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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

Rex Brasher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0030
Abstract

Rex Brasher (1869-1960) was one of America's greatest bird painters. He painted almost twice as many North American birds as Louis Aggasiz Fuertes or John James Audubon. He painted a total of 875 water color paintings of 1200 species or subspecies of birds in their natural habitats, based on American Ornithologists Union Checklist of North American Birds.

Dates: Materials are 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

Margaret Witter Fuller Papers

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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

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

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

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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

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

William MacKellar Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0052
Abstract

The author of twenty-nine books for children and young adults, Mr. MacKellar also taught courses in creative writing and conducted many literary workshops. The collection contains illustrations, dummies and manuscripts associated with four titles. Mr. MacKellar also donated a signifcant number of his books.

Dates: 1974

Harry J. Marks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0031
Abstract

Papers of Harry J. Marks, long time professor of history at the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1946-2005

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

Oyez Press Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0208
Abstract Founded in 1964 by Robert Hawley and Stevens van Strum, the Oyez Press initially produced a series of poetry broadsides by such notable figures as Robert Duncan, Robert Creeley, William Everson, Gary Snyder, and Charles Olson. Although van Strum left in 1968, Hawley continued on with the press in his spare time, eventually publishing over 80 books in addition to numerous keepsakes and broadsides, featuring authors such as David Meltzer, Josephine Miles, Lew Welch, Philip Lamantia, and many...
Dates: 1963-1987

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

Ed Sanders Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-0002
Abstract Collection materials reflect Sanders' literary and publishing work, affinities with writers from both the Beat and New York Schools of poetry, and political organizing activities and interests, including his pacifism, opposition to the Vietnam War and nuclear weapons, and advocacy for sexual freedom, legalization of marijuana, and freedom of expression. The collection includes manuscripts of poems, books, articles, and lyrics; correspondence; manuscript submissions and page proofs;...
Dates: undated, 1955-1976

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

Terrence Webster-Doyle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0028
Abstract

Dr. Terrence Webster-Doyle is the author of twenty internationally acclaimed, award-winning books that discuss topics such as bullying, martial arts, and teaching children peaceful solutions to social problems. The collection contains many of his publications, and related materials.

Dates: 1975-2012

Leonard Weisgard Papers

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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

Rosemary Wells Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0060
Abstract

The collection contains the artwork of children's book author and illustrator Rosemary Wells.

Dates: 1991

Jean Day Zallinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0077
Abstract

Jean Day Zallinger was born in February 1918, in Boston, Mass. She attended the Massachusetts College of Art and received a B.F.A. from the Yale School of Fine Arts in 1942. Mrs. Zallinger has illustrated numerous children's books, mainly non-fictional works about animals and plants, including such titles as Biography of a Leaf, Discovering What Earthworms Do, The Earliest Americans, and Sea Creatures Do Amazing Things.

Dates: undated, 1969-1994

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