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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

Arline Baum Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0361
Abstract

Connecticut children's literature author of Opt, An Illusionary Tale.

Dates: 1879 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1987 - 1993

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

Don Carter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-0077
Scope and Contents

Collection contains illustrations for children's books by Don Carter, a Connecticut-based artist and illustrator.

Dates: 1977-2007

Ann and Samuel Charters Archive of the Harlem Renaissance

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-0116
Scope and Contents This collection documents the published work of writers and recording artists of the Harlem Renaissance through the poetry, novels, plays and music that emerged between 1917 and 1934, a period in American history characterized by an “unprecedented mobilization of talent and group support in the service of a racial arts and letters movement,” according to historian and author David Levering Lewis. Assembled by Ann and Samuel Charters, the collection includes works by Arna Bontemps, Countee...
Dates: 1903-2004; Majority of material found within 1921-1935

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

 Collection
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

Patricia Coombs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-0108
Abstract

Correspondence, photographs, artwork, sketches and color separations for books by Patricia Coombs including Dorrie and the Witchville Fair (1980), Lisa and the Grompet (1970), and Dorrie and the Screebit Ghost (1979).

Dates: 1970-1980

Barbara Cooney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0102
Abstract

Barbara Cooney (1917-2000) was a freelance author and illustrator of over one hundred children's books.

Dates: 1953-1999

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

Mary Newell DePalma Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-0116
Abstract

The collection includes the materials used to create several of Ms. DePalma's works, such as My Chair, The Strange Egg, Many Millions of Leaves, A Grand Old Tree, The Perfect Gift, and The Nutcracker Doll.

Dates: 1995-2008

Tomie dePaola Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0033
Abstract

The Tomie dePaola Collection contains Tomie's artwork, sketch books, drafts, studies and paintings from the beginning of his career through his college years and his long career as an author and illustrator. The Collection also contains a significant number of marketing items based on his artwork.

Dates: undated, 1949-2013

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

 Collection
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

Paul Galdone Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0041
Abstract

The collection contains color separations from a cover or title page for "Puss in Boots".

Dates: circa 1960, 1976

Hardie Gramatky Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1985-0004
Abstract

The collection contains original art, manuscripts and research materials for Happy’s Christmas, published in 1970 by Putnam. An attempt has been made to put the revisions in a logical progressive order sobut the author’s order is not necessarily recreated in the folders.

Dates: circa 1970

Ginnie Hofmann Papers

 Collection — drawer: 172
Identifier: 2012-0026
Abstract Ginnie Hofmann is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Ginnie Hofmann include Who Wants an Old Teddy Bear?, The Runaway Teddy Bear, One Teddy Bear is Enough!, and The Bear Next Door. One of her most famous artistic endeavours was her nearly 30 years of work with McCall drawing the Besty McCall Paper Doll...
Dates: 1955-1988

Susan Jeffers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0013
Abstract

The collection contains artwork for a book written by Ms. Jeffers.

Dates: undated

Clayton Knight Papers

 Collection
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

 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

Ted and Betsy Lewin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0069
Abstract

Ted and Betsy Lewin both graduated from Pratt Institute and have illustrated and authored multiple children and young adult books.

Dates: circa 1973 - circa 1990

Judith Liberman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0002
Abstract

The Judith Liberman papers consist of the correspondence and original manuscript materials of artist and author Judith Liberman. Specifically, the collection focuses on materials that relate to two of her children's books, The Bird's Last Song and Ice Cream Snow.

Dates: 1976 - 1997

Arnold Lobel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-0109
Abstract

Original text and artwork produced by children's book author and illustrator Arnold Lobel. Lobel created over 100 children's books during his career, including the Frog and Toad series.

Dates: 1964-1986