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Martha G. Alexander Papers

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

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

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

Identifier: 1998-0361
Abstract Connecticut children's literature author of Opt, An Illusionary Tale.
Dates: 1879 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1987 - 1993

Bloom-Slayton Correspondence Collection

Identifier: 2000-0091
Abstract Lloyd Bloom was born in New York City, graduated from Hunter College (1972) and received his M.F.A. degree from Indiana University at Bloomington (1975). The collection contains the initial letter from Slayton to Bloom and Bloom's response.
Dates: 1988-1992

Bookstore Press Records

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

Lillian J. Bragdon Papers

Identifier: 1998-0168
Abstract The collection consists of books, manuscripts, correspondence and professional papers of author and editor, Lillian J. Bragdon.
Dates: 1928-1984

Margaret Waring Buck Papers

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, published...
Dates: undated, circa 1860-1993

Francelia Butler Papers

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

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

Donald Carrick Papers

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

Don Carter Papers

Identifier: 2013-0077
Scope and Contents Collection contains illustrations for children's books by Don Carter, a Connecticut-based artist and illustrator.
Dates: 1977-2007

Paul W. Catanese Papers

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

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

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

Identifier: 2005-0088
Abstract The collection contains the original illustrations, woodcut blocks, research materials, and manuscript materials of Bonnie Christensen.
Dates: undated, 1863-2006

Stephanie Clayton Collection of Little Red Riding Hood

Identifier: 2012-0005
Abstract The collection contains assorted realia related to, and depicting, the Little Red Riding Hood Fairy Tale. The collection contains stuffed animals, dolls, porcelain figures, and a clock.
Dates: 1991-2003

Joanna Cole Papers

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

Patricia Coombs Papers

Identifier: 2014-0108
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, artwork, sketches and color separations for books by Patricia Coombs including Dorrie and the Witchville Fair (1980), Lisa and the Grompet (1970), and Dorrie and the Screebit Ghost (1979).
Dates: 1970-1980

Barbara Cooney Papers

Identifier: 1997-0102
Abstract Barbara Cooney (1917-2000) was a freelance author and illustrator of over one hundred children's books.
Dates: 1953-1999

Floyd Cooper Collection

Identifier: 2000-0094
Abstract Author and illustrator Floyd Cooper attended the University of Oklahoma (B.F.A.). He has worked in advertising and for a greeting card company in Missouri prior to becoming a freelance illustrator (1984- present).
Dates: 1999

Katie Davis Papers

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

Mary Newell DePalma Papers

Identifier: 2011-0116
Abstract The collection includes the materials used to create several of Ms. DePalma's works, such as My Chair, The Strange Egg, Many Millions of Leaves, A Grand Old Tree, The Perfect Gift, and The Nutcracker Doll.
Dates: 1995-2008

Tomie dePaola Papers

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

Identifier: 1991-0043
Abstract The collection contains materials pertaining to the development and creation of 14 books.
Dates: undated, 1986-2000

Eleanor Estes Papers

Identifier: 1997-0049
Abstract The collection contains professional and personal correspondence, photographs, drafts, essays, newspaper clippings and ephemera related to Estes long career as a children's book author and illustrator.
Dates: undated, 1900-2005

Norman H. Finkelstein Papers

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

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

Leonard Everett Fisher Papers

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

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