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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

Arline Baum Papers

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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

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

 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

Paul W. Catanese Papers

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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

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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

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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

 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

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

Leonard Everett Fisher Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0064
Abstract

The collection includes notes, early drafts, both edited and unedited manuscripts, press proofs, galleys, page layouts, dummies, art work (sketches, scratchboard, acrylic, etc.), and correspondence with his editors and publishing companies for over fifty titles.

Dates: 1927-1999

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

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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

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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

Beatrice B. Grover Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-0015
Abstract

The collection contains the original manuscript and illustrations of Broad Stripes and Bright Stars by illustrator Beatrice B. Grover.

Dates: undated.

Gerald Hausman Papers

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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

Mary Ann Hoberman Papers

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Identifier: 2005-0168
Abstract

The collection consists of materials related to children's author Mary Ann Hoberman. The recipient of numerous awards for her children's books and poetry. The materials include her and other authors books, manuscripts, original artwork, poetry, and various administrative records.

Dates: 1961-2010

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

Trina Schart Hyman Papers

 Collection
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.

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

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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

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