Carole Kismaric Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains drafts, proofs, correspondence, and related material for the children's books A Gift from Saint Nicholas and The Rumor of Pavel and Paali, both written by Carole Kismaric and illustrated by her husband, Charles Mikolaycak.
- 1975 - 1986
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
Carole Kismaric was born April 28, 1942 in Orange, New Jersey and graduated from Pennsylvania State University. She was an author and editor, best known for her work on photography books. She helped create the Time-Life Photography Series, and was editorial director for the Aperture Foundation. Kismaric was married to illustrator Charles Mikolaycak. She died in 2002.
Language of Materials
The collection contains written production materials for two children's books written by Carole Kismaric and illustrated by Charles Mikolaycak.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Carole Kismaric.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's stories, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Fairy tales Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Folklore -- Ukraine Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Saint Nicholas’ Day -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Carole Kismaric Papers, 1975-1988
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- June 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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