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Hello all!
I was wondering if anyone here knew of good academic resources that discuss the history of children's literature (and just how far back that literary tradition goes). I wanted to find some excellent sites to dive into, so I would greatly appreciate any suggestions you have!

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#1 - April 10, 2021, 03:22 AM

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Toronto has the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books. And I know you can get an old list of their found works in New York: http://link.livebrary.com/portal/The-Osborne-Collection-of-early-childrens-books/wf5d97JUgK8/

Or you could try and contact the library directly: https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/osborne/#details

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#2 - April 10, 2021, 10:16 AM

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Leonard Marcus is a noted historian in the industry. You could search for his work.

And here's another collection: https://www.lib.umn.edu/clrc/kerlan-collection.
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