David Small Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains ink, pastel, and marker studies (loose dummy) for The Gardener, written by Sarah Stewart and illustrated by David Small.
- circa 1997
- Small, David, 1945- (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
David Small was born February 12, 1945, in Detroit, Michigan. He became an art professor, and an author and illustrator of children's books. In 1998 he received a Caldecott Honor for The Gardener, and in 2001 received the Caldecott Medal for So You Want to Be President?.
"David Small." Something About the Author. Vol. 126. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2002.
.03 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
The collection contains ink and pastel loose dummy for one children's book by David Small.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of David Small.
- Children's literature -- Illustrations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Drawings (visual works) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Gardening -- Juvenile fiction 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
- Pastels (visual works) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Sketches Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- David Small Papers, circa 1997
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- September 2023: Collection reprocessed and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
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