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Eric Carle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-725

Scope and Content

The collection contains illustrations and studies for five of Carle's books including the series, My Very First Library.

Dates

  • 1971-1974

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Restrictions on Use

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Biographical Sketch

Noted illustrator of over 70 children's books, Eric Carle was born in Syracuse, NY in 1929. He worked as a graphic designer and art director before becoming a free-lance writer, illustrator, and designer in 1963. He has received numerous awards for his books including the perennially popular, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 120, pp. 33-40.

Extent

4 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Abstract

Contains illustrations and studies for five of Carle's books.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Carle, Eric.

Creator

Title
Eric Carle Collection
Author
Leslie Czechowski
Date
04/16/2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English

Collecting Area Details

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