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Guide to the Mary and Conrad Buff Children's Book Materials
MS-L010  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Mary and Conrad Buff children's book materials,
    Date (inclusive): 1935-1967
    Collection number: MS-L010
    Creator: Buff, Mary, 1890-1970
    Creator: Buff, Conrad, 1886-
    Extent: 1.2 linear feet (3 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    Abstract: This collection contains materials relating to the publication of 13 children's books written and illustrated by Conrad and Mary Buff. It includes 14 manuscripts, 13 mock-ups, 4 sets of galley proof pages, 2 sets of galley proof sheets, and 50 original illustration drawings.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is unprocessed. Please contact Special Collections and Archives regarding availability of materials for research use.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Mary and Conrad Buff Children's Book Materials. MS-L10. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Conrad Buff, 1975.

    Processing History

    Preliminary processing by Special Collections and Archives staff.

    Biography

    Conrad and Mary Buff wrote and illustrated children's books between 1937 and 1968. Mary died in 1970 and Conrad died in 1975.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection contains materials relating to the publication of 13 children's books written and illustrated by Conrad and Mary Buff. It includes 14 manuscripts, 13 mock-ups, 4 sets of galley proof pages, 2 sets of galley proof sheets, and 50 original illustration drawings.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Children's literature--20th century--Archival resources.

    Index Terms Related to this Collection

    Buff, Conrad, 1886-