Chris Soentpiet Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains one pencil study for the picture book Silver Packages, written by Cynthia Rylant and illustrated by Soentpiet.
- circa 1997
- Soentpiet, Chris K. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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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.
Chris Soentpiet (pronounced soon-pete) was born January 3, 1970, in Seoul, Korea. In 1978, he was adopted by an American family in Hawaii. He became an illustrator and author of childrens' books. His illustrations have been praised as warm, detailed, and lively. His work has received a number of awards and honors.
Biographical Source: "Chris Soentpiet." Something About the Author. Vol. 97. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1998.
Language of Materials
The collection contains one pencil study for a children's book illustrated by Soentpiet.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Chris Soentpiet.
- Children's literature -- Illustrations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Christmas stories Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Drawings (visual works) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Illustration of books -- 21st 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
- Chris Soentpiet Papers, circa 1997
- Jim Eyer
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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- 2017: Item reboxed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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