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Finding Aid for the Margery Turner Fisher Papers, 1937-1992
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Container List

 

Administration

Box 48, Folder 5

Address books and datebooks, 1970.

 

Andre Deutsch (Publisher)

Box 59, Folder 6

Correspondence, notes, 1973-1974.

 

Articles and Reviews

Box 56, Folder 5

In The Christian Science Monitor. Correspondence, clips, typescripts, 1966-1967.

Box 56, Folder 6

In Mother magazine. Clips, correspondence, typescripts, 1967-1980.

Box 56, Folder 7

In School Librarian. Clips, correspondence, typescripts, 1967-1969.

Box 57, Folder 1

In Housewife magazine. Correspondence, notes, clips, 1951-1961.

Box 57, Folder 2

In Signal. Correspondence, clips, typescipt. Copies of magazine, 1956-1992.

Box 57, Folder 3

Broadcast reviews on BBC World of Books and Network Three. Correspondence, typescripts, 1954-1965.

Box 57, Folder 4

In the Sunday Times Christmas Pages. Correspondence. Clips in oversize box, 1966-77.

Box 57, Folder 5

In the Sunday Times. Correspondence, clips, typescripts, 1966-1971.

Box 57, Folder 6

In the Sunday Times. Correspondence, clips, typescripts, 1972-1984.

Box 58, Folder 1

Reports on books for publishers A-L, 1989-1990.

Box 58, Folder 2

Reports on books for publishers A-L, 1991-1992.

Box 60, Folder 1

For Tyne Tees Television. Transcript, correspondence, reproductions of books, 1969.

Box 60, Folder 2

For Jackanory. Correspondence, reports, 1966-1973.

Box 60, Folder 8

For Brockhampton Press. Correspondence, typescripts, 1962-1972.

Box 60, Folder 9

For Collins. Typescripts, 1953-1955.

Box 61, Folder 1

Reports on children's books for publishers. Correspondence, typescripts, 1960-1972.

Box 61, Folder 2

Reports on children's books for miscellaneous publishers. Correspondence, typescripts, 1960-1981.

Box 62, Folder 2

Clippings of articles about children's literature, correspondence, research material, 1962-1989.

Box 66, Folder 3

Published in Sunday Times, 1966-1977.

 

Adult Books

Box 56, Folder 4

Correspondence, clips, typescripts, 1956-1980.

 

Children's Books

Box 56, Folder 2

Correspondence, clips, typescript, notes, 1961-1979.

Box 56, Folder 3

Correspondence, clips, typescripts, 1962-1988.

 

Author Bibliographies

Box 7

Children's Fiction Go-He.

Box 8

Children's Fiction Hea-Ja.

Box 1

Children's Fiction Anonymous-Bak.

Box 2

Children's Fiction Bal-Bon.

Box 20

Children's Books Criticism & History A-Z. Poetry A-Z.

Box 3

Children's Fiction Boon-Ce.

Box 4

Children's Fiction Cha-Cz.

Box 5

Children's Fiction D-E.

Box 6

Children's Fiction F-Gi.

Box 9

Children's Fiction Je-La.

Box 10

Children's Fiction Le-Mac.

Box 11

Children's Fiction Mas-My.

Box 12

Children's Fiction N-Pi.

Box 13

Children's Fiction Pl-Ro.

Box 14

Children's Fiction Ru-Sq.

Box 15

Children's Fiction St-To.

Box 16

Children's Fiction Tr-Wik.

Box 17

Children's Fiction Wil-Z. Adult Fiction A-Z.

 

Bibliographies

Boxes 32-36

MLEF research cards (5 boxes).

 

Biography

Box 69, Folder 1

Resume.

 

Books

 

Born a Victorian

Box 59, Folder 2

The memories of L.E. Turner. Manuscript, 1964.

Box 59, Folder 3

Typescript.

 

Bright Face of Danger

Box 53, Folder 1

Reviews, 1986.

Box 53, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1986-1987.

Box 53, Folder 3

Working notes, general correspondence with publishers, covers 1961-1985(?).

