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Nancy Winslow Parker Collection

Summary Information
Title: Nancy Winslow Parker Collection
Dates: 1974-2001
Creator: Parker, Nancy Winslow
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1210
Abstract:
Nancy Winslow Parker's papers trace the process and revision of writing and illustrating books for children. The collection includes color dummies, pencil studies, corrected typescript, galleys, correspondence, watercolor and ink illustrations, paste ups, notes, clippings, and much more.

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

Goat In the Rug, 1976

Man With the Take -Apart Head, 1974

Mrs. Wilson Wanders Off, 1976

Sweetly Sings the Donkey, 1976

Warm As Wool, Cool as Cotton, 1975

Bag I'm Taking To Grandma's, 1995

Here Comes Henry, 1994

House I'll Build For the Wrens, 1997

Locks, Crocks and Skeeters: the Story Of the Panama Canal, 1996

I'm Not Feeling Well Today, 2001

I'm Taking a Trip On My Train, 1999

Money, Money, Money, 1995

We're Making Breakfast For Mother, 1997


Biographical Sketch

Nancy Winslow Parker was born October 18, 1930 in Maplewood, NJ. She received a B.A. Degree from Mills College in 1952. She attended Art Student's League and School of Visual Arts. Ms. Parker's career endeavors have included sales promotion, art director, graphic design , and freelance writer and illustrator. Nancy Winslow Parker has won many awards for her children's books. Parker insists that her illustrations and stories have one characteristic in common: they are all done in the spirit of fun. Parker finds inspiration for her books in real-life stituations. She illustrates for other authors. Parker writes both fiction and non-fiction for children. Biographical Source: Something About the Author , Vol. 132, p. 175-177


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains materials for 14 titles published between 1974 and 2001. The collection includes holographs, dummies, pencil studies, galleys, watercolor and ink illustrations, corrected typescript, research notes, clippings, correspondence and much more.

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.
  • Parker, Nancy Winslow
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Goat In the Rug 1976 
Note by Charles L. Blood and Martin Link
New York: Parents' Magazine, 1976
Box M. C. 498 A
Color dummy with typescript paste up (42 p.)  Box M. C. 498 A
Box M. C. 498A
Color and ink dummy (42 p.)  Box M. C. 498A
 
Illustrations, photocopied (32 p.)  Box M. C. 498A
 
Pencil studies on acetate (39 p.)  Box M. C. 498A
 
Pencil illustrations on acetate (43 p.)  Box M. C. 498A
 
Hand written materials (3 p.)  Box M. C. 498A
 
Ink and crayon illustrations (6 p.)  Box M. C. 498A
 
Ink illustrations with proof text paste up and separations (19 p.)  Box M. C. 498A
 
Man With the Take -Apart Head 1974 
Note by Nancy Winslow Parker
New York : Dodd, Mead and Co., 1974
Box M. F. 1307
Holograph (16 p.)  Box M. F. 1307
 
Photocopy, corrected typescript (28 p.)  Box M. F. 1307
 
Typescript, corrected (53 p.)  Box M. F. 1307
 
Galley (7 p.)  Box M. F. 1307
 
Correspondence (35 p.)  Box M. F. 1307
 
Miscellaneous (10 p.)  Box M. F. 1307
Box M. C. 500
Non original dummy (1 p.)  Box M. C. 500
 
Photographs and ink dummy (16 p.)  Box M. C. 500
 
Color and pencil illustrations (10 p.)  Box M. C. 500
 
Pencil illustrations (14 p.)  Box M. C. 500
 
Watercolor and ink illustration with separations for the title; included with four copies of front matter (1 p.)  Box M. C. 500
 
Hand written materials (2 p.)  Box M. C. 500
 
Photographic illustrations (3 p.)  Box M. C. 500
 
Pencil sketches on acetate (67 p.)  Box M. C. 500
 
Photographs (2 p.)  Box M. C. 500
 
Mrs. Wilson Wanders Off 1976 
Note by Nancy Winslow Parker
New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1976
Box M. F. 1307
Holograph (31 p.)  Box M. F. 1307
 
Typescript, corrected (73 p.)  Box M. F. 1307
 
Photocopy, typescript, corrected (2 p.)  Box M. F. 1307
 
Galleys, corrected (46 p.)  Box M. F. 1307
 
Correspondence (31 p.)  Box M. F. 1307
 
Photocopy, correspondence (2 p.)  Box M. F. 1307
 
Photocopy, page proof (1 p.)  Box M. F. 1307
Box M. C. 498B
Ink and crayon dummy with proof text paste up (44 p.)  Box M. C. 498B
 
