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Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA) Summer Reading Program Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-2218

Scope and Contents

Contains original artwork, process art, and completed posters and marketing material for illustrators who created materials for MELSA's annual summer reading program. Includes work by Nancy Carlson, Steven Kellogg, Stephen Gammell, James Marshall, Marc Brown, Ann Jonas, Jerry Pinkney, Bruce Degen, Dennis Cazet, Trina Schart Hyman, Patricia Polacco, Dav Pilkey, Janet Stevens, Keiko Kasza, Lane Smith, Peggy Rathmann, and David Small.

Dates

  • 1986 - 2007

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 / Historical

The Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA) is an alliance of the libraries from seven counties in the Twin Cities metro area. They provide coordination for events, programs, and work actively in the Summer Reading Program.

Extent

1.84 Cubic Feet (5 boxes (2 hollinger boxes, 3 flat files))

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Contains original artwork as well as posters, bookmarks, and other marketing material created by notable children's artists for MELSA's annual summer reading program.

Arrangement

Collection guide is arranged alphabetically by illustrator.

Accession Information

Gift of the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (St. Paul, MN).

Related Collections

See also: Nancy Carlson Papers, Stephen Gammell Papers, James Marshall Papers, Jerry Pinkney Papers, Trina Schart Hyman Papers, Patricia Polacco Papers, Janet Stevens Papers, Lane Smith Papers, David Small Papers

Creator

Title
Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA) Summer Reading Program Collection, 1986-2007
Status
Completed
Author
Caitlin Marineau
Date
7/28/2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Kerlan Collection of Children's Literature Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library