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Art Seiden Papers

Summary Information
Title: Art Seiden Papers
Dates: 1950-1963
Creator: Seiden, Art
Extent: 1 box
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1539
Abstract:
The collection contains illustrative material for 10 titles, plus 1 piece of original art. Included are pencil sketches, dummies, some with typescript, and ink and tempera illustrations, some matted.

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

My ABC, 1953

Aesop's Fables, 1958

Carlo Collodi's Famous Story Pinocchio, 1954

Howdy Doody and Santa Claus, 1955

1,2,3,

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, 1955

Water, Water, Everywhere, 1953

Big Treasure Book of Fairy Tales, The, 1950

Sonny the Bunny, 1953

original art work for Christmas Card,

Berlitz Zoo Animals, 1963


Biographical Sketch

Art Seiden was born in Brooklyn, New York. He began illustrating children's books in 1951, ranging from simple picture books to craft and hobby books for young adults. He has also written a small number of self-illustrated books for young children. He tries to keep his illustrations simple and easy to understand to children. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 42, 107


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains pencil sketches, dummies, some with typescript, ink and tempera illustrations, some matted, and a small amount of original art.

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.
  • Seiden, Art
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
My ABC 1953 
Note  New York: Wonder Books, 1953
Box MC1185
dummy with pencil sketches (1 p.)  Box MC1185
 
Aesop's Fables 1958 
Note  New York: Wonder Books, 1958
Box MC1185
dummy with pencil sketches (1 p.)  Box MC1185
 
Carlo Collodi's Famous Story Pinocchio 1954 
Note  New York: Wonder Books, 1954
Box MC1185
dummy with typescript (32 p.)  Box MC1185
 
Howdy Doody and Santa Claus 1955 
Note  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955
Box MC1185
sheets pencil sketches (8 p.)  Box MC1185
 
1,2,3  
Box MC1185
dummy with pencil sketches (1 p.)  Box MC1185
 
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 1955 
Note  New York: Treasure Books, 1955
Box MC1185
tempera illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1185
 
Water, Water, Everywhere 1953 
Note  Grosset and Dunlap, 1953
Box MC1185
ink and tempera illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1185
 
Big Treasure Book of Fairy Tales, The 1950 
Note  Grosset and Dunlap, 1950
Box MC1185
matted ink and tempera illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1185
 
Sonny the Bunny 1953 
Note  Grosset and Dunlap, 1953
Box MC1185
matted ink and tempera illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1185
 
original art work for Christmas Card  
Box MC1185
matted ink and tempera illustration of a Santa (1 p.)  Box MC1185
 
Berlitz Zoo Animals 1963 
Note  Grosset and Dunlap, 1963
Box MC1185
ink and tempera illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1185