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Mark Podwal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0093

Scope and Content

The collection consists of promotional materials, three pieces of original art and an incomplete set of proofs for King Solomon and his Magic Ring.

Dates

  • 1998-2000

Access

The collection is open and available for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.

Biography

Mark Podwal was born 8 June 1945, in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Milton (a restaurant owner) and Dorothy (a homemaker) Podwal. He attended Queens College of the City University of New York (B.A., 1967) and New York University (M.D., 1970).

Dr. Podwal is a clinical associate professor of dermatology (1974-) at New York University and an associate attending physician at Tisch University Hospital (1974-) and Bellevue Hospital (1974-). As an artist and illustrator, Dr. Podwal has had solo and group exhibitions across the United States. His illustrations are represented in many permanent collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Israel Museum, Library of Congress, Skirball Museum, and New York City's Jewish Museum. Dr. Podwal also serves as a member of Committee on Collections and Acquisitions and Committee on Art in Public Spaces for the U.S. Memorial Holocaust Museum.

His awards include the Award of Excellence (1989), Society of Newspaper Design, for a drawing in the New York Times; decorated chevalier (1993), French Order of Arts and Letters; Sidney Taylor Award Honor Book, Association of Jewish Libraries, for Dybbuk (1996) and for You Never Know (1998); Aesop Prize (1999), American Folklore Society, Silver Medal (1999), Society of Illustrators both for King Solomon and His Magic Ring; Washington Irving Children's Choice Award Honor Book (2000), Westchester Library Association, for You Never Know

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of promotional materials, three pieces of original art and an incomplete set of proofs for King Solomon and his Magic Ring.

Arrangement

The materials have been placed into acid-free folders and are arranged as received.

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated by Dr. Podwal in 2000.

Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of materials pertaining to children's literature and associated artwork. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the Reading Room desk.

Title
Mark Podwal Papers
Status
Published
Author
Archives & Special Collections staff
Date
2003 February
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

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