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Oliver Butterworth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0052
Abstract

The papers of Oliver Butterworth, native of Connecticut and educator and author of children's books. The collection contains correspondence, notes, drafts, manuscripts, galleys, proofs, artwork, scripts and published books pertaining to Butterworth's career and interests.

Dates: undated, 1934-1996

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

Katie Davis Papers

 Collection
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

First Casualty Press Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1973-0001
Abstract

Vietnam War veteran Basil T. Paquet founded First Casualty Press in September 1971 with fellow veterans Larry Rottmann and Jan Barry Crumb. Paquet both edited and contributed to Winning Hearts and Minds: War Poems by Vietnam Veterans and Free Fire Zone: Short Stories by Vietnam Veterans. Paquet won the Wallace Stevens Award for Poetry in 1969.

Dates: 1960-1981

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

Margaret Witter Fuller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0202
Abstract

Margaret Witter Fuller was born 23 January 1872, in Brooklyn, New York. In 1874, the family moved to Norwich, Connecticut. Miss Fuller resided in Norwich for many years. A prolific writer, she authored many poems, plays and novels. Miss Fuller died 1 February 1954 in Boston, MA.

Dates: undated, 1903-1956

George Heinold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0204
Abstract

George W. Heinold, lifelong resident of Madison, Connecticut, was an author on outdoor life and fishing who wrote extensively on his experiences primarily along the Connecticut shoreline. He published regularly in such periodicals as Outdoor Life, Field and Stream, and Readers' Digest.

Dates: undated, 1916-1982

Ruth Krauss Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Literary Correspondence and Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0078
Abstract

Artificial collection created by the department of Special Collections at the University of Connecticut Library prior to its merger with Historical Manuscripts and Archives in 1995.

Dates: undated, 1835-1990

James Marshall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-0006
Abstract

The collection contains original art, dummies, manuscripts, proofs and sketchbooks for approximately sixty books and short stories.

Dates: undated, 1965-1999

Elizabeth E. May Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0119
Abstract

A noted educator, administrator, writer and researcher, Dr. May joined the faculty of the University of Connecticut in 1952 as Dean of the School of Home Economics at the University of Connecticut. She retired from the University in 1964.

Dates: undated, 1901-1996

David McKain Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0088
Abstract

David McKain was an award winning author and retired University of Connecticut faculty member (Avery Point Campus). McKain's papers contain manuscripts of edited and unedited written works, professional correspondence and related documents, as well as photographs and genealogical research on the McKain/McKean/McCain family history.

Dates: undated, 1955-2011

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

Marilyn Nelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0056
Abstract

The collection contains the papers of Marilyn Nelson, author of several books of poetry and formercurrent Poet Laureate for the State of Connecticut.

Dates: 1940-2014

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

Mark Podwal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0093
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.

Dates: 1998-2000

Pegi Deitz Shea Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0068
Abstract

Pegi Deitz Shea was born 22 September 1960, in Matawan, NJ, the daughter of George A. Deitz (a high school teacher and coach) and Margaret J. (a legal secretary) Devlin. She attended Rutgers College, Rutgers University (1982) and has been awarded the Evelyn Hamilton Award for Creative Writing, Rutgers College (1982).

Dates: undated, 1989-2007

Marc Simont Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0002
Abstract An illustrator and author of picture books for children, Marc Simont illustrated books for numerous authors in addition to his own, among the most notable being James Thurber and Marjorie Weinman Sharmat. His illustrations for Janice May Udry's A Tree is Nice won the Caldecott Award in 1957, and he received Caldecott Honors for Ruth Krauss's The Happy Day and his own The Stray Dog. Simont was...
Dates: 1939-1997

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

Walter Snow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1975-0005
Abstract

The papers include the correspondence, short stories, journalistic articles, correspondence, poems, novels, and plays of journalist, essayist, novelist and pulp fiction writer, Walter Snow.

Dates: undated, 1926-1973

Lois Greene Stone Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1989-0029
Abstract

Lois Greene graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1955. In 1956, she married Gerald E. Stone, M.D. Ms. Stone has published extensively and is well represented in museums and cultural institutions throughout the United States.

Dates: undated,1951-1996

Bill Thomson Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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