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Floyd Cooper Collection

Identifier: CLRC-2293

Scope and Contents

The Floyd Cooper Collection contains one illustration created for the picture book These Hands, written by Margaret H. Mason and illustrated by Cooper and one illustration for the book "Sisters and Champions: The True Story of Venus and Serena Williams." Both illustrations are oil wash with kneaded erasures.


  • Creation: circa 2010-circa 2018


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

Award-winning illustrator Floyd Cooper was born in Tulsa, OK and graduated with a fine arts degree from the University of Oklahoma. He began illustrating children's books in the 1980s, and currently lives in Easton, Pennsylvania.


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The collection contains two picture book illustrations by artist Floyd Cooper.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Kerlan Friends, purchased from the American Booksellers for Free Expression (ABFE) auction in May 2018 and 2019.

Floyd Cooper Collection, circa 2010-circa 2018
Caitlin Marineau
June 2018
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Revision Statements

  • June 2019: New item added and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library