Works of Art
Found in 75 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.
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.
The collection contains notes, manuscripts, syllabi, research materials, correspondence, ephemera and similar materials associated with the professional career of the historian, Susan Porter Benson, a member of the University of Connecticut faculty from 1993 until her death in 2005.
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 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.
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.
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.
The collection contains the original illustrations, woodcut blocks, research materials, and manuscript materials of Bonnie Christensen.
The papers of author Tom Clark containing manuscripts of poetry, fiction, biographies and baseball writing, notebooks and artwork (published and unpublished). Also includes correspondence, research notes and other materials, inteviews and drafts of Clark's Charles Olson: The Allegory of a Poet's Life (New York: Norton, 1991).
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.
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).
The Series I contains publications, reports, studies, documents and ephemeral materials collected and used as background and research for the development and preparation for the writing of a centennial narrative history of the program at the University of Connecticut. The remainder of the collection documents the activities and programs of CES over time as a unit within the College of Agriculture at the University of Connecticut.
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 collection contains materials about Thomas J. Dodd that have been donated by individuals other than the Dodd Family.
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.
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.
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 color separations from a cover or title page for "Puss in Boots".
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 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.
The Harris Graphics Company Records consists of the administrative and financial records of the Harris Graphics Company and C.B. Cottrell & Sons, a printing press manufacturer bought out by Harris Graphics in the early 1980s.