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Caroline Arnold papers

Identifier: CLRC-1179

Scope and Content

The collection contains manuscripts, typescripts, dummies, correspondence, and other production materials for sixteen published works, published between 1980 and 2010.


  • 1978-2011, undated


Language of Materials

Collection materials in English

Access and Use

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required. 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.


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

Caroline Arnold was born May 16, 1944, in Pittsburgh, PA. She grew up in Minneapolis, MN, before attending Grinnell College and graduate school at the University of Iowa where she earned degrees in Art. Both an author and illustrator, Arnold has published around 150 books, primarily non-fiction books for children. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband, and teaches in the Writers' Program at UCLA Extension.


2 boxes (2 cubic feet)


This collection consists of typescripts, correspondence, and publication materials for sixteen works written and/or illustrated by Caroline Arnold.


Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Arnold, Caroline.
Caroline Arnold Papers
Caitlin Marineau
January 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library