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Ursula Arndt Collection

Summary Information
Title: Ursula Arndt Collection
Dates: 1970-1972
Creator: Arndt, Ursula
Extent: 1 box
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1163
Abstract:
The Ursula Arndt Collection contains written production material from three titles published between 1970 and 1972, part of the 'The Story of Symbols' series, including, printed inside covers, printed ink illustrations, ink paste ups, printed text page with illustrations and other miscellaneous materials.

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

Witches, Pumpkins and Grinning Ghosts: The Story of the Halloween symbols, 1972

Lilies, Rabbits and Painted Eggs: The Story of the Easter Symbols, 1970

Holly, Reindeer and Colored Lights: The Story of the Christmas Symbols, 1970

Miscellaneous,


Biographical Sketch

Ursula Martha Arndt was born in Duesseldorf, Germany, where she attended the Academy of Arts from 1942-1947. A free-lance artist and illustrator, Arndt illustrated over fifteen books, mostly in children's literature from 1964 onward. Arndt is most widely know for her collaboration with Edna Berth on their holiday symbol series, offering children a brighter picture on the Easter, Christmas, Halloween, Valentine's, St. Patrick's Day and Thanksgiving representations. Three appear in this collection.

Biographical source: Something About the Author . Volume 9, 1989.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Ursula Arndt Collection contains written production material from three titles published between 1970 and 1972, part of the 'The Story of Symbols' series, including, printed inside covers, printed ink illustrations, ink paste ups, printed text page with illustrations and other miscellaneous materials.

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.
  • Arndt, Ursula
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Witches, Pumpkins and Grinning Ghosts: The Story of the Halloween symbols 1972 
Note Barth, Edna
New York: Seabury Press, 1972
Box MF 1432
printed page of inside cover (1 p.)  Box MF 1432
 
printed and pasted (2 p.)  Box MF 1432
 
plastic piece, with ink (1 p.)  Box MF 1432
 
printed cover cut out page (1 p.)  Box MF 1432
 
Lilies, Rabbits and Painted Eggs: The Story of the Easter Symbols 1970 
Note Barth, Edna
New York: Seabury Press, 1970
Box MF 1432
printed ink illustration with ink paste up (1 p.)  Box MF 1432
 
printed cover mock (1 p.)  Box MF 1432
 
printed, ink paste up of inside cover (1 p.)  Box MF 1432
 
Holly, Reindeer and Colored Lights: The Story of the Christmas Symbols 1970 
Note Barth, Edna
New York: Seabury Press, 1970
Box MF 1432
printed inside cover (1 p.)  Box MF 1432
 
printed text page with illustration and pencil notes (1 p.)  Box MF 1432
 
paste up page with ink sketch (1 p.)  Box MF 1432
 
printed page with illustration (1 p.)  Box MF 1432
 
Miscellaneous  
Box MF 1432
printed ink paste up of Seabury Press design, with ink and pencil notes (1 p.)  Box MF 1432
 
note cards with ink notes for illustrations (3 p.)  Box MF 1432