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Children's literature, American -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Edgar Parin and Ingri D'Aulaire Papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 874
Overview: The collection consists of art work, writings, notes and research papers, correspondence, printed material, motion picture film, art supplies, photographs and other related papers, documenting the D'Aulaires' creative process and collaborative work as authors and illustrators of children's books.
Dates: circa 1909-1985

Hardie Gramatky papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1567
Overview: The collection documents the life and career of illustrator, author, and painter, Hardie Gramatky (1907-1979). Materials in the collection include correspondence, photographs, personal papers, and materials related to Gramatky's career as a children's book author and illustrator.
Dates: 1864-2014

Lillian Hoban papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1199
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of writings, drawings, posters, correspondence, other papers, and audiovisual materials. The writings and drawings document Lillian Hoban's career as a children's author and illustrator, including the Frances and Arthur books and her many collaborations with other authors including Miriam Cohen and Johanna Hurwitz. Audiovisual materials and born digital electronic media include interviews with Hoban and her then husband Russell Hoban.
Dates: circa 1950s-2000

Russell Hoban papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1436
Overview: The Russell Hoban Papers, which span from 1952 to 2011, contain writings from throughout Russell Hoban's lifetime including novels, children's books, poetry, and opera librettos. The papers also contain clippings, ephemera, photographs, audiovisual materials, and electronic media related to Hoban's life and work.
Dates: circa 1952-2011

Clement Hurd papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1485
Overview: The collection contains artwork, professional and personal papers, photographs, correspondence, scrapbooks, journals and other papers by or relating to Clement Hurd.
Dates: 1902–2003, bulk 1944-2003

Karla Kuskin papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 791
Scope and Contents: The Karla Kuskin Papers, which span from 1880 to 2009, contain writings and artwork, along with business and personal papers related to Kuskin's life and work. The papers also contain correspondence, reviews, photographs, audiovisual materials, and born digital materials.
Dates: circa 1880s-2009, bulk circa 1930s-2009

Leonard S. Marcus papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1489
Overview: The collection documents the work of Leonard S. Marcus, including the research, writing, and publication of books, articles, and other short works; work as contributing editor and children’s literature reviewer at Parenting magazine; the curation of exhibitions at the New York Public Library and Eric Carle Museum for Picture Book Art; and trusteeship of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. The collection also contains Marcus’s personal and professional...
Dates: circa 1850-2015, bulk 1975-2015

Miriam Schlein papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 621
Overview: The collection consists primarily of writings, including drafts and manuscripts, and research material, as well as correspondence, clippings, printed material, photographs, slides, phonographic records and other material. The collection documents Miriam Schlein's career as a children's author and her process of researching and writing books on natural history and related topics.
Dates: 1940-2009

James Stevenson papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1693
Overview: The James Stevenson Papers contains personal and literary correspondence, original artwork, writings, notes, personal papers, clippings, photographs, and audiovisual material documenting the life and career of American cartoonist and children's book author James Stevenson. The bulk of the collection consists of drafts of writings and illustrations for children's books, illustrated memoirs, and young adult novels, as well as cartoons, writings, and illustrations submitted to The New Yorker and...
Dates: 1902-2017, bulk 1945-2016

Harvey Weiss papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 992
Overview: The collection consists primarily of artwork and storyboards for books authored and illustrated by Harvey Weiss, as well as correspondence, clippings, printed material, photographs and other material relating to various book projects and several illustrated journals. The collection documents Harvey Weiss's career as a children's illustrator and author, and his process of researching, writing and illustrating books.
Dates: circa 1955-2007

Jacqueline Woodson papers

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 245
Content Description: This collection consists of writings, correspondence, notebooks, journals, papers related to appearances and readings, printed materials, writings of others, photographs, personal papers, artwork, computer media, and audiovisual materials by or related to author Jaqueline Woodson. Writings comprise the bulk of the collection, documenting Woodson's writings for children, young adults, and adults, spanning novels including Another Brooklyn (Harper Collins, 2016), Brown Girl Dreaming (Penguin,...
Dates: 1980-2021