Guide to the Mary and Conrad Buff Children's Book Materials

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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Mary and Conrad Buff Children's Book Materials

Collection number: MS-L10

Special Collections and Archives

The UCI Libraries



University of California

Irvine, California

Contact Information

  • Special Collections and Archives
  • The UCI Libraries
  • P.O. Box 19557
  • University of California
  • Irvine, California 92623-9557
  • Phone: (949) 824-3947
  • Fax: (949) 824-2472
  • Email: spcoll@uci.edu
  • URL: http://www.lib.uci.edu/rrsc/speccoll.html
Processed by:
Special Collections and Archives staff
Encoded by:
Adrian Turner
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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-