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Martha G. Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0015
Abstract

The Martha Alexander Papers consist of the manuscripts, dummies, and proofs for a significant number of her published works, in addition to two boxes of her books.

Dates: 1970-1995

Natalie Babbitt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-0001
Abstract

The papers of children's author and illustrator, Natalie Babbitt include correspondence, reviews, publicity, manuscripts, drafts, illustrations and finished artwork for sixteen books and several articles.

Dates: undated, 1906-2012

Donald Carrick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0112
Abstract:

The Donald Carrick Papers document the creative life of Carrick and in a small part, his wife Carol. All in all the two produced 37 works together, with Donald doing the illustrations and Carol doing the research and the writing. The collections contains mainly the output of Donald and includes Carol's text for Old Mother Witch.

Dates: undated, 1969-1990

Normand Chartier Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0070
Scope and Content

The collection contains artwork, notes, correspondence, photographs and other materials pertaining to Normand Chartier's illustrations of many of his children's books.

Dates: 1974-2008

Victoria Chess Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0042
Abstract

Victoria Chess was born 16 November 1939, in Chicago, Illinois. Chess has been awarded the Brooklyn Art Books for Children citation, the Brooklyn Museum and the Brooklyn Public Library, 1973, for Fletcher and Zenobia and American Institute of Graphic Arts Book Show Award, 1975, for Bugs.

Dates: 1985-1994

Bonnie Christensen Papers

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Identifier: 2005-0088
Abstract

The collection contains the original illustrations, woodcut blocks, research materials, and manuscript materials of Bonnie Christensen.

Dates: undated, 1863-2006

Joanna Cole Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0130
Abstract

This collection contains the editorial correspondence, manuscripts and sketches of Joanna Cole, a writer of Children's books and author of the Magic School Bus series.

Dates: undated, 1985-1994

Katie Davis Papers

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Identifier: 2010-0051
Abstract

Katie Davis is a Connecticut-based children's author and illustrator. This collection contains original works of art, book dummies, correspondence, and manuscripts that relate to eight of her published works. The collection also includes original art and realia pertaining to a copyrighted character that Davis created called Scared Guy.

Dates: undated, 1990-2010

Eleanor Estes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0049
Abstract

The collection contains professional and personal correspondence, photographs, drafts, essays, newspaper clippings and ephemera related to Estes long career as a children's book author and illustrator.

Dates: undated, 1900-2005

James Flora Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0071
Abstract

Children's author and illustrator, born in 1914, who lived in Rowayton, Connecticut from 1942 until his death in 1998. Author of 17 children's books, also a freelance illustrator and painter.

Dates: 1955-1994

Dick Gackenbach Papers

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Identifier: 1992-0043
Abstract

Dick Gackenbach was born 9 February 1927, in Allentown, PA, the son of William and Gertrude (Reichenbach) Gackenbach. He attended Jameson Franklin School of Art, NY, and Abbott School of Art, Washington, DC. He worked for J. C. Penney Company (New York City, 1950-1972) as a paste-up artist and later, creative director. He went out on his own as a free-lance author and illustrator beginning in 1972 to the present. Mr. Gackenbach died in 2001.

Dates: 1974-1991

Clayton Knight Papers

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Identifier: 1995-0048
Abstract

The collection contains Knight's manuscripts materials, such as book dummies, book jacket dummies and illustrations.

Dates: 1934 - 1991

Hilary Knight Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0047
Abstract

Hilary Knight is a New York-based illustrator for children's books and magazines. This collection contains preliminary and finished artwork, manuscripts, galleys, proofs, and dummies pertaining to 30 of the illustrator's published books and numerous published articles.

Dates: 1956-2001

Ruth Krauss Papers

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Identifier: 1994-0007
Abstract

The Ruth Krauss Papers contain documents and artwork created by Ruth Krauss in her work as a children's author and poet. The collection also includes materials related to the publication of Krauss's books, such as galleys, illustrations, brochures, posters, and audio-visual materials. The collection contains some documents and artwork created by David Leisk (Crockett Johnson), Krauss's husband. Separated materials include monographs, serials, and audio-visual materials.

Dates: undated, 1929-1992

Loretta Krupinski Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0116
Abstract

The collection contains original and final artwork, sketches, correspondence, proofs, layouts, book dummies, illustrations, and galleys for twenty-three books illustrated by Loretta Krupinski.

