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Collection Title:Carol Barkin Papers

Collection Number: DG1294

Accession Number: 2010-253

Inclusive Dates: 1975-1998

Volume: 4.45 cubic ft.

Given By : Carol Barkin

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 Holiday Handbook by Carol Barkin and Elizabeth James; Carion Books, 1994.

1/1

Original typescript sent to Lothrop, Lee & Shepard

1/2

Original edited typescript, July 1991

1/3

Revised typescript, Sept 1991

1/4

Revised edited typescript, Nov 1991

2/1

Final edited typescript for Clarion

2/2

Research, April Fool's Day – Mother's Day

2/3

Research, National Grouch Day – World Food Day

2/4

Research, religious holidays

2/5 Research, Native American holidays
2/6

Lists

 

Outlines

 

Correspondence

 

Illustrations [photocopies]

  Promotional material
2/7

Reviews

12

Edited galleys

 

The New Complete Babysitters' Handbook by Carol Barkin and Elizabeth James, illustrated by Martha Weston; Clarion Books, 1995.

3/1 Proposal [3 versions]
  Edited typescript
3/2 Edited page proofs
3/3 Final page proofs
3/4 Publisher correspondence
  Promotional flyer
3/5 Correspondence
3/6 Folded and gathered sheets [F&G], incomplete [2]
3/7

Reviews

12

Promotional poster

 

Home Before Dark by Beverly Hastings [Carol Barkin]; Berkley Books, 1993.

3/8 Edited galleys/1st proof pages

 

The Scary Halloween Costume Book by Carol Barkin and Elizabeth James, illustrated by Katherine Coville; Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books, 1983.

4/1

Publisher correspondence

4/2 Research
  Notes
  Preliminary outlines
4/3 Original typescript
4/4 Final edited typescript
  Rough diagrams for illustrator
4/5 Complete book dummy w/pasted items
  Blues
4/6

Folded & gathered sheets [F&G], incomplete

4/7 Reviews
12

Galleys

 

Summer Love: Dream Your Own Romance #1 by Elizabeth Carroll [Carol Barkin, et al.]; Wanderer Books/Simon & Schuster, 1983.

4/8 Publisher correspondence
 

Storyboard

4/9 Original typescript
5/1 Edited typescript
5/2 Revised typescript
5/3 Galleys

 

How To Be School Smart: Secrets of Successful Schoolwork by Elizabeth James and Carol Barkin, illustrated by Roy Doty; Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books, 1988.

5/4 Original typescript
5/5 Revised typescript
5/6 2nd revision of typescript
5/7 Edited typescript
5/8 Copy-edited typescript
5/9 Edited galleys [incomplete]
5/10 Article and review
5/11

Research

5/12

Reviews

12 Edited galleys

 

How To Keep A Secret: Writing and Talking in Code by Elizabeth James and Carol Barkin, illustrated by Joel Schick; Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books, 1978.

5/13 Research
  Proposal
  Original typescript
5/14 Publisher correspondence
  Book jacket
5/15 Reviews

 

Slapdash Cooking by Carol Barkin and Elizabeth James, illustrated by Rita Floden Leydon; Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books, 1976.

6/1 Edited typescript
6/2 Final typescript, edited
6/3 Proposal
  Unused typescript pages
6/4 Reviews
12 1st draft of manuscript/typescript
  Galleys [2]

 

Slapdash Decorating by Elizabeth James and Carol Barkin, illustrated by Rita Floden Leydon; Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books, 1977.

6/5 Edited typescript, marked for publication
6/6 Original typescript w/author's revisions
6/7 Book jackets [2]
  Publisher correspondence
 

Proposal

6/8 Reviews
12 Galleys
  1st draft of manuscript/typescript
  Edited typescript pages, marked for publication

 

How To Write A Great School Report by Elizabeth James and Carol Barkin, Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books, 1998.

