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Carol Carrick Collection

Identifier: CLRC-746

Scope and Contents

The collection contains corrected proofs and front matter for the children's book The Brook, written by Carol Carrick and illustrated by Donald Carrick.


  • circa 1967


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

Author Carol Hatfield Carrick wrote dozens of books for children, many of which were illustrated by her husband Donald (1929-1989). She was born in 1935 and raised in Queens, New York, received a bachelor's degree from Hofstra University in 1957, and married Donald Carrick in 1965. Prior to becoming a children's book writer she worked as a commercial and freelance artist. Carrick died in 2013.

Biographical Source: "Carol (Hatfield) Carrick (1935-)." Something About the Author. Vol.118. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2001.


1 folder

Language of Materials



The collection contains corrected proofs and related material for one book by Carol Carrick.

Related Materials

See the Donald Carrick Papers.

Carol Carrick Collection, circa 1967
Leslie Czechowski
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Revision Statements

  • May 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library