de Grummond Collection

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MARJORIE WEINMAN SHARMAT
AND
MITCHELL SHARMAT
PAPERS

Collection Number
Collection Dates
Collection Volume
DG0885
1967-1985, n.d.
11.20 cu.ft. (37 boxes)

Biographical Sketch | Scope & Content | Related Collections | Series & Subseries | Box Inventory

Provenance
Material was donated by Marjorie and Mitchell Sharmat from 1977 to 1998.

Restrictions
Noncirculating; available for research.

Copyright
The collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. Code). Reproductions can be made only if they are to be used for "private study, scholarship, or research." It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials, other than that noted above.

Biographical Sketch
Marjorie Weinman was born on November 12, 1928 in Portland, Maine. She graduated from Westbrook Junior College in 1948, and married Mitchell Sharmat in 1957. She worked in the Yale University Library and began raising two sons before publishing her first children s book in 1967. In addition to publishing over one hundred books, Ms. Sharmat has contributed to magazines, newspapers and textbooks.

Encouraged by her parents, Ms. Sharmat's interest in writing developed at an early age. When she began writing for children, she found inspiration in her own experiences and those of her family members, especially her two sons, Andrew and Craig. Eventually, Ms. Sharmat collaborated with her husband and each of her sons. Andrew was lead author for the Kids on the Bus series and Craig co-wrote Nate the Great and the Musical Note. Mitchell Sharmat frequently provided his wife's books with a crucial phrase or idea before starting his own literary career. In addition to writing several children's books by himself, he has also collaborated occasionally with his wife. They co-wrote the Olivia Sharp, Agent for Secrets series. Mitchell Sharmat is also an investor. Marjorie Sharmat has won numerous awards for her writing. Several of her books have been adapted into films, films for television, and stage productions.

Scope and Content
The collection contains ninety-five titles. The materials for each book are arranged alphabetically by title, except for works which are part of a series. Series books have been grouped together under the series title (e.g. Kids on the Bus, Maggie Marmelstein, Nate the Great, Rich Mitch, and Sorority Sisters ). Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created. For most books, the collection contains several typescripts, and one or more galleys. Some titles include notes, correspondence, research materials, proofs and/or other pre- publication materials.

The majority of the books in this collection are children s picture books and books for beginning readers. Most of these books focus on a humorous situation or a situation in which a child matures somehow. For instance, in Gila Monsters Meet You at the Airport, a boy learns that his fears about life in a new town are wildly exaggerated. In Taking Care of Melvin, Melvin finds an appropriate balance between his own needs and those of his friends. In I Don t Care, a young boy learns that it s all right to cry when he s hurt. Nate the Great and its sequels concern a juvenile detective who solves humorous mysteries.

Ms. Sharmat also wrote longer books for middle readers, such as The Lancelot Closes at Five, Rich Mitch, The Kids on the Bus series, and the Maggie Marmelstein series. Rich Mitch and Get Rich Mitch!, recount the adventures of Mitch, who becomes famous after winning the lottery. In Getting Something on Maggie Marmelstein, Maggie knows something about Thad Smith, and Thad needs to even the score.

Finally, Ms. Sharmat wrote numerous young adult novels, such as I Saw Him First, Two Guys Noticed Me...and Other Miracles, and Vacation Fever!. Also, she wrote the eight books in the Sorority Sisters series. Are We There Yet? and Vacation Fever! are companion volumes about the romantic adventures of Mia Fisher and her brother Ted during a family vacation. Several of the books in the Sorority Sisters series also deal with teen romance.

The series contains material for several books written by Mitchell Sharmat. These include Gorilla s House, Reddy Rattler and Easy Eagle, Sherman Is a Slowpoke, and The Seven Sloppy Days of Phineas Pig.

Related Collections
The Ray Cruz Papers (DG 0240) contains illustrations from What Are We Going to Do About Andrew?

Series and Subseries

A. Books (1967-1995)

B. Short Stories (Undated)

C. Biographical Information (Undated)

Box Inventory

  Box/Folder 

A. Books
     
     51 Sycamore Lane by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Lisl
     Weil (New York: Macmillan, 1971).
                                             
     1/1       Notes.

     1/2-1/9   Partial typescripts, 

     1/2            28 pp.

     1/3            7 pp.

                    11 pp.

     1/4            28 pp.

                    12 pp.

     1/5            45 pp.

     1/6            pp. 1-48.

     1/7            28 pp.

     1/8            21 pp.

     1/9            25 pp.

     1/10      Typescript, pp. 1-97.

     1/11      Typescript, edited with typesetter s marks, pp. 1-97

     2/1       Miscellaneous typescript pages and corrections.

     2/2       Galley, front matter, 3 pp., and pp. 1-35.

     The 329th Friend by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Cyndy
     Szekeres (New York: Four Winds Press, 1979).

     2/3       Notes.

     2/4       Typescripts,

                    5 pp.

                    5 pp.

                    10 pp.

                    with corrections, 9 pp.

                    Copy-edited, 10 pp.

     2/5       Galleys,

                    3 pp.

                    4 pp.

     Are We There Yet? by Wendy Andrews (pseudonym for Marjorie Sharmat)
     (New York: Pacer Books, 1985)

     2/6       Typescript, corrected, 61 pp.

     2/7-2/8   Typescript, corrected, 

     2/7            pp. 1-62.

     2/8            pp. 63-120.                   
     
     3/1-3/2   Typescript, copy-edited, 

     3/1            pp. 1-62.
     
     3/2            pp. 63-120.

