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John Schoenherr Papers

Summary Information
Title: John Schoenherr Papers
Dates: 1972-1978
Creator: Schoenherr, John
Extent: 1 box
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1510
The collection contains ink illustrations for 3 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.


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.


Julie of the Wolves, 1972

Wounded Wolf, The, 1978

Owl Moon, 1987

Biographical Sketch

John Schoenherr was born July 5, 1935, in New York, NY. He became a free-lance illustrator and painter. He has received many honors and awards for his work, including the 1988 Caldecott Medal for Owl Moon . In addition to illustrating children's books, he has illustrated hundreds of science fiction book covers. He is especially known for his portrayals of animals. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vols 37, 66. Something About the Author Autobiography Series, vol. 13

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes ink illustrations for 2 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.
  • Schoenherr, John
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Julie of the Wolves 1972 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1972
Box MC1128
ink illustration for pp.144, 145 (1 p.)  Box MC1128
Wounded Wolf, The 1978 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1978
Box C1128
ink illustration for pp. 22, 23 (1 p.)  Box C1128
Owl Moon 1987 
Note  New York: Philomel Books, 1987
Box MC1717
tempera and color print stills for animation series by Weston Woods Institute (3 p.)  Box MC1717