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Denise Fleming Collection

Identifier: CLRC-2328

Scope and Contents

The Denise Fleming collection contains one paper pulp collage by artist Denise Fleming, created for the picture book Mama Cat Has Three Kittens.


  • circa 1998


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

Denise Fleming was born January 31, 1950 in Toledo, Ohio and earned a degree from Kendall College of Art and Design. She is an American author and illustrator of children's books, best known for her pulp-painting collage technique in which she pours cotton paper pulp through hand-made stencils. She lives in Toledo, Ohio.

Biographical sources:

"Denise Fleming (1950-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 241. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2012.

"About Denise." Denise Fleming personal website. Accessed December 2020.


1 item

Language of Materials

No linguistic content; Not applicable


The collection contains one collage by illustrator Denise Fleming.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased for the collection directly from the artist.

Related Materials

A small collage and several dummies by Denise Fleming can be found in the Laura Godwin papers.

Denise Fleming Collection, circa 1998
Caitlin Marineau
December 2020
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Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library