     3/3-3/4   Typescript, photocopy, copy-edited, 

     3/3            pp. 1-62.

     3/4            pp. 63-120.

     3/5       Miscellaneous typescript pages, 25 pp.

     Attila the Angry by Wendy Andrews (pseudonym for Marjorie Weinman 
     Sharmat), illustrated by Lillian Hoban (New York: Holiday House, 1985).

     3/6       Notes.

     3/7       Manuscript-typescript, 6 pp.

               Typescript, 2 pp.

               Typescript, corrected, 11 pp.

               Typescript, 9 pp.

               Typescript, copy-edited, 8 pp.

     3/8       Flap copy, 3 pp.

     3/9       Galley, 5 pp.

     Bartholomew the Bossy by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by   
     Normand Chartier (New York: Macmillan, 1984).

     3/10      Typescripts, corrected,

                    7 pp.

                    3 pp.

                    8 pp.

                    8 pp.

                    8 pp.

                    Copy-edited, 7 pp.

     3/11      Flap copy, 2 pp.

     3/12      Galleys, 

                    7 pp.

                    7 pp.

     3/13      Page proofs, photocopies, 5 pp. 

     Best Valentine in the World by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by
     Lilian Obligado (New York: Holiday House, 1982).

     3/14      Manuscript, 3 pp.

     3/15      Typescripts, corrected, 

                    5 pp.

                    7 pp.

                    7 pp.

                    Copy-edited, 7 pp.

     Bully on the Bus (see  Kids on the Bus  series).

     Burton and Dudley by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Barbara 
     Cooney (New York: Holiday House, 1975).
          
     4/1       Typescript, 4 pp.

               Typescript, copy-edited, 14 pp.

     Chasing After Annie by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Marc
     Simont (New York: Harper & Row, 1981).

     4/2-4/7   Typescripts,

     4/2            pp. 2-20.

                    pp. 1-23.

     4/3            partial, 17 pp.

                    partial, 10 pp.

                    discarded pages,  11 pp.

     4/4            partial, 5 pp.

                    pp. 1-32.

                    discarded pages,  8 pp.

     4/5            pp. 1-32.

     4/6            pp. 1-28.

     4/7            copy-edited, pp. 1-28.

     4/8       Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     4/9       Galleys,

                    8 pp.
     
                    4 pp.

     4/10      Jacket and flap copy, photocopy, 2 items.

     The Cooking Class (see  Kids on the Bus  series).

     The Day I Was Born by Marjorie Sharmat and Mitchell Sharmat, illustrated
     by Diane Dawson (New York: Dutton, 1980).

     4/11      Notes

     4/12      Typescripts,

                    4 pp.

                    Partial, 4 pp.

                    6 pp.

                    7 pp.

                    Copy-edited, 10 pp.

     4/13      Galley, 1 p.

     Edgemont by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Cyndy Szekeres
     (New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1976).

     4/14      Typescripts,

                    4 pp.

                    5 pp.

                    5 pp.

                    4 pp.

                    4 pp.

                    11 pp.

                    10 pp.

     5/1       Miscellaneous typescript pages, 3 pp.

     5/2       Front matter, 

                    Typescript pages, 4 pp.

                    Galley, 1 p.

     5/3       Galleys,

                    7 pp.
               
                    8 pp.

     Field Trip Mix-Up (see  The Kids on the Bus  series)

     Fighting Over Me (see  Sorority Sisters  series).

     For Members Only (see  Sorority Sisters  series)

     Frizzy the Fearful by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by John
     Wallner (New York: Holiday House, 1983).

     5/4       Notes, 6 pp.

     5/5       Typescripts,

                    5 pp.

                    8 pp.

                    8 pp.

                    Copy-edited, 9 pp.

     5/6       Galley, 6 pp.

     Get Rich Mitch! (see Rich Mitch).

     Getting Closer (see  Sorority Sisters  series).

     Getting Something on Maggie Marmelstein (see  Maggie Marmelstein  
     Series).

     Gila Monsters Meet You at the Airport by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, 
     illustrated by Byron Barton (New York: Macmillan, 1980).
     
     5/7       Notes.

     5/8       Typescripts,

                    5 pp.

                    5 pp.

                    4 pp.

                    5 pp.

                    5 pp.

                    5 pp.

                    Copy-edited, 5 pp.  

     5/9       Dummy, photocopy, 32 pp.

     5/10      Galley, 3 pp.

     5/11      Review, 1 item.

     Gladys Told Me to Meet Her Here by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat,
     illustrated by Edward Frascino (New York: Harper & Row, 1970).

     5/12      Notes.
                                             
     5/13      Typescripts, 14 versions.

     5/14      Flap copy, typescript, 3 pp.

     5/15      Dummy, photocopy, pp. 1-32.

     5/16      Galleys,

                    3 pp.

                    3 pp.

                    3 pp.

                    Flap copy, 3 pp.

     Go To Sleep, Nicholas Joe by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by
     John Himmelman (New York: Harper & Row, 1988).

     5/17      Typescripts,

                    3 pp.

                    6 pp.

                    6 pp.

     Goodnight, Andrew Goodnight, Craig by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, 
     illustrated by Mary Chalmers (New York: Harper & Row, 1969).

     6/1       Typescripts, 10 versions.

     6/2       Typescripts, copy-edited,

                    5 pp.
                    
                    11 pp.

     6/3       Galleys,

                    1 p.

                    3 pp.

                    4 pp.

     6/4       Folded and gathered sheets, pp. 1-32.

               Book jacket, 1 item.