Ink illustrations with separations (29 p.)  Box M. C. 498B
 
Ink and watercolor illustrations (2 p.)  Box M. C. 498B
 
Newspaper clippings (2 p.)  Box M. C. 498B
 
Ink and pencil sketches (36 p.)  Box M. C. 498B
 
Miscellaneous art illustrations of Mrs. Wortlegrass (10 p.)  Box M. C. 498B
 
Miscellaneous art illustrations of Mystery Truck Ride (6 p.)  Box M. C. 498B
 
Sweetly Sings the Donkey 1976 
Note edited by John Langsstaff-
New York: Atheneum, 1976
Box M. C. 496
Dummy, photocopied (30 p.)  Box M. C. 496
 
Ink illustrations and separations with proof text paste up (13 p.)  Box M. C. 496
 
Ink and watercolor illustrations (2 p.)  Box M. C. 496
 
Original material for the jacket (1 p.)  Box M. C. 496
 
Ink illustrations paste up (2 p.)  Box M. C. 496
 
Photocopied material (1 p.)  Box M. C. 496
 
Pencil, color and photocopied illustrations (53 p.)  Box M. C. 496
 
Magazine clippings (2 p.)  Box M. C. 496
 
Warm As Wool, Cool as Cotton 1975 
Note by Carter Houck
New York: Seabury Press, 1975
Box M. C. 501
Dummy, photocopied (23 p.)  Box M. C. 501
 
Crayon and ink illustrations (6 p.)  Box M. C. 501
 
Pencil illustrations on acetate (71 p.)  Box M. C. 501
 
Photographic illustrations (2 p.)  Box M. C. 501
 
Pencil illustrations (20 p.)  Box M. C. 501
 
Ink illustrations paste ups (24 p.)  Box M. C. 501
 
Non-original material for the jacket (2 p.)  Box M. C. 501
 
Bag I'm Taking To Grandma's 1995 
Note by Shirley Neitzel
New York: Greenwillow, 1995
Box M. F. 2360
Typescript, corrected (3 p.)  Box M. F. 2360
 
Correspondence (3 p. )  Box M. F. 2360
Box M. C. 1136
Dummy, photocopies of studies with pencil and colored pencil (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Pencil studies (39 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Sheets of pencil studies (45 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Pencil and colored pencil studies (3 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Photocopies of studies with colored pencil (13 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Layout (2 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Layout dimensions (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Research material from magazine (8 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Newspaper clippings (2 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
Box M. F. 3138
Correspondence (11 p.)  Box M. F. 3138
Box M. F. 3138
Research clippings (46 p.)  Box M. F. 3138
 
Here Comes Henry 1994 
Note by Charlotte Pomerontz
New York: Greenwillow, 1994
Box M. C. 1136
Dummy with pencil and colored pencil studies on photocopies (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Pencil studies (22 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Sheets of pencil studies (51 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Pencil and colored pencil on photocopies of studies (4 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Colored pencil studies on photocopies of studies (44 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Pencil and ink study (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Photocopies of studies (30 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Photocopy of study with ink (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Jacket (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Notes (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Research material: magazine/pamphlet (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Label cut off a can of vegetables (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
Box M. F. 3137
Typescript, corrected (22 p.)  Box M. F. 3137
 
Front matter (1 p.)  Box M. F. 3137
 
Photocopy of illustrations (3 p.)  Box M. F. 3137
 
Correspondence (19 p.)  Box M. F. 3137
 
Layout notes (1 p.)  Box M. F. 3137
 
Clippings (36 p.)  Box M. F. 3137
 
Photos (2 p.)  Box M. F. 3137
 
House I'll Build For the Wrens 1997 
Note by Shirley Neitzel
New York: Greenwillow, 1997
Box M. C. 1136
Photocopied illustration colored in with color pencils with text paste up (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Photocopied illustrations colored in with color pencils (6 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Pencil studies (46 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Pencil illustrations (15 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Photocopied illustrations (12 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Photocopied illustration colored in with color pencil and watercolor (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Story layout (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Page layout (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Pencil and color pencil illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Pencil and ink study (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Pencil and color pencil studies (3 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
Box M. F. 2360
Typescript, corrected (4 p.)  Box M. F. 2360
 
Notes (5 p.)  Box M. F. 2360
 
Correspondence (1 p. )  Box M. F. 2360
 
Illustrations (3 p.)  Box M. F. 2360
 
Locks, Crocks and Skeeters: the Story Of the Panama Canal 1996 
Note by Nancy Winslow Parker
New York: Greenwillow, 1996
Box M. F. 3140
Holograph (38 p.)  Box M. F. 3140
 
Typescript, corrected (159 p.)  Box M. F. 3140
 
Front matter (12 p.)  Box M. F. 3140
 
Typescript carbon (1 p.)  Box M. F. 3140
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (30 p.)  Box M. F. 3140
 
Front matter photocopy (3 p.)  Box M. F. 3140
 
Notes (74 p.)  Box M. F. 3140
 
Layout (10 p.)  Box M. F. 3140
 
Correspondence (12 p.)  Box M. F. 3140
 
Correspondence (2 p.)  Box M. F. 3140
 
Clippings (20 p.)  Box M. F. 3140
 
Research materials: brochures (3 p.)  Box M. F. 3140
 
Research materials: magazine (1 p.)  Box M. F. 3140
 
Research materials: booklet (16 p.)  Box M. F. 3140
 
Research materials (158 p.)  Box M. F. 3140
Box M. C. 501
Clipping (1 p.)  Box M. C. 501
 
