempsey

 

The Day Eddie Met the Author by Louise Borden, illustrated by Adam Gustavson; Aladdin Paperbacks/Simon & Schuster, 2004.

Publisher correspondence
1st proof
Preliminary layout/dummy pages w/preliminary sketches
Book dummy [“The Day I Met the Author”]
Typescript [“The Day Albie Met the Author”]
End papers

 

Goodbye, Charles Lindbergh by Louise Borden, illustrated by Thomas B. Allen; Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster, 1998.

Review
2nd proof for dust jacket

 

A. Lincoln and Me by Louise Borden, illustrated by Ted Lewin; Scholastic, Inc., 2001.

Preliminary sketch
Preliminary illustration

 

Just in Time for Christmas by Louise Borden, illustrated by Ted Lewin; Scholastic, 1994.

Dust jacket proof
Uncut proof pages/press sheets
Proof pages w/pasted text
Final layout w/overlay
Final layout w/pasted text overlay for dust jacket

 

Albie the Lifeguard by Louise Borden, illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles; Scholastic, 1993.

Galley page
Uncut proof pages/press sheets

 

“Tribute to Octela” by Louise Borden in Ohio Teachers Write , 1997. [poem]

Published poem [photocopy]

 

“Opening Day” by Louise Borden in The Cincinnati Enquirer, 1984. [article]

Published article [photocopy]

 

Miscellaneous:

Biographical information:

Caricature drawing
Photograph
Video
Articles
Childhood memorabilia

Fan mail

Correspondence

Workshop/school visit/conference material

Miscellaneous items


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