[DWJ] New to the list

Amy Harlib aharlib at earthlink.net
Wed May 11 00:46:01 EDT 2011





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I second these emotions!
Welcome!
Cheers!
Amy

-----Original Message----- 
From: Marjorie Taylor
Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 2:40 PM
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Subject: Re: [DWJ] New to the list

I too would like to hear of the progress of the archive !
(also, Hello)

Marjorie

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> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 12:56:22 +0100
> From: Hannah Green <hannah.green at sevenstories.org.uk>
> Subject: [DWJ] New to the list...
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> Hello,
>
> I'm new to the list (hope this posting works!), and just wanted to 
> introduce myself, not only as a longtime fan of Diana's books but also as 
> the archivist at Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books in 
> Newcastle.  List members may be aware that Seven Stories acquired Diana's 
> extensive archive last year, only a few months before she died, and I was 
> privileged to meet her when we collected the archive from her home in 
> Bristol.
>
> I am now about to start the process of cataloguing Diana's archive, and 
> wondered if list members might like to be kept informed of progress as I 
> work?  As I say, it's an extensive archive, including some juvenilia, 
> material relating to over 30 of her published titles, and a significant 
> quantity of material for unpublished works, so the process of cataloguing 
> will take quite some time.  I am more than happy to share interesting 
> discoveries as and when I make them with the list, if that is something 
> members would be interested in.
>
> The collection will, of course, be available to the public once 
> cataloguing has been completed, and we welcome anyone who wants to come 
> and explore for themselves!
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Hannah
>
> Hannah Green
> Archivist
> Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books
> Design Works, William Street, Felling, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE10 0JP
> Tel. 01914952707
> E-mail: 
> hannah.green at sevenstories.org.uk<mailto:hannah.green at sevenstories.org.uk>
>
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> Message: 2
> Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 12:59:08 +0100
> From: Deirdre Baker <df.baker at utoronto.ca>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] New to the list...
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
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> Yes, absolutely. Sounds delicious.
> Deirdre
> On 2011-05-10, at 12:56 PM, Hannah Green wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > I'm new to the list (hope this posting works!), and just wanted to 
> > introduce myself, not only as a longtime fan of Diana's books but also 
> > as the archivist at Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books in 
> > Newcastle.  List members may be aware that Seven Stories acquired 
> > Diana's extensive archive last year, only a few months before she died, 
> > and I was privileged to meet her when we collected the archive from her 
> > home in Bristol.
> >
> > I am now about to start the process of cataloguing Diana's archive, and 
> > wondered if list members might like to be kept informed of progress as I 
> > work?  As I say, it's an extensive archive, including some juvenilia, 
> > material relating to over 30 of her published titles, and a significant 
> > quantity of material for unpublished works, so the process of 
> > cataloguing will take quite some time.  I am more than happy to share 
> > interesting discoveries as and when I make them with the list, if that 
> > is something members would be interested in.
> >
> > The collection will, of course, be available to the public once 
> > cataloguing has been completed, and we welcome anyone who wants to come 
> > and explore for themselves!
> >
> > Best wishes,
> >
> > Hannah
> >
> > Hannah Green
> > Archivist
> > Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books
> > Design Works, William Street, Felling, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE10 0JP
> > Tel. 01914952707
> > E-mail: 
> > hannah.green at sevenstories.org.uk<mailto:hannah.green at sevenstories.org.uk>
> >
> > Website: www.sevenstories.org.uk<http://www.sevenstories.org.uk/>
> > Facebook: Find us on Facebook by searching Seven Stories, The Centre for 
> > Children's Books
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> Message: 3
> Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 22:17:49 +1000
> From: Judith Ridge <judith.ridge at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] New to the list...
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
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> On 10 May 2011 21:56, Hannah Green <hannah.green at sevenstories.org.uk> 
> wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > I'm new to the list (hope this posting works!), and just wanted to
> > introduce myself, not only as a longtime fan of Diana's books but also 
> > as
> > the archivist at Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books in
