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Willard Clark collection

Identifier: CLRC-1017

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.


  • 1938


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.

Biographical Source:

"Willard Clark." The Owings Gallery (Santa Fe, New Mexico). Accessed April 2023.


1 folder

Language of Materials



Collection contains advertisements and illustration proofs for one title illustrated by Clark.

Willard Clark collection, undated
Leslie Czechowski
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 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