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Collections of Children’s Literature

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

Collections of Children’s Literature

Alice M. Jordan Collection

Boston Public Library

Research Library—Special Collections

700 Boylston St.

Boston, MA 02116

Tel: 617-536-5400, ext. 4236

Web: http://www.bpl.org/research/special/collections.htm#j

Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children’s Literature

Arne Nixon Center

Henry Madden Library

California State University, Fresno

5200 North Barton Ave.

M/S ML 34

Fresno, CA 93740-8014

Tel: 559-278-8116

Fax: 559-278-6952

Web: http://www.arnenixoncenter.org

E-mail: anc@listserv.csufresno.edu

Curator: Angelica Carpenter

Asian Children’s Collection, Singapore

Lee Kong Chian Reference Library

National Library Board of Singapore

100 Victoria Street

Singapore 188064

Tel: 6332 3255

Fax: 6665 0312

Web: http://www.nlb.gov.sg/CPMS.portal

Augusta Baker Collection of African-American Children’s Literature and Folklore

Special Collections and Rare Books

Thomas Cooper Library, Mezz Level

The University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC 29208

Tel: 803-777-8154

Fax: 803-777-4661

Web: http://www.sc.edu/library/spcoll/kidlit/baker.html

Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature

Baldwin Library

George A. Smathers Libraries

University of Florida

P.O. Box 117001

Gainesville, FL 32611-7001

Tel (Reference): 352-392-0361

Tel (Special Collections): 352-392-9075

Web: http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/spec/baldwin/baldwin.html

Curator: Rita Smith

E-mail: ritsmit@uflib.ufl.edu

Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection of American Children’s Literature

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Yale University Library

P.O. Box 208240

New Haven, CT 06520-8240

Tel: 203-432-2972

Fax: 203-432-4047

Web: http://webtext.library.yale.edu/xml2html/beinecke.SHIRLEY.nav.html

E-mail: beinecke.library@yale.edu

Children’s Literature Center, Library of Congress

Children’s Literature Center

Library of Congress

101 Independence Ave. SE

Thomas Jefferson Building, LJ 100

Washington, DC 20540-4620

Tel: 202-707-5535

Fax: 202-707-4632

Web: http://www.loc.gov/rr/child

Children’s Literature Research Collections

Includes the Kerlan Collection, the Hess Collection, the Oz Collection, the Paul Bunyan Collection, and the Treasure Island Collection

