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Susan Kuklin Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2225

Scope and Contents

This collection contains material from Susan Kuklin’s non-fiction works for children. Included in the materials are numerous photographs, negatives, transparencies, research, typescripts, correspondence, proofs, and other related production material, as well as some realia used in her photoshoots.


  • Creation: 1983 - 2019


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 Sketch

Susan Kuklin is the award-winning author and photographer of over thirty books for children and young adults. Her photographs have appeared in Time, Newsweek, and The New York Times. She lives in New York City.


4.5 Cubic Feet (10 boxes [3 record cartons, 3 hollinger boxes, 3 oversize/flat boxes, 1 tube])

Language of Materials



This collection contains materials for non-fiction children's books written and/or photographed by Susan Kuklin.


This collection guide is arranged alphabetically by published title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Susan Kuklin

The Susan Kuklin Papers, 1983-2019
Kristell Benson
January 23, 2017
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Revision Statements

  • November 2018: New material added and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
  • July 2019: New material added and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
  • July 2021: New material added and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library