Leonard and Diane Dillon Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains illustrations, photocopies of illustrations, proofs, dummies, and correspondence for 3 titles.
- Dillon, Leo (Person)
- Dillon, Diane (Person)
Language of Materials
Access and Use:
Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.
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Leo DIllon was born March 2, 1933, in Brooklyn, New York. He married Diane Sorber Dillon, an artist, and the two have collaborated in creating art work and illustrations ever since. Together the couple has received many honors and awards, including two Caldecotts, for Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Earsand Ashanti to Zulu. In addition to illustrating children's books, they have also done significant work in illustrating science fiction. Much of their work has African or African-American themes.
Biographical sources: Something About the Author vol. 15, 51, 106
000 Linear Feet
The collection contains primarily illustrative materials for 3 titles.
See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
- Leonard and Diane Dillon Collection
- John Barneson and Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Description is in English
Collecting Area Details
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