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Richard Cuffari Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1395

Scope and Contents

The collection contains sketches, ink illustrations, separations, and watercolors for four children's books illustrated by Cuffari.

Dates

  • circa 1971-circa 1979

Creator

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

Richard Cuffari was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1925. He was an illustrator and painter who worked for various art studios before turning to free-lance illustration in 1968, illustrating nearly 200 children's books. He died in 1978.

Biographical source:

"Richard Cuffari (1925-1978)." Something About the Author. Volume 25. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1981.

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains illustrative materials for four children's books illustrated by Cuffari.

Accession Information:

Donated by Richard Cuffari and his estate from 1976 to 1981.
Title
Richard Cuffari Papers, circa 1971-circa 1979
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Czechowski
Date
12/03/2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • September 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library