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Collection Title: John Green Papers

Collection Number: DG1318

Accession Number: 2013-012

Inclusive Dates: 1992-2012

Volume: 2.0 cubic ft.

Given By : John Green

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:

Box 1

Looking For Alaska by John Green; Dutton Books, 2005.

Original typescript
Early typescript/draft [w/editor’s notes]
Early typescript/draft [w/notes]
Typescript, unknown version [2]
Typescript, edited [2]
Typescript, edited [bound version]
Miscellaneous typescript pages [unknown versions]
Screenplay [2 versions]


An Abundance of Katherines by John Green; Dutton Books, 2006.

Typescript draft/sample pages
Typescript pages, edited [loose/partial]
Typescript pages, edited [graphs]
Typescript, edited
Typescript, edited [late version]


Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan; Dutton Books, 2010.

Typescript, edited [Green]
Typescript, edited [Levithan]


The Fault in Our Stars by John Green; Dutton Books, 2012.

Typescript [early/original]
Typescript, edited [incomplete]
1st proof
Preliminary layouts/font options


Box 2

Paper Towns by John Green; Dutton Books, 2008.

Typescript, edited [early]
Typescript w/editor’s notes [1st version]
Typescript w/editor’s notes [2nd version]
Typescript, copyedited [photocopy]
1st Proof
2nd Proof
Typescript, bound [late version]
Editor’s notes
Notes [handwritten]
Screenplay [2 versions]


Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle; Speak, 2008.

Typescript, edited [incomplete]


Mental Floss: Cocktail Party Cheat Sheets by Will Pearson, Mangesh Hattikudur, and John Green; Collins, 2006.

Front matter
Publisher correspondence
Typescript, edited


Other Writings:




Radio pieces

Early writings [high school/college]


Created by: Danielle L. Bishop
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Revised: July 19, 2013