Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
Paul Galdone Papers
Table of Contents
- Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
- Galdone, Paul.
- Paul Galdone Papers
- circa 1976.
- 2.0 Linear feet
- Language of Materials
- The collection contains color separations from a cover or title page for "Puss in Boots".
[Item description, #:#], Paul Galdone Collection. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries.
Paul Galdone was born circa 1907 in Budapest, Austria- Hungary and immigrated to the United States in 1921. Galdone studied art at the Art Student's League and New York School for Industrial Design. He served in World War II in the U.S. Army, Engineers. The author and illustrator of children's books also was employed as a bus boy, electrician's helper, and fur dryer, in addition to four years in the art department at Doubleday (NY). His work was awarded runner up for the Caldecott Medal ( Eve Titus, Anatole, 1957 and Anatole and the Cat, 1958) and selection by the American Library Association for notable books ( The Little Red Hen, Winter Danger, and Flaming Arrows). He died of a heart attack on 7 November 1986, in Nyack, NY.
Scope and Content
The collection contains four color separations that appear to be from a cover or title page for Puss in Boots.
1 Folder in 1 box.
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Restrictions on Use
Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.
Donated by Carol Waxman of the West Hartford Public Library (note with illustrations suggests that WHPL owns the finished illustration).
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Controlled Access Headings
- Works of art.
- Authors, American.
- Illustrators, American.
- Painters--United States.
- Sculptors--United States.
- Northeast Children's Literature Collection.
Series I: Collection, circa 1976
Four pieces - color separations from Puss in Boots, circa 1976
Four illustrations for greeting cards, ca. 1960