> > Newcastle.  List members may be aware that Seven Stories acquired 
> > Diana's
> > extensive archive last year, only a few months before she died, and I 
> > was
> > privileged to meet her when we collected the archive from her home in
> > Bristol.
> >
> > I am now about to start the process of cataloguing Diana's archive, and
> > wondered if list members might like to be kept informed of progress as I
> > work?  As I say, it's an extensive archive, including some juvenilia,
> > material relating to over 30 of her published titles, and a significant
> > quantity of material for unpublished works, so the process of 
> > cataloguing
> > will take quite some time.  I am more than happy to share interesting
> > discoveries as and when I make them with the list, if that is something
> > members would be interested in.
> >
> > The collection will, of course, be available to the public once 
> > cataloguing
> > has been completed, and we welcome anyone who wants to come and explore 
> > for
> > themselves!
> >
> > Best wishes,
> >
> > Hannah
> >
> >
>
> I'm sure I won't be the only person who would be delighted to hear about 
> the
> cataloguing of Diana's archive. Welcome, Hannah.
>
> Judith
>
> -- 
> Judith Ridge
> Western Sydney Young People's Literature Officer
>
> Arts and Cultural Development
> Blacktown City Council
> PO Box 63
> (62 Flushcombe Road)
> Blacktown NSW 2148
> AUSTRALIA
>
> --
> My work blog: http://westword.wordpress.com/
> My personal blog: http://www.misrule.com.au/s9y/
> My personal website: http://www.misrule.com.au
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 4
> Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 22:42:02 +1000
> From: " Sally Odgers " <sally at sallyodgers.com>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] New to the list...
> To: "dwj at suberic.net" <dwj at suberic.net>, Hannah Green
> <hannah.green at sevenstories.org.uk>
> Message-ID: <20110510224202.cs38cipask4o4g88 at webmail.cs.aplus.net>
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> Yes please, Hannah! (I'm Sally O from Tasmania. I seem to have been on
> this list forever, though I'm not all that vocal.)
>
> Sally Odgers
>
>
>
>
>
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> Message: 5
> Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 09:54:28 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
> From: deborah.dwj at suberic.net
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] New to the list...
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
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>
> On Tue, 10 May 2011, Hannah Green wrote:
> > I am now about to start the process of cataloguing Diana's archive, and 
> > wondered if list members might like to be kept informed of progress as I 
> > work?
>
> Hannah, as an archivist, I am double thrilled to hear about this.  Will 
> you be digitizing any of the materials?
>
> -deborah
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 6
> Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 15:26:48 +0100
> From: Hannah Green <hannah.green at sevenstories.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] New to the list...
> To: 'Diana Wynne Jones discussion' <dwj at suberic.net>
> Message-ID:
> <7BA924A2509C3248804B475F22810DC7063A09EC7D at 7STORIESCOL.sevenstories.local>
>
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>
> We would certainly hope to do some digitisation and make images available 
> via our website, once the collection has been catalogued.  I'll certainly 
> keep the list informed as and when images of material become available.
>
>
>
> I've just been reading a few exercise books which Diana kept as a child. 
> Two of these, both inscribed on the front cover 'Private Literary 
> Convulsions', contain essays and other compositions written when she was 
> 14 and 15 years old.  She does appear to have been frighteningly clever 
> (certainly a lot cleverer than I was at 14!), and engaged in musings 
> somewhat beyond her years - a brief play, entitled 'Two Shades of Grey', 
> features 'Jo' and 'Loo' (nicknames, in transpires, for Jehovah and 
> Lucifer), debating whether or not to wipe out the human race, given the 
> mess they've made of everything, and start all over again!
>
>
>
> There's also an essay entitled 'Juvenile difficulties', written aged 15, 
> which begins: "I want to be a writer, and to all intents and purposes I 
> am; yet I sometimes feel beset by quite as many difficulties as the 
> courageous souls who rant round the pages of any history book.  My 
> difficulties are, in the main, absurdly trivial but unfortunately 
> persistent in their reality."
>
>
>
> Her humour, intelligence and insight, and her fluid, easy style are all 
> abundantly evident.  And it all makes for a very entertaining afternoon's 
> reading!
>
>
> Hannah Green
> Archivist
> Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books
> Design Works, William Street, Felling, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE10 0JP
> Tel. 01914952707
> E-mail: 
> hannah.green at sevenstories.org.uk<mailto:hannah.green at sevenstories.org.uk>
>
> Website: www.sevenstories.org.uk<http://www.sevenstories.org.uk/>
> Facebook: Find us on Facebook by searching Seven Stories, The Centre for 
