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Daniel Powers Collection

Summary Information
Title: Daniel Powers Papers
Dates:
Creator: Powers, Daniel
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-2019
Abstract:
Daniel Powers’ papers focus on his career as an illustrator of children’s books, although the collection also contains typescripts for two titles. The collection contains dummies, typescripts, some corrected, watercolor illustrations, some with overlays, pencil studies, pencil and watercolor illustrations, pen studies, pencil and crayon studies, photocopies, book jackets, overlays, text paste-ups, storyboards, page proofs, a negative, a postcard, post-it notes, research photos, and correspondence.

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

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.

Copyright:

This collection is 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.


Arrangement

Dear Katie, The Volcano is a Girl, 1998

From the Land of the White Birch, 1997

Henrietta, 1998

Henrietta, 1998

Jiro's Pearl, 1997

Jiro's Pearl, 1997

Toil in the Soil, 2001

Tuti, Blue Horse, and the Nipnope Man, 1993

Tuti, Blue Horse, and the Nipnope Man, 1993


Biographical Sketch

Daniel Powers was born October 15, 1959, in Fremont Ohio. He earned a B.F.A. at Ohio University, and studies at several graduate schools, including one in Germany. He is married. In his career as an illustrator\author his work has been exhibited at a number of galleries in the United States, and at a children’s book fair in Bologna, Italy. He has received a number of awards for his work. Powers first gained attention for his illustrations, and in 1997, gained critical acclaim for his self-illustrated book, Jiro’s Pearl . Much of his work requires initial research, which he enjoys doing.

Biographical Sources:

Something About the Author , vol. 164


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Powers collection contains production material from 6 titles, and includes dummies, typescripts, some corrected, watercolor illustrations, some with overlays, pencil studies, pencil and watercolor illustrations, pen studies, pencil and crayon studies, photocopies, book jackets, overlays, text paste-ups, storyboards, page proofs, a negative, a postcard, post-it notes, research photos, and correspondence.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The 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.
  • Powers, Daniel
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Dear Katie, the Volcano is a Girl 1998 
Note George, Jean Craighead
New York: Hyperion, 1998
Box MC 1732
publisher's dummy (32 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
book jacket (1 p. )  Box MC 1732
 
watercolor illustrations (5 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
watercolor illustrations with overlays (2 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
watercolor, pencil studies (3 p. )  Box MC 1732
 
pencil studies with typescript (10 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
pencil studies (30 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
photocopy and pencil studies (17 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
pen studies (2 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
overlay (1 p. )  Box MC 1732
 
photocopy study dummy (33 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
photocopies of studies (42 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
From the Land of the White Birch 1997 
Note Naitzel, Shirley
Spring Lake, MI: River Road Pub., 1997
Box MC 1732
pencil studies (37 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
pencil, photocopy studies (2 p. )  Box MC 1732
 
photocopies (16 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
Henrietta 1998 
Note Walker, Wayne
Shephardstown, WV: Rocky River Pub., 1998
Box MC 1732
publisher's dummy (83 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
typescript dummy with pencil studies (27 p. )  Box MC 1732
 
text paste-ups (5 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
photocopy of storyboards (4 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
pencil study storyboard (3 p. )  Box MC 1732
 
pencil studies (8 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
pencil studies with text paste-up (10 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
photocopy, pencil studies with text paste-up (5 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
photocopies (2 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
Henrietta 1998 
Note Walker, Wayne
Shephardstown, WV: Rocky River Pub., 1998
Box MF 3815
typescript (30 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
typescript, corrected (27 p. )  Box MF 3815
 
photocopy of corrected typescript (6 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
photocopy of page proof (7 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
photocopy of illustration (9 p. )  Box MF 3815
 
correspondence (11 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
post-it notes (6 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
photocopy of newspaper clipping (1 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
postcard (1 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
Jiro's Pearl 1997 
Note  Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 1997
Box MC 1732
book jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
publisher's dummy (28 p. )  Box MC 1732
 
black and white photos of artwork (2 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
color copies of illustrations (12 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
negative (1 p. )  Box MC 1732
 
pencil, watercolor illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
pencil, watercolor border illustrations with overlay notes (11 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
pencil, watercolor study with swatches (1 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
pencil studies with typescript (3 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
pencil studies (2 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
Jiro's Pearl 1997 
Note  Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 1997
Box MF 3815
typescript (5 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
typescript, corrected (9 p. )  Box MF 3815
 
page proof, corrected (137 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
dummy, photocopy (7 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
photocopy of illustrations (1 p. )  Box MF 3815
 
correspondence (6 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
notes (7 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
miscellaneous: letters from students, research photos (94 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
Toil in the Soil 2001 
Note Lackner, Michelle Myers
Brookefield, CT: Millbrook Press, 2001
Box MC 1732
page layout notes (12 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
pencil illustrations (7 p. )  Box MC 1732
 
pencil illustrations with text paste-up (16 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
pencil study (1 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
pencil study with text paste-up (1 p. )  Box MC 1732
 
pencil studies for jacket (3 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
photocopies (10 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
photocopies with holograph notes (13 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
Tuti, Blue Horse, and the Nipnote Man 1993 
Note Mathews, Judith
Martin Grove, IL: A. Whitman, 1993
Box MC 1732
book jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
publisher's dummy (32 p. )  Box MC 1732
 
pencil, watercolor illustrations (23 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
pencil studies (5 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
pencil, crayon studies (15 p. )  Box MC 1732
 
photocopies (4 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
mounted photocopies (3 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
photocopy with notes (1 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
color copy (1 p.)  Box MC 1732
 
Tuti, Blue Horse, and the Nipnote Man 1993 
Note Mathews, Judith
Martin Grove, IL: A. Whitman, 1993
Box MF 3815
typescript (8 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
page proof, corrected (25 p. )  Box MF 3815
 
artist's dummy, photocopy paste-up, corrected (30 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
photocopies of illustrations (39 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
correspondence (15 p. )  Box MF 3815
 
notes (4 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
layout notes (3 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
clippings, royalty statement (1 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
research material, photographs (40 p.)  Box MF 3815
 
contract (6 p.)  Box MF 3815