6/9

1st draft of typescript

6/10 2nd draft of typescript, edited [photocopy]
6/11 Research
  Notes
  Proposal
6/12 Publisher correspondence
  Promotional items
6/13

Edited typescript for revised edition [ How To Write Super School Reports ]

6/14

Revised typescript [ How To Write Super School Reports ]

6/15

Reviews

 

Watcher in the Dark by Beverly Hastings [Carol Barkin, et al.]; Berkley Books, 1986.

6/16

Storyline/plot outline, 4 versions [“Step on a Crack”]

7/1 Original typescript [“Step on a Crack”]
7/2 Edited typescript
  Promotional flyer

 

The Complete Baby-Sitter's Handbook by Elizabeth James and Carol Barkin, illustrated by Rita Floden Leydon; Simon & Schuster, 1980.

7/3 Book cover [paperback]
 

Correspondence

  Illustrations/sketches [photocopy]
  Original outline and introduction [handwritten]
  Outline and introduction
  Revised outline and introduction
  Edited typescript pages
7/4

Research

7/5 Edited front and back matter
  Edited typescript, marked for publication
7/6 Publisher correspondence
7/7 Original typescript [in binder]
7/8 Reviews

 

A Place of Your Own by Elizabeth James and Carol Barkin, photographs by Lou Jacobs, Jr.; E.P. Dutton, 1981.

7/7 Edited typescript w/revisions
7/8 Edited galleys
8/1 Publisher correspondence
8/2 2nd draft of typescript w/photo captions
  Typescript
 

Book jacket [2]

8/3

Research

8/4 Reviews
12

Outline

  Proposal
  Manuscript [handwritten]
  Photograph lists

 

Slapdash Sewing by Elizabeth James and Carol Barkin, illustrated by Rita Floden Leydon; Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books, 1975.

8/5

Original typescript [incomplete]

  Preliminary sketches
  Book jackets [5]
8/6 Edited final typescript
  Unused typescript pages
  Story plot/outline
8/7

Manuscript drafts [handwritten]

8/8

Reviews

 

How to Write a Term Paper by Elizabeth James and Carol Barkin; Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books, 1980.

8/9 Research
 

Notes

  Outline
 

Miscellaneous pages from first draft

8/10 Final typescript
8/11 Publisher correspondence
8/12 Galleys
8/13 Reviews

 

Happy Thanksgiving! by Carol Barkin and Elizabeth James, illustrated by Giora Carmi; Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books, 1987.

8/14 Original typescript
8/15

Typescript

8/16 Edited typescript
9/1 Edited galleys
9/2 Blues w/notes
  Article
9/3 Publisher correspondence
 

Proposal

9/4 Reviews

 

The Simple Facts of Simple Machines by Elizabeth James and Carol Barkin, photographs by Daniel Dorn; Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1975.

9/5 Edited typescript
9/6 Preliminary notes
  Sketches
  Outline w/notes
  Early version of typescript
  Manuscript [handwritten]
  Revised typescripts
9/7

Proposal

  Revised typescript
 

Preliminary sketches & list of proposed art

9/8 Reviews
12 Galleys/proof pages
  Diagram proofs

 

Jobs For Kids: The Guide to Having Fun and Making Money by Carol Barkin and Elizabeth James, illustrated by Roy Doty; Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books, 1990.

9/9

Research

  Notes
  Outlines
9/10 First draft typescript
9/11 Final revised typescript
9/12 Publisher correspondence
9/13 Reviews

 

Somebody Help Me by Beverly Hastings [Carol Barkin, et al.]; Berkley Books, 1993.

9/14 Edited typescript, marked for publication

 

What Do You Mean By Average: Means, Medians, and Modes by Elizabeth James and Carol Barkin, illustrated by Joel Schick; Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books, 1978.

9/15 Research
  Publisher correspondence
  Original typescript
9/16 Revised & edited typescript, marked for publication
  Galleys
9/17 Folded & gathered sheets [F&G] [incomplete]
  Book covers [6]
  Book cover w/boards
10/1

Reviews

 

How to Grow a Hundred Dollars by Elizabeth James and Carol Barkin, illustrated by Joel Schick; Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books, 1979.

