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Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:
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.
The collection contains the original manuscripts of children's author Susan B. Aller as well as her collection of works by J.M. Barrie.
In 1898, the English Sewing Company of England purchases the Willimantic Linen Company and other New England mills and form the American Thread Company. The Willimantic mill was closed when the company moved to North Carolina in 1985.
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.
Connecticut children's literature author of Opt, An Illusionary Tale.
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.
This collection has not yet been organized for unassisted research use. Researchers wishing to access this collection must make prior arrangements with the Curator before visiting Archives Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
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.
Resident of Warner, New Hampshire, Carroll is a naturalist, artist and writer.
The collection contains artwork, notes, correspondence, photographs and other materials pertaining to Normand Chartier's illustrations of many of his children's books.
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.
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.
The collection contains calendars, posters, project work and realia associated with the work of Cummings & Good Graphic Designs.
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.
Writings, correspondence, artwork, publications and photographs of short story writer, novelist, poet, artist, and teacher Fielding Dawson. Dawson was known for his "stream-of-consciousness" style of writing and for his vivid memoirs of his time spent as a student at Black Mountain College. The papers contain some drawings and memorabilia, including posters, flyers, brochures, and bulletins, from Black Mountain College.
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.
Francis D. Donovan (1917-2005) was a resident of Medway, Massachusetts, and an avid railroad photograph and memorabilia collector and researcher, particularly of materials associated with the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and its predecessor lines. His papers consist of his writings and research files about the railroad; photographs of stations, engines, and railroad scenes; maps, scrapbooks, postcards and timetables.
Papers of John J. Driscoll, labor leader in the Connecticut state AFL-CIO. Materials include photographs, framed certificates of appreciation, day books, published material (newspaper and magazine articles, labor literature), and scrapbooks. Also includes some legal papers created by Bridgeport, Connecticut, judge Margaret Connors Driscoll, John's wife.
The collection contains materials pertaining to the development and creation of 14 books.
The collection contains original editorial cartoons drawn by Bob Englehart. The cartoons are generally 8.5 inches by 11.5 inches in size. An additional signed copy of a cartoon is also included. Additions to the collection include clip files, sketches, tracings and line work as well as digital scans of his work from 2019-2021 and an informal video recording of his creative process.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The collection contains the manuscripts, books, correspondence, notes, publications, and photographs of poet Peter Ganick.
Records and publications of Giligia Press, a small press founded by poet, novelist, and memoirist David Kherdian in 1965.
The collection contains the original manuscript and illustrations of Broad Stripes and Bright Stars by illustrator Beatrice B. Grover.
The Charles B. Gunn Collection consists of papers produced by and about Gunn, as well as materials he collected of historical information about the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company, Penn Central, Amtrak, and Conrail. The collection includes photographs taken by Gunn when he served as official photographer for the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company, in the mid-1950s.