Catherine Stock Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains illustrative material for three children's books, and includes illustrations in various combinations of ink, watercolor and pencil, many with overlays and text, pencil studies, photocopies of studies, and dummies with text paste-up.
- Creation: circa 1988-circa 1995
- Stock, Catherine (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
Catherine Stock was born November 26, 1952, in Stockholm, Sweden. Here father was a career diplomat, so she spent her childhood in France, England, South Africa, Hong Kong, and the United States. The various cultural backgrounds in which she has spent her life are reflected in her books. She is best known as an illustrator whose work has been described as tender, fanciful, boldly colored, and factually accurate. She has received a number of awards and honors for her work.
Biographical Sources: "Catherine Stock." Something About the Author. Vol. 114. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2000.
Language of Materials
The collection contains illustrative material for three picture books illustrated by Catherine Stock.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Catherine Stock.
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Genre / Form
- Catherine Stock Papers, circa 1988-circa 1995
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- July 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library