Box 53, Folder 4

General research material, n.d.

Box 53, Folder 5

Research material on characters (the hero), n.d.

Box 53, Folder 6

Research material on settings in space and futuristic adventures, n.d.

Box 53, Folder 7

Research material on biography and autobiography, n.d.

Box 53, Folder 8

Research material on settings in Africa, n.d.

Box 53, Folder 9

Listings of adventure books according to date published, n.d.

Box 53, Folder 10

Research material on themes and conventions. 3/4 Aggression theory and research, violence in fiction, comics, tv series, adult and junior detective stories, politics and thrillers, spy and war stories, n.d.

Box 53, Folder 11

Research material on settings or under themes: 3/4 Ruritania, chivalry and honor, cloak and dagger, history pastiches, Northwest frontier, military honour, Jacobites, n.d.

Box 53, Folder 12

Research material on criticism of adventure genre, n.d.

Box 53, Folder 13

General research material, n.d.

Box 53, Folder 14

Research on narrative technique, style, and voice, n.d.

Box 53, Folder 15

Research material on serials: 3/4 Flash Gordon, Dan Dare and the magazines which carried serials like Collins magazine for Boys and Girls, n.d.

Box 54, Folder 1

Research material on criticism and theories of fiction, n.d.

Box 54, Folder 2

Research material on the psychological effects of adventure, n.d.

Box 54, Folder 3

Research material on education and morality, n.d.

Box 54, Folder 4

Research material on critical attitudes, n.d.

Box 54, Folder 5

Research material on characters (the villain), n.d.

Box 54, Folder 6

Research material on characters (children in groups, serials and sequences), n.d.

Box 54, Folder 7

Research material on minor characters: The solitary horseman, the car, the omniscient uncle, the faithful servant, n.d.

Box 54, Folder 8

Research material on South American settings: Revolution and treasure, n.d.

Box 54, Folder 9

Footnotes (?), Chapters 1-16, Manuscript Draft, Chapters 1-7, n.d.

Box 54, Folder 10

Manuscript with note to publisher. Chapters 8-16, n.d.

Box 54, Folder 11

Research materials on juvenile themes, n.d.

Box 54, Folder 12

Research material on critic's attitudes towards depictions of women, n.d.

Box 54, Folder 13

Research materials on critic's attitudes toward racist depictions, n.d.

Box 54, Folder 14

Research materials on travel adventures, n.d.

Box 54, Folder 15

Research material on the depictions of geographical frontiers - Wild West, Red Indians, New Zealand, Australia, n.d.

Box 54, Folder 16

Studies of market values and best seller lists, n.d.

Box 54, Folder 17

Miscellaneous notes on individual authors, n.d.

Box 55, Folder 1

Adventure stories reading lists, n.d.

Box 55, Folder 2

Research material on stories set at sea, n.d.

Box 55, Folder 3

Carbons of discarded manuscript sheets, n.d.

Box 55, Folder 4

First Draft. Book 1, n.d.

Box 55, Folder 5

First Draft. Book 2, n.d.

Box 55, Folder 6

First Draft. Book 3, n.d.

 

Classics for Children and Young Adults

Box 65, Folder 2

Research material on historical fiction, n.d.

Box 65, Folder 3

Research material, correspondence, 1960-1972.

Box 61, Folder 7

Typescript, n.d.

Box 61, Folder 8

Correspondence with Signal (publisher), publicity and research materials, 1983-1986.

Box 62, Folder 1

Copy of published work, 1986.

Box 65, Folder 4

Research material [newsprint], n.d.

 

Field Day

Box 64, Folder 9

Reviews and correspondence: 3/4 Including J.B. Priestley, Cony Beare, Julian Huxley, 1951-1952.

 

Henry Treece

Box 56, Folder 1

Correspondence and notes, 1967-1971.

 

Intent Upon Reading

Box 64, Folder 7

Correspondence, notes, 1959-1962.

Box 64, Folder 8

Reviews, 1961.

 

John Masefield

Box 60, Folder 5

Letters received from John Masefield, 1963.

