Pat Cummings Papers
Materials are housed in the Andersen Library
caverns. Please allow 30 minutes for retrieval.
This collection contains miscellaneous art
Minnesota. Children's Literature Research Collections.
Access and Use
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.
- 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
- Cummings, Pat
Box MC 1714
Art Box MC 1714
Note Contains: 2 pencil studies; 4 flyers