LOC/P/P2. Children's Literature
Found in 124 Collections and/or Records:
Ellis Credle (1902-1998) was an author and illustrator of children's and young adult books. The collection includes manuscript material from her books Andy and the Circus; Little Fraid, Big Fraid; Little Pest Pico; Mexico, Land of Hidden Treasure; and Monkey See, Monkey Do.
Pers Crowell (1910- 1965) was an illustrator of books for children and a painter of western scenes. The collection includes book manuscripts, art, and correspondence.
Polly Curren (1917-?) was a writer of children's literature and a teacher. She wrote during the 1950s through the 1970s and her stories span the reading ability level from early readers to young adult fiction. This collection includes manuscripts from books that Curren published in the 1970s and the correspondence with editors and publishers.
Charles Michael Daugherty is known for writing and illustrating children's books. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, and illustrations.
James Daugherty (1889-1974) was a muralist, author, and illustrator who won the Newbery Medal in 1940 for his children's book, Daniel Boone, and was a runner-up for two Caldecott Medals. The collection is primarly comprised of artwork, but also includes manuscripts and other writings (including several by Sonia Daugherty and Charles Daugherty), correspondence, notebooks and sketchbooks, news clippings and ephemera, and photographs.
Marguerite Norris Davis (1890-1978) was a writer of children's stories. The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, tear sheets, and newspaper clippings.
The papers of Cornelius DeWitt, German-born children's book illustrator, include original artwork for children’s book illustrations, as well as artwork for proposed publications. Also included are correspondence files and production notes for his work.
Joanna Foster Dougherty (1928-) was an editor and author of children's books. The collection includes completed questionnaires and letters from illustrators to be used in Illustrators of Children's Books (Boston, 1968). Much of the information was not used in the book.
Roger Duvoisin (1904-1980) a native of Geneva, Switzerland, was an author and illustrator of children's books. His wife, Louise Fatio, (1904-1993) from Lausanne, Switzerland, wrote many of the books Mr. Duvoisin illustrates. The collection includes various correspondence and several original manuscripts.
Don Dwiggins (1913-1988) was a writer. The collection includes literary manuscripts for several of Dwiggin's published works, including The Air Devils!, Into the Unknown, and Space and Weather.
Ralph E. Dyar (1885-1955) was an author and playwright who also worked for and wrote about newspapers and newspaper promotion and research. The collection contains literary manuscripts, correspondence, and the working files for the book, News for an Empire: The Story of the Spokesman-Review of Spokane, Washington, and of the Field it Serves.
Collection comprises the papers of American children's book author Irmengarde Eberle, including literary manuscripts, correspondence and related materials for eleven books for children and young adults published from 1937 to 1973.
Leonard Fisher (1924- ) was an author, painter, designer, and illustrator of children's books. He was particularly well known for his development of the scratchboard technique. The collection consists of original illustrations, literary manuscripts, correspondence, production materials, photographs, and audiotapes.
Louise (1913-1988) and Richard (1901-1998) Floethe were, respectively, writer and illustrator of children's books. The collection consists of manuscripts, original illustrations, and minor correspondence concerning the book The Story of Lumber.
Follett Publishing Company targets its publications to elementary-higher education and libraries and shows an active concern with bringing the children’s literature of other countries to American children while retaining the flavor of the original work. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, illustrations, photographs, and other items of the authors in the collection.
Genevieve Stump Foster (1893-1979), started her career as a commercial artist, illustrator, and advertiser. She later turned to writing history books for young adults. The Genevieve Foster Papers include her correspondence and an extensive range of textual, artistic, and audiovisual materials related to the publication of her numerous children’s books.
Robert Clinton Frankenberg (1911-2001) was a book illustrator. He was trained at the Art Students League in New York City and began teaching at the School of Visual Arts in 1947. He has illustrated many books for children that appear in the collection. The collection contains various illustrations and detailed working notes.
Jean Fritz (1915- ) became an author of children's historical fiction and won many awards. The collection contains manuscripts and correspondence.
May Garelick (1910-1989) was a children's author and editor. The collection contains literary manuscripts, book production materials, and correspondence.
Alan Garner (1934 -) is a celebrated writer of fantasy stories that feature children as the main protagonists, and that explore the myths, traditions, and dialect of Cheshire, England. The collection (1971-1978) contains correspondence with publishers, a biographical packet, and reviews mostly concerning the book Red Shift.
Doris Gates (1901-1987), renowned author and editor of literary works for children, was born in Mountain View, California. Gates' deep interests in storytelling and mythology are evident in both her oral and written narratives. This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and published materials. Also included are records relating to Ginn and Company, publisher of textbooks.
Hardie Gramatky (1907-1979) was the author and illustrator of several books for children, though he is best known for his character “Little Toot.” The collection includes correspondence, illustrations, publicity, photographs, drafts, and artwork.
Greenwillow Books is a children’s publishing imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. The collection consists of correspondence, production files, manuscripts, book reviews, office files, audiovisual materials, and memorabilia.
Nancy Gurney (1915-1974) was a writer of children's books. The collection includes illustrations and manuscripts that reflect her work and collaboration with her husband, Eric Gurney.
Collections comprises papers of American children's book authors and illustrators Berta and Elmer Hader, including manuscripts and original illustrations for books (including The Big Snow), 1927-1958, original Christmas cards designed by the Haders to send to their friends, miscellaneous artwork, correspondence, 1906-1947, family papers, and reviews.
Rosalys Haskell Hall was born in New York on March 27, 1914. She has been book editor for David McKay Co., and a writer of books for children. The collection includes manuscripts, reviews and correspondence that reflect Hall's work.
Eleanor Hammond (1890-1950), Oregon poet and author, was born in Oakland, California. She contributed her work to various publications including Child Life, Play Mate, American Mercury, Junior World and the Oregonian. The collection consists of various manuscripts, including: Dogs Worthy of Mention, Mr. McGregor, Thomas McKat, and miscellaneous manuscripts.
Quail Hawkins (1905-2002) was a writer of children's books. The collection includes published works, book length manuscripts as well as short stories, musicals, articles and poetry. The collection also includes clippings and correspondence that reflects her work.
The collection comprises general correspondence, a manuscript sequence series, subject files and scrapbooks by author and illustrator Le Grand Henderson.