Box 60, Folder 6

Correspondence, clips, 1960-1967.

Box 60, Folder 7

Correspondence, research material, print of John Masefield, n.d.

 

Journeys

Box 64, Folder 6

Discarded pieces, clippings, correspondence, notes, 1972-1973.

 

Matters of Fact

Box 64, Folder 10

Correspondence, notes, 1965-1973.

Box 65, Folder 1

Reviews and correspondence, 1967-1976.

 

Memoirs of a London Doll

Box 55, Folder 7

Research material, n.d.

Box 55, Folder 8

Letters and notes, n.d.

Box 55, Folder 9

Photocopies of three letters from R.H. Horne to Edgar Allen Poe, n.d.

Box 55, Folder 10

Correspondence and reviews of MF's introduction, 1961.

Box 69, Folder 4

Letters from Horne to Carndale 1844-46. Microfilm, n.d.

 

Open the Door

Box 64, Folder 3

Reviews, correspondence, 1963-1976.

Box 64, Folder 4

American edition. Reviews and correspondence, 1966-1968.

 

The House on Water Street

Box 58, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1986-1990.

Box 58, Folder 4

Typescript, n.d.

 

The Hut

Box 58, Folder 7

Synopsis, maps, photographs, letters, 1961.

 

Who's Who in Children's Literature

Box 63, Folder 9

Correspondence re: reprint and additions, 1986-1987.

Box 63, Folder 10

Correspondence, notes, 1972-1985.

Box 64, Folder 1

Discarded pieces, n.d.

Box 64, Folder 2

Reviews, publicity, letters from readers, 1975-1977.

 

Women Sewing

Box 58, Folder 8

Original version of part two, n.d.

 

World of Animals

Box 64, Folder 5

Reviews and correspondence, 1961-1962.

 

Center for Children's Literature

Box 59, Folder 5

Correspondence, 1968-1992.

 

Children's Book Centre

Box 59, Folder 7

Articles submitted, 1964-1965.

 

Conference on Recent Children's Fiction

Box 62, Folder 6

University of Exeter, 1969-71.

 

Correspondence

Box 59, Folder 11

Miscellaneous, 1962-1992.

 

Denham College Courses

Box 63, Folder 3

Clippings and programs, 1959-1965.

Box 63, Folder 4

Syllabi, correspondence, lists of students, evaluations, 1959-1965.

Box 63, Folder 5

Syllabi, correspondence, evaluations, lists of students, programs, 1964-1968.

Box 63, Folder 6

Syllabi, correspondence, evaluations, lists of students, 1966-1973.

Box 63, Folder 7

Syllabi, correspondence, lists of students, programs, evaluations, 1973-1984.

 

Eleanor Farjeon Award

Box 60, Folder 4

Correspondence, clips, 1966.

 

Growing Point

Box 37, Folder 1

Letters from subscribers, 1961-1968.

Box 37, Folder 2

Letters from subscribers, 1962-1974.

Box 37, Folder 3

Letters from subscribers, 1962-1976.

Box 37, Folder 4

Letters from subscribers, 1967-1992.

Box 37, Folder 5

Letters from subscribers, 1962-1969.

Box 38, Folder 1

Letters from subscribers, 1962-1967.

Box 38, Folder 2

Letters from subscribers, 1968-1989.

Box 38, Folder 3

Letters from subscribers, 1965-1985.

Box 38, Folder 4

Letters from subscribers, 1971-1974.

Box 38, Folder 5

Letters from subscribers, 1979-1990.

Box 38, Folder 6

Letters from subscribers, 1977-1991.

Box 39, Folder 1

Letters from subscribers - re the end of publication of Growing Point, 1992.

Box 39, Folder 2

Letters and materials from contributors. File 1 of 5, 1964-1988.

Box 39, Folder 3

Letters and materials from contributors. File 2 of 5, 1963-1990.

Box 39, Folder 4

Letters and materials from contributors. File 3 of 5, 1963-1990.

Box 39, Folder 5

Letters and materials from contributors. File 4 of 5, 1962-1967.

Box 39, Folder 6

Letters and materials from contributors. File 5 of 5, 1969-1979.

