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Collection Overview

Title: Caroline Stevermer Papers, 1987-2012

ID: RBSC/SFWA/006

Primary Creator: Stevermer, Caroline

Extent: 3.5 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Series I consists of novels, and Series II consists of correspondence. Series III contains miscellaneous material.

Date Acquired: 10/08/2008. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, Stevermer, Caroline

Forms of Material: fantasy

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Caroline Stevermer Papers consists of printed (paper-based) and handwritten manuscripts for her novel When the King Comes Home, along with a small amount of correspondence related to those materials. The collection is divided into series based upon format. Series I consists of novels, and Series II consists of correspondence. Series III contains miscellaneous material. The majority of materials are organized within their series based upon original date of publication.

Collection Historical Note

Caroline Stevermer was born in 1955 and grew up in Southeastern Minnesota on a dairy farm.  She has been writing ever since she was a little girl.  She is best known for writing young adult fantasy novels and short stories.  She attended Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania and earned her B.A. in the history of art.  Her 1st published book (by ACE) was "The Alchemist: Death of Borgia" in 1980.  She has also co-authored three books with Patricia C. Wrede.  She has a fondness for museums, libraries, the paintings of Nicholas Hillard, and the writings of Mark Twain.  For more information on Caroline Stevermer, please visit her webpage at: http://members.authorsguild.net/carolinestev/

Subject/Index Terms

Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America
Stevermer, Caroline

Administrative Information

Repository: Northern Illinois University

Accruals: Additions by Caroline Stevermer: 5/31/2010, 6/27/2011,

Access Restrictions: Photographs and photocopies of collection are prohibited.

Use Restrictions: Property Rights are transferred to the University Libraries per the signed Deed of Gift Document. Literary Rights are retained by the content creator.  Any copyrights so stated in the materials remain in force.

Acquisition Source: Caroline Stevermer

Related Materials: For more information please see http://members.authorsguild.net/carolinestev/; http://carolinestev.ag-sites.net/index.htm.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series I: Novels],
[Series II: Correspondence],
[Series III: Miscellaneous],
[All]

