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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

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

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

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

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

Hilary Knight Papers

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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

 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

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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

James Marshall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-0006
Abstract

The collection contains original art, dummies, manuscripts, proofs and sketchbooks for approximately sixty books and short stories.

Dates: undated, 1965-1999

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

Mark Podwal Papers

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Identifier: 2000-0093
Abstract

The collection consists of promotional materials, three pieces of original art and an incomplete set of proofs for King Solomon and his Magic Ring.

Dates: 1998-2000

Richard Scarry Papers

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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

Marc Simont Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0002
Abstract An illustrator and author of picture books for children, Marc Simont illustrated books for numerous authors in addition to his own, among the most notable being James Thurber and Marjorie Weinman Sharmat. His illustrations for Janice May Udry's A Tree is Nice won the Caldecott Award in 1957, and he received Caldecott Honors for Ruth Krauss's The Happy Day and his own The Stray Dog. Simont was...
Dates: 1939-1997

Leonard Weisgard Papers

 Collection
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