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Marcia Sewall Papers

Summary Information
Title: Marcia Sewall Papers
Dates: 1975-1988
Creator: Sewall, Marcia
Extent: 4 boxes
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1562
Abstract:
The collection holds illustrative material for 12 titles, and includes ink, watercolor and crayon illustrations, a tempera dummy with typescript, and pencil illustrations and studies.

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

Saying Goodbye to Grandma, 1988

Nutcrackers and the Sugar-Tongs, The, 1978

Squire's Bride, The; A Norwegian Folk Tale, 1975

Birthday Tree, The, 1979

Caleb's Story, 2001

Finzel the Farsighted, 1983

Lifting Stone, The, 1978

Parrot and the Thief, The, 1974

Sarah Plain and Tall, 1985

Skylark, 1994

Stone Fox, 1980

Thistle, 1983


Biographical Sketch

Marcia Sewall was born November 5, 1935, in Providence, RI. She became a writer and illustrator, and an art teacher. She has also published a number of self-illustrated books for children, many of which deal with early American history. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 37, 69, 119


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains illustrative material for 12 titles, and includes ink, watercolor and crayon illustrations, a tempera dummy with typescript, and pencil illustrations and studies.

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.
  • Sewall, Marcia
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Saying Goodbye to Grandma 1988 
Note  New York: Clarion Books, 1988
Box MC442
ink, watercolor and crayon illustrations (31 p.)  Box MC442
 
Nutcrackers and the Sugar-Tongs, The 1978 
Note  Boston: Little, Brown, 1978
Box MC1185
tempera dummy with typescript (30 p.)  Box MC1185
 
Squire's Bride, The; A Norwegian Folk Tale 1975 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1975
Box MC1185
pencil jacket illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC1185
 
pencil jacket study (1 p.)  Box MC1185
 
pencil illustrations (17 p.)  Box MC1185
 
Birthday Tree, The 1979 
Note  New York: HarperCollins, 1979
Box MC1715
pencil illustrations (21 p.)  Box MC1715
 
watercolor and pastel illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1715
 
Caleb's Story 2001 
Note  New York: Joanna Cotler, 2001
Box MC1715
pencil studies for jacket (4 p.)  Box MC1715
 
pencil illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1715
 
photocopy of study with watercolor (1 p.)  Box MC1715
 
blueprint and watercolor illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1715
 
jacket proofs with correspondence (4 p.)  Box MC1715
 
Finzel the Farsighted 1983 
Note  New York: E. P. Dutton, 1983
Box MC1715
pencil illustrations (20 p.)  Box MC1715
 
pencil studies (2 p.)  Box MC1715
 
Lifting Stone, The 1978 
Note  New York: Holiday House, 1978
Box MC1715
pencil study (1 p.)  Box MC1715
 
pencil illustrations (8 p.)  Box MC1715
 
Parrot and the Thief, The 1974 
Note  : Atlantic Monthly Press, 1974
Box MC1715
ink illustrations (20 p.)  Box MC1715
 
ink illustrations with color separation overlays (2 p.)  Box MC1715
 
ink dummy with text paste-up (32 p.)  Box MC1715
 
typescript with notes (7 p.)  Box MC1715
 
Sarah Plain and Tall 1985 
Note  New York: HarperCollins, 1985
Box MC1715
jacket proofs (3 p.)  Box MC1715
 
pencil illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1715
 
Skylark 1994 
Note  New York: HarperCollins, 1994
Box MC1715
pencil studies for jacket (2 p.)  Box MC1715
 
ink, crayon, and tempera study (1 p.)  Box MC1715
 
photocopy of study (1 p.)  Box MC1715
 
book jacket (1 p.)  Box MC1715
 
book catalogue jacket (1 p.)  Box MC1715
 
pencil, pastel, and watercolor illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1715
 
pencil illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1715
 
Stone Fox 1980 
Note  New York: HarperCollins, 1980
Box MC1715
pencil study (1 p.)  Box MC1715
 
pencil illustrations (14 p.)  Box MC1715
 
pencil dummy (24 p.)  Box MC1715
 
Thistle 1983 
Note  New York: HarperCollins, 1983
Box MC1716
pencil studies with text paste-up (2 p.)  Box MC1716
 
pencil illustrations (23 p.)  Box MC1716