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Paul Brett Johnson Papers

Summary Information
Title: Paul Brett Johnson Papers
Dates: 1999
Creator: Johnson, Paul Brett
Extent: 1 folder--written 1 box--illustrations
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-580
Collection includes materials for 1 title: illustrator's dummies, 1 ink and acrylic illustration, corrected typescript, 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.


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.


Pig Who Ran the Red Light, The, 1999

Biographical Sketch

Paul Brett Johnson was born May 19, 1947 in Mousie, Kentucky. He has worked as a self-employed artist, a free-lance photographer, and an art teacher. His first book, The Cow Who Wouldn't Come Down, has been praised by critics for its rural humor and pastel illustrations. The rural charm of the story reflects Johnson's upbringing in Appalachia, a background which he uses frequently in his stories. His writing has also won several awards.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author , vols. 83, 132

Collection Scope and Content Note

Collection contains materials for 1 title: illustrator's dummy in pencil, pencil and typescript paste-up dummy, photocopied dummy 1 ink and acrylic illustration, a corrected typescript, 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.
  • Johnson, Paul Brett
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Pig Who Ran the Red Light, The 1999 
Box MC1538
pencil and typescript paste-up dummy (32 p.)  Box MC1538
pencil dummy (32 p.)  Box MC1538
pencil illustration dummy, photocopied (33 p.)  Box MC1538
ink and acrylic illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1538
Box MF3186
Typescript, corrected (7 p.)  Box MF3186
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF3186