     Gorilla s House by Mitchell Sharmat, illustrated by Rainey Bennett (New
     York: Scholastic, 1982).

     6/5       Notes.

     6/6       Typescripts,

                    12 pp.

                    12 pp.

                    13 pp.

                    12 pp.

                    10 pp.

     6/7       Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     6/8       Photocopy of book, pp. 1-40.

     Griselda s New Year by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Norman 
     Chartier (New York: Macmillan, 1979).

     6/9       Notes.

     6/10-6/11 Typescripts,  

     6/10           5 versions.

     6/11           5 versions.

     7/1       Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     7/2       Galley, 5 pp.

     Grumley the Grouch by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Kay
     Chorao (New York: Holiday House, 1980).           

     7/3       Typescripts,

                    5 pp.

                    7 pp.

                    7 pp.

                    12 pp.

                    Copy-edited, 12 pp.

     The Haunted Bus by Marjorie and Andrew Sharmat (see  The Kids on the
     Bus  series).

     He Noticed I m Alive...and Other Hopeful Signs by Marjorie Sharmat
     (New York: Delacorte Press, 1984).

     7/4       Typescript, corrected, 74 pp. 

     7/5-7/6   Typescript, copy-edited, 

     7/5            pp. 1-72.

     7/6            pp. 73-154.

     7/7       Proof, pp. 1-81.

     Helga High-Up by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by David
     Neuhaus (New York: Scholastic, 1987).

     7/8       Typescripts,

                    6 pp.

                    5 pp.

                    5 pp.

                    8 pp.

                    6 pp.

                    6 pp.

     7/9       Partial typescripts, 10 pp.

     Here Comes Mr. Right (see  Sorority Sisters  series).

     Hooray for Mother s Day by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by
     John Wallner (New York: Holiday House, 1986).

     7/10      Typescripts,

                    7 pp.

                    6 pp.

                    6 pp.

                    Copy-edited, 7 pp.

     8/1       Galleys,

                    4 pp.
          
                    4 pp.

     A Hot Thirsty Day by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Rosemary
     Wells (New York: Macmillan, 1971).

     8/2       Typescripts,

                    6 pp.
     
                    7 pp.

                    7 pp.

                    8 pp.

     How to Meet a Gorgeous Girl by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat (New York: 
     Delacorte Press, 1984).

     8/3       Chronology, 1 item.

     8/4-8/6   Typescript, 

     8/4            pp. 6-38r.

     8/5            pp. 39-74.

     8/6            Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     8/7-8/9   Typescript, 

     8/7            pp. 1-66.

     8/8            pp. 67-150.

     8/9            Corrected pages, 6 pp.

     How to Meet a Gorgeous Guy by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat (New York: 
     Delacorte Press, 1983).

     8/10-8/12 Typescript,

     8/10           pp. 1-29.

     8/11           pp. 30-56.

     8/12           Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     8/13-9/2  Typescript, 

     8/13           pp. 1-54.

     9/1            pp. 55-135.

     9/2            Discarded pages, 7 pp.

     I Am Not a Pest by Marjorie Sharmat and Mitchell Sharmat, illustrated by
     Diane Dawson (New York: Dutton, 1979).

     9/3       Typescripts,

                    4 pp.

                    3 pp.

                    6 pp.

                    3 pp.

     9/4       Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     I Don t Care by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Lillian Hoban 
     (New York: Macmillan, 1977).

     9/5       Typescripts, 12 versions.

     9/6       Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     I Saw Him First by Marjorie Sharmat (New York: Delacorte, 1983).

     9/7       Typescript, corrected, pp. 1-44.

     9/8       Typescript, corrected, pp. 1-121.

     9/9       Typescript, copy-edited, photocopy, pp. 1-121.

     9/10      Miscellaneous typescript pages.
     
     I Think I m Falling In Love (see  Sorority Sisters  series).

     I Want Mama by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Emily Arnold
     McCully (New York: Harper & Row, 1974).

     10/1      Typescripts, 10 versions.

     10/2      Dummy, photocopy, 3 pp.

     10/3      Galley, 2 pp.

               Galley, flap copy, 5 pp.

     I m Going to Get Your Boyfriend (see  Sorority Sisters  series).

  I m Terrific by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Kay Chorao (New
     York: Holiday House, 1976).

     10/4      Typescript, copy-edited, 9 pp.

      Kids on the Bus  Series

     10/5-10/10     Bully on the Bus by Marjorie and Andrew Sharmat (New
                    York: HarperPaperbacks, 1991).

     10/5           Correspondence, 2 items.

                    Notes, 2 items.

     10/6           Outline, pp. 1-14.

     10/7-10/9      Typescripts,

     10/7                Corrected, 37 pp.

     10/8                42 pp.

     10/9                Copy-edited, 40 pp.

     10/10               Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     10/11-10/14    The Cooking Class by Marjorie and Andrew Sharmat 
               (New York: HarperPaperbacks, 1991).

     10/11               Notes.

     10/12               Typescript, pp. 1-34.

     10/13               Typescript, 42 pp.

     10/14               Typescript, 50 pp.
     
     10/15          The Field Day Mix-Up by Marjorie and Andrew Sharmat,
               illustrated by Meredith Johnson (New York: HarperPaperbacks, 1991).

                    Typescript, pp. 1-60, and corrections, 3 pp.

     10/16          The Haunted Bus by Marjorie and Andrew Sharmat,                               
illustrated by Meredith Johnson (New York: HarperPaperbacks, 1991).

                    Miscellaneous typescript pages, 7 pp.