Series I: Novels
Box 1
Folder 1: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 1, No Date
Folder 2: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 1, second version, No Date
Folder 3: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 2, No Date
Folder 4: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 2, second version, No Date
Folder 5: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 3, No Date
Folder 6: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 3, second version, No Date
Folder 7: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 4, No Date
Folder 8: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 4, second version, No Date
Folder 9: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 5, No Date
Folder 10: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 5, second version, No Date
Folder 11: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 6, No Date
Folder 12: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 6, second version, No Date
Folder 13: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 7, No Date
Folder 14: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 7, second version, No Date
Folder 15: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 8, No Date
Folder 16: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 8, second version, No Date
Folder 17: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 9, No Date
Folder 18: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 9, second version, No Date
Folder 19: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 10, No Date
Folder 20: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 10, second version, No Date
Folder 21: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 11, No Date
Folder 22: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 11, second version, No Date
Folder 23: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 12, No Date
Folder 24: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 12, incomplete second version, No Date
Folder 25: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 12, third version, No Date
Folder 26: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 13, No Date
Folder 27: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 13, second version, No Date
Folder 28: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapter 13, third version, No Date
Folder 29: Revenant or The Artist's Model [typescript with notes, early draft of When the King Comes Home] chapters 14 - 19, No Date
Box 2
Folder 1: When the King Comes Home [typescript] chapters 1 - 5, No Date
Folder 2: When the King Comes Home [typescript] chapters 6 - 10, No Date
Folder 3: When the King Comes Home [typescript] chapters 11 - 15, No Date
Folder 4: When the King Comes Home [typescript] chapters 16 -20, No Date
Folder 5: When the King Comes Home [typescript, second draft] chapters 4 - 8, No Date
Folder 6: When the King Comes Home [typescript, second draft] chapters 9 - 11, No Date
Folder 7: When the King Comes Home [typescript, second draft] chapters 12 - 15, No Date
Folder 8: When the King Comes Home [typescript, second draft] chapters 16 - 20, No Date
Folder 9: When the King Comes Home [author's handwritten notes on notebook paper], No Date
Folder 10: When the King Comes Home [page proofs, Tom Doherty Associates] title page - chapter 6, 2000
Folder 11: When the King Comes Home [page proofs, Tom Doherty Associates] chapters 7 - 13, 2000
Folder 12: When the King Comes Home [page proofs, Tom Doherty Associates] chapters 14 - 20, 2000
Box 3
Folder 1: Sorcery and Cecelia [manuscript] February 24, 1828-May 14, 1828, Circa 2003
Folder 2: Sorcery and Cecelia [handwritten version], May 4, 2004-August 8, 2008
Folder 3: Sorcery and Cecelia [Edited Manuscript] April 17, 1828-April 23, 1828, 13-Aug-04
Folder 4: Sorcery and Cecelia [draft] April 26, 1828, 21-Aug-04
Folder 5: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, draft] page 16-21, 3-Aug-06
Folder 6: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, draft] page 25-28, 19-Aug-06
Folder 7: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, incomplete early draft] page 1-27, 12-Jun-06
Folder 8: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, edited incomplete early draft] page 1-43, 22-Jun-06
Folder 9: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, incomplete draft] page 1-12, 31-Jul-06
Folder 10: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, incomplete draft] page 1-16, 1-Aug-06
Folder 11: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, edited incomplete draft] page 21-25, 14-Aug-06
Folder 12: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, edited draft] page 28-31, 22-Aug-06
Folder 13: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, incomplete draft] page 31-32, 6-Sep-06
Folder 14: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, incomplete manuscript] page 1-38, 8-Sep-06
