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Michael McCurdy Papers

Summary Information
Title: Michael McCurdy Papers
Dates: 1975-1976
Creator: McCurdy, Michael
Extent: 1 box
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-908
The collection contains 6 wood engraving illustrations for 2 titles.

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.


Messenger for Parliament, A , 1976

Founding Mothers: Women in America in the Revolutionary Era, 1975

Biographical Sketch

Michael McCurdy was born February 17, 1942, in New York, New York. He became an artist and illustrator for both children's and adult's books, and also self-illustrated a few books he himself wrote. His illustrations have received several honors and awards. He became interested in wood engraving while in art school and has become known for his work as an engraver. He also had his own small publishing company, Penmaen for a while, but no longer operates it, returning instead to full time work as an author and illustrator.

Biographical sources: Something About the Author , vols. 13, 82, 147

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains 6 wood engraving illustrations for 2 titles.

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.
  • McCurdy, Michael
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Messenger for Parliament, A 1976 
Note  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976
Box MC1053
wood engraving jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1053
Founding Mothers: Women in America in the Revolutionary Era 1975 
Note  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1975
Box MC1053
wood engraving illustrations (5 p.)  Box MC1053