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The Jerry Spinelli collection traces the writing career of the children’s author from 1961- 2003. The papers consist mainly of various versions of manuscripts including his original handwritten manuscripts, several editions of his books and some promotional material. The researcher will not find materials about life at Gettysburg College or Temple University, or his work at Chilton Publishing; genealogical data, diaries, memorabilia or photographs.
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Jerry Spinelli, Gettysburg College, Maniac Magee, children's literature, children's author
Children's and Young Adult Literature | English Language and Literature
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Ameduri, Christine M., Molly Thomas, and Sidney Dreese. "MS-007: The Papers of Jerry Spinelli, Class of 1963" (February 2004). Special Collections and College Archives Finding Aids. Special Collection and College Archives, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College.