Roxie Munro Papers
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
- Munro, Roxie (Person)
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.
- Authors, American -- 21st century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature -- Illustrations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Drawings (visual works) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Illustration of books -- 21st century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustrators -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Insects -- Habitations -- Juvenile literature Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Insects -- Juvenile literature Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- watercolors (paintings) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Roxie Munro Papers, 2010-2015, undated
- Caitlin Marineau
- August 2016
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- September 2016: Digital material added to Finding Aid by Caitlin Marineau
- June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Kerlan Collection of Children's Literature Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library