Dates: 1990-2002

Marie Lawson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0127
Abstract

Marie Lawson, resident of Westport, Connecticut, was an author and illustrator of books for young people. The collection contains research notes, drafts, dummies, and illustrations for her Strange Sea Stories and a number of apparently unpublished works.

Dates: undated, 1955-1956

Suse MacDonald Papers

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Identifier: 2004-0085
Abstract

The collection contains artwork, illustrations, correspondence and related materials pertaining to Suse MacDonald, award winning author/illustrator of fourteen children's books as of 2010.

Dates: undated, 1979-2002

Barbara McClintock Papers

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Identifier: 2013-0047
Abstract

The Barbara McClintock Papers consist of manuscript sketches, correspondence, artwork, notes, and correspondence having to do with Animal Fables from Aesop, adapted and illustrated by McClintock, published 1991 by David Godine. The book was adapted for a stage play by the Children's Theatre Company.

Dates: 1990-1996

Lauren A. Mills Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-0009
Abstract The collection contains sketches, illustrations, correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, dummies and proofs for six books illustrated by Lauren Mills. Of these six books, Ms. Mills authored two as well as illustrating them. The collection includes The Rag Coat, Tatterhood and the Hobgoblins, A Norwegian Folktale, Where the Towers Pierce the Sky (jacket only), Anne of Green Gables, Elfabet, An ABC of Elves (CLC C1842), and ...
Dates: 1986-1993

Barry Moser Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0050
Abstract

Barry Moser had already established a reputation for himself as the premier American engraver of woodcuts in the 20th century before he turned to working primarily on designing and illustrating children's books. Moser has worked on over 200 books. He is the winner of an American Book Award. Barry Moser takes an active role in the design of any book that he illustrates, often contributing to type choice, layout, and cover design.

Dates: 1968-1998

Dennis Nolan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-0010
Abstract

Children's book author and illustrator. Since 1986, Nolan has been the coordinator of illustration in the Hartford Art School.

Dates: circa 1976-1994

Anita Riggio Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0121
Abstract

Anita Riggio has illustrated a number of children's books and has also worked as a cartoonist and a commercial illustrator. The collection consists of original artwork and manuscripts for 25 children's books and two magazine articles, in addition to a selection of Ms. Riggio's production materials for her commercial work.

Dates: undated, 1968-2000

Richard Scarry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0048
Abstract

The Richard Scarry Papers contain materials related to Scarry himself, but the majority of the archives pertains to the creation, production, and distribution of his books for children. The archives contains materials and correspondence concerning Scarry's early work, with Western Publishing and Little Golden Books, beginning in the 1950s. A greater amount of material concerns the works produced by Scarry during his later association with Random House.

Dates: undated, 1946-1997

Esphyr Slobodkina Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0050
Abstract

Esphyr Slobodkina was an artist, illustrator, and children's book author. Materials in the collection are comprised of illustrations, manuscripts, and other documents related to the publication of her works. There are also various materials related to her personal life.

Dates: undated, 1899-1995

Joseph A. Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0066
Abstract

Joseph A[nthony] Smith, children's author/illustrator and artist received his BFA from the Pratt Institute in 1958 and began teaching there in 1962. Smith continues to teach there in the Department of Painting and Drawing. The collection contains artwork for over thirty children's books.

Dates: 1983-2006

Catherine Stock Papers

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Identifier: 2005-0059
Abstract

Works of art, dummies, and gallery proofs produced by children's book author Catherine Stock.

Dates: undated, 1983-2004

Cyndy Szekeres Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0078
Abstract

Cyndy Szekeres has illustrated over 40 children's books, and is best known for her animal characters.

Dates: 1961-2004

Bill Thomson Papers

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Identifier: 2010-0049
Abstract The Bill Thomson Papers contain artwork spanning from his high school days in Southington, CT to his recent picture books, Building with Dad, Chalk, Baseball Hour, Karate Hour and Soccer Hour. The collection contains sketches, models, finished artwork and illustrations from his work as the illustrator working with his wife Diann, who is the graphic designer for their firm Thomson...
Dates: undated, 1979-2010

Leonard Weisgard Papers

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Identifier: 2010-0050
Abstract

The Leonard Weisgard Papers document the creative processes of this award-winning author and illustrator, with his book art, commercial and promotional illustration, correspondence, and an extensive reference material series. The collection was donated in 2009 by Weisgard's children, Abigail, Christina and Ethan, all of whom reside in Denmark.

Dates: undated, 1937-2000

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