Geoffrey Hayes Papers
Scope and Contents
The Geoffrey Hayes papers contains corrected typescripts for two children's books, Bear by Himself and Patrick Comes to Puttyville.
- Creation: circa 1976-1978
- Hayes, Geoffrey (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
Geoffrey Hayes was an award-winning author, illustrator, and cartoonist. He was born in California in 1947 and educated at Hunter college, the Art Students League, and the School of Visual Arts. His first children's book, Bear by Himself, was published in 1976. More recently Hayes published titles with Toon Books, including the Benny and Penny series. He was awarded the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for Benny and Penny in the Big No-No!. Hayes died in 2017.
Language of Materials
The collectionc contains typescripts for two children's books by Geoffrey Hayes.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Geoffrey Hayes.
- Geoffrey Hayes Papers, circa 1976-1978
- Elizabeth Langley
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- January 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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