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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

Susan B. Aller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0065
Abstract

The collection contains the original manuscripts of children's author Susan B. Aller as well as her collection of works by J.M. Barrie.

Dates: undated, 1989-1994

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

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

Margaret Waring Buck Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0034
Abstract Margaret Waring Buck was born in New York in 1905. She was an illustrator, naturalist, and physiognomist who lived much of her life in Mystic, Connecticut, up until her death in 1997. Miss Buck studied the 'science' of Face Reading with Dr. Holmes W. Merton in the 1930s in New York City. Miss Buck also illustrated many books on natural subjects, including Animals Through the Year, published in 1941, and How They Grow,...
Dates: undated, circa 1860-1993

Francelia Butler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0056
Abstract The manuscripts, personal papers, scrapbooks, publications, and media documentation of children's book author and scholar Francelia Butler, Professor Emerita of Children's Literature at the University of Connecticut. The collection includes copies of her own works, as well as the work of various other authors. In addition to the text materials in the collection there are numerous audio and video tapes of many well known figures discussing various topics related to children's literature,...
Dates: undated, 1915-1997

Oliver Butterworth Papers

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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

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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

Jane Dyer Papers

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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

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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

Marylin Hafner Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0038
Abstract Marylin Hafner was born 14 December 1925 in Brooklyn, NY. She received her B.Sc. degree in 1947 from the Pratt Institute. Hafner undertook additional studies at the new School for Social Research (1948-1950), School of Visual Arts, Silvermine School of Art and Slade School (London, England, 1965-1966). An artist, illustrator and designer, Hafner has been employed by McCall's as art director (1950-1954), and art instructor at Famous Schools, Inc. (Westport,...
Dates: undated

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

Nonny Hogrogian Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0059
Abstract

Illustrations, drawings, and proofs of works by children's book author and illustrator Nonny Hogrogian. The collection contains materials related to more than two dozen works by Hogrogian.

Dates: undated, 1953-2014

Trina Schart Hyman Papers

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Identifier: 1991-0050
Abstract

Collection of children's book author and illustrator Triana Schart Hyman. The collection contains correspondence, illustrations, manuscripts, and notes related to her and other authors' works.

Dates: 1985-1994.

Kathy Jakobsen Papers

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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 Kherdian Papers

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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

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

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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

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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

Betsy and Guilio Maestro Papers

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Identifier: 1990-0053
Abstract

Materials related to children's book authors and illustrators Betsy and Guilio Maestro. The materials include illustrations, manuscripts, and notes related to works published by the pair.

Dates: circa 1980-1989

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

Wendell Minor Papers

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Identifier: 2004-0075
Abstract

The Wendell Minor Papers include incomplete sets of manuscripts, dummies, sketches, drawings, illustrations, and proofs associated with fifteen books illustrated by Wendell Minor. The collection also contains greeting cards and posters illustrated by Minor.

Dates: undated, circa 1970-2011

Movable Book Society Records

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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

Raab Associates Inc. Records

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Identifier: 2009-0018
Abstract

The Raab Associates Records document the work of Susan and David Raab in the children's book marketing business.

Dates: 1986-2012

Candice F. Ransom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-0013
Abstract

A children's book author since 1980, Ms. Ransom has donated original manuscripts, notes, proofs, galleys, and books. She has also donated original manuscripts from twenty-five novels (including reference and research materials) and thirty other published works (including some foreign language editions).

Dates: undated, 1981-2001

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

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

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