10/2 Research
10/3 Proposal
  Outline
10/4 Original typescript
10/5 Edited typescript
10/6

Galleys

10/7 Publisher correspondence
10/8 Reviews

 

Slapdash Alterations: How to Recycle Your Wardrobe by Carol Barkin and Elizabeth James; illustrated by Rita Floden Leydon; Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books, 1977.

10/9

Typescript

  Preliminary sketches
  Research
 

Publisher correspondence

 

Book jacket

10/10 Edited typescript
10/11 Galleys
10/12 Reviews

 

I'd Rather Stay Home (Transitions Series, Book 1) by Carol Barkin and Elizabeth James, illustrated by Heinz Kluetmeier; Raintree Publishers, 1975.

10/13 Manuscript [handwritten]
  Revised typescript
  Final typescript
10/14 Final typescript for teacher's guide
 

Edited typescript for teacher's guide

10/15 Reviews

 

Are We Still Best Friends? (Transitions Series, Book 2) by Carol Barkin and Elizabeth James, illustrated by Heinz Kluetmeier; Raintree Publishers, 1975.

10/13

Manuscript [handwritten]

  Revised typescript
 

Final typescript

10/14 Final typescript for teacher's guide
  Edited typescript for teacher's guide
10/15 Reviews

 

Sometimes I Hate School (Transitions Series, Book 3) by Carol Barkin and Elizabeth James, illustrated by Heinz Kluetmeier; Raintree Publishers, 1975.

10/13

Manuscript [handwritten]

  Revised typescript
  Final typescript
10/14 Final typescript for teacher's guide
  Edited typescript for teacher's guide
  Manuscript for teacher's guide [handwritten]
  Original typescript for teacher's guide
10/15

Reviews

 

Doing Things Together (Transitions Series, Book 4) by Carol Barkin and Elizabeth James, illustrated by Heinz Kluetmeier; Raintree Publishers, 1975.

10/13

Manuscript [handwritten]

  Revised typescript
  Final typescript
10/14 Final typescript for teacher's guide
  Edited typescript for teacher's guide
10/15

Reviews

 

Happy Valentine's Day! by Carol Barkin and Elizabeth James, illustrated by Martha Weston; Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books, 1988.

10/16 Original typescript
  Preliminary sketches
10/17 Revised typescript
10/18

Edited typescript [second revision]

10/19 Publisher correspondence
10/20 Reviews

 

What Is Money? (Money Series, Book 1) by Elizabeth James and Carol Barkin, illustrated by Dennis Hockerman; Raintree Editions/Children's Press, 1977.

11/1 Research
 

Proposal

  Outline
11/2

Typescript

 

Galleys

11/3 Publisher correspondence

 

Understanding Money (Money Series, Book 2) by Elizabeth James and Carol Barkin, illustrated by Dennis Hockerman; Raintree Editions/Children's Press, 1977.

11/1 Research
 

Proposal

  Outline
11/2 Typescript
  Galleys
11/3 Publisher correspondence

 

Managing Your Money (Money Series, Book 3) by Elizabeth James and Carol Barkin, illustrated by Dennis Hockerman; Raintree Editions/Children's Press, 1977.

11/1 Research
 

Proposal

  Outline
11/4

Typescript

  Galleys
11/5 Publisher correspondence

 

Sincerely Yours: How to Write Great Letters by Elizabeth James and Carol Barkin, Clarion Books, 1993.

11/6 Outline
  Notes
  Research
  Revised typescript
  1st draft of proposal
 

Final proposal

11/7 Publisher correspondence
  Promotional material
11/8 Reviews

 

Social Smarts: Manners for Today's Kids by Elizabeth James and Carol Barkin, illustrated by Martha Weston; Clarion Books, 1996.

11/9

Edited typescript [incomplete]

11/10

2nd proof

 

No Way Out by Beverly Hastings [Carol Barkin, et. al.]; Berkley Books, 1994.

11/11 Original typescript
  Promotional flyer

 

How to Write Your Best Book Report by Elizabeth James and Carol Barkin, illustrated by Roy Doty; Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1986.

11/12 Reviews

 


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