Louis Slobodkin (1903-1975) was an artist and illustrator and writer of books for children. He won the Caldecott Medal in 1943 for Many Moons. The collection contains artwork, manuscripts, correspondence, publicity, photographs, and memorabilia.
Collection comprises mostly artwork by artist and writer Kurt Wiese, including early photograph albums, sketchbooks, book illustrations and other art, dust jackets, correspondence, manuscripsts, published books, greeting cards, and proofs. Collection includes illustrations for House with Red Sails; Freddy the Cowboy; The Chinese Ink Stick; and The Parrot Dealer.
Eloise Wilkin (1904-1987) was a writer and illustrator of children's book. The collection contains documents relating to the book illustrated by Wilkin, The Visit, and includes correspondence, illustrations, a draft of the manuscript, photographs, a layout of the book, a press release, original artwork, and a bound copy of the book.