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Bernard Waber Papers

Summary Information
Title: Bernard Waber Papers
Dates: 1972
Creator: Waber, Bernard
Extent: 1 item and 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1461
Collection contains ink and wash illustration, typescript and galley proof for one children's book.

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.


Ira Sleeps Over, 1972

Biographical Sketch

Bernard Waber was born on September 21, 1924 in Philadelphia, PA. He attended the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia College of Art from 1946-1950 and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts from 1950-1951. He married Ethel Berstein in 1952 and has four children. He is the award winning author and illustrator of dozens of children's books. Waber began his artistic career as a commercial artist for Conde Nast Publications and Seventeen . He has also been a graphic designer and served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1945 achieving the rank of staff sergeant.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 95, pp. 214-218.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains an ink and wash illustration, typescript and galley proof for Ira Sleeps Over .

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.
  • Waber, Bernard
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Ira Sleeps Over 1972 
Note  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972
Box MC 1157
ink and wash illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1157
Box MF 814
typescript, corrected dummy (50 p.)  Box MF 814
galley proof, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF 814