     11/1-11/6 School Bus Cat by Marjorie and Andrew Sharmat, illustrated
               by Meredith Johnson (New York: HarperPaperbacks, 1990).

     11/1           Correspondence, 1990, 4 items.

                    Notes.

     11/2-11/4      Typescripts,

     11/2                pp. 1-19.

                         pp. 1-42.

     11/3                pp. 1-43.

                         pp. 1-43.

     11/4                pp. 1-45.

     11/5           Front matter, typescript, 7 pp.

     11/6           Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     11/7-11/8 The Secret Notebook by Marjorie and Andrew Sharmat 
               (New York: HarperPaperbacks, 1991).
     
     11/7           Typescript, pp. 1-47.

     11/8           Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     The Lancelot Closes at Five by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by
     Lisl Weil (New York: Scholastic, 1976).

     11/9      Research material, 2 items.

     11/10          Typescript, pp. 1-104.

     11/11          Tyepscript, copy-edited, pp. 1-103.

     11/12          Galley, pp. 1-31.

     12/1      Galley, pp. 1-31.

     12/2      Galley, pp. 1-40.

     Little Devil Gets Sick by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Marylin 
     Hafner (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1980). 

     12/3      Notes and miscellaneous typescript pages.

     12/4      Typescripts,

                    10 pp.

                    pp. 1-12.

                    pp. 1-12.

                    pp. 1-13.

                    pp. 1-14.

     12/5      Galley, pp. 1-6.

     Lucretia the Unbearable by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by
     Janet Stevens (Holiday House, 1981).

     12/6      Notes and miscellaneous typescript pages.

     12/7      Partial typescripts, 4 items.

     12/8      Typescript, pp. 2-6.
     
               Typescript, 9 pp.
     
      Maggie Marmelstein  Series

     12/9-13/6 Getting Something on Maggie Marmelstein by Marjorie 
               Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Ben Shecter (New York: Harper & 
               Row, 1971).

     12/9-12/13          Typescripts, 

     12/9                pp. 1-31.

     12/10                    pp. 1-43.

     12/11                    pp. 1-47.

     12/12                    Copy-edited, pp. 1-80. 

     12/13                    Copy-edited, pp. 1-80.

     13/1           Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     13/2           Flap copy, galley and proof, 3 items.

     13/3           Galley, pp. 1-30.

     13/4           Proof, pp. 1-101.

     13/5           Layout, pp. i-viii, and pp. 1-104.

     13/6           Folded and gathered sheets, pp. 1-101.

     13/7-13/11     Maggie Marmelstein for President by Marjorie Weinman, 
               illustrated by Ben Shecter (New York: Harper & Row, 1975).
     
     13/7-13/8      Typescript, copy-edited, 

     13/7                pp. 1-58.

     13/8                pp. 59-120.

     13/9           Galley, 21 April 1975, pp. 1-43.

     13/10               Galley, 9 June 1975, pp. 1-121.

     13/11               Proof, front matter, 9 pp., and pp. 1-122.

     14/1-15/7 Mysteriously Yours, Maggie Marmelstein by Marjorie
               Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Ben Shecter (New York: Harper &
               Row, 1982).

     14/1           Notes.

     14/2-14/4      Typescripts,

     14/2                pp. 1-107.

     14/3                pp. 1-105.

     14/4                pp. 1-109 (sporadic).

     14/5-14/6      Typescript

     14/5                Front matter, 2 pp., and pp. 1-62

     14/6                pp. 63-137 and back matter, 5 pp.

     14/7-15/1      Typescript, copy-edited,

     14/7                Front matter, 6 pp., and pp. 1-70.

     15/1                pp. 71-141.

     15/2-15/3      Proof, 3 May 1982,

     15/2                Front matter, 4 pp., and pp. 1-60.
     
     15/3                pp. 62-156.

     15/4-15/5      Proof, 15 June 1982,

     15/4                Front matter, 5 pp., and pp. 1-61.

     15/5                pp. 62-129.

     15/6           Illustrations, photocopies, 8 pp.

     15/7           Blues, pp. 1-120.

     Mitchell Is Moving by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Jose
     Aruego and Ariane Dewey (New York: Macmillan, 1978).

     16/1      Correspondence, 1976, 6 items.
     
     16/2      Manuscript/typescript, 14 pp.

     16/3      Typescript, 14 pp.

               Typescript, pp. 1-12.

     16/4      Partial typescripts, 4 versions.

     Mooch the Messy by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Ben
     Shecter (New York: Harper & Row, 1976).

     16/5      Manuscript, 5 pp.

     16/6-16/7 Typescripts,

     16/6           9 pp.

                    9 pp.

                    8 pp.

                    23 pp.
               
     16/7           23 pp.

                    pp. 1-9.

                    pp. 1-11.
     
     16/8      Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     Mooch the Messy Meets Prudence the Neat by Marjorie Weinman
     Sharmat, illustrated by Ben Shecter (New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan,
     1978).

     16/9-16/10     Typescripts,

     16/9           4 versions.

     16/10               4 versions.

     16/11          Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     16/12          Galleys,

                    11 pp.

                    11 pp.

     Morris Brookside, A Dog by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by
     Ronald Himler (New York: Holiday House, 1973).

     17/1      Typescripts, 

                    pp. 1-13.

                    pp. 1-13.

                    pp. 1-13.

                    18 pp.

     17/2      Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     Morris Brookside Is Missing by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat (New York: 
     Holiday House, 1974).

     17/3      Typescripts, 

                    16 pp.

                    13 pp.

                    12 pp.

     17/4      Galley, 6 pp.

