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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

Bookstore Press Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0027
Abstract

Small press publisher (1971-1976) of poetry, children's books, and cookbooks located in Lenox, MA. The press was owned by Gerald Hausman. Authors and illustrators published by the press include Ruth Krauss, Paul Metcalf, David Kheridan, Sam Cornish and Maurice Sendak.

Dates: undated, 1967-1976

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

Paul W. Catanese Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-0112
Abstract

The collection contains manuscripts and correspondence associated with two of Mr. Catanese's books, The Brave Apprentice and The Thief and the Beanstalk.

Dates: undated

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

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

 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

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

Jane Dyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0043
Abstract

The collection contains materials pertaining to the development and creation of 14 books.

Dates: undated, 1986-2000

Norman H. Finkelstein Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0115
Abstract

Norman H. Finkelstein is a Massachusetts-based writer of nonfiction for children and adults.The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, galleys, proofs and further editorial material pertaining to the author's career and his 16 published and 19 unpublished works.

Dates: undated, 1983-2007

Clavin Fisher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0045
Abstract

Clavin C. Fisher was born on 12 July 1912, in Arlington, NJ, the son of Charles V. and Pearl (Burroughs) Fisher. He attended Bucknell University (BS, 1934) and New York University (MBA, 1937). Fisher began writing stories for children after retiring from a career with Aetna Life & Casualty (1937-1975) in Hartford, CT.

Dates: undated, 1943-1998

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

Gerald Hausman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0133
Abstract

Gerald Hausman was born 13 October 1945 in Baltimore, MD. He attended New Mexico Highlands University (B.A., 1968). His career has included Poetry teacher (Lenox, MA, 1969-1972), editor of the Bookstore Press (1972-1977), vice-president of Sunstone Press (Santa Fe, NM, 1979-1983); English teacher at the Santa Fe Preparatory School (1983-1987).

Dates: 1981-2003

Patricia Hubbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0048
Abstract

Books and poems by author Patricia Hubbell. The collection contains more than a dozen of Hubbell's works, as well as correspondence, notes, manuscrips, and dummies produced during her career.

Dates: 1988-1990

Kathy Jakobsen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0245
Abstract Jakobsen is one of America's premier folk artists. Her paintings are part of a number of permanent collections, including those of the Museum of American Folk Art and the Smithsonian. She is well known as a book illustrator for such titles as "Johnny Appleseed" (1990) and "This Land is Your Land"(1998) and has authored and illustrated two books, "My New York"(1993) and "Meet me in the Magic Kingdom"(1995). This collection houses: artwork, audio visual materials, books, color slides,...
Dates: undated, 1978-2005

David A. Katz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0059
Abstract

The collection contains materials relating to Katz's publication You can be a woman engineer published in 1995, sixth in his "You can be a woman..." series.

Dates: undated

David Kherdian Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0012
Abstract

Materials related to the life and career of author David Kherdian. The collection is comprised of correspondence, notes, galley proofs, print proofs, and publications, and contains many of his published works. In addition to his literary work, the collection contains various materials related to his Armenian family and interests.

Dates: 1917 - 2016

Anna Kirwan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-0073
Abstract Anna Kirwan was the best-selling author of two titles in "The Royal Diaries" series, Victoria, May Blossom of Britannia and Lady of Pelanque, Flower of Bacal, as well as a title in the Portrait series, Of Flowers and Shadows. She was an accomplished poet as well, and her work appeared in a number of anthologies, including The Alchemist’s Retort and Alphabestiary. The collection...
Dates: 1991-2012

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

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

Jean Marzollo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0265
Abstract

The collection contains books written by Marzollo and products inspired by the popular I Spy series of books.

Dates: 1982 - 2005

Movable Book Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-0016
Abstract

The collection contains the records of the Movable Book Society, donated by Frank Gagliardi, a member of the Society who has donated numerous children's pop-up books to Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.

Dates: 1988-2010

Merle Nacht Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0241
Abstract Merle Nacht's illustrations have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Hartford Courant, and many other publications. She is a frequent contributor to The New Yorker, where her illustrations have graced the prestigious magazine's cover and pages. The collection contains correspondence,...
Dates: 1987-2006

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