Children’s Literature Research Collections

113 Elmer A. Anderson Library

222 21st Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN 55455

Tel: 612-624-4576

Fax: 612-626-0377

Web: http://special.lib.umn.edu/clrc

E-mail: clrc@umn.edu

Curator: Professor Karen Nelson Hoyle

Tel: 612-624-4817

E-mail: k-hoyl@umn.edu

Children’s Literature Research Unit, South Africa

Children’s Literature Research Unit

Department of Information Science

University of South Africa

P.O. Box 392

0003 Pretoria

South Africa

Fax: +27 12 4293221

Web: http://www.childlit.org.za/clruindex.html

Cotsen Children’s Library

Cotsen Children’s Library

Princeton University Library

One Washington Road

Princeton, NJ 08544-2098

Tel: 609-258-1148

Fax: 609-258-2324

Web: http://ccl.princeton.edu

Curator: Andrea Immel

E-mail: aimmel@princeton.edu

de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection

de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection

McCain Library and Archives

The University of Southern Mississippi

118 College Drive, #5148

Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001

Tel: 601-266-4349

Fax: 601-266-6269

Web: http://avatar.lib.usm.edu/˜degrum

Dromkeen Children’s Literature Collection, Australia

Dromkeen Collection Art Gallery

1012 Kilmore Road

Riddells Creek, Victoria 3431

Australia

Tel: 03-5428 6799

Fax: 03-5428 6830

Web: http://www.scholastic.com.au/common/dromkeen/index.asp

E-mail: dromkeen@scholastic.com.au

Director: Kaye Keck

Finnish Institute for Children’s Literature

Finnish Institute for Children’s Literature

Puutarhakatu 11 A

33210 Tampere

Finland

Tel: +358 3 3141 8400

Fax: +358 3 3141 8440

Web: http://www.tampere.fi/kirjasto/sni/sneinfo.htm

Director: Kaisu Rättyä

Email: sni.johtaja@sci.fi

International Children’s Digital Library

International Children’s Digital Library

HCIL/UMIACS

University of Maryland

A.V. Williams Building

College Park, MD 20742

Web: http://www.icdlbooks.org

E-mail: icdl-info@cs.umd.edu

International Institute for Children’s Literature, Osaka

Includes the Torigoe Collection

International Institute for Children’s Literature

10-6 Banpaku-Koen

Senri Suita-Shi

Osaka 565-0826

Japan

Tel: +81-6-6876-8800

Web: http://www.iiclo.or.jp/english/english.htm

E-mail: info@iiclo.or.jp

International Library of Children’s Literature, Tokyo

International Library of Children’s Literature

National Diet Library Branch

12-49 Ueno Park

Taito-ku

Tokyo 110-0007

Japan

Tel: +61-3-3827-2053

Fax: +81-3-3827-2043

Web: http://www.kodomo.go.jp/english/index.html

E-mail: webinfo@ndl.go.jp

International Youth Library, Germany

Internationale Jugendbibliothek München

International Youth Library

Schloss Blutenburg

D - 81247 Munich

Germany

Tel: ++49-89-891211-0

Fax: ++49-89-8117553

Web: http://www.ijb.de/entry2.html

E-mail: information@ijb.de

Lilly Library Children’s Literature Collections

Includes the Elisabeth Ball Collection and the J. K. Lilly Collection

The Lilly Library

Indiana University

1200 E. Seventh St.

Bloomington, IN 47405-5500

Tel: 812-855-2452

Fax: 812-855-3143

Web: http://www.indiana.edu/%7Eliblilly/overview/lit_child.shtml

E-mail: liblilly@indiana.edu

National Art Library’s Children’s Literature Collections, England

Includes the Renier Collection, the Guy Little Bequest, the Queen Mary Gift, the Horton Collection of Soviet Children’s Books, the Harrod Bequest, and the Beatrix Potter Collections

Children’s Literature Collections

National Art Library

Victoria and Albert Museum

V&A South Kensington

Cromwell Road

London SW7 2RL

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 020 7942 2000

Web: http://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/prints_books/childrens_literature

Northeast Children’s Literature Collection

Includes the Billie Levy Collection, the Black Beauty Collection, and manuscript collections

Archives and Special Collections

Thomas J. Dodd Research Center

University of Connecticut at Storrs

405 Babbidge Road, Unit 1205

Storrs, CT 06269-1205

Tel: 860-486-4500

Web: http://www.lib.uconn.edu/online/research/speclib/ASC/children/index.html

Curator: Terri J. Goldich

E-mail: Terri.Goldich@uconn.edu

Norwegian Institute for Children’s Books

Norwegian Institute for Children’s Books

Visitors: Drammensveien 42, Oslo

Postal: P.O. Box 2674 Solli

NO-0203 Oslo

Norway

Tel: +47 23 27 63 60

Fax: +47 23 27 63 61

Web: http://www.barnebokinstituttet.no

E-mail: post@barnebokinstituttet.no

Director: Karin Beate Vold M.A.

Opie Collection of Children’s Literature, England

Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

Bodleian Library

University of Oxford

Broad Street

Oxford OX1 3BG

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 018 65 277102

Fax: +44 018 65 277182

Web: http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/scwmss/rarebooks/opie.html

E-mail: rare.books@bodley.ox.ac.uk

Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books, Canada

Includes the Lillian H. Smith collection and the Canadiana collection

Toronto Public Library

Lillian H. Smith Branch Library

239 College Street

Toronto, Ontario M5T 1R5

Canada

Tel: 416-393-7753

Fax: 416-393-7635

Web: http://www.tpl.toronto.on.ca/uni_spe_osb_collection.jsp

E-mail: lmcgrath@torontopubliclibrary.ca

Seven Stories: The Centre for Children’s Books, United Kingdom

Seven Stories

30 Lime Street

Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PQ

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 0845 271 0777

Fax: +44 0191 276 4302

Web: http://www.sevenstories.org.uk/home

E-mail: info@sevenstories.org.uk

Swedish Institute for Children’s Books

Swedish Institute for Children’s Books

Odengatan 61

SE-113 22 Stockholm

Sweden

Tel: +46 (0)8-54 54 20 50

Fax: +46 (0)8-54 54 20 54

Web: http://www.sbi.kb.se/engindex.html

E-mail: info@sbi.kb.se

Victoria and Albert Museum of Childhood, England

Victoria and Albert Museum of Childhood

Cambridge Heath Road

London E2 9PA

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 020 8983 5200

Web: http://www.vam.ac.uk/moc/index.html