Vol 69, No 6 (2008)


Cover Page
This month’s cover illustration is “Valentine in Chinese Manner” by children’s book author and illustrator Marcia J. Brown, a 1940 graduate of the University at Albany, SUNY, and winner of ALA’s prestigious Caldecott Medal in 1955, 1962, and 1983. Brown’s papers are preserved at the University at Albany Libraries’ M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, and include artwork and archival material documenting her life and work. More information about Marcia Brown is available at library.albany.edu/speccoll/marciabrown.htm.

The Grenander Department’s strengths include the Archive of Public Affairs and Policy, the German and Jewish Intellectual Émigré Collection, the National Death Penalty Archive, and the records of the University at Albany from its origins in 1844 to the present. Visit the department online at library.albany.edu/speccoll.

Courtesy of Marcia Brown. All rights reserved.