Wendy Watson Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a pencil dummy with type and sketches for Willow Wind Farm: Betsy's Story, written by Anne Pellowski.
- circa 1981
- Watson, Wendy (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
Wendy Watson was born on July 7, 1942. She earned her B.A. degree from Bryn Mawr College in 1964. Wendy Watson has been a freelance illustrator and author of children's books since 1958 when her first book Very Important Catwas published when she was 16. She has illustrated books for many authors, including her sister Clyde Watson, Anne Pelowski, John Bierhorst and Ogden Nash.
Biographical Source: "Wendy (McLeod) Watson (1942-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 142. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2004.
Language of Materials
Collection contains a pencil dummy for one children's book illustrated by Watson.
- Children's literature -- Illustrations 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
- Picture books Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Sketches Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Wendy Watson Collection, circa 1981
- Karen Spilman
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Description is in English
- February 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library