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Joe Servello Papers

Summary Information
Title: Joe Servello Papers
Dates: 1969-2000
Creator: Servello, Jo
Extent: 2 folders--written, 14 boxes--illustrative
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1561
Abstract:
The collection contains illustrative material, and a small amount of written material, for 47 titles, many of them unpublished. The 47 titles include several magazine articles. There is also a small amount of miscellaneous material. Written material includes typescripts, front matter, and notes, for 2 titles. Illustrative material includes dummies, illustrations, studies, and sketches in a variety of media, layouts, separations, proofs, and paste-ups.

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

Ants Who Took Away Time, The, 1978

Augustes, Buffoons, and Clowns,

Billy Bumbry's Year, 1981

Cave Boy: A Visit to the Stone Age, 1970

Day the Gang Got Rich, The, 1970

Elephant Boy; a Story of the Stone Age, 1970

Fabulous Fratellinis!, The,

Firemen, The, 1969

Great World Circus, 1970

Hang On Tight: the Story of a Kite,

Hearts of Wood, 1986

Herr Nightingale and the Satin Women, 1978

Junk in the Old Garage, The,

In the Suicide Mountains, 1977

Leopard's Tooth, The, 1976

Magic Flute, The,

Nap Meter, The, 1979

Noah Potswinkle and the Hut,

Oldest Man, The, and Other Timeless Stories, 1971

Pocahontas,

Possible Journey, The,

Reginald, the Rabbit Who Flopped,

Return of Crazy Horse, 1971

Seduction in Berlin, 1984

Ship That Came Down the Gutter, The, 1970

Songs of the Chippewa, 1974

Supreme, Superb, Exalted and Delightful, One and Only Magic Building, The, 1973

Trouble in Bugland: a collection of Inspector Mantis Mysteries, 1983

Up the Alley with Jack and Joe, 1974

World is Big, The, and I'm So Small, 1986

Baltimore Post, The, Feb, 1999

Case of the Caterpillar's Head,

Cricket Magazine, Oct, 1996

Danny at the Mishler,

Dinosaur Barn,

Fabulous Facts, Sept, 1993

Good Doctor Gone,

I Know What Gravity Does, 2000

I Live in the Universe, 2000

I Look 'Out' at the Stars, 2000

I OFfer You Peace, 2000

Love for Three Oranges, The,

Man Who Wrote the Messiah, The,

Pledge to the Earth, 2000

Second Most Beautiful Spider in the World, The,

Tales From the Empty Notebook, 1996

I, Actor,

Unidentified and miscellaneous material,


Biographical Sketch

Joe Servello was born June 19, 1932, in Altoona, PA. He became an actor, TV art director, graphic artist, muralist, and teacher. He has also illustrated a number of children's books.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author , vol. 10


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains illustrative material, and a small amount of wirtten material, for 47 titles, many of them unpublished. The 47 titles include several magazine articles. There is also a small amount of miscellaneous material. Written material includes typescripts, front matter, and notes, for 2 titles. Illustrative material includes dummies, illlustrations, studies, and sketches in a variety of media, layout, separations, proofs, and pasteups.

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.
  • Serevello, Jo
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Ants Who Took Away Time, The 1978 
Note  New York: Collins World, 1978
Box MC257
ink and watercolor dummy with holograph text (62 p.)  Box MC257
Box MC1128
half-tone jacket illustration with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC1128
Box MC257
ink and wash illustrations (3 p.)  Box MC257
 
ink and wash illustrations with 2 separations (28 p.)  Box MC257
 
ink and watercolor study with holograph text (1 p.)  Box MC257
Box MC1128, 257
jacket layout with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC1128, 257
Box MC257
layouts (33 p.)  Box MC257
Box MC1128
photostat of jacket illustration with text paste-up (1 p.)  Box MC1128
 
layout page (1 p.)  Box MC1128
 
Augustes, Buffoons, and Clowns  
Box MC479
ink and watercolor dummy (34 p.)  Box MC479
 
Billy Bumbry's Year 1981 
Note  New York: Lothrop, Lee and Shepard, 1981
Box MC185
ink jacket illustration with 4 separations (1 p.)  Box MC185
 
ink illustrations (19 p.)  Box MC185
 
Cave Boy: A Visit to the Stone Age 1970 
Note  New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1970
Box MC479
watercolor dummy (44 p.)  Box MC479
 
Day the Gang Got Rich, The 1970 
Note  New York: Viking, 1970
Box MC1194
ink and watercolor dummy (26 p.)  Box MC1194
 
