Eva Ibbotson Collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1840 EI
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      5 archive boxes; 1 oversize folder

Scope and Content

Collection of material relating to the writing and publication of works by Eva Ibbotson. Material includes draft manuscripts and typescripts; notes; proofs; correspondence; newspaper articles; photocopied illustrations; and book jackets and posters.

Administrative / Biographical History

Created by Eva Ibbotson during the course of her writing career.


The original order of this collection has been maintained. Collection is arranged as follows:

  • EI/01: Draft material
  • EI/02: Correspondence
  • EI/03: Reviews and press cuttings
  • EI/04: Illustrations
  • EI/05: Book jackets and posters

Access Information

Accessible to all researchers, by appointment only.

Appraisal Information

Material has been appraised and weeded for duplicates.

Custodial History

Donated to Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books, by Eva Ibbotson in 2004