Barbara McClintock Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains original watercolor illustrations, sketches, proofs, layouts, typescripts, and other production materials related to the creation of two picture books written and illustrated by Barbara McClintock: Adele & Simon and Dahlia.
- Creation: 2001-2006, undated
- McClintock, Barbara (Person)
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
Barbara McClintock was born in Clinton, New Jersey, and grew up in New Jersey and North Dakota. She attended Jamestown College, North Dakota, before moving to New York City to pursue a career in children's literature. She eventually began illustrating books for Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock series, before publishing the children's book The Heartaches of a French Cat, which earned a New York Times Best Book award. Since then, she has published numerous books for children, many of which are set in the past. She lives in Connecticut.
"About." Barbara McClintock, Children's Book Author and Illustrator (personal website). Accessed May 2021. www.barbaramcclintockbooks.com/about.html.
.79 Cubic Feet (2 boxes [1 flat box and 1 half-hollinger box])
Language of Materials
The collection contains illustrations and production material for two children's books created by Barbara McClintock.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by published title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Barbara McClintock.
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Genre / Form
- Barbara McClintock, 2001-2006, undated
- Caitlin Marineau
- May 2021
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library