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Berthe Amoss Collection

Summary Information
Title: Berthe Amoss Collection
Dates: 1968
Creator: Amoss, Berthe
Extent: 2 boxes
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1115
Abstract:
The Berthe Amoss Collection contains both written and illustrative production material from one title published in 1968, including a corrected galley proof, ink, wash, and pencil illustrator's dummy with text proof and a watercolor and ink illustration.

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

Tom in the Middle, 1968

Tom in the Middle, 1968


Biographical Sketch

Berthe Amoss was born in 1925 in New Orleans, LA. Educated at Tulane University for both her B.A. and M.A., Amoss's compositional and illustrative etchings on the world of children's literature has been great. Her name has donned over thirty titles and was the runner-up for the Edgar Allan Pow Award in 1977. Amoss is married with six children.

Biographical source: Something About the Author . Volume 112, 2000.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Berthe Amoss Collection contains both written and illustrative production material from one title published in 1968, including a corrected galley proof, ink, wash, and pencil illustrator's dummy with text proof and a watercolor and ink illustration.

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.
  • Amoss, Berthe
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Tom in the Middle 1968 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1968
Box MC 1350
ink, wash and pencil illustrator's dummy with text proof and illustrator's notes (32 p.)  Box MC 1350
 
ink illustration with text proof and 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 1350
 
watercolor and ink illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1350
Box MF 24
galley proof, corrected (2 p.)  Box MF 24