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Michael McCurdy Papers

Identifier: CLRC-908

Scope and Contents

The collection contains 6 wood engraving illustrations for 2 titles.


  • 1975-1976


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Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


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Biographical Sketch

Michael McCurdy was born February 17, 1942, in New York, New York. He became an artist and illustrator for both children's and adult's books, and also self-illustrated a few books he himself wrote. His illustrations have received several honors and awards. He became interested in wood engraving while in art school and has become known for his work as an engraver. He also had his own small publishing company, Penmaen for a while, but no longer operates it, returning instead to full time work as an author and illustrator.

Biographical sources: Something About the Author, vols. 13, 82, 147


1 box


The collection contains 6 wood engraving illustrations for 2 titles.

Physical Location

See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations

Accession Information:

Gift of: McCurdy, Michael
Michael McCurdy Papers
Jim Eyer
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Description is in English

Collecting Area Details

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