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Patricia Wrede Papers

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Novels

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Plays

Non-Authored Manuscripts

Correspondence

Miscellaneous

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Collection Overview

Title: Patricia Wrede Papers, 1979- 2010

ID: RBSC/SFWA/016

Primary Creator: Wrede, Patricia C. (1953-)

Extent: 17.08 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Series I consists of novels; Series II includes unpublished manuscripts; Series III contains plays; Series IV consists of non-authored manuscripts; Series V contains correspondence; Series VI is miscellaneous. Series VII includes digital content. An addendum to Series I was added on 9/3/2015, located in SPO Oversize Manuscripts.

Date Acquired: 07/04/2009. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Lyra Series, Science Fiction Writers of America, Wrede, Patricia

Forms of Material: fantasy

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Patricia Wrede Papers consists of printed (paper-based) and handwritten manuscripts, along with a small amount of correspondence associated to those materials. The collection is divided into series based upon format. Series I consists of novels; Series II includes unpublished manuscripts; Series III contains plays; Series IV consists of non-authored manuscripts; Series V contains correspondence; Series VI is miscellaneous. Series VII includes digital content. The majority of materials are organized within their series based upon original date of publication.

Collection Historical Note

Patricia Wrede is an author that currently lives in the suburbs of the Twin Cities in Minnesota with her two cats Cazaril and Nimue. Wrede was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1953. She attended Carleton College in Minnesota after graduating high school 1970 where she obtained an A.B. in Biology in 1974. After she spent a year working in clerical jobs, she earned a M.B.A. at the University of Minnesota in 1977. Wrede began working as a financial analyst and in her spare time she would write. In 1980 she became the founding member of the Interstate Writers’ Workshop (Scribblies) and sold her first novel, Shadow Magic. She was a member of Scribblies for 5 years. She quit her job as a financial analyst and began her full time job as writer in 1985. Wrede has published over 20 novels, several short stories, and won awards like ALA Best Book for Young Adults in 1993.

Subject/Index Terms

Lyra Series
Science Fiction Writers of America
Wrede, Patricia

Administrative Information

Repository: Northern Illinois University

Accruals: Additions from Patricia Wrede: 06/26/2011, 06/22/2012

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: Patricia Wrede

Related Materials: For more information please see http://pcwrede.com/.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series I: Novels],
[Series II: Unpublished Manuscripts],
[Series III: Plays],
[Series IV: Non-Authored Manuscripts],
[Series V: Correspondence],
[Series VI: Miscellaneous],
[Series VII: Digital Content],
[All]

