Children's literature, American -- Authorship
Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:
Clarence William Anderson (1891 - 1971) specialized in the writing and illustrating of books about horses, most of them for children. The collection (1963-1968) contains lithographs, dummies, pencil sketches, crayon drawings, and prints for three children's books.
Jules Archer (1915-) specializes in writing political, historical, and biographical books for younger readers. The papers consists of an extensive collection of book manuscripts, articles, short stories, article ideas, outlines, research materials, and correspondence covering a time span from the 1940s through the 1970s.
Joseph Archibald (1898-1986) was a writer. The Joseph Archibald papers comprise literary manuscripts and television scripts concerning the military, specifically Vietnam and the Air Force. The collection also includes incoming correspondence, both personal and professional, from publishers, military officers and civilians. The collection also includes an article about Joseph Archibald.
Margaret Ayer (1894-1981) was a free-lance writer, artist and illustrator of literature, with an emphasis on children's literature. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations and correspondence that reflect her interest in art and in Asia.
Hetty Burlingame Beatty (1907-1971) was a sculptor and an author and illustrator of books for children. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations, and correspondence relating to Beatty's interest in animals, especially horses, and travel adventure.
Jeanne Bendick (b. 1919) was an author and illustrator of children's books, mostly nonfiction. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations, and correspondence relating to Bendick's interest in the sciences, the history of science, and the environment.
Josef Berger (1903-1971) was a children's book author, political speechwriter, poet, and lyricist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, and published articles, relating to Berger's interest in American history, politics, and culture.
Elisa Bialk (1912-1990) grew up in Chicago and was still in high school when she began to publish articles in magazines and newspapers. The Elisa Bialk Papers contain a large collection of complete manuscripts from Bialk's children's novels. There is also detailed correspondence as well as a variety of fan mail.
Glenn O. Blough (1904-1995) was an author of children's books and textbooks. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, reviews, galleys and a few illustrations relating to Blough's interest in illuminating the world of science for young readers.
Charles Boeckman (1920-2015) is an author and musician. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and an autobiographical scrapbook compiled by Boeckman.
Esther Brann (1899-1998) was an author and illustrator of books for children. The collection includes eight manuscripts, two published works, and a series of correspondence relating to Brann's interest in subjects such as her own child and young relatives, and her family's dog.
Carl Burger (1888-1967) was an artist and writer of children’s books about animals and natural history. This collection, which includes drafts, research notes and correspondence as well as numerous original illustrations, reflects his talent as an illustrator and his love of the outdoors.
Hughie Florence Call (1890-1969) was a writer whose works reflect her life on a Montana sheep ranch. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, reviews, legal documents, and general memorabilia that follow her writing career from 1936-1969.
Latrobe Carroll (1894-1996) and Ruth Carroll (1899-1999) were American authors of children’s literature. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations and correspondence that reflect the work of Ruth and Latrobe Carroll.
Frank Castle was a writer of western, mystery, suspense, sex, medical, historical, and juvenile fiction, and comic book scripts. The collection contains manuscripts for short fiction and comic strips, 1948-1966.
Henry Castor (1909 - ) was an author who wrote non-fiction children's literature regarding war. The collection (1953-1971) includes book-length manuscripts, correspondence with publishers and the U.S. Army, and a photocopy of a letter from Harry S. Truman.
The Madye Lee Chastain Papers comprise one final book manuscript, 31 scratchboard illustrations, and one photostat illustration.
Ann Nolan Clark (1896-1995) was an American author of children's literature and young adult fiction. The collection includes biographical material, speeches, clippings, and literary manuscripts for her book, To Stand Against the Wind (1978), a juvenile book about a young Vietnam War refugee.
Hila Colman writes books for children and adolescents--specializing in realistic portrayals of adolescent characters. The collection includes correspondences, manuscripts, and galleys.
Miriam L. Condon was a writer of stories for young people, and was possibly a relative of Frank Condon. The collection (1892-1968) contains correspondence including letters from publishers, manuscripts of anecdotes, poems, and short stories, legal documents, including deeds and contracts belonging to Frank Condon, photographs and historical postcards, negatives, and a travel notebook of a trip to Mexico.
Maribelle Cormack (1902-1984) was a museum director and children's author. The collection includes manuscripts, publications, correspondence, illustrations, photographs, radio scripts, and book reviews of her work, as well as biographical material, including an autobiographical sketch and genealogy.
John O’Hara Cosgrave II (1908-1968) was an artist and a writer. Although best known for his illustrations of sea vessels, Cosgrave’s works are not restricted to the limits of water. The collection includes illustrations, manuscripts, correspondences, acclamations, book dummies and proofs.
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.
Julia Woolfolk Cunningham (1916- ) is an author of children's books, a poet and an associate editor for Screen Stories. The papers include correspondence, poems, and manuscripts.
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.
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.