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Crosby Bonsall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1030

Scope and Contents

The collection contains proofs for the books The Case of the Cat's Meow and August Explains, and corrected typescripts for It's Mine and I'll Show You Cats.

Dates

  • circa 1963-1965

Creator

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 Sketch

Crosby Bonsall was born in 1921 in New York City. She attended the American School of Design and the New York University School of Architecture. She spent her early career working in small ad agencies. A doodle on her drawing board turned into a doll, and she began creating characters for children. The rest of her career was spent writing and illustrating books for children. She died in 1995. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, v. 23., pp. 6-7.

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains proofs and a typescript related to three children's books written or illustrated by Crosby Bonsall.
Title
Crosby Bonsall Collection, circa 1963-1965
Status
Completed
Author
Nancy Larsen
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library