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Stephen T. Johnson Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2261

Scope and Contents

The Stephen T. Johnson Papers contains three pastel studies for Hoops. One study also includes watercolors.


  • Creation: circa 1997


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

Artist Stephen T. Johnson was born in Madison, Wisconsin, and earned his BFA from the University of Kansas. He has worked in a variety of mediums, and his work is displayed at galleries and museums, as well as being featured in public locations (including a murals in subway stations in New York and Hollywood). His picture book Alphabet City earned a Caldecott honor. He lives in Lawrence , Kansas.


3 items

Language of Materials



Contains three studies for one title illustrated by Johnson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Stephen T. Johnson

Stephen T. Johnson Papers, circa 1997
Caitlin Marineau
June 2017
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Revision Statements

  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

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