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Mia Posada Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1790

Scope and Contents

The collection contains written and illustrative materials materials for the picture book Robins: Songbirds of Spring. The materials include a corrected typescript, pencil dummy, pencil storyboard, watercolor illustrations, and watercolor pencil studies.


  • circa 2004


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

Mia Posada is and author and artist living in Golden Valley, Minnesota. She earned a degree in art from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and also studied in Florence, Italy, and at the Academy of Art College in San Francisco. She is the author and illustrator of numerous nonfiction picture books for children related to nature and science.

Biographical Source:

"About Me." Mia Posada personal website. Accessed September 2020.


2 boxes

Language of Materials



The Mia Posada papers contain materials related to one picture book written and illustrated by Posada.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection is a gift from Mia Posada.

Mia Posada Papers, circa 2004
Lois Steer, April 2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • September 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library