Ray Cruz Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains ink illustrations and some accompanying color separations for three children's picture books illustrated by Ray Cruz in the 1970s.
- Creation: circa 1973-circa 1974
- Cruz, Ray (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
Ray Cruz was born in New York City in 1933 and studied at the Pratt Institute and Cooper Union. In addition to being an illustrator for children's books, he illustrated for major advertising agencies in New York. His best known work was Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, written by Judith Viorst. Cruz lived in New York City and died in 1988.
"Ray(mond) Cruz (1933-)." Something About the Author. Volume 6. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1971.
.44 Cubic Feet (1 flat box)
Language of Materials
Collection contains illustrations for three picture books illustrated by Cruz.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by publication title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Ray Cruz.
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Genre / Form
- Ray Cruz Papers, circa 1973-circa 1974
- Leslie Czechowski
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- July 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