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Mircea Vasiliu Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1673

Scope and Contents

The collection contains typescript, proofs, and illustrations for two children's books created by Mircea Vasiliu.

Dates

  • circa 1967-1968

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

Mircea Vasiliu was born in Bucharest, Rumania in 1920 and took a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Bucharest. He served in the Rumanian Diplomatic Corps and has spent much of his career as a writer and illustrator, notably of children's books. Vasiliu died in 2008 in Annapolis, Maryland.

Biographical source: "Mircea Vasiliu (1920-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 2. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1971. Mircea Vasiliu obituary. The Capital Gazette. October 28, 2008.

Extent

2 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection contains typescript, galley proofs, and illustrations for two children's books created by Mircea Vasiliu.

Arrangement

Collection guide arranged alphabetically by published title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by the author/illustrator from 1968 to 1970.
Title
Mircea Vasiliu Papers, circa 1967-1968
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Czechowski
Date
02/14/2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • January 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