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Jane Zalben Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-2219

Scope and Contents

Jane Zalben Papers consist of typescripts, notes, correspondence, dummies, and clippings from a few of her picture books.

Dates

  • circa 1987-2010

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

Jane Zalben is an author and illustrator of over 50 picture books and young adult novels. She was born in 1950 in New York City and earned a BA in art from Queens College. She is the creator of both picture books and novels for children which often focus on themes of self-reliance and friendship. In addition to her work as an author/illustrator, she previously worked as a graphic designer, and was the art director of children's books at Scribners. She lives in Long Island, New York.

Information sourced from: "About." Jane Zalben personal website. Accessed June 2020. www.janebreskinzalben.com/about.php.

Extent

1.25 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Jane Zalben is an author and illustrator of over 50 picture books and young adult novels. Jane Zalben Papers consist of typescripts, notes, correspondence, dummies, and clippings from a few of her picture books.

Arrangement

Collection arranged alphabetically by title.

Accession Information

Gift of Jane Zalben.
Title
Jane Zalben Papers, circa 1987-2010
Status
Completed
Author
CLRC staff
Date
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

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Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library