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Katy Keck Arnsteen Collection

Summary Information
Title: Katy Keck Arnsteen Collection
Dates: 1986-1998
Creator: Arnsteen, Katy Keck
Extent: 1 Linear Foot (2 boxes)
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1182
Abstract:
The Katy K. Arnsteen Collection contains illustrative production material for nineteen titles published between 1986 and 1998.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Arnsteen, Katy Keck.

Access Restrictions:

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Copyright:

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Preferred Citation:

Katy Keck Arnsteen Collection, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


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
 
Arianna and the Strawberry Tea 1998  
Box 1
Dummies and Illustrations Undated  Box 1
Note  73 items
 
Abraham and Isaac 1997  
Box 1
Artist's Dummy Undated  Box 1
Note  26 items
 
Busy Body Boardbooks 1993  
Box 2
Dummies and Illustrations Undated  Box 2
Note  69 items
 
Deborah 1997  
Box 1
Artist's Dummy Undated  Box 1
Note  26 items
 
Grandpa Doesn't Know It's Me 1986  
Box 2
Galley Proof and Manuscript Undated  Box 2
Note  38 items
 
I Can't Believe It's History 1993  
Box 2
Illustration and Story Board Undated  Box 2
Note  2 items
 
I've Arrived 1988  
Box 3
Unpublished Art Undated  Box 3
Note  111 items
 
Jonah, the Whale and the Vine 1997  
Box 1
Artist's Dummy Undated  Box 1
Note  26 items
 
Joseph and the Dreams 1997  
Box 1
Artist's Dummy Undated  Box 1
Note  24 items
 
Joshua, God's General 1997  
Box 1
Artist's Dummy Undated  Box 1
Note  26 items
 
This Little Pig Stayed Home 1987  
Box 2
Dummy and Sketches Undated  Box 2
Note  85 items
 
Moses 1997  
Box 1
Artist's Dummy Undated  Box 1
Note  26 items
 
Mr. Gigglebelly is Coming for Tea 1993  
Box 2
Dummies and Illustrations Undated  Box 2
Note  93 items
 
Naomi and Ruth 1997  
Box 1
Artist's Dummy Undated  Box 1
Note  24 items
 
Not for Babies 1993  
Box 1
Artist's Dummy and Illustrations Undated  Box 1
Note  91 items
 
Pass the Peas, Please: A Book of Manners 1988  
Box 1
Artist Dummy and Finished Art Undated  Box 1
Note  19 items
 
Queen Esther 1997  
Box 1
Artist's Dummy Undated  Box 1
Note  26 items
 
The Witch Has an Itch 1990  
Box 1
Artist Dummy and Illustrations Undated  Box 1
Note  40 items
 
The Young Author's Do-It-Yourself Book 1994  
Box 2
Dummy Undated  Box 2
Note  69 items
 
The Young Producer's Video Book : how to write, direct, and shoot your own video 1995  
Box 2
Illustrations Undated  Box 2
Note  3 items