Richard Scarry Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a small amount of illustrative material for children's books created by Scarry, and includes illustrations with separations, an original tempera illustration signed by Scarry for Irvin Kerlan, and an ink and watercolor jacket study.
- Creation: circa 1960-1988
- Scarry, Richard (Person)
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
Children's author and illustrator Richard Scarry was born June 5, 1919, in Boston, Mass, and died April 30, 1994, in Gstaad, Switzerland. His works have been translated into 28 languages, and have sold over one hundred million copies.
Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 2, 35, 75, 90 Children's Literature Review, vol. 41
Language of Materials
The collection contains illustratrive material for children's books created by Richard Scarry.
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Genre / Form
- Richard Scarry Papers, circa 1960-1988
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- September 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library