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Contains typescripts and correspondence related to three books written by Alvin Tresselt.
Alvin Tresselt was born in Passaic, New Jersey in 1916. He did a number of jobs to make a living during the Depression, and then after the Second World War started working in interior display and advertising. In the 1950s he began working as an editor. During the same period he wrote numerous popular and well-received children's books, many of which were illustrated by Roger Duvoisin. Their book White Snow, Bright Snowwon the Caldecott Medal in 1948.
Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 7, p. 197-198.
Finding Aid arranged alphabetically by title.
Gift of Alvin Tresselt
Some additional material related to Alvin Tresselt titles available in the Roger Duvoisin Papers.