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Kelly Oechsli Papers

Summary Information
Title: Kelly Oechsli Papers
Dates: 1965-1986
Creator: Oechsli, Kelly
Extent: 9 boxes--illustrative 1 folder--written
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1059
Abstract:
The collection contains illustrative materials and a small amount of written material for 16 titles, and includes illustrations in a variety of media, some with separations, pasteups in a variety of media, some with separations, dummies, text proof pasteups, a study, progressive page proofs, and overlays. The collection also includes 1 corrected typescript and 1 corrected galley proof.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.

Copyright:

This collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.


Arrangement

Boober Fraggle's Celery Souffle, 1986

Christmas Goodies, 1981

Dog Who Insisted He Wasn't, The, 1976

Gobbledygook, 1977

Home Sweet Home, 1983

Hunting of the Snark, The, 1966

In My Garden, 1985

Mice at Bat, 1986

Monkey's ABC Word Book, The, 1982

Plaid Peacock, The, 1965

Queen Minna, 1971

Rumpelstiltskin, 1979

Sam on the Jolly Blue, 1968

Sing a Song of Sixpence, 1980

Too Many Monkeys! : a counting rhyme, 1980

Upside Down Day, The, 1968


Biographical Sketch

Kelly Oechsli (pronounced -oxley-) was born February 23, 1918, in Butte, Montana. He became an artist and illustrator of children's books. His interests include conservation, mountaineering, organic gardening, and cooking.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 5


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains illustrative material and a small amount of written material for 16 titles. In includes illustrations in a variety of media, some with separations, pasteups in a variety of media, some with separations, dummies, text proof pasteups, a study, progressive page proofs, and overlays. It also includes 1 corrected typescript and 1 corrected galley proof.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Oechsli, Kelly
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Boober Fraggle's Celery Souffle 1986 
Note  New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1986
Box MC552
watercolor and crayon illustrations (17 p.)  Box MC552
 
Christmas Goodies 1981 
Note  New York: Random House, 1981
Box MC552
pasteup cover illustration in mixed media (1 p.)  Box MC552
 
pasteup table of contents illustration in ink with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC552
 
pasteup illustrations in ink with 2 separations (7 p.)  Box MC552
 
pasteup illustrations in ink with 1 separation each (7 p.)  Box MC552
 
pasteup illustration in ink with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC552
 
Dog Who Insisted He Wasn't, The 1976 
Note  New York: Dutton, 1976
Box MC549
cover illustration in ink with 4 separations (1 p.)  Box MC549
 
ink illustration for halftitle page (1 p.)  Box MC549
 
pasteup illustration in ink for dedication page (1 p.)  Box MC549
 
ink illustrations (16 p.)  Box MC549
 
Gobbledygook 1977 
Note  New York: Holiday House, 1977
Box MC558
pasteup dummy in felt pen and ink (1 p.)  Box MC558
 
ink jacket illustration with 4 separations (1 p.)  Box MC558
 
ink title page illustration with text proof pasteup and 4 separations (1 p.)  Box MC558
 
ink half title illustration with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC558
 
text proof pasteup for dedication and copyright page (1 p.)  Box MC558
 
ink illustration with 3 separations and text proof pasteup (1 p.)  Box MC558
 
ink illustrations with 4 separations and text proof pasteup (8 p.)  Box MC558
 
ink illustrations with 3 separations and text proof pasteup (4 p.)  Box MC558
 
ink illustration with 5 separations and text proof pasteup (1 p.)  Box MC558
 
Home Sweet Home 1983 
Note  Milwaukee, Wis.: Raintree, 1983
Box MC548
dedication and title page pasteup illustration in ink, watercolor, and pencil (1 p.)  Box MC548
 
watercolor, ink and pencil cover illustration with holograph, on acetate (1 p.)  Box MC548
 
pasteup illustrations in ink, watercolor and pencil (15 p.)  Box MC548
 
Hunting of the Snark, The 1966 
Note  New York: Pantheon, 1966
Box MC547
pasteup dummy in ink and felt pen (1 p.)  Box MC547
 
ink jacket illustration with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC547
 
