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Kelly Dupre Papers

Summary Information
Title: Kelly Dupre Papers
Dates: 2001-2008
Creator: Dupre, Kelly
Extent: 1 cu. ft. (11 folders and 1 art box)
Location: Materials are stored in Andersen Library cavern. Please allow 30 minutes for retrieval.
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-496
Collection contains written and art production material by Kelly Dupre for four books.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of: Dupre, Kelly


Items are arranged by published title, when known, and chronologically within each title.

Collection Scope and Content Note

Collection contains art and text production materials including: holographs; corrected typescripts; publisher proofs; illustrations; sketches; correspondence; notes; layout notes; and research material.

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.
  • Dupre, Kelly
  • Wildlife art
  • Somalis -- Folklore
  • Greenland
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Box MC 914
The Lion's Share: a Somali Folktale, retold by Said Salah Ahmed, published St. Paul: Minnesota Humanities Commission, 2007  Box MC 914
Note  Contains: 1 woodblock; 1 photocopy jacket proof; layout notes (3 p.); typescript (4 p.); photocopy page proof (12 p.); 29 pencil studies; 2 marker studies; 8 ink and watercolor studies
Box MF 3370
Maddy in the Middle, publication unverified (1 folder)  Box MF 3370
Note  Contains: holograph (4 p.); 4 corrected typescripts (8 p.)
Box MF 3370, MC 914, MC 1652
The Raven's Gift: A True Story from Greenland, published New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2001 (9 folders and art)  Box MF 3370, MC 914, MC 1652
Note  MF 3370 contains: corrected typescript (10 p.); front matter (2 p.); 2 corrected page proofs (32 p., 36 p.); 1 pencil illustration; 8 sketches; correspondence (58 p.); notes (33 p.); layout notes (14 p.); research materials (7 p.); text and illustration pieces (8 p.); publishing materials (6 p.)
MC 914 contains: 31 photocopy illustrations with text; pencil dummy with text paste-up (18 p.); 16 photocopy studies with pencil and watercolor borders; 18 pencil studies with text; 32 ink illustrations with pencil text
MC 1652 contains: 2 linoleum woodcuts
Box MF 3370
The Travels of Igal Shidad, published St. Paul: Minnesota Humanities Center, 2008 (1 folder)  Box MF 3370
Note  Contains: corrected typescript (32 p.); research material (9 p.)