Elephant Boy; a Story of the Stone Age 1970 
Note  New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1970
Box MC1191
ink jacket illustrations with 2 separations (2 p.)  Box MC1191
 
ink illustrations with 2 separations (24 p.)  Box MC1191
 
ink studies with 2 separations (2 p.)  Box MC1191
 
ink study (1 p.)  Box MC1191
 
paste-ups (3 p.)  Box MC1191
 
pencil and watercolor dummy (42 p.)  Box MC1191
 
Fabulous Fratellinis!, The  
Box MF2256
typescript (4 p.)  Box MF2256
Box MC2256
ink illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC2256
 
Firemen, The 1969 
Note  New York: Pantheon, 1969
Box MC1191
ink dummy with holograph (38 p.)  Box MC1191
 
Great World Circus 1970 
Note  New York: Viking, 1970
Box MC1194
ink and watercolor dummy with holograph (26 p.)  Box MC1194
 
Hang On Tight: the Story of a Kite  
Box MC479
ink and watercolor dummy, with typescript (36 p.)  Box MC479
 
Hearts of Wood 1986 
Note  Boston: Godine, 1986
Box MC185
ink illustrations (7 p.)  Box MC185
 
Herr Nightingale and the Satin Women 1978 
Note  New York: Knopf, 1978
Box MC1194
tempera illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1194
 
Junk in the Old Garage, The  
Box MC479
ink and colored pencil dummy (34 p.)  Box MC479
 
In the Suicide Mountains 1977 
Note  New York: Knopf, 1977
Box MC1191
ink illustrations (33 p.)  Box MC1191
 
Leopard's Tooth, The 1976 
Note  New York: Seabury, 1976
Box MC1189
ink illustrations (4 p.)  Box MC1189
 
ink and watercolor dummy (56 p.)  Box MC1189
Box MC1194
ink illustrations (4 p.)  Box MC1194
Box MC1189
packages (2 p.)  Box MC1189
 
Magic Flute, The  
Box MC479
ink and watercolor dummy (51 p.)  Box MC479
 
Nap Meter, The 1979 
Note  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1979
Box MC1189, 1194
ink jacket illustration with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC1189, 1194
 
ink title page illustration with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC1189, 1194
 
ink illustrations with 2 separations (14 p.)  Box MC1189, 1194
 
ink illustration with 1 separation (1 p.)  Box MC1189, 1194
 
ink and watercolor dummy (50 p.)  Box MC1189, 1194
 
Noah Potswinkle and the Hut  
Box MC479
ink and colored pencil dummy (36 p.)  Box MC479
 
Oldest Man, The, and Other Timeless Stories 1971 
Note  New York: Pantheon, 1971
Box MC1191
ink illustrations (13 p.)  Box MC1191
 
ink studies (4 p.)  Box MC1191
 
sheet ink studies (1 p.)  Box MC1191
 
sheet jacket proof (1 p.)  Box MC1191
 
envelope (1 p.)  Box MC1191
 
Pocahontas  
Box MC479
ink and watercolor dummy (50 p.)  Box MC479
 
Possible Journey, The  
Box MC479
ink and watercolor dummy (40 p.)  Box MC479
 
Reginald, the Rabbit Who Flopped  
Box MC479
ink, pencil, and watercolor dummy (30 p.)  Box MC479
 
Return of Crazy Horse 1971 
Note  New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1971
Box MC479
ink, pencil, and watercolor dummy (42 p.)  Box MC479
 
ink and pencil jacket illustration with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC479
 
ink and pencil illustrations with 3 separations (28 p.)  Box MC479
 
pencil illustration (1 p.)  Box MC479
 
paste-up (1 p.)  Box MC479
 
crayon and watercolor dummy (40 p.)  Box MC479
 
Seduction in Berlin 1984 
Note  New York: Putnam, 1984
Box MC479
ink and watercolor dummy, with typescript (24 p.)  Box MC479
 
Ship That Came Down the Gutter, The 1970 
Note  New York: Pantheon, 1970
Box MC1194
ink and watercolor dummy with holograph (26 p.)  Box MC1194
 
Songs of the Chippewa 1974 
Note  New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1974
Box MC1189
tempera jacket illustration with 1 separation (1 p.)  Box MC1189
 
tempera illustrations with 1 separation (18 p.)  Box MC1189
 
unidentified sheet (1 p.)  Box MC1189
Box MC904
pencil sketches (39 p.)  Box MC904
 
tempera illustration (1 p.)  Box MC904
 
Supreme, Superb, Exalted and Delightful, One and Only Magic Building, The 1973 
Note  New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1973
Box MC1194
woodcut illustrations and separations (2 p.)  Box MC1194
 
woodcut illustrations and separations (8 p.)  Box MC1194
 
woodcut illustrations and separations (7 p.)  Box MC1194
 
woodcut studies (11 p.)  Box MC1194
 
paste-up (1 p.)  Box MC1194
 
Trouble in Bugland: a collection of Inspector Mantis Mysteries 1983 
Note  Boston: Godine, 1983
Box MC382
ink illustrations (55 p.)  Box MC382
 
photocopies of illustrations (20 p.)  Box MC382
 
Up the Alley with Jack and Joe 1974 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1974
Box MC1189
separations (2 p.)  Box MC1189
 
