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Maurice Sendak and Leroy Richmond collection of correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2015-3
The Maurice Sendak Archive contains letters, illustrations and other items created by Maurice Sendak (1928-2012) and sent to his friendr, Leroy “Eero” Richmond. Sendak was an American Children's book author and illustrator best known for Caldecott Medal Winners, "Where the Wild Things Are" and "In the Night Kitchen."

Items include: two signed original small drawings; ten signed handwritten letters; seven signed postcards; ten greeting cards; one inscribed book with an original sketch; one signed publicity still; one signed dust jacket; one signed piece of paper with Sendak's name and address. All items with bracketed dates are dated via postage stamp on the envelope of the item.

Dates

  • 1965 - 2007

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections.

Extent

1 boxes

Repository Details

Part of the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library
1322 Greene Street
Columbia SC 29208 USA
(803) 777-3847

Title
Maurice Sendak and Leroy Richmond collection of correspondence
Status
completed