     Mr. Jameson and Mr. Phillips by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated
     by Bruce Degen (New York: Harper & Row, 1979).

     17/5-17/6 Typescripts,

     17/5           11 pp.

                    pp. 1-9.

                    8 pp.

                    13 pp.

                    14 pp.

     17/6           Copy-edited, front matter, 10 pp., and pp. 1-12.

     17/7      Galleys,

                    5 pp.

                    5 pp.

     17/8      Sketches,  by author s son,  5 items.
          
     My Mother Never Listens To Me by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated
     by Lynn Munsinger (Niles, IL: Whitman, 1984).

     17/9      Correspondence, 1984, 8 items.

     17/10          Typescripts,

                    3 pp.

                    3 pp.

                    4 pp.

                    4 pp.

                    4 pp.

                    4 pp.

                    4 pp.
     
     17/11          Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     17/12          Dummies, 

                    pp. 1-32.

                    pp. 1-32.
     
     Mysteriously Yours, Maggie Marmelstein (see  Maggie Marmelstein 
     series).

      Nate the Great  Series

     17/13-17/16    Nate the Great and the Boring Beach Bag by Marjorie
               Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Marc Simont (New York: Coward,
               McCann and Geoghegan, 1975).

     17/13-17/14         Typescripts,

     17/13                    14 pp.

     17/14                    partial, 7 pp.

                         18 pp.

                         Copy-edited, front matter, 4 pp., and pp. 1-17.

     17/15               Galley, pp. 1-17.

     17/16               Dummy, photocopy, pp. 1-48.

     18/1      Nate the Great and the Fishy Prize by Marjorie Weinman
               Sharmat, illustrated by Marc Simont (New York: Coward, McCann and
               Geoghegan, 1975).

     18/1           Typescripts,

                         16 pp.

                         pp. 1-20.

                         pp. 1-20.

     18/2-18/3 Nate the Great and the Lost List by Marjorie Weinman
               Sharmat, illustrated by Marc Simont (New York: Coward, McCann and
               Geoghegan, 1975).

     18/2           Typescripts, 

                         pp. 1-15. 

                         Copy-edited, pp. 1-15.

     18/3           Galley, pp. 1-12.

     18/4-18/7 Nate the Great and the Phony Clue by Marjorie Weinman
               Sharmat, illustrated by Marc Simont (New York: Coward, McCann and
               Geoghegan, 1975).

     18/4           Notes.

     18/5-18/6      Typescripts,  

     18/5                5 versions.

     18/6                5 versions.

     18/7           Partial typescripts, 3 items.

     18/8-18/11     Nate the Great and the Sticky Case by Marjorie Weinman
                    Sharmat, illustrated by Marc Simont (New York: Coward, McCann and
                    Geoghegan, 1975).

     18/8           Correspondence, 1977, 1 item.

                    Notes.

     18/9           Typescripts,

     18/9-18/10               pp. 1-12.

                         pp. 1-17.

                         pp. 1-17.

                         Deleted pages, 7 pp.

                         pp. 1-16.

     18/10                    pp. 1-16.
                    
                         pp. 1-17.

                         pp. 1-17.

                         Copy-edited, front matter, 3 pp., and pp. 1-17.

     18/11               Galleys,

                         pp. 1-12.

                         pp. 1-12.

     18/12-19/4     Nate the Great and the Stolen Base by Marjorie Weinman
                    Sharmat, illustrated by Marc Simont (New York: Coward, McCann and
                    Geoghegan, 1975).

     18/12-19/1          Typescripts, 

     18/12                    pp. 1-23.

                         pp. 1-22.

     19/1                Front matter, 3 pp., and pp. 1-21.

     19/2           Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     19/3           Galley, pp. 1-17.

     19/4           Book jacket proof, 1 item.

     19/5-19/7 Nate the Great Stalks Stupidweed by Marjorie Weinman
               Sharmat, illustrated by Marc Simont (New York: Coward, McCann and
               Geoghegan, 1975).

     19/5-19/6      Typescripts, 

     19/5                12 pp.

     19/6                pp. 1-15.

                         Copy-edited, front matter, 3 pp., and pp. 1-16.

     19/7           Galley, pp. 1-17.
     
     Nobody Knows How Scared I Am (see  Sorority Sisters  series)

     The Perfects by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Mark Cocoran
     (New York: Macmillan, 1995).

     19/8      Notes on artwork, 1 p.

               Typescript, pp. 1-16.

      Reading Today and Tomorrow  Series, edited by Elizabeth L. Beck, et.
     al. (Austin, TX: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1989).

     19/9      Correspondence.

     19/10          Notes.

     19/11          Notes and worksheets on controlled vocabulary.

     19/12-19/13    Kingdoms by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, Mitchell Sharmat,
                    et. al. (Austin, TX: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1989).

     19/12               Notes on controlled vocabulary.

     19/13               Typescripts, 20 versions.

     19/14-20/1     Surprises by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, Mitchell Sharmat,
               et. al. (Austin, TX: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1989).

     19/14               Notes.

     19/15               Notes on controlled vocabulary.

     19/16-19/17         Typescripts, 2 folders.

     20/1           Dummy, photocopy, 5 pp.

                    Slides, 3 items.

                    Proof (?), photocopy, 3 pp.

                    Finished book (?), photocopy, 6 pp.

     20/2-20/3 Treasures y Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, Mitchell Sharmat,
               et. al. (Austin, TX: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1989).

     20/2           Notes on controlled vocabulary.

     20/3           Typescripts, 33 items.