Folder 15: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, incomplete draft] page 38-40, 23-Sep-06
Folder 16: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, incomplete draft] page 40-50, 10-Oct-06
Folder 17: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, incomplete draft] page 1-56, 23-Oct-06
Folder 18: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, edited manuscript w/letters from Stevermer and Julia Braulick, 25-Oct-06
Folder 19: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, incomplete edited draft] page 1-59, 2-Nov-06
Folder 20: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, edited incomplete draft] page 1-30, 1-Dec-06
Folder 21: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, incomplete draft] page 1-11, 31-Dec-06
Folder 22: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, incomplete draft] page 1-30, 9-Jan-07
Folder 23: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, incomplete draft] page 30-33, 11-Jan-07
Folder 24: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, manuscript] page 1-104, 31-Mar-08
Folder 25: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, manuscript] page 105-end, 31-Mar-08
Folder 26: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, early draft] mixed pages, Circa 2010
Folder 27: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, early incomplete draft], Circa 2010
Folder 28: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, early incomplete draft], Circa 2010
Folder 29: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, draft] page 80-91, Circa 2010
Box 4
Folder 1: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, incomplete draft] page 1-80, Circa 2010
Folder 2: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, incomplete draft] page 1-51, Circa 2010
Folder 3: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, edited incomplete manuscript] page 2-80, Circa 2010
Folder 4: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, incomplete draft] page 1-3, Circa 2010
Folder 5: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, draft] page 1-65, Circa 2010
Folder 6: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, draft] page 66-End, Circa 2010
Folder 7: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, edited manuscript] page 1-75, Circa 2010
Folder 8: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, edited manuscript] page 76-end, Circa 2010
Folder 9: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, draft] page 1-65, Circa 2010
Folder 10: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, draft] page 66-End, Circa 2010
Folder 11: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, manuscript] page 1-71, Circa 2010
Folder 12: Young Frederick [Magic Belowstairs, manuscript] page 72-End, Circa 2010
Folder 13: Magic Belowstairs [edited manuscript] page 1-86, 9-May
Folder 14: Magic Belowstairs [edited manuscript] page 86-End, 9-May
Folder 15: Magic Belowstairs [edited proof, Dial Books] page 1-108, 21-Jul-09
Box 5
Folder 1: Magic Belowstairs [edited proof, Dial Books] page 109-End, 21-Jul-09
Folder 2: Magic Belowstairs [manuscript] page 1-82, Circa 2010
Folder 3: Magic Belowstairs [manuscript] page 83-End, Circa 2010
Folder 4: Magic Belowstairs [edited draft], Circa 2010
Folder 5: Magic Belowstairs [edited draft] page 1-82, Circa 2010
Folder 6: Magic Belowstairs [edited draft] page 83-End, Circa 2010
Series II: Correspondence
Box 1
Folder 1: When the King Comes Home [letter from James Minz re: page proofs], 4/25/2000
Folder 2: When the King Comes Home [letter to James Minz re: page proof corrections], 5/3/2000
Folder 3: From Susan Allison to Stevermer [re proofs for Sorcery and Cecelia], 12-Oct-87
Folder 4: From Ellen Rawson to Stevermer and Wrede [re Sorcery and Cecelia letter game], 4-Jan-88
Folder 5: From Joyce Muskat to Patricia Wrede and Stevermer, 26-Apr-88
Folder 6: From Susan L. Johnson to Wrede and Stevermer, 29-Apr-88
Folder 7: From Holly Woodruff to Stevermer and Wrede, 28-Apr-88
Folder 8: From Kathy Selbert to Wrede and Stevermer, 4-May-88
Folder 9: From Sharon E. Sisemore to Wrede and Stevermer, 8-May-88
Folder 10: in response to Joyce Muskat from Stevermer, 18-May-88
Folder 11: response to Susan L. Johnson from Stevermer, 18-May-88
Folder 12: in response to Holly Woodruff from Caroline Stevermer, 19-May-88
Folder 13: response to Kathy Selbert from Stevermer, 25-May-88
Folder 14: response to Sharon E. Sisemore from Stevermer, 25-May-88
Folder 15: From Meg to Stevermer and Wrede, 5/31/1988
Folder 16: From Karly Thiebolt to Stevermer, 6/17/1988
Folder 17: From Jean Sansum to Wrede and Stevermer, 25-Jun-88
Folder 18: From M. Doughty to Caroline Stevermer, July 4, 8 1988
Folder 19: in response to Robyn McIntyre from Stevermer, 15-Jul-88
Folder 20: response to Jean Sansum from Stevermer, 8-Aug-88
Folder 21: From Doug Davis to Stevermer [re The Mage Magazine], 23-Oct-88