Photocopies with notes (10 p.)  Box M. C. 501
 
Photocopies (20 p.)  Box M. C. 501
 
Photocopies with color pencil, some with notes (23 p.)  Box M. C. 501
 
Pencil studies (107 p.)  Box M. C. 501
 
Jacket (2 p.)  Box M. C. 501
 
Book dummy (39 p.)  Box M. C. 501
 
Layout notes (1 p.)  Box M. C. 501
 
Pencil, color pencil studies (2 p.)  Box M. C. 501
 
Ink, watercolor study (1 p.)  Box M. C. 501
 
I'm Not Feeling Well Today 2001 
Note by Shirley Neitzel
New York: Greenwillow, 2001
Box M. C. 1432
Dummy with pencil studies and photocopied studies colored in with color pencil. All with text paste up (32 p.)  Box M. C. 1432
 
Pencil studies (59 p.)  Box M. C. 1432
 
Photocopied studies (70 p.)  Box M. C. 1432
 
Sample of text (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1432
 
Ink, pencil and color pencil studies (2 p.)  Box M. C. 1432
 
Color pencil study (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1432
 
Pencil study with text paste -up (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1432
 
Photocopied studies colored in with color pencil (5 p.)  Box M. C. 1432
 
Photocopied study with pencil and ink (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1432
 
Color pencil and pencil study for cover (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1432
 
Research materials (23 p.)  Box M. C. 1432
 
Catalogue of research materials (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1432
 
I'm Taking a Trip On My Train 1999 
Note by Shirley Neitzel
New York: Greenwillow, 1999
Box M. C. 1432
Dummy with text paste-up and photocopied illustrations colored in with color pencil, paste-up (36 p.)  Box M. C. 1432
 
Money, Money, Money 1995 
Note by Nancy Winslow Parker
New York: Harper Collins, 1995
Box M. F. 2360 and 2370
Typescript (33 p.)  Box M. F. 2360 and 2370
 
Typescript, corrected (402 p.)  Box M. F. 2360 and 2370
 
Front matter (7 p.)  Box M. F. 2360 and 2370
 
Notes (18 p.)  Box M. F. 2360 and 2370
 
Clippings (11 p.)  Box M. F. 2360 and 2370
 
Research (75 p.)  Box M. F. 2360 and 2370
 
Booklet research (16 p.)  Box M. F. 2360 and 2370
 
Pamphlet research (13 p.)  Box M. F. 2360 and 2370
 
Pamphlet research (13 p.)  Box M. F. 2360 and 2370
Box M. C. 1136
Color copy dummy (36 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Pencil studies (57 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Sheets of pencil studies (19 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Pencil and colored pencil studies (2 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Pencil and ink studies (2 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Colored pencil studies (3 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Ink study (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Felt marker on photocopy of study (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Photocopies of studies (21 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Color copies (34 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Pencil layout of book (2 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Jacket (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Dummy with photocopied illustrations and text paste-up with notes (32 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Photocopied illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Color prints for cover (2 p. )  Box M. C. 1136
 
Printed illustrations (2 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Color prints of illustration (35 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Photocopied illustration colored in with color pencil and ink (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Photocopied illustrations colored in with color pencil (15 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Print with overlay (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Photocopied illustrations colored in with color pencil, paste-up (15 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
Box M. F. 2360 and 2370
Holograph notes (238 p.)  Box M. F. 2360 and 2370
Box M. C. 1136
Glossy picture paste-up (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Notes from printer (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Research material: Federal Reserve Bank of New York emblem (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
We're Making Breakfast For Mother 1997 
Note by Shirley Neitzel
New York: Greenwillow, 1997
Box M. C. 1136
Pencil studies (50 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Sheets of pencil studies (23 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Colored pencil studies (8 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Pencil and colored pencil studies (15 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Sheets of pencil and pencil studies (3 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Pencil, colored pencil and felt marker studies (2 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Sheet of pencil, colored pencil, and felt marker studies (1 p. )  Box M. C. 1136
 
Sheet of pencil and felt marker studies (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Colored pencil and ink study (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Colored pencil and felt marker and ink studies (8 p. )  Box M. C. 1136
 
Colored pencil, felt marker and ink studies (1 p. )  Box M. C. 1136
 
Sheet of colored pencil, felt marker and ink studies (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Felt marker studies (2 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Photocopies of studies (26 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Jacket (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Pencil layout (2 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Research material: cut out from magazine (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Dummies with photocopied illustrations and text paste-up, some with color pencil (64 p.)  Box M. C. 1136
 
Photocopy of illustration for cover (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1136