Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:
Martha G. Alexander Papers
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.
An Evening with Wendell Minor, 1995 May 5
Author and illustrator Wendell Minor discusses his work and presents a slide show of selected book covers he created (not all slides are visible). Introduced by Adrienne Lyon, Director of UConn Torrington, and Donald Connery, local author, independent journalist, and historian. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.
Natalie Babbitt Papers
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.
Arline Baum Papers
Connecticut children's literature author of Opt, An Illusionary Tale.
Bloom-Slayton Correspondence Collection
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.
Rex Brasher Collection
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.
Margaret Waring Buck Papers
Donald Carrick Papers
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.
Don Carter Papers
Collection contains illustrations for children's books by Don Carter, a Connecticut-based artist and illustrator.
Normand Chartier Papers
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 Papers
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.
Bonnie Christensen Papers
The collection contains the original illustrations, woodcut blocks, research materials, and manuscript materials of Bonnie Christensen.
Joanna Cole Papers
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.
Patricia Coombs Papers
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).
Barbara Cooney Papers
Barbara Cooney (1917-2000) was a freelance author and illustrator of over one hundred children's books.
Floyd Cooper Collection
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).
Katie Davis Papers
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.
Mary Newell DePalma Papers
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.
Tomie dePaola Papers
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.
Jane Dyer Papers
The collection contains materials pertaining to the development and creation of 14 books.
Eleanor Estes Papers
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.
Leonard Everett Fisher Papers
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.
James Flora Papers
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.
Dick Gackenbach Papers
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.
Paul Galdone Papers
The collection contains color separations from a cover or title page for "Puss in Boots".
Hardie Gramatky Papers
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.
Beatrice B. Grover Papers
The collection contains the original manuscript and illustrations of Broad Stripes and Bright Stars by illustrator Beatrice B. Grover.
Marylin Hafner Papers
Rosekrans Hoffman Papers
Rosekrans Hoffman was born 7 January 1926, in Denton, Nebraska. A painter and illustrator, Hoffman's work has been exhibited at Whitney Museum and Brooklyn Museum.