Folder 22: From David [Lenander] to Stevermer, 18-Dec-88
Folder 23: response from Stevermer to David, 21-Dec-88
Folder 24: From Kathy Keetch to Stevermer, 14-Mar-90
Folder 25: response to Kathy Keetch from Stevermer, 2-Apr-90
Folder 26: From Hilary Posver to Patricia Wrede [re French Royalty], 22-May-92
Folder 27: From Joyce Muskat to Stevermer, 9-Jul-94
Folder 28: From Erica Jackson to Stevermer, 13-Aug-94
Folder 29: From Valerie Smith and Fran Collin to David Levithan, 25-Oct-01
Folder 30: From Krista Marino to Wrede and Stevermer [re Sorcery and Cecelia], 22-Aug-02
Folder 31: To Frances Collin to Krista Marino, 9-Sep-02
Folder 32: From Krista Marino to Wrede and Stevermer [re Sorcery and Cecelia], 26-Sep-02
Folder 33: From Stevermer to Krista Marino [re Sorcery and Cecelia], 16-Oct-02
Folder 34: Adflash letter from Melissa Crowley to Victoria Tisch, 10-Apr-03
Folder 35: From Stevermer to Wrede, 16-Mar-04
Folder 36: From Heather Pine to Patricia Wrede, 12-Jul-04
Folder 37: From Stevermer to Wrede, 19-Aug-04
Folder 38: From Lia Marcoux to Patricia Wrede, 7-Sep-04
Folder 39: From Melissa Strong to Stevermer, 16-Sep-04
Folder 40: From Patricia Wrede to Stevermer, 9-Feb-05
Folder 41: From Patricia Wrede to Stevermer, 10-Feb-05
Folder 42: From Fran Collin to Stevermer, 14-Feb-05
Folder 43: From Shweta Narayan to Stevermer, 8-Sep-06
Folder 44: From Shweta Narayan to Stevermer, 8-Sep-06
Folder 45: From Shweta Narayan to Stevermer [re Young Frederick], 7-Dec-06
Folder 46: From Delia Sherman to Stevermer [re Young Frederick], 31-Jan-07
Folder 47: From Sharyn November to Stevermer, 1-Feb-07
Folder 48: From Lori Benton to Stevermer [re Grand Tour], 5-Mar-07
Folder 49: From Mimi Panitch to Stevermer [re Young Frederick], 23-Jul-07
Folder 50: From Kathy Dawson to Stevermer [re Young Frederick], 21-Dec-07
Folder 51: From Kathy Dawson to Stevermer, 22-Dec-07
Folder 52: From Ellen Kushner to Stevermer [re Young Frederick], 13-Jan-08
Folder 53: From Delia Sherman to Stevermer [re Young Frederick], 30-Mar-08
Folder 54: Rom Ellen Kushner to Stevermer [re Young Frederick], 1-Apr-08
Folder 55: From Ellen Kushner to Stevermer [re Young Frederick], 2-Apr-08
Folder 56: From Kathy Dawson to Stevermer [re Young Frederick], 26-Aug-08
Folder 57: From Kathy Dawson to Stevermer [re Magic Belowstairs], 6-Aug-09
Folder 58: From Robyn McIntyre to Wrede and Stevermer, NO DATE
Folder 59: From Kate Thunnissen to Patricia Wrede, NO DATE
Folder 60: Maryellen Doughty to Patricia Wrede, NO DATE
Folder 61: response to Miss Jones from Stevermer, NO DATE
Folder 62: From Beth Barton to Stevermer, NO DATE
Folder 63: From Amanda Hudson to Stevermer, NO DATE
Series III: Miscellaneous
Box 1
Folder 1: Locus Book Review of Sorcery and Cecelia, Jan-88
Folder 2: Rave Review of Sorcery and Cecelia, April/May 1988
Folder 3: Booklist review of Sorcery and Cecelia, 15-May-88
Folder 4: Handwritten notes, 4-Jun-88
Folder 5: Dragon Magazine review of Sorcery and Cecelia, Jul-88
Folder 6: Utne Reader review of Sorcery and Cecelia, July/Aug 1988
Folder 7: The Mage Magazine, Summer 1988
Folder 8: OtherRealms review of Sorcery and Cecelia, Summer 1988
Folder 9: AB original SF review of Sorcery and Cecelia, Sept/Oct 1988
Folder 10: Rivendell Group Discussion of Caroline Stevermer books, 15-Oct-88
Folder 11: Mythprint pamphlet, Dec-88
Folder 12: The Nature to Wander pamphlet w/review of Sorcery and Cecelia, May-88
Folder 13: Comic Buyer's guide review of Sorcery and Cecelia, 28-Jul-89
Folder 14: On the Book Trail review of Sorcery and Cecelia, 6-Mar-03
Folder 15: Adflash advertising sheet, 10-Apr-03
Folder 16: Publisher's Weekly Review of Sorcery and Cecelia, 14-Apr-03
Folder 17: Kirkus review of Sorcery and Cecelia, 15-Apr-03
Folder 18: Chronicle Magazine review of Dealing With Dragons, 3-May
Folder 19: Kliatt review of Sorcery and Cecelia, 3-May
Folder 20: VOYA review of Sorcery and Cecelia, 3-Jun
Folder 21: The Bulletin review of Sorcery and Cecelia, July/Aug 2003
Folder 22: Horn Books review of Sorcery and Cecelia, Sept/Oct 2003
Folder 23: Fiction, Literature and Prose Interview w/Stevermer and Wrede, Fall 2003
Folder 24: Lunar Pedigree and Apogee Calculator, 7-Dec-03
Folder 25: Sorcery and Cecelia book covers, 2003
Folder 26: Holidays and Observances list, 4-May-04
Folder 27: Minchinhampton map, 11-Aug-04
Folder 28: Booklist-uncorrected proof sheet of The Grand Tour, 1-Sep-04
Folder 29: The Bulletin review of Sorcery and Cecelia, 17-Sep-04
Folder 30: The Reader's Shelf review of Sorcery and Cecelia, 15-Mar-06
Folder 31: Events in Story for Magic Belowstairs, Oct 12,19 2006
Folder 32: Harcourt Ad for Sorcery and Cecelia, NO DATE
Folder 33: Sorcery and Cecelia Calendars, NO DATE
Folder 34: Style sheet for Sorcery and Cecelia, NO DATE
Folder 35: Glossary for Sorcery and Cecelia, NO DATE
Folder 36: French pre-revolution notes, NO DATE

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