MsC 612

Iowa Author

  Manuscript Register


Collection Dates: 1987 --
1 linear ft.

This document describes a collection of materials held by the
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1420
Phone: 319-335-5921
Fax: 319-335-5900

Posted to Internet: January 1998
Addenda: 2002 -- 2003

Acquisition Note: These papers were donated by their creator, Carol Gorman, beginning in 1991. She continues to deposit materials periodically.

Access and Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Audio/visual materials: Box 2

Electronic materials: Box 2

Digital Surrogates: Except where indicated, this document describes but does not reproduce the actual text, images and objects which make up this collection. Materials are available only in the Special Collections Department.

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Use of Collections: The University of Iowa Libraries supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections. Nonetheless, access to some items may be restricted by their fragile condition or by contractual agreement with donors, and it may not be possible at all times to provide appropriate machinery for reading, viewing or accessing non-paper-based materials. Please read our Use of Manuscripts Statement

Biographical Note

Carol Gorman is an Iowa native and graduate of the University of Iowa who teaches language arts in a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, junior high school. She publishes young adult literature and was one one of the many different authors to write a Nancy Drew mystery under the pseudonym, Carolyn Keene. She is married to fellow Iowa author, Ed Gorman.

Scope and Contents

Arranged alphabetically by book title, this collection contains drafts, galley proofs, and page proofs for books published in 1987 and beyond.

Box 1

America's Farm Crisis

Galley Proof:
Pp. 1 -- 51 [A]

Pp. 1 -- 51 [B]

Chelsey and the Green-Haired Kid

Galley proof
Pp. 1 -- 58 [A]

Pp. 1 -- 58 [B]

Golden Girl (Sweet Dreams #169)

Page proofs, pp. 1 -- 150

Letter from assistant editor


Typescript draft, pp. 1 -- 119


T.J. and the Pirate Who Wouldn't Go Home (Working title: Uncle Ainsley's Pirate)

Typescript synopsis, p. 1 -- 4

First draft, pp. 1 -- 118

Editor's draft, pp. 1 -- 125

Revised draft, pp. 1 -- 124

2002 -- 2003 Addendum

Box 2

Biographical Materials



McElmeel, Sharron. "Carol Gorman." In Bookpeople, A Second Album. Englewood, Colorado: Teacher Ideas Press (A Division of Libraries Unlimited, Inc.), 1990, pp. 117 -- 120.

McElMeel, Sharron. "Carol Gorman." In Celebrating Authors, A Resource Book." 1990, pp. 61 -- 65.

Celebrating Authors: Meet Carol Gorman. VHS cassette tape

Reviews of various Carol Gorman books

White, Nancy. "Carol Gorman." In McElmeel, Sharron, Ed. Iowa: A Place to Read. Ames, Iowa: Iowa Reading Association, 1990, pp. 25 -- 34.

Book Materials

Amish Eyes. Unpublished

The Biggest Bully in Brookdale. Paperback cover

Dork In Disguise.

TMs with holographic corrections. Includes publication schedule and checklist

Comment sheet and style sheet

Cover art


Galley proofs (In oversized box)

Master set with holographic corrections, 3/15/99


Acknowledgements and corrected pages, 5/26/99

Acknowledgements and corrected page 81, 6/8/99


Dork on the Run (Earlier title: A Midsummer's Night Dork)


TMs (2 folders)

ccTMs. Editor's draft with comments

TMs. Editor's draft with comments

Galley proofs (In oversized box)

Editor's galleys with holographic corrections

Proofreaders galleys with holographic corrections

Lizard Flanagan, Supermodel??


Dust jacket

Galley proofs with holographic corrections (In oversized box)

First pass, 3/26/99

Second pass, 6/12/98

Fourth pass, 7/6/98

The Miraculous Makeover of Lizard Flanagan

TMs with holographic corrections

Proposal with editor's notes. TMs

Camera ready cover art

3.5 inch floppy diskettes

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