Willard Clark collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains two copies of an advertisement, and two illustration proof sheets for one children's book, Annunciata and the Shepherds by Janette Sebring Lowrey, illustrated by Willard Clark.
- Clark, Willard (Willard F.) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Willard F. Clark was born September 1910 in Massachusetts, and grew up in Argentina. A graphic artist, painter, and printer, he became best known for his woodcuts. He moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he set up a print shop. Beginning in 1942, he began working for for Los Alamos National Laboratory as a machinist, until his retirement in 1979. After his retirmenet he again took up printing and woodcut engraving. Clark died in 1992 in New Mexico.
"Willard Clark." The Owings Gallery (Santa Fe, New Mexico). Accessed April 2023. www.owingsgallery.com/artists/willard-clark/biography
Language of Materials
Collection contains advertisements and illustration proofs for one title illustrated by Clark.
- Children's literature -- Illustrations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Christmas stories Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustration of books -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustrators -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Woodcuts (prints) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Willard Clark collection, undated
- Leslie Czechowski
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- April 2023: Collection reprocessed and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library