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Tom Angleberger Papers

Identifier: MS 00313

Scope and Contents

The collection showcases the creative and revisionary process for a published children’s author, including editing interactions and the development of characters. The five book projects include manuscript editing (mostly done by hand in red or black pen) and some story art. There are also materials related to Angleberger's publishing queries and ink testing.


  • Circa 2012-2019


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical / Historical

Tom Angleberger (William & Mary '92) is an American author and illustrator of children’s and middle-grade books. He has published approximately 20 titles, some co-written or co-illustrated. Angleberger is best known for his New York Times bestselling Origami Yoda series. In addition to his fiction, Angleberger worked as a newspaper reporter for the Roanoke Times. He is married to fellow author and illustrator, Cece Bell.


.21 Linear Feet


Materials are arranged by book project title, in alphabetical order. Within each project folder, original order has been maintained.
Guide to the Tom Angleberger Papers
Mariaelena DiBenigno, SCRC staff.
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Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository