Ed Young Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains watercolor sketches for The Emperor and the Kite, and several miscellanous marker sketches, as well as studies and a dummy for Up a Tree.
- Creation: circa 1967-circa 1983, undated
- Young, Ed (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
Children's book illustrator and author, Ed (Tse-chun) Young was born in Tientsin, China in 1931 and emigrated to the United States when he was 20 years old. He studied at American universities and at the Art Center of College of Design and the Pratt Institute. He often uses the folklore and folktales of China for inspiration and captures the the feel of Chinese art in his illustrations. He received the Caldecott Medal for Lon Po Poin 1990.
Biographical Source: "Ed (Tse-chun) Young (1931-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 122. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2001.
Language of Materials
The collection contains studies and process material for illustrations by Ed Young.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Some materials donated by Ed Young in 1994.
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- Children's literature, American
- Folklore -- China
- Illustration of books -- 20th century
- Illustrators -- United States
Genre / Form
- Ed Young Papers, circa 1967-circa 1983, undated
- Leslie Czechowski and Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- September 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library