World is Big, The, and I'm So Small 1986 
Note  New York: Crown, 1986
Box MC479
pencil, ink, and watercolor dummy (25 p.)  Box MC479
 
printed dummy (28 p.)  Box MC479
 
Baltimore Post, The Feb, 1999 
Note  Cricket Magazine, Feb, 1999
Box MC382
ink and watercolor illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC382
 
Case of the Caterpillar's Head  
Box MC382
illustration proofs with text pasteup (10 p.)  Box MC382
 
Cricket Magazine Oct, 1996 
Note  Oct, 1996
Box MC1135
watercolor illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1135
 
Danny at the Mishler  
Note  Duncansville, PA: Capitol Press,
Box MC1135
ink illustrations with 2 separations and holograph (3 p.)  Box MC1135
 
ink illustrations with 2 separations (15 p.)  Box MC1135
 
ink illustration with 1 separation (1 p.)  Box MC1135
 
Dinosaur Barn  
Box MC1135
felt marker and tempera illustrations with text paste-up (4 p.)  Box MC1135
 
Fabulous Facts Sept, 1993 
Note  Spider Magazine, Sept, 1993
Box MC1135
ink and watercolor study (1 p.)  Box MC1135
 
Good Doctor Gone  
Note  Cricket Magazine,
Box MC1135
ink illustrations with 1 separation (3 p.)  Box MC1135
 
I Know What Gravity Does 2000 
Note  Hollidaysburg, PA: Parent Child Press, 2000
Box MC1468
ink and tempera illustrations with layout notes (7 p.)  Box MC1468
 
ink illustrations with layout notes (6 p.)  Box MC1468
 
I Live in the Universe 2000 
Note  Hollidaysburg, PA: Parent Child Press, 2000
Box MC1468
ink cover illustration with layout notes (1 p.)  Box MC1468
 
ink and tempera illustrations with layout notes (8 p.)  Box MC1468
 
ink illustration with layout notes (1 p.)  Box MC1468
 
I Look 'Out' at the Stars 2000 
Note  Hollidaysburg, PA: Parent Child Press, 2000
Box MC1468
ink, watercolor and tempera cover illustration with layout notes (1 p.)  Box MC1468
 
ink, watercolor and tempera illustrations with layout notes (8 p.)  Box MC1468
 
ink, watercolor, tempera and pencil illustration with layout notes (1 p.)  Box MC1468
 
I OFfer You Peace 2000 
Note  Hollidaysburg, PA: Parent Child Press, 2000
Box MC1468
ink, watercolor and tempera studies (6 p.)  Box MC1468
 
ink and watercolor studies (3 p.)  Box MC1468
 
Love for Three Oranges, The  
Box MF2408
typescript, photocopy (5 p.)  Box MF2408
 
front matter (1 p.)  Box MF2408
 
photocopy of illustrations (6 p.)  Box MF2408
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF2408
Box MC1135
pencil, ink, and watercolor dummy (1 p.)  Box MC1135
 
Man Who Wrote the Messiah, The  
Note  Chicago: Chestnut House,
Box MC1135
ink and watercolor illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC1135
 
proof of illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1135
 
Pledge to the Earth 2000 
Note  Hollidaysburg, PA: Parent Child Press, 2000
Box MC1468
ink illustrations with holograph (5 p.)  Box MC1468
 
ink and tempera illustrations with holograph (2 p.)  Box MC1468
 
ink and tempera illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1468
 
Second Most Beautiful Spider in the World, The  
Box MC1013
ink and watercolor illustration with ink study on back (1 p.)  Box MC1013
 
two sided ink and watercolor illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC1013
 
ink and watercolor illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1013
 
ink and watercolor cover illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1013
 
ink and pencil study (1 p.)  Box MC1013
 
Tales From the Empty Notebook 1996 
Note  Marlowe and Co., 1996
Box MC1135
ink illustrations (5 p.)  Box MC1135
 
I, Actor  
Box MC563
ink and watercoslor illustrations (8 p.)  Box MC563
 
ink and watercolor cover study (1 p.)  Box MC563
 
Unidentified and miscellaneous material  
Box MC1135
ink illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1135
Box MC563
oil pastel studies (4 p.)  Box MC563
 
watercolor studies (11 p.)  Box MC563