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Randolph Caldecott Collection

Summary Information
Title: Randolph Caldecott Collection
Dates: 1880
Creator: Caldecott, Randolph, 1846-1886
Extent: 12 drawings, 1 filmstrip, and 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-702
Abstract:
The collection contains drawings and watercolors by famed illustrator Randolph Caldecott plus a filmstrip and some 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

Correspondences,

Fox Jumps Over the Parsons Gate, c1880

Miscellaneous original art,

Three Jovial Huntsman, c1880

Randolph Caldecott: The Man Behind the Medal,

Signed watercolor,


Biographical Sketch

Famed artist and illustrator Randolph Caldecott was born in Chester, England in 1846. He attended the Manchester School of Art and worked in banks before moving to London to begin his career as a free-lance illustrator.

Since 1938 the prestigious Caldecott Medal has been awarded annually to the illustrator of the best children's picture book published in the United States during the previous year.

Something About the Author , vol 17 p. 31-38


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains drawings and watercolors by famed illustrator Randolph Caldecott plus a filmstrip and some 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.
  • Caldecott, Randolph, 1846-1886
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Correspondences  
Box M.F. 163
Material titled Punch and Judy by George Cruikshank; 3 pages of brief history about artist Armstrong Thomas (3 p.)  Box M.F. 163
 
Fox Jumps Over the Parsons Gate c1880 
Note  London: George Routledge & Sons, c1880
Box M.C. 5
watercolor (1 p.)  Box M.C. 5
 
Miscellaneous original art  
Box M.C. 5
black & white illustration (1 p.)  Box M.C. 5
 
colored drawing (1 p.)  Box M.C. 5
 
Three Jovial Huntsman c1880 
Note  London: George Routledge & Sons, c1880
Box M.C. 5
Drawings with sepia ink touch with white (8 p.)  Box M.C. 5
 
Randolph Caldecott: The Man Behind the Medal  
Box AV 19
Filmstrip (1 p.)  Box AV 19
 
Signed watercolor  
Box Box 232
signed watercolor (framed) (1 p.)  Box Box 232