     Reddy Rattler and Easy Eagle by Mitchell Sharmat, illustrated by Marc
     Simont (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1979).

     20/4      Research material, 2 items.
     
     20/5-20/6 Typescripts,

     20/5           9 pp.

                    pp. 1-11.

                    pp. 1-11.

                    Partial, 6 pp.

                    pp. 1-11.

     20/6           6 pp.

                    pp. 1-11

                    pp. 1-11.

                    Copy-edited, front matter, 4 pp., and pp. 1-12.

                    Photocopy, front matter, 4 pp., and pp. 1-12.

     20/7      Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     20/8      Galley, pp. 1-9.

     Rex by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Emily McCully (New York: 
     Harper & Row, 1967).

     20/9      Correspondence, 1966, 1 item.

     20/10          Typescripts,

                    5 pp.

                    4 pp.

                    8 pp.

                    7 pp.

                    Copy-edited, front matter, 3 pp., and pp. 1-7.

     20/11          Partial typescripts, 3 items.

                    "Rich Mitch" series

     Rich Mitch by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat (New York: Scholastic, 1983).

     20/12-21/1     Typescript, 

     20/12               pp. 1-50.           

     21/1           pp. 51-106.

     21/2      Typescript, 55 pp.

     21/3      Typescript, 64 pp.

     21/4-21/5 Typescript, copy-edited, 

     21/4           Front matter, 3 pp., and pp. 1-51.

     21/5           pp. 52-101.

     Get Rich Mitch! By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Loretta
     Lustig (New York: Morrow, 1985).

     21/6      Research material.

     21/7      Typescript, pp. 1-63.

     21/8      Typescript, pp. 1-110.

     21/9      Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     22/1      Discarded typescript pages, 42 pp.

     22/2      Illustrations, photocopies,13 items.

     Rollo and Juliet, Forever! by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by
     Marylin Hafner (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1981). 

     22/3      Manuscript, 4 pp.

     22/4      Typescripts, 

                    7 pp.

                    8 pp.

                    Copy-edited, front matter, 3 pp., and pp. 1-7.

     22/5      Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     22/6      Galley, 4 pp.

     Sasha the Silly by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Janet Stevens 
     (New York: Holiday House, 1984).

     22/7      Typescript, 10 pp.

               Galley, 5 pp.

     Say Hello, Vanessa by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Lillian
     Hoban (New York: Holiday House, 1979).

     22/8      Correspondence, 1977-1978, 2 items.

     22/9-22/10     Typescripts,

     22/9           5 versions.

     22/10               4 versions.

     22/11          Galley, 4 pp.

               Sketch, photocopy, 1 item.

     Scarlet Monster Lives Here by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by 
     Dennis Kendrick (New York: Harper & Row, 1979).

     22/12          Typescripts, 

                    pp. 1-10.

                    10 pp.

                    11 pp.

                    11 pp.

                    pp. 1-11.

                    Front matter, 3 pp.

     22/13          Miscellaneous typescript pages.
     
     School Bus Cat (see  The Kids on the Bus  series).

     The Secret Notebook (see  The Kids on the Bus  series).
     
     The Seven Sloppy Days of Phineas Pig by Mitchell Sharmat, illustrated
     by Sue Truesdell (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1983).

     22/14          Notes.

     22/15-23/1     Typescripts,

     22/15               4 versions.

     23/1           6 versions.

     23/2      Typescripts, partial, 2 versions.

     23/3      Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     23/4      Galley, 13 pp.

     23/5      Proofs, photocopied, 

                    10 pp.

                    11 pp.

     23/6      Dummy, photocopied, with sketches, 24 pp.

     Sherman Is a Slowpoke by Mitchell Sharmat, illustrated by David Neuhaus 
     (New York: Scholastic, 1988)

     23/7      Correspondence, 1976-1988, 10 items.

     23/8      Research material, 3 items.

     23/9      Notes.

     23/10-24/1     Typescripts,

     23/10               2 versions.

     23/11               6 versions.

     23/12               6 versions.
               
     24/1           5 versions.

     24/2      Partial typescripts, 4 versions.

     24/3      Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     Snobs Beware (see  Sorority Sisters  series).

     Sometimes Mama and Papa Fight by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat,
     illustrated by Kay Chorao (New York: Harper & Row, 1980).

     24/4      Typescripts, 13 versions.
          
     24/5      Partial typescripts, 3 versions.

     24/6      Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     24/7      Galley, 7 pp.

     Son of the Slime Who Ate Cleveland by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat,    
      illustrated by Rodney Pate (New York: Dell, 1985).

     24/8-24/10     Typescripts,

                    Partial, pp. 1-21.

                    Partial, 22 pp.

                    pp. 1-80.

     24/8           Partial, 60 pp.

     24A/1               pp. 1-94.

     24A/2-24A/3         Copy-edited,

     24A/2                    Front matter, 5 pp., and pp. 1-46.

     24A/3                    pp. 47-94.

     24A/4          Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     24A/5          Style sheet, 10 pp.

     24A/6          Proofs, pp. 1-108.

     25/1      Illustrations,

                    Photographs, 7 items.

                    Photocopies, 8 items.

     Sophie and Gussie by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Lillian
     Hoban (New York: Macmillan, 1973).

     25/2      Typescripts, 

                    pp. 1-15.

                    Copy-edited, 16 pp.
     
     25/3      Galleys,

                    15 May, 1972, pp. 1-10.

                    11 September 1972, pp. 1-11.

                    27 October 1972, pp. 1-13.

      Sorority Sisters  Series

     25/4      Notes.

