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Mark Podwal Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2329

Scope and Contents

The Mark Podwal papers contains two watercolor illustrations for the children's picture book The Book of Tens, a brief write-up by Podwal with some biographical information, a photocopy of a book review, and a greeting cart with art by Podwal.


  • Creation: circa 1994, undated

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

Mark Podwal is an artist and illustrator. Prior to becoming an artist Podwal trained as a doctor at the New York University School of Medicine. He initially gained recognition as an illustrator for The New York Times Op-Ed page. He has created numerous picture books, in addition to other artistic projects, many of which are centered on Jewish themes. He also works as a professor in the dermatology department at the New York University School of Medicine.

Biographical source:

"Biography." Mark Podwal personal website. 2015.


1 folder

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The collection contains two illustrations for a picture book by Mark Podwal, as well as a small amount of related material.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mark Podwal, donated in memory of Greenwillow Press editor Ava Weiss.

Mark Podwal Papers, circa 1994
Caitlin Marineau
February 2021
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