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Daniel Powers Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2019

Scope and Contents

The Powers collection contains production material from a half dozen children's books written and/or illustrated by Daniel Powers, and includes dummies, typescripts, watercolor illustrations (some with overlays), studies and sketches, research photos, correspondence, and other related production material.


  • Creation: circa 1993-circa 2001


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

Daniel Powers was born October 15, 1959, in Fremont Ohio. He earned a B.F.A. at Ohio University, and studies at several graduate schools, including one in Germany. He is married. In his career as an illustrator\author his work has been exhibited at a number of galleries in the United States, and at a children’s book fair in Bologna, Italy. He has received a number of awards for his work.

Biographical Sources:

"Daniel Powers"Something About the Author. Vol. 164. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2006.


3 boxes

Language of Materials



Daniel Powers’s papers contains original artwork and production material for children's books illustrated and/or by Powers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection is a gift from Daniel Powers and was placed on permanent loan at the Children's Literature Research Collection.

Daniel Powers Papers, circa 1993-circa 2001
Jim Eyer
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Revision Statements

  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library