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Roxie Munro Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2188

Scope and Contents

This collection contains illustrations, sketches, typescripts, correspondence, and production material for the book Busy Builders, written and illustrated by Roxie Munro. The collection also contains digital files with illustrative materials, digital proofs, and text files.


  • 2010-2015, undated


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room. Digital files are only accessible on-site in the 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

Roxie Munro was born September 5, 1945 in Texas and grew up in Maryland. Munro has a BFA from the University of Hawaii, and attended Ohio State University Athens for graduate study. She has spent her life as an artist, and has created dozens of nonfiction children's books. She currently lives in New York City with her husband, Bo Zanders.


1 Cubic Feet (2 flat boxes)

58 Megabytes (178 files)

Language of Materials



The Roxie Munro papers contain illustrations and production material for the title Busy Builders, written and illustrated by Munro.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Roxie Munro.

Roxie Munro Papers, 2010-2015, undated
Caitlin Marineau
August 2016
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Revision Statements

  • September 2016: Digital material added to Finding Aid by Caitlin Marineau
  • 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