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Pat Cummings Papers

Summary Information
Title: Pat Cummings Papers
Creator: Cummings, Pat
Location: Materials are housed in the Andersen Library caverns. Please allow 30 minutes for retrieval.
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1984
This collection contains miscellaneous art material.

Repository: University of Minnesota. Children's Literature Research Collections.

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Cummings, Pat


Materials are arranged alphabetically by published title and chronologically within each title.

Biography of Pat Cummings

Pat Cummings was born on November 9, 1950 in Chicago, IL. Her father's career with the military involved constant moving, so she spent her childhood growin up in Germany, Japan, and U.S. states such as New York, Virginia, and Kansas. She attended Spelman College and the Atlanta School of Art between 1970 and 1972. Cummings is a freelance author and illustrator and has worked at various art museums across the United States. Cummings' books feature people of various races taking positive approaches to everyday problems. Her work has won many awards, including the 1984 Coretta Scott King Award for My Mama Needs Me .

Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection contains miscellaneous art material.

Subject Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Cummings, Pat
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Box MC 1714
Art  Box MC 1714
Note  Contains: 2 pencil studies; 4 flyers