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Children's literature, American

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Appel papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 491
Abstract

Benjamin Appel (1907-1977) was a writer whose "voice of the streets" reflected his New York City childhood and his military experience. His work has been compared to Dashiell Hammett and James Cain. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and research materials from his work, including the 1943 Dark Stain, which addressed racism.

Dates: 1928-1965

Harry Behn papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 420
Abstract

Harry Behn (1898-1973) was a writer, teacher, and founder of various media groups. The collection includes books, plays, screenplays, correspondence, and mementos relating to Behn's interest in children's literature and educational programs.

Dates: 1914-1968

Bill Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 424
Abstract

William Louis Brown (1910-1964) was a teacher, editor, reporter, ranger, and author of books and short stories for young people. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia relating to Brown's interest in writing adventure stories drawn from his own life experiences.

Dates: 1936-1972

Cornelius DeWitt papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 347
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1925-1970

Clare Turlay Newberry papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 681
Abstract

Collection comprises literary manuscripts and book illustrations by American artist Clare Newberry, including 242 original drawings, sketches and illustrations; three book dummies; and scrapbooks from childhood and early school days.

Dates: 1910-1969

Maud and Miska Petersham illustrations

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 534
Abstract

Collection comprises illustrations by artists Maud and Miska Petersham for children's books, including The American ABC, Off to Bed and When I Grow Up, as well as related galley proofs and mock-ups.

Dates: 1930-1958

H.A. Rey papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 828
Abstract H.A. Rey was a popular children's illustrator and author, most famous for the Curious George series. The H.A. Rey Papers consist of professional correspondence, manuscript dummies for the sixth printing of The Stars: A New Way to See Them, and documents pertaining to the copyright lawsuit between H.A. Rey and Leroy Fleming. The correspondence dominates the collection with both incoming and outgoing to the Rey's publishers--Houghton Mifflin in the United States and A.P. Watt & Son in...
Dates: 1940-1961

Lynd Ward papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 724
Abstract

Lynd Ward was an artist and children's book author. The Lynd Ward Papers comprise incoming and outgoing correspondence to and from Carley Dawson, and outgoing correspondence to a Mr. Rohde. The collection also includes various notes, correspondence, manuscripts, sketches, copies of sketches, and illustrations for books, magazines, and brochures that Lynd Ward illustrated.

Dates: 1946-1962