Paul Galdone Papers
1999.0041

Summary Information

Repository
Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
Creator
Galdone, Paul.
Title
Paul Galdone Papers
ID
1999.0041
Date
circa 1976.
Extent
2.0 Linear feet
Language of Materials
English
Abstract
The collection contains color separations from a cover or title page for "Puss in Boots".

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Paul Galdone Collection.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Biography

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.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains four color separations that appear to be from a cover or title page for Puss in Boots.

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Arrangement

1 Folder in 1 box.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries May 1999

University of Connecticut Libraries
405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205
Storrs, Connecticut, 06269-1205
860.486.2524
archives@uconn.edu

Access

The collection is open and available for research.

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.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Carol Waxman of the  West Hartford Public Library (note with illustrations suggests that WHPL owns the finished illustration).

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Related Materials

Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of materials pertaining to children's literature and associated artwork. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the Reading Room desk.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Manuscripts.
  • Works of art.

Occupation(s)

  • Authors, American.
  • Illustrators, American.
  • Painters--United States.
  • Sculptors--United States.

Subject(s)

  • Northeast Children's Literature Collection.

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Bibliography

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Collection, circa 1976 

Box

Four pieces - color separations from Puss in Boots, circa 1976 

1

Four illustrations for greeting cards, ca. 1960 

1

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