Series V: Correspondence
Box 1
Folder 1: "Shadow Magic" [Letter from Patricia Wrede to Terri Winding], Februaury 28, 1982
Folder 2: "Shadow Magic" [Letter from Patricia Wrede to Delia Sherman], 8/8/1996
Folder 3: "Daughter of Witches" [Letter to Patricia Wrede from Terri Winding], 8/16/1982
Folder 4: "Daughter of Witches" [Letter from Patricia Wrede to Delia Sherman], 6/19/1996
Folder 5: "Daughter of Witches" [Letter to Patricia Wrede from Sue Stone], No Date
Folder 6: "Caught in Crystal" [Letter from Beth Meacham to Patricia Wrede], 12/1/1988
Folder 7: "Caught in Crystal" [Letter from Berkley Publishing Company to Patricia Wrede], No Date
Folder 8: "Mountains of Morning" (Dealing with Dragons) [Letter from Jane Yolen to Patricia Wrede], 8/20/1988
Folder 9: "Dealing with Dragons" [Letter from Jane Yolen to Patricia Wrede], 2/10/1989
Folder 10: "Dealing with Dragons" [Letter from Jane Yolen to Patricia Wrede]
Folder 11: "Dealing with Dragons" [Letter from Elise J. Rosenthal to Patricia Wrede], 1/8/1996
Folder 12: "Dealing with Dragons" [Letter from Heath Corson to Patricia Wrede], 1/31/1996
Folder 13: "Dealing with Dragons" [Letter from Patricia Wrede to Jane Yolen], No Date
Folder 14: "Dealing with Dragons" [Letter from Patricia Wrede to Jane Yolen], No Date
Folder 15: "Dealing with Dragons" [Letter from Patricia Wrede to Valerie Smith], No Date
Folder 16: "Searching for Dragons" [Letter from Jane Yolen to Patrica Wrede], 12/10/1990
Folder 17: "Calling on Dragons" [Letter from Jane Yolen to Patrica Wrede], 8/8/1992
Folder 18: "Calling on Dragons" [Letter from Christine J. Ekeroth to Patrica Wrede], 2/2/1994
Folder 19: "Sorcery and Cecelia" [Letter from Patricia Wrede to Beth Fleisher], 3/25/1987
Folder 20: "Sorcery and Cecelia" [Letter from Patricia Wrede to Valerie Smith], 3/25/1987
Folder 21: "The Mislaid Magician or Ten Years After" [Letter from Caroline Stevermer to Kathy Dawson], 10/31/2005
Folder 22: "The Mislaid Magician or Ten Years After" [Letter from Kathy Dawson to Patricia Wrede], 3/15/2006
Folder 23: "The Mislaid Magician or Ten Years After" [Email from Kathy Dawson to Shelly Chung], 4/17/2006
Folder 24: "Mairelon the Magician" [Letter from James Minz to Patricia Wrede], 4/14/1998
Folder 25: "Mairelon the Magician" [Letter from Terri Winding to Patricia Wrede], No Date
Folder 26: "Magician's Ward" [Email from Delia Sherman to Patricia Wrede], 1/20/1997
Folder 27: "7 Towers" [Letter from Sue Stone to Patricia Wrede], No Date
Folder 28: "Snow White and Rose Red" [Letter to Patricia Wrede], 3/9/1988
Folder 29: "Snow White and Rose Red" [Letter from Patricia Wrede to Terri Windling], 11/28/1988
Folder 30: "Snow White and Rose Red" [Letter fromTerri Windling to Patricia Wrede], No Date
Folder 31: "Snow White and Rose Red" [Letter from Terri Windling to Patricia Wrede], No Date
Folder 32: "Book of Enchantment" [Letter from Karen Weller-Watson to Patricia Wrede], 8/27/1996
Folder 33: "Magic Thief: Lost" [Hardcover Publication Memo from Harper], 5/1/2008
Folder 34: "Magic Thief: Lost" [Memo from Kathryn Silsand to Melanie Donovan], 5/22/2008
Folder 35: "Magic Thief: Lost" [Memo to Kathryn Silsand from Alyson Day and Toni Markiet], 8/7/2008
Folder 36: "Magic Thief: Lost" [Memo from Aaron Rosenberg to Sasha Illingworth], 8/11/2008
Folder 37: "Magic Thief: Lost" [Emails between Kathryn Silsand, Alyson Day, and Sasha Illingworth], August - September 2008
Folder 38: "Magic Thief: Lost" [Memo to Kathryn Silsand from Alyson Day and Toni Markiet], No Date
Folder 39: "Magic Thief: Found" [Hardcover Publication Memo from Harper], 2/2/2009
Folder 40: "Magic Thief: Found" [Memo from Arwen Rosenbaum to Sasha Illingworth], 6/12/2009
Folder 41: "Magic Thief: Found" [Email from Alyson Day to Kathryn Silsand], 2/19/2010
Folder 42: "Magic Thief: Found" [Email from Kathryn Silsand to Sasha Illingworth], 3/5/2010
Folder 43: "Magic Thief: Found" [Email from Kathryn Silsand to Alyson Day], 3/8/2010
Folder 44: [Letters between Patricia Wrede and Lois Bujold], February 1983 - December 1983
Folder 45: [Letters between Patricia Wrede and Lois Bujold], January 1983 - December 1984
Folder 46: [Letters between Patricia Wrede and Lois Bujold], January 1985 - December 1986
Folder 47: [Letter to Betsy Mitchell from Patricia Wrede], 1/14/1986
Box 2
Folder 1: [Letters between Patricia Wrede and Lois Bujold], January 1987 - December 1989
Folder 2: [Letters between Patricia Wrede and Diana Wynne Jones], November 1987 - March 1996
Folder 3: [Letter to Terri Windling from Patricia Wrede], 10/24/1988
Folder 4: [Postcard to Patricia Wrede from Clair Esly], 12/6/1988
Folder 5: [Letters between Patricia Wrede and Lois Bujold], January 1990 - January 1995
Folder 6: [Letter to Patricia Wrede from Michael Stearns], 10/23/1991
Folder 7: [Letter from Beth Heish to Patricia Wrede], No Date
Folder 8: [Letter from Sue Stone to Patricia Wrede], No Date

Browse by Series:

[Series I: Novels],
[Series II: Unpublished Manuscripts],
[Series III: Plays],
[Series IV: Non-Authored Manuscripts],
[Series V: Correspondence],
[Series VI: Miscellaneous],
[Series VII: Digital Content],
[All]


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