     25/5      Proposal, 5 pp.
     
     25/6      Buttons, 2 items.

     25/7      Typescript, photocopy, rejected, pp. 1-39.

     25/8-26/3 Fighting Over Me by Marjorie Sharmat (New York: Dell,
               1986).

     25/8           Typescript, pp. 1-78, and additions, 8 pp.

     25/9-25/10          Typescript,

     25/9                pp. 1-77.

     25/10                    pp. 78-166.

     26/1-26/2      Typescript, 

     26/1                pp. 1-77.

     26/2                pp. 78-166.

     26/3           Style sheet, 11 pp.

     26/4-27/2 For Members Only by Marjorie Sharmat (New York: Dell,
               1986).
     
     26/4           Typescript, partial, pp. 1-34.

                    Typescript, partial, pp. 18-29.

     26/5-26/6      Typescript, 

     26/5                pp. 1-75.

     26/6                pp. 76-154.

     26/7-26/8      Typescript, copy-edited,

     26/7                Front matter, 5 pp., and pp. 1-64.

     26/8                pp. 65-154.

     27/1           Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     27/2           Review, 1 item.               

     27/3-27/7 Getting Closer by Marjorie Sharmat (New York: Dell, 1987).

     27/3-27/4      Typescript,

     27/3                pp. 1-79.

     27/4                pp. 80-169.

     27/5-27/6      Typescript, copy-edited,

     27/5                Front matter, 9 pp., and pp. 1-79.

     27/6                pp. 80-169.

     27/7           Style sheet, 9 pp.  

     27/8-28/4 Here Comes Mr. Right by Marjorie Sharmat (New York: Dell,
               1987).

     27/8-28/1      Typescript, 

     27/8                pp. 1-90.

     28/1                pp. 91-172.

     28/2-28/3      Typescript, 

     28/2                pp. 1-94.

     28/3                pp. 95-172.

     28/4           Front matter and flap copy, 8 pp.

                    Style sheet, 9 pp.

     28/5-28/8 I Think I m Falling In Love by Marjorie Sharmat (New York:
               Dell, 1986).

     28/5           Typescript, pp. 1-90.

     28/6-28/7      Typescript, 

     28/6                Front matter, 7 pp., and pp. 1-60.

     28/7                pp. 61-154.

     28/8           Style sheet, 10 pp.

     29/1-29/7 I m Going to Get Your Boyfriend by Marjorie Sharmat (New
               York: Dell, 1987).

     29/1           Correspondence, 3 items.

                    Notes, 2 items.

     29/2-29/3      Typescript, 2 October 1986,
     
     29/2                pp. 1-85.

     29/3                pp. 86-167.

     29/4           Typescript, chapter 1, 6 pp.

     29/5-29/6      Typescript, copy-edited, August 1987,

     29/5                pp. 1-85.

     29/6                pp. 86-187.

     29/7           Style sheet, 9 pp.

     29/8-30/3      Nobody Knows How Scared I Am by Marjorie
                    Sharmat (New York: Laurel-Leaf, 1987).

     29/8-29/9      Typescript,

     29/8                pp. 1-85.

     29/9                pp. 86-193.

     30/1-30/2      Typescript, copy-edited,

     30/1                pp. 1-85.

     30/2                pp. 86-193.

     30/3           Style sheet, 11 pp.

     30/4-31/2 Snobs, Beware by Marjorie Sharmat (New York: Dell, 1987).

     30/4           Notes.

     30/5           Typescript, pp. 1-70.

     30/6-30/7      Typescript, 

     30/6                pp. 1-65.

     30/7                pp. 66-143.

     30/8-31/1      Typescript, 

     30/8                pp. 1-65.
     
     31/1                pp. 66-143.

     31/2           Typescript, front matter, 6 pp.

                    Style sheet, 10 pp.
     
                    Proof, 10 pp.

     Square Pegs novelization by Marjorie Sharmat, based on the Embassy 
     television series created by Anne Beatts (New York: Dell, 1982).

     31/3-31/4 Research material, four shooting scripts from the television series.

     31/5      Notes.

     31/6      Partial typescript, 25 pp.

     31/7-31/8 Typescript, 

     31/7           pp. 1-69.

     31/8           pp. 70-157.

     31/9-32/1 Typescript, copy-edited,

     31/9           pp. 1-69.

     32/1           pp. 70-157.

     32/2      Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     The Story of Bentley Beaver y Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by 
     Lillian Hoban (New York: Harper & Row, 1984).

     32/3      Typescripts, 

                    pp. 2-6.

                    pp. 1-9.

                    pp. 1-9.

                    pp. 2-16.

                    pp. 2-15.

                    pp. 1-16.

                    Copy-edited, pp. 1-15.

     32/4      Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     32/5      Flap copy, 1 p.

                Bentley s Song,  1 p.

     32/6      Galley, 9 pp.

     32/7      Dummy, photocopy, 4 pp.

     Supergirl by Wendy Andrews (pseudonym of Marjorie Sharmat), adapted
     from the screenplay by David Odell (New York: Putnam, 1984).

     32/8-32/12     Research material,

     32/8           Plot summary of movie, 8 pp.

     32/9-32/10          Shooting script, 7 April 1983,

     32/9                pp. 1-62.

     32/10                    pp. 63-128.

     32/11-32/12         Shooting script, 27 April 1983, 

     32/11                    pp. 1-57.

     32/12                    pp. 58-125.

     32/13-32A/2    Typescripts,

     32/13               pp. 1-43.

     32A/1               pp. 1-42.

     32A/2               pp. 1-42.

