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Charles Payzant Collection

Summary Information
Title: Charles Payzant Collection
Dates: 1963
Creator: Payzant, Charles
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1343
The collection consists of illustrative material for a book written by his wife, Terry Shannon.

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.


Wakapoo and the Flying Arrows, 1963

Biographical Sketch

In the early 1950s, Charles Payzant wrote a book called Moko, the Circus Monkey . His wife, Terry Shannon, became a writer of children's books in 1952, and he was her illustrator. The books they collaborated on were mostly nonfiction and were designed for the seven-to-twelve age group. Something About the Author , Vol. 21, p. 147-148 and Vol. 18, p. 239-240

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists only of illustrative material for a book written by Payzant's wife, Terry Shannon (born Jessie Mercer).

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.
  • Payzant, Charles
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Wakapoo and the Flying Arrows 1963 
Note  Chicago: Albert Whitman, 1963
Box M. C. 838
Jacket illustration in tempera (1 p.)  Box M. C. 838
17 illustrations in tempera in color on boards (16 boards)  Box M. C. 838
13 illustrations in tempera in black and white on boards (6 boards)  Box M. C. 838
Large printers proof sheets of book illustrations (1 sheet)  Box M. C. 838
Jacket proofs for 2 other titles by this author and illustrator (2 p.)  Box M. C. 838
Printers proof sheets of book illustrations (4 sheets)  Box M. C. 838
Correction sheets for book (brown colored copies of print sheets) (3 p.)  Box M. C. 838
Galley pasted on boards (1 set)  Box M. C. 838