Box 39, Folder 7

Correspondence with illustrator Trevor Stubley, 1976-1977.

Box 39, Folder 8

Correspondence re: production of the magazine, 1962-1984.

Box 39, Folder 9

Letters from authors-Including Philippa Pearce, Andre Norton, Faith Jacques, John Rowe Townsend, 1966-1990.

Box 39, Folder 10

General correspondence, n.d.

Box 40, Folder 1

Bank sheets and receipted bills, 1970.

Box 40, Folder 2

Bank statements, foreign conversions, check stubs, 1973-1974.

Box 40, Folder 3

Bank statements, foreign statements, check stubs, 1974-1975.

Box 40, Folder 4

Receipted bills, bank statements, check stubs, 1975-1976.

Box 40, Folder 5

Bank statements, check stubs, receipted bills, 1976.

Box 40, Folder 6

Bank statements, check stubs, receipted bills, 1976-1977.

Box 41, Folder 1

Bank statements, check stubs, receipted bills, 1980-1981.

Box 41, Folder 2

Disallowable domestic expenses, 1976.

Box 41, Folder 3

Allowable domestic expenses, 1976.

Box 41, Folder 4

Receipts - car, 1976-1977.

Box 41, Folder 5

Sample subscription form, n.d.

Box 41, Folder 6

Estimates for the production of Growing Point, 1966.

Box 41, Folder 7

Circulation figures, 1964-1990.

Box 41, Folder 11

Bibliographies of books for review, 1983-1991.

Box 41, Folder 12

Bibliographies of books received for review, 1974-1983.

Box 41, Folder 13

Bibliography for Old Favorites feature, 1962-1989.

Box 42

Cash receipts records, April 1973-March 1976.

Box 43

Cash receipts records, July 1975-June 1992.

Box 44

Printing blocks for illustrations, n.d.

Box 45

Printing blocks for illustrations, n.d.

Box 46

Printing blocks for illustrations, n.d.

Box 47, Folder 1

Typescript and galley proofs, n.d.

Box 47, Folder 2

Subscription reminders, n.d.

Box 47, Folder 3

Posthumous orders, n.d.

Box 47, Folder 4

Letter and address books, n.d.

Box 47, Folder 5

Letter books, 1971-1979.

Box 47, Folder 6

Illustrations for Growing Point, n.d.

Box 47, Folder 7

Letter from Publishers A-G, 1962-1992.

Box 48, Folder 1

Letters from Publishers H-R, 1962-1992.

Box 48, Folder 2

Letters from Publishers S-W (end), 1964-1992.

Box 48, Folder 3

Reviews received for Growing Point and Intent Upon Reading, 1962-1966.

Box 48, Folder 4

Letters received with reviews and list of places to send for reviews, n.d.

Box 49

Publications vol.1-15 set 1-A complete run of Growing Point does not exist in this collection, n.d.

Box 50

Publications vol.16-30 set 1, n.d.

Box 51

Publications vol.1-15 set 2, n.d.

Box 52

Publications vol.16-30 set 2, n.d.

 

International Board for Books for Young People (IBBY)

Box 61, Folder 5

Conference. Nice. Correspondence, notes for report, 1971-1972.

Box 61, Folder 6

Hans Christian Andersen Medal, 1967-1973.

Box 61, Folder 3

Committee reports, photographs, correspondence, 1969-1982.

Box 61, Folder 4

Hans Christian Andersen Award. Correspondence, information about nominees and winners, 1961-1978.

 

Introductions, Forewords

Box 59, Folder 10

Correspondence, typescripts, 1964-1970.

 

Items Collected

Box 41, Folder 8

Blank notecards, n.d.

Box 41, Folder 9

Goosecards with messages from friends and family, n.d.

Box 48, Folder 6

James Thurber cartoons clipped from the New Yorker, c. 1930.

Box 48, Folder 7

Charles Madge's poems and articles, 1937-1939.

Box 66, Folder 2

Sally Benson essays and James Thurber cartoons, 1937.