     32A/3          Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     Taking Care of Melvin by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by
     Victoria Chess (New York: Holiday House, 1980).

     32A/4          Typescripts,

                    pp. 1-5.

                    pp. 1-9.

                    Copy-edited, pp. 1-11.

     32A/5          Flap copy, 2 pp.

     32A/6          Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     32A/7          Galleys,

                    pp. 1-10.
     
                    pp. 1-10.
     
     Thornton, the Worrier by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Kay
     Chorao (New York: Holiday House, 1978).

     33/1      Typescripts,

                    8 pp.

                    6 pp.

                    9 pp.

     33/2      Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     33/3      Galley, 5 pp.

     Tiffany Dino Works Out by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Nate 
     Evans (New York: Macmillan, 1995).

     33/4      Typescripts,

                    pp. 1-12.

                    pp. 1-13.

                    5 pp.
                         
     The Trip, and Other Sophie and Gussie Stories by Marjorie Weinman 
     Sharmat, illustrated by Lillian Hoban (New York: Macmillan, 1976).

     33/5      Notes, 2 pp.

     33/6      Typescripts,

                    4 pp.

                    16 pp.

                    24 pp.

                    Copy-edited, 19 pp.

     33/7      Galleys, 

                    11 pp.

                    11 pp.

     33/8      Layouts, pp. 1-65.

     The Trolls of Twelfth Street by Marjorie Sharmat (New York: Coward,
     McCann & Geoghegan, 1979).

     33/9      Notes, 4 pp.

               Typescript, pp. 1-9.

               Galley, pp. 1-8.

     Twitchell the Wishful by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Janet 
     Stevens (New York: Holiday House, 1981).

     34/1      Typescripts,

                    pp. 1-7.

                    pp. 1-5.

                    pp. 1-7.

                    pp. 1-7.

                    pp. 1-7.

                    pp. 1-7.

                    pp. 1-7.

                    pp. 1-10.

     34/2      Galleys,

                    3 pp.

                    4 pp.

     34/3      Layouts, pp. 1-40.

     34/4      Flap copy, layout, 1 item.

     Two Ghosts on a Bench by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Nola 
     Langner (New York: Harper & Row, 1982).

     34/5-35/6 Typescripts,

     34/5           5 versions.

     34/6           6 versions.

     34/7      Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     34/8      Galleys,

                    5 pp.

                    5 pp.

     34/9      Dummy, 5 pp.

     Two Guys Noticed Me And Other Miracles by Marjorie Sharmat (New
     York: Delacorte Press, 1985).

     34/10-35/1     Typescript,

     34/10               pp. 1-56.

     35/1           pp. 57-130.

     35/2      Typescript pages,  discards,  12 pp.

     35/3      Proof, 82 pp.

     35/4      Preliminary illustration for cover art, photocopy, 1 item.
     
     Uncle Boris and Maude by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by
     Sammis McLean (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1979).

     35/5      Typescripts,

                    pp. 1-14.

                    pp. 1-14.

                    pp. 2-14.

                    pp. 2-14.

                    pp. 1-15.

                    pp. 1-16.

                    pp. 1-16.

     35/6      Miscellaneous typescript pages.

     35/7      Galleys,

                    11 pp.

                    12 pp.

     Vacation Fever! by Wendy Andrews (pseudonym for Marjorie Sharmat)
     (New York: Putnam, 1984).

     35/8      Notes.

     35/9      Typescript, pp. 2-68.

     35/10-35/11    Typescript,

     35/10               pp. 1-64.

     35/11               pp. 65-139.

     36/1-36/2 Typescript, copy-edited,

     36/1           Front matter, 5 pp., and pp. 1-73.

     36/2           pp. 74-139.

`    36/3       Discarded  pages.

     A Visit with Rosalind by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Lisl
     Weil (New York: Macmillan, 1971).

     36/4      Notes.

     36/5-36/6 Typescript,

     36/5           pp. 1-58.

     36/6           pp. 59-111.

     36/7      Galley, pp. 1-34.

     What Are We Going to Do About Andrew? by Marjorie Weinman
     Sharmat, illustrated by Ray Cruz (New York: Macmillan, 1980).

     36/8      Typescripts,

                    8 pp.

                    5 pp.

                    pp. 1-8.

                    4 pp.

                    Copy-edited, pp. 1-8.

     36/9      Miscellaneous typescript pages and partial typescripts.

     37/1      Dummy, 17 pp.

     Who s Afraid of Ernestine? By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by
     Maxie Chambliss (New York: Coward-McCann, 1986).

     37/2      Typescripts, 

                    4 pp.

                    pp. 1-8.

                    pp. 1-5.

                    pp. 1-11.

                    pp. 1-11.

                    pp. 1-7.

                    pp. 1-8.

     37/3      Miscellaneous typescript pages.


B.  Short Stories

      Dear Ms. Veloshin 

     37/4      Typescripts,

                    pp. 1-9.

                    Copy-edited, pp. 1-9.

      The Itch 

     37/5      Correspondence, 1990, 2 items.

               Autobiographical information, 2 pp.

     37/6      Typescripts,

                    7 pp.

                    12 pp.

                    12 pp.

     37/7      Miscellaneous typescript pages.              

      Stone Soup 

     37/8      Memos, 3 items.

     37/9      Notes on controlled vocabulary, 

     37/10          Typescripts,

                    9 pp.

                    9 pp.

     Stories for textbook

     37/11          Notes.

     37/12          Typescripts, 6 versions.


C.  Biographical Information

     37/13          Biographical information, 5 items.




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