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Ib Ohlsson Papers

Summary Information
Title: Ib Ohlsson Papers
Dates: 1965-1984
Creator: Ohlsson, Ib
Extent: 5 boxes
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1061
Abstract:
The collection contains illustrative materials for 17 titles, plus some miscellaneous art. It includes illustrations , studies, and sketches in various media, some with separations or text proofs, jacket proofs, a storyboard, correspondence, photographs of illustrations, a sheet of music, rough layouts, a dummy, a Dutton guide for page sizing, and photographic prints with watercolor added.

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

Bears Don't Cry, 1969

Benny's Nose, 1972

Big Yellow Balloon, The, 1967

Correspondence,

Encyclopedia Brown Carries On, 1984

Encyclopedia Brown Takes the Cake, 1084

Hodgepodge Book, The: An Almanac of American Folklore, 1972

Jeppe pa berget/Jasper on the Mountain,

Just Gin, 1973

Laura's Luck, 1965

Long and Dangerous Journey, 1965

Miscellaneous art,

Mrs. Piggery Snout, 1977

No Boats on Bannermore, 1965

Philbert the Fearful, 1966

Professor Diggins' Dragons, 1966

Rikk of the Rendal Clan, 1968

Tales for the Third Ear, from Equatorial Africa, 1969

Whim-wham Book, The, 1975


Biographical Sketch

Ib Ohlsson was born August 9, 1935, in Copenhagen, Denmark. He became a free-lance illustrator, eventually coming to the United States.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 7


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains illustrative materials for 17 titles, plus some miscellaneous art. It includes illustrations, studies, and sketches in various media, some with separations or text proofs, jacket proofs, a storyboard, correspondence, photographs of illustrations, a sheet of music, rough layouts, a dummy, a Dutton guide for page sizing, and photographic prints with watercolor added.

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.
  • Ohlsson, Ib
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Bears Don't Cry 1969 
Note  New York: Norton, 1969
Box MC934
ink and pencil illustrator's storyboard (3 p.)  Box MC934
 
ink and tempera illustrations (28 p.)  Box MC934
 
pencil, ink and tempera sketches with text proof (2 p.)  Box MC934
 
pencil sketches with text proof (29 p.)  Box MC934
 
pencil, ink and tempera illustration with text proof and 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC934
 
pencil, ink and tempera illustrations with text proof and 3 separations (13 p.)  Box MC934
 
pencil, ink and tempera illustrations with text proof and 4 separations (9 p.)  Box MC934
 
Benny's Nose 1972 
Note  New York: Scholastic Book Service, 1972
Box MC831
ink and watercolor studies (8 p.)  Box MC831
 
Big Yellow Balloon, The 1967 
Note  Garden City: Doubleday, 1967
Box MC904
ink and watercolor illustrations (5 p.)  Box MC904
 
ink and tempera jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC904
 
Correspondence  
Box MF2178
correspondence (11 p.)  Box MF2178
 
Encyclopedia Brown Carries On 1984 
Note  New York: Macmillan Children's Group, 1984
Box MC905
ink and watercolor illustration (1 p.)  Box MC905
 
jacket proof (1 p.)  Box MC905
 
ink illustrations (44 p.)  Box MC905
 
pencil illustrations (22 p.)  Box MC905
 
Encyclopedia Brown Takes the Cake 1084 
Note  New York: Macmillan Children's Group, 1084
Box MC905
jacket proofs (3 p.)  Box MC905
 
ink and watercolor illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC905
 
pencil illustrations (28 p.)  Box MC905
 
ink illustrations (29 p.)  Box MC905
 
Hodgepodge Book, The: An Almanac of American Folklore 1972 
Note  Four Winds, 1972
Box MC831
ink sketches (5 p.)  Box MC831
 
Jeppe pa berget/Jasper on the Mountain  
Box MC831
ink and pencil dummy (48 p.)  Box MC831
 
sheets, ink and watercolor sketches (33 p.)  Box MC831
 
Just Gin 1973 
Note  New York: Viking Press, 1973
Box MC905
ink illustrations (11 p.)  Box MC905
 
Laura's Luck 1965 
Note  Garden City: Doubleday, 1965
Box MC905
ink illustrations (15 p.)  Box MC905
 
ink and watercolor illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC905
 
pages proof (2 p.)  Box MC905
 
Long and Dangerous Journey 1965 
Note  New York: Norton, 1965
Box MC934
ink, tempera and watercolor illustrations with separations (75 p.)  Box MC934
 
tempera jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC934
Box MC831
watercolor, ink and pencil illustrator's dummy (56 p.)  Box MC831
 
Miscellaneous art  
Box MC904
ink studies (6 p.)  Box MC904
 
Mrs. Piggery Snout 1977 
Note  New York: Harper & Row, 1977
Box MC839
ink jacket illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC839
 
ink illustrations (32 p.)  Box MC839
 
sheet with 2 ink illustrations (1 p.)  Box MC839
 
ink, tempera and pencil jacket study (1 p.)  Box MC839
 
ink and watercolor study (1 p.)  Box MC839
 
No Boats on Bannermore 1965 
Note  New York: Norton, 1965
Box MC904
unused ink jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC904
 
Philbert the Fearful 1966 
Note  New York: W. W. Norton, 1966
Box MC831
watercolor and ink study with text proof pasteup (1 p.)  Box MC831
 
watercolor and ink study (1 p.)  Box MC831
 
ink and wash studies (2 p.)  Box MC831
 
Professor Diggins' Dragons 1966 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1966
Box MC904
ink illustrations (22 p.)  Box MC904
 
photographs of illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC904
 
pages proof (20 p.)  Box MC904
 
page sheet music (1 p.)  Box MC904
 
Rikk of the Rendal Clan 1968 
Note  New York: Dutton, 1968
Box MC831
pencil illustrations (53 p.)  Box MC831
 
Tales for the Third Ear, from Equatorial Africa 1969 
Note  New York: Dutton, 1969
Box MC839
base art in ink and watercolor for p.56, p.63, pp.28-29, and 3 separations on paper (1 p.)  Box MC839
 
ink and watercolor jacket study (1 p.)  Box MC839
 
pencil sketches (21 p.)  Box MC839
 
rough pencil layout for table of contents (1 p.)  Box MC839
 
rough pencil layout for chapter heading (1 p.)  Box MC839
 
proposed rough layouts for title page--2 rejected (3 p.)  Box MC839
 
blue print dummy (96 p.)  Box MC839
 
Dutton guide sheet for page sizing (1 p.)  Box MC839
 
photographic prints with watercolor added (2 p.)  Box MC839
 
Whim-wham Book, The 1975 
Note  New York: Four Winds, 1975
Box MC839
ink and watercolor jacket study (1 p.)  Box MC839
 
pencil jacket study (1 p.)  Box MC839