Box 69, Folder 2

Death Comes to the Party. Sound recording, n.d.

 

Lecture Tour/Lectures

 

Australia

Box 62, Folder 5

Correspondence, clippings, typescript of speech, 1975.

 

New Zealand

Box 62, Folder 4

Correspondence, clippings, transcript of interview, 1972.

 

International Summer Seminar on Children's Literature

Box 62, Folder 8

Baltimore, Maryland. Correspondence, notes, program, 1973.

 

Lecture: Mary Hill Arbuthnot

Box 63, Folder 2

Correspondence, typescript of lectures, lecture programs, 1969-1970.

 

Santillana Conference

Box 62, Folder 3

Madrid. Minutes of meeting, correspondence, photographs, 1971.

 

Lectures on Children's Books

Box 62, Folder 7

Typescripts and list of lectures, 1956-1975.

 

Lectures on Various Authors

Box 58, Folder 6

Notes 3/4 On Ivy Compton Burnett, Horace Walpole, Edith Wharton, etc., c1960.

 

International Research Society for Children's literature

Box 63, Folder 1

Exeter 1978. Bordeaux 1983. Correspondence, typescript of lecture, meeting program, 1978-1983.

 

Letters Received

Box 59, Folder 9

from authors---Nina Bawden, Gillian Avery, A.S. Byatt. Faith Jacques, Philippa Pearce, B.B. Watkins Pitchford, Zohar Shavit, Pamela Sykes, 1956-1992.

 

Miscellaneous Fiction

Box 59, Folder 1

Notes, n.d.

 

Monograph: Notes on the Sources of Some of Middleton's London Plays

Box 58, Folder 5

Copies of publication, 1939.

 

National Book League

Box 60, Folder 3

Correspondence, copies of publications, 1958-1967.

 

Publications Collected

Box 67

Miscellaneous journals: Signal, The Junior Bookshelf, Phaedrus, n.d.

Box 68

Miscellaneous journals and bibliographies: Bookbird, Top of the News, Horn Book, Children's Literature Abstracts, n.d.

 

Reprints

Box 59, Folder 8

Correspondence advocating reprints of particular children's books, 1981-1982.

 

Research Material

Box 48, Folder 8

Offprints of literary criticism, n.d.

Box 65, Folder 5

Articles on practice of criticism of children's books, n.d.

Box 66, Folder 1

Clippings about writing style and children's literature, 1961-1983.

Box 69, Folder 3

Letters from Willa and Mary Howitt to Eliza Noteyard 1847. Microfilm, n.d.

 

Retirement

Box 59, Folder 4

Letters received, clips, 1992.

 

Short Stories and Synopses

Box 58, Folder 9

Correspondence, clips, typescripts, c. 1940.

 

Souvenir: The Journal of the Violet Needham Society

Box 63, Folder 8

Copies of publication, 1990-1992.

 

Subject Bibliographies

Box 18

Children's Fiction. Notebooks 1-39. Each notebook has a different subject.

Box 21

Information Books: History/Geography, Exploration, Biography & Autobiography. Junior Concept Books.

Box 22

Information Books: History/Geography, Religions.

Box 23

Information Books: Science.

Box 24

Information Books: Hobbies/Activities.

Box 25

Information Books: Education, Careers, Poetry 85/86, Dolls, Arts. Four notebook bibliographies: Growing Point (Titles of Features, reminders, special reviews, blocks used, Old Favorites).

Box 26

Information Books: Transport/Communciations, Technology, Technology & Social Life, Institutions.

Boxes 27-29

Information Books Unsorted (3 boxes).

Boxes 29-31

[Fiction] Unsorted (3 boxes).

Box 39, Folder 11

19th century children's books, n.d.

Box 41, Folder 10

Bibliography card file dividers not used, n.d.

 

Subject/Publisher Bibliographies

Box 19

Animal Stories A-Z. Richard Hengist Horne. Information Books (subject) Agriculture, Archeology, Anthropology, Biology, Exploration, Geography, History, Literature, Music, Miscellaneous Information, Natural History, etc. Information Books (publishers) A-Z.