Surviving papers of the author Barbara Leonie Picard, including drafts of some unpublished stories and novels; pre-publication material, and a small quantity of original artwork, relating to 11 of Picard's published works; reviews for 25 of Picard's published works; professional and personal correspondence; original artwork by the artist and illustrator Charles Stewart; and a complete set of Picard's published works, including foreign language editions of some titles.
Barbara Leonie Picard Collection
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Created by Barbara Leonie Picard during the course of her career as a writer.
Material is arranged into series and files according to type, as follows:
BLP/01 Unpublished works
BLP/02 Published works
BLP/03 Reviews, press cuttings and publicity
BLP/04 Correspondence and ephemera
BLP/05 Charles Stewart artwork
BLP/06 Printed books
As far as possible, the original system of filing at the time of deposit has been maintained. However, some sorting has been done by the archivist to ensure consistency.
Accessible to all researchers, by appointment only.
The collection has been appraised, and all duplicate material removed.
Donated to Seven Stories by the creator in 2009.