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Ariane Dewey Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2161

Scope and Contents

This collection contains artwork and materials related to the publications and work of Ariane Dewey, including sketches, illustrations, color separations, correspondence, typescripts, holographs, and research material, dating from 1977 through 2000.


  • Creation: 1977-2000, undated


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

Ariane Dewey was born in Chicago, Illinois. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Sarah Lawrence College and studied art with Antonio Frasconi. She has illustrated dozens of children’s books, providing colors to pair with co-artist Jose Aruego’s black line drawings on titles such as Leo the Late Bloomerand Antarctic Antics. She also published a number of books as a solo author and illustrator. She lives in New York City.


8 Cubic Feet (12 boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of artwork and material related to the work and publications of artist and writer Ariane Dewey.


Publications are arranged alphabetically by title, with miscellaneous material listed at the end.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ariane Dewey and Juan Aruego.

Related Materials

Materials related to titles produced in collaboration with Jose Aruego are housed in the Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey Papers.


Ariane Dewey Papers, undated, 1977-2000
Paul Mostrom
July 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Revision Statements

  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library