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Tana Hoban Collection

Summary Information
Title: Tana Hoban Collection
Dates: 1970-1999
Creator: Hoban, Tana
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1315
Abstract:
Collection includes dummies and photographs for 25 titles.

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

Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?, 1995

Colors Everywhere, 1995

Construction Zone, 1997

Dig, Drill, Dump, Fill, 1996

Just Look, 1996

Let's Count, 1999

Look Book, 1997

More, Fewer, Less, 1998

So Many Circles, So Many Squares, 1998

Who are They?, 1994

Black on White, 1993

Circles, Triangles and Squares, 1974

Count and See, 1972

Little Elephant, 1994

Look Again, 1971

Look Up, Look Down, 1992

The Moon was the Best, 1993

Over, Under and Through, 1973

Of Colors and Things, 1989

Push, Pull, Empty, Full: a Book of Opposites, 1972

Shapes and Things, 1970

Spirals, Curves, Fanshapes and Lines, 1992

Where is it?, 1974

The Wonder of Hands, 1970

The Wonder of Hands, revised edition, 1992


Biographical Sketch

Tana Hoban was born in Philadelphia and has made her career as an author, illustrator, photographer and artist. She has written and illustrated (often through photographs) over 50 books for juveniles. Her instructive and entertaining books explore colors, forms, shapes, and textures of everyday objects and incidents that tend to get overlooked due to their familiarity.


Collection Scope and Content Note

Collection includes dummies and photographs for 25 titles.

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.
  • Hoban, Tana
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Animal, Vegetable or Mineral? 1995 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1995
Box MC 1131
photocopies of jacket (2 p.)  Box MC 1131
 
color copies (27 p.)  Box MC 1131
 
color proofs (31 p.)  Box MC 1131
 
photograph (1 p.)  Box MC 1131
 
dummy (32 p.)  Box MC 1131
 
Colors Everywhere 1995 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1995
Box MC 1131
dummy (32 p.)  Box MC 1131
 
Construction Zone 1997 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1997
Box MC 338
dummy with color photo reproduction pasted up (34 p.)  Box MC 338
 
Dig, Drill, Dump, Fill 1996 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1996
Box MF 2608
notes (8 p.)  Box MF 2608
Box MC 1575
photograph dummy with ten loose photographs (34 p.)  Box MC 1575
 
photograph illustration with one negative (1 p.)  Box MC 1575
 
photograph illustrations (25 p.)  Box MC 1575
 
photograph study for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 1575
 
photograph studies (32 p.)  Box MC 1575
 
sheets photograph studies (6 p.)  Box MC 1575
 
proof dummy (32 p.)  Box MC 1575
 
Just Look 1996 
Note  New York : Greenwillow, 1996
Box MC 1131
dummy (40 p.)  Box MC 1131
 
Let's Count 1999 
Note  New York : HarperCollins Children's Books, 1999
Box MC 388
dummy with photos pasted up (49 p.)  Box MC 388
 
Look Book 1997 
Note  New York: HarperCollins Children's Books, 1997
Box MC 388
dummy with photos pasted up (72 p.)  Box MC 388
 
More, Fewer, Less 1998 
Note  New York: HarperCollins Children's Books, 1998
Box MC 388
dummy with photos pasted up (38 p.)  Box MC 388
 
So Many Circles, So Many Squares 1998 
Note  New York: HarperCollins Children's Books, 1998
Box MC 388
dummy with color copies pasted up with jacket proof around it (29 p.)  Box MC 388
 
dummy with photos pasted up (38 p.)  Box MC 388
 
Who are They? 1994 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1994
Box MC 1131
dummy (11 p.)  Box MC 1131
 
Black on White 1993 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1993
Box MC 800
dummy (1 p.)  Box MC 800
 
Circles, Triangles and Squares 1974 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1974
Box MC 495
photographs (17 p.)  Box MC 495
 
Count and See 1972 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1972
Box MC 1576
photocopy dummy with holograph (48 p.)  Box MC 1576
 
photograph illustrations for jacket (2 p.)  Box MC 1576
 
photograph illustrations (16 p.)  Box MC 1576
 
blueprint dummy (42 p.)  Box MC 1576
 
photograph illustrations (17 p.)  Box MC 1576
 
photograph negative (1 p.)  Box MC 1576
 
paste-ups (18 p.)  Box MC 1576
 
photograph proof (14 p.)  Box MC 1576
 
Little Elephant 1994 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1994
Box MC 800
dummy (12 p.)  Box MC 800
 
folded and gathered (1 p.)  Box MC 800
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MC 800
 
Look Again 1971 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1971
Box MC 475
photograph dummy (24 p.)  Box MC 475
 
photograph illustrations (23 p.)  Box MC 475
 
Look Up, Look Down 1992 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1992
Box MC 798
color proofs (30 p.)  Box MC 798
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MC 798
 
mock-up for jacket  Box MC 798
 
The Moon was the Best 1993 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1993
Box MC 800
dummy with photos (1 p.)  Box MC 800
 
photocopies of dummies; one with text and photos, one with photos (2 p.)  Box MC 800
 
Over, Under and Through 1973 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1973
Box MC 476
ink and photograph dummy with text proof paste-up (14 p.)  Box MC 476
 
photograph illustrations (28 p.)  Box MC 476
 
"first dummy," T.H. [orange cover] with 21 photographs (32 p.)  Box MC 476
 
photograph dummy with text and editorial notes by Susan Carr Hirschner (32 p.)  Box MC 476
 
Of Colors and Things 1989 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1989
Box MC 800
dummy (1 p.)  Box MC 800
 
Push, Pull, Empty, Full: a Book of Opposites 1972 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1972
Box MC 476, 495
photograph illustrations (27 p.)  Box MC 476, 495
 
sheets text proof pasteup (3 p.)  Box MC 476, 495
 
photograph dummy (56 p.)  Box MC 476, 495
 
cover (1 p.)  Box MC 476, 495
 
prooftext paste up corrected (2 p.)  Box MC 476, 495
 
photographs paste up (27 p.)  Box MC 476, 495
 
Shapes and Things 1970 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1970
Box MC 482
paste up dummy (32 p.)  Box MC 482
 
proof dummy (32 p.)  Box MC 482
 
jacket cover (1 p.)  Box MC 482
 
photograph illustrations (3 p.)  Box MC 482
 
cut up photograph illustrations (14 p.)  Box MC 482
 
line sketches (2 p.)  Box MC 482
 
photographic material paste up (18 p.)  Box MC 482
 
Spirals, Curves, Fanshapes and Lines 1992 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1992
Box MC 800
dummy (1 p.)  Box MC 800
 
folded and gathered (1 p.)  Box MC 800
 
Where is it? 1974 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1974
Box MC 476
photograph dummy (21 p.)  Box MC 476
 
photograph illustrations (27 p.)  Box MC 476
 
The Wonder of Hands 1970 
Note  New York: Parents Magazine Press, 1970
Box MC 476
photograph dummy with sketches and holograph (44 p.)  Box MC 476
 
photograph illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 476
 
The Wonder of Hands, revised edition 1992 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1992
Box MC 800
folded and gathered (1 p.)  Box MC 800