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Katy Keck Arnsteen Collection

Summary Information
Title: Katy Keck Arnsteen Collection
Dates: 1986-1998
Creator: Arnsteen, Katy Keck
Extent: 2 boxes
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1182
Abstract:
The Katy K. Arnsteen Collection contains illustrative production material for nineteen titles published between 1986 and 1998, including colored pencil, ink crayon, ink, marker, pastel, watercolor dummies; pencil, ink, watercolor, illustrations; pencil storyboards; printer's proofs, galley proofs, title page art; notes and correspondence.

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

Abraham and Isaac, 1997

Arianna and the Strawberry Tea, 1998

Busy Body Boardbooks, 1993

Deborah, 1997

Grandpa Doesn't Know It's Me, 1986

I Can't Believe It's History, 1993

Jonah, the While and the Vine, 1997

Joseph and the Dreams,

Joshua God's General, 1997

This Little Pig Stayed Home, 1987

Moses, 1997

Mrs. Gigglebelly is Coming for Tea, 1993

Naomi and Ruth, 1997

Not for Babies, 1993

Pass the Peas, Please, 1988

Queen Esther, 1997

Witch had an Itch, The, 1990

Young Author's Do-It-Yourself Book, 1994

Young Producer's Video Book,


Biographical Sketch

Katy Keck Arnsteen was born April 14, 1934, in Kenosha, WI and attended Wayne State University, where upon receiving her BFA and post-graduate work, Arnsteen also enrolled in the Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1956. She spent the majority of her career life as an illustrator, while working also as a teacher, painter, courtroom artist and art editor. Arnsteen once said, "I've always loved art and words and children. The field of children's books lets me combine these loves...I make the my books for the child inside of me."

Biographical source: Something About the Author . Volume 63, 1992.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Katy K. Arnsteen Collection contains illustrative production material for nineteen titles published between 1986 and 1998, including colored pencil, ink crayon, ink, marker, pastel, watercolor dummies; pencil, ink, watercolor, illustrations; pencil storyboards; printer's proofs, galley proofs, title page art; notes and correspondence. Arnsteen collaborated with Donna Guthrie of many of the nineteen titles present in the Kerlan Collection.

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.
  • Arnsteen, Katy Keck
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Abraham and Isaac 1997 
Note  Boston: Pauline Books and Media, 1997
Box MC 1330
dummy, colored pencil, photocopy with corrections (1 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
Arianna and the Strawberry Tea 1998 
Note Faulconer, Maria
Tennessee: Ideals Children's Books, 1998
Box MC 1330
final dummy, ink crayon and pastel (1 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
ink only dummy (1 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
storyboard, pencil (1 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
illustrations, pencil and ink (15 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
Busy Body Boardbooks 1993 
Note Bentley, Nancy
: Simon and Schuster Trade, 1993
Box MC 951
marker and ink dummy (32 p.)  Box MC 951
 
marker and ink dummy (31 p.)  Box MC 951
 
watercolor and ink illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC 951
 
notes (2 p.)  Box MC 951
 
Deborah 1997 
Note  Boston: Pauline Books and Media, 1997
Box MC 1330
dummy, colored pencil, photocopy with corrections (1 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
Grandpa Doesn't Know It's Me 1986 
Note Guthrie, Donna
Human Science Press, 1986
Box MC 951
printer's proof (30 p.)  Box MC 951
 
galley proof, pages marked (4 p.)  Box MC 951
 
I Can't Believe It's History 1993 
Note Guthrie, Donna
Price Stern, 1993
Box MC 951
story board, pencil (1 p.)  Box MC 951
 
illustration, colored pencil and ink (1 p.)  Box MC 951
 
Jonah, the While and the Vine 1997 
Note  Boston: Pauline Books and Media, 1997
Box MC 1330
dummy, colored pencil, photocopy with corrections (1 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
Joseph and the Dreams  
Box MC 1330
dummy, photocopied and pencil (1 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
Joshua God's General 1997 
Note  Boston: Pauline Books and Media, 1997
Box MC 1330
dummy, photocopied and pencil (1 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
This Little Pig Stayed Home 1987 
Note Guthrie, Donna
Los Angeles: Price/Stern/Sloan, 1987
Box MC 951
pencil dummy, 1st version (33 p.)  Box MC 951
 
colored pencil dummy, 2nd version (33 p.)  Box MC 951
 
illustrations, watercolor, pencil and ink (13 p.)  Box MC 951
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MC 951
 
storyboard, pencil (1 p.)  Box MC 951
 
Moses 1997 
Note  Boston: Pauline Books and Media, 1997
Box MC 1330
dummy, photocopy with corrections and colored pencil (1 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
Mrs. Gigglebelly is Coming for Tea 1993 
Note Guthrie, Donna
Simon and Schuster Trade, 1993
Box MC 951
dummy, watercolor, ink and colored pencil (32 p.)  Box MC 951
 
dummy, colored pencil and ink (32 p.)  Box MC 951
 
printer's proof (28 p.)  Box MC 951
 
illustrations, colored pencil, watercolor and ink (3 p.)  Box MC 951
 
Naomi and Ruth 1997 
Note  Boston: Pauline Books and Media, 1997
Box MC 1330
colored pencil and photocopy dummy (1 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
Not for Babies 1993 
Note Guthrie, Donna
Simon and Schuster Trade, 1993
Box MC 1330
artist's dummy (23 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
artist's dummy, colored pencil (37 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
printer's proof (24 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
illustrations, pencil colored pencil marker and watercolor (7 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
Pass the Peas, Please 1988 
Note  New York: Warner Juvenile Books, 1988
Box MC 1330
title page, pencil, water color and ink (4 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
illustrations, watercolor and ink (5 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
Queen Esther 1997 
Note  Boston: Pauline Books and Media, 1997
Box MC 1330
dummy, colored pencil, photocopy with corrections (1 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
Witch had an Itch, The 1990 
Note Guthrie, Donna
Simon and Schuster Trade, 1990
Box MC 1330
dummy, colored pencil and ink (33 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
title pages, colored pencil and ink (2 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
illustrations, pencil, watercolor and ink (7 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
sketches, pencil (3 p.)  Box MC 1330
 
Young Author's Do-It-Yourself Book 1994 
Note Guthrie, Donna
Millbrook Press, 1994
Box MC 951
printer's proof (65 p.)  Box MC 951
 
title page (1 p.)  Box MC 951
 
sample page, colored pencil, marker and ink (1 p.)  Box MC 951
 
illustration, ink, colored pencil, marker (1 p.)  Box MC 951
 
Young Producer's Video Book  
Note Guthrie, Donna
Millbrook Press,
Box MC 951
title page, colored pencil, pencil and ink (1 p.)  Box MC 951
 
illustrations, colored pencil, pencil and ink (2 p.)  Box MC 951