Smith College Receives the Literary Papers of Author Ann M. Martin

bscAuthor Ann M. Martin has donated her literary papers to Smith College. Martin is the creator of The Baby-sitters Club, a series of novels published between 1986 and 2000, that sold 170 million copies. Overall there were 213 novels in the series. Martin wrote at least 60 of the books herself and the others had ghost writers. The novels spawned a television show and a feature film.

The literary collection includes manuscripts, outlines, illustrations, maps and correspondence.

In the video below, Martin, who is a member of Smith’s Class of 1977, discusses her decision to donate the papers to her alma mater.

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