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Theodor Geisel Papers

Summary Information
Title: Theodor Geisel Papers
Dates: 1953
Creator: Geisel, Theodor
Extent: 1 box
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1190
The collection contains 1 illustration for 1 title.

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.


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.


Scrambled Eggs Super!, 1953

Biographical Sketch

Theodor Geisel was born March 2, 1904, in Springfield Massachusetts, and died September 24, 1991. Under the name Dr. Seuss he was one of the leading children's authors of the twentieth century, creating rhyming fantasy worlds peopled by nonsense characters such as the Cat in the Hat and the Grinch. He won several major awards, including a Pulitzer Prize in 1984.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author , vols. 1,28,67,75,100; Children's Literature Review , vol. 53

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains 1 watercolor jacket 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.
  • Geisel, Theodor
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Scrambled Eggs Super! 1953 
Note  New York: Random House, 1953
Box MC1566
watercolor jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1566