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Aldren Auld Watson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1579

Scope and Contents

The collection contains illustrations, jacket sketches and a related material for eight picture books illustrated by Aldren Auld Watson.

Dates

  • circa 1940-circa 1958

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 Sketch

Aldren Watson was born on May 10, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York. He has been an author, illustrator, cartographer and bookbinding instructor. He has illustrated over 200 books for both children and adults and authored books for children, as well as books on bookbinding, carpentry and blacksmithing. He died in 2013.

Biographical Source:

"Aldren A(uld) Watson (1917-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 42. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1986.

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection contains illustrations, jacket sketches and a related production material for several books illustrated by Aldren Watson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Aldren Auld Watson from 1968-1976.
Title
Aldren Auld Watson Papers, circa 1940-circa 1958
Status
Completed
Author
Karen Spilman
Date
01/20/2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • February 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library