ink illustrations with 2 separations (12 p.)  Box MC547
 
ink illustrations with 1 separation (11 p.)  Box MC547
 
ink illustration with 4 separations (1 p.)  Box MC547
 
In My Garden 1985 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1985
Box MC531
felt pen and ink pasteup jacket illustrations on acetate (2 p.)  Box MC531
 
dummy proof with felt pen and ink illustrations (1 p.)  Box MC531
 
Mice at Bat 1986 
Note  New York: Harper & Row, 1986
Box MF1434
typescript, corrected (11 p.)  Box MF1434
 
galley proof, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF1434
Box MC558
photocopies of illustrations (32 p.)  Box MC558
 
ink title page illustration with 3 separations and text proof pasteup (1 p.)  Box MC558
 
ink copyright and dedication page illustration with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC558
 
ink illustrations with 3 separations and text proof pasteup (29 p.)  Box MC558
 
Monkey's ABC Word Book, The 1982 
Note  New York: Golden Press, 1982
Box MC548
endsheet illustration in mixed media (1 p.)  Box MC548
 
illustrations in mixed media (10 p.)  Box MC548
 
ink endsheet illustration (1 p.)  Box MC548
 
ink illustrations (10 p.)  Box MC548
 
blue pencil illustration back of board with 3 separations on front for cover (1 p.)  Box MC548
 
blue pencil illustrations on back of board with 3 separations on front side (10 p.)  Box MC548
 
blue pencil illustration on back of board with 3 separations on front side for endpapers (1 p.)  Box MC548
 
cover study in ink, felt pen, and pencil (1 p.)  Box MC548
 
Plaid Peacock, The 1965 
Note  New York: Pantheon Books, 1965
Box MC838
ink illustrations, each with a full color watercolor painting that was photographed for separations (6 p.)  Box MC838
 
progressive page proofs (3 p.)  Box MC838
 
Queen Minna 1971 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1971
Box MC560
ink and watercolor illustrations with overlay pasteups (16 p.)  Box MC560
 
miscellaneous overlays (3 p.)  Box MC560
 
Rumpelstiltskin 1979 
Note  New York: Random House, 1979
Box MC560
ink title page illustration with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC560
 
ink illustrations with 2 separations (16 p.)  Box MC560
 
ink illustrations with 1 separation (7 p.)  Box MC560
 
dummy in mixed media (1 p.)  Box MC560
 
Sam on the Jolly Blue 1968 
Note  New York: Random House, 1968
Box MC559
ink title page illustration with 5 separations and pasteup (1 p.)  Box MC559
 
ink illustrations on acetate with 4 separations (7 p.)  Box MC559
 
ink illustrations on acetate with 3 separations (6 p.)  Box MC559
 
ink illustrations on acetate with 5 separations (4 p.)  Box MC559
 
Sing a Song of Sixpence 1980 
Note  New York: Random House, 1980
Box MC560
ink copyright page illustration with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC560
 
ink table of contents illustration with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC560
 
ink illustrations with 2 separations each (10 p.)  Box MC560
 
ink illustrations with 1 separation each (16 p.)  Box MC560
 
dummy in mixed media on acetate (1 p.)  Box MC560
 
Too Many Monkeys! : a counting rhyme 1980 
Note  New York Racine WI: Golden Press Western Publishing, 1980
Box MC549
ink, felt pen, and watercolor illustrations (10 p.)  Box MC549
 
Upside Down Day, The 1968 
Note  New York: Holiday House, 1968
Box MC561
pasteup dummy in mixed media (1 p.)  Box MC561
 
pasteup ink cover illustration on acetate with 6 separations (1 p.)  Box MC561
 
pasteup ink half title illustration on acetate with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC561
 
pasteup ink title page illustration on acetate with 6 separations (1 p.)  Box MC561
 
ink illustrations on acetate with text proof pasteup and 4 separations (11 p.)  Box MC561
 
ink illustrations on acetate with text proof pasteup and 3 separations (2 p.)  Box MC561
 
ink illustration on acetate with text proof pasteup and 5 separations (1 p.)  Box MC561