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Beth Peck Collection

Identifier: CLRC-1345

Scope and Contents

The collections consists of studies, sketches, pencil illustrations, dummy sheets, and other illustrative material done for books written by such authors as Bruce Colville and Myron Levoy.


  • 1984-1991


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Access and Use:

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


This collection is 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.

Biographical Sketch

Beth Peck was born August 11, 1957, in New York. She received a B. F. A. from the Rhode Istland School of Design in 1979 and also studied at the Art Students League and the National Academy of Design. She got interested in illustrating children's books at Dial Books, where she worked designing books. Drawing was her passion and she studied with Uri Shulevitz in order to learn how to plan out a picture book. She received her first full-color picture book from William Morrow, and from there began to have steady illustration work. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, Vol. 79, p. 165-167


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The collection consists of illustrative material done for books written by such authors as Bruce Colville and Myron Levoy.

Physical Location

See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations

Accession Information:

The material in this collection was donated to the University of Minnesota by the artist.

Gift of: Peck, Beth


Beth Peck Collection
Larry Peterson, December 2004
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Description is in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library