> Children's Books
> Twitter: Follow us at 
> www.twitter.com/7stories<http://www.twitter.com/7stories>
>
> Think before you print to save energy and paper. Do you really need to 
> print this email? If you do, print it double sided.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dwj-bounces at suberic.net [mailto:dwj-bounces at suberic.net] On Behalf 
> Of deborah.dwj at suberic.net
> Sent: 10 May 2011 14:54
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] New to the list...
>
>
>
> On Tue, 10 May 2011, Hannah Green wrote:
>
> > I am now about to start the process of cataloguing Diana's archive, and 
> > wondered if list members might like to be kept informed of progress as I 
> > work?
>
>
>
> Hannah, as an archivist, I am double thrilled to hear about this.  Will 
> you be digitizing any of the materials?
>
>
>
> -deborah
>
>
>
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> Message: 7
> Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 22:39:16 +0800
> From: Anita Graham <anita at joli.com.au>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] New to the list...
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
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>
>
>
> On 10/05/11 10:26 PM, "Hannah Green" <hannah.green at sevenstories.org.uk>
> wrote:
>
> >
> > Her humour, intelligence and insight, and her fluid, easy style are all
> > abundantly evident.  And it all makes for a very entertaining 
> > afternoon's
> > reading!
> >
>
> Lucky, lucky you!
> (and probably brilliant and hardworking you as well)
>
> -- Anita Graham
> anita at joli.com.au
>
>
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 8
> Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 10:39:35 -0400
> From: Ellen Willcox <eawil3 at email.wm.edu>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] New to the list...
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
> Message-ID: <BANLkTin35dSJSWXccGzXBGTaBBM4D1EzUA at mail.gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
>
> Wow!  Thanks for doing this, Hannah.  And welcome to the list!
>
> - Nic
>
>
>
> On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 10:26 AM, Hannah Green <
> hannah.green at sevenstories.org.uk> wrote:
>
> > We would certainly hope to do some digitisation and make images 
> > available
> > via our website, once the collection has been catalogued.  I'll 
> > certainly
> > keep the list informed as and when images of material become available.
> >
> >
> >
> > I've just been reading a few exercise books which Diana kept as a child.
> >  Two of these, both inscribed on the front cover 'Private Literary
> > Convulsions', contain essays and other compositions written when she was 
> > 14
> > and 15 years old.  She does appear to have been frighteningly clever
> > (certainly a lot cleverer than I was at 14!), and engaged in musings
> > somewhat beyond her years - a brief play, entitled 'Two Shades of Grey',
> > features 'Jo' and 'Loo' (nicknames, in transpires, for Jehovah and 
> > Lucifer),
> > debating whether or not to wipe out the human race, given the mess 
> > they've
> > made of everything, and start all over again!
> >
> >
> >
> > There's also an essay entitled 'Juvenile difficulties', written aged 15,
> > which begins: "I want to be a writer, and to all intents and purposes I 
> > am;
> > yet I sometimes feel beset by quite as many difficulties as the 
> > courageous
> > souls who rant round the pages of any history book.  My difficulties 
> > are, in
> > the main, absurdly trivial but unfortunately persistent in their 
> > reality."
> >
> >
> >
> > Her humour, intelligence and insight, and her fluid, easy style are all
> > abundantly evident.  And it all makes for a very entertaining 
> > afternoon's
> > reading!
> >
> >
> > Hannah Green
> > Archivist
> > Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books
> > Design Works, William Street, Felling, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE10 0JP
> > Tel. 01914952707
> > E-mail: hannah.green at sevenstories.org.uk<mailto:
> > hannah.green at sevenstories.org.uk>
> >
> > Website: www.sevenstories.org.uk<http://www.sevenstories.org.uk/>
> > Facebook: Find us on Facebook by searching Seven Stories, The Centre for
> > Children's Books
> > Twitter: Follow us at www.twitter.com/7stories<
> > http://www.twitter.com/7stories>
> >
> > Think before you print to save energy and paper. Do you really need to
> > print this email? If you do, print it double sided.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: dwj-bounces at suberic.net [mailto:dwj-bounces at suberic.net] On Behalf
> > Of deborah.dwj at suberic.net
> > Sent: 10 May 2011 14:54
> > To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion
> > Subject: Re: [DWJ] New to the list...
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, 10 May 2011, Hannah Green wrote:
> >
> > > I am now about to start the process of cataloguing Diana's archive, 
> > > and
> > wondered if list members might like to be kept informed of progress as I
> > work?
> >
> >
> >
> > Hannah, as an archivist, I am double thrilled to hear about this.  Will 
> > you
> > be digitizing any of the materials?
> >
> >
> >
> > -deborah
> >
> >
> >
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