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Edward Shenton Papers

Summary Information
Title: Edward Shenton Papers
Dates: 1920-1952
Creator: Shenton, Edward
Extent: 2 boxes
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1600
Abstract:
The collection contains illustrative production material for 15 titles, plus some unidentified art. The collection includes black and white illustrations, colored illustrations, ink illustrations, separations, a colored overlay, and a tempera study.

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

Bat, the Story of a Bull Terrier, c.1939

Behind the Ranges, 1947

Black Buccaneer, The, 1920

Blueberry Mountains, c.1941

Boy With a Pack, c.1939

Down the Big River, c.1924

Fish-Hawk's Nest, The, 1952

Jonathan Goes West, 1946

Long Trains Roll, The, 1944

Longshanks, c.1928

Unidentified art,

River of the Wolves, 1948

Sea Snake, The, 1943

Shadow in the Pines, 1942

T-Model Tommy, c.1940

Whaler 'round the Horn, 1950


Biographical Sketch

Edward Shenton was born November 29, 1895, in Pottstown, PA, and died June 17, 1977, in Augusta, ME. He followed a career as illustrator, author, editor, and educator.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 45


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains illustrative material for 15 titles, plus some unidentified art. The collection includes black and white, and colored illustrations, ink illustrations, separations, a colored overlay, and a tempera study.

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.
  • Shenton, Edward
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Bat, the Story of a Bull Terrier c.1939 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace, c.1939
Box MC1201
black and white illustrations of 2 boards (4 p.)  Box MC1201
 
black and white illustrations (4 p.)  Box MC1201
 
Behind the Ranges 1947 
Note  New York: Harcourt, 1947
Box MC1201
colored overlay for black and white dust jacket (1 p.)  Box MC1201
 
colored dust jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1201
 
black and white illustrations (21 p.)  Box MC1201
 
Black Buccaneer, The 1920 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1920
Box MC1201
illustrations on 4 sheets (5 p.)  Box MC1201
 
colored dust jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1201
 
ink dust jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1201
 
Blueberry Mountains c.1941 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace, c.1941
Box MC1201
black and white illustrations on 13 boards (23 p.)  Box MC1201
 
black and white title page illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1201
 
colored dust jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1201
 
Boy With a Pack c.1939 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace, c.1939
Box MC1201
black and white double-page spread illustrations (18 p.)  Box MC1201
 
black and white illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1201
 
two-color dust jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1201
 
ink illustrations (7 p.)  Box MC1201
 
Down the Big River c.1924 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace, c.1924
Box MC1201
black and white illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1201
 
two-color jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1201
 
Fish-Hawk's Nest, The 1952 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1952
Box MC1201
black and white illustrations (15 p.)  Box MC1201
 
double-page title page spread (1 p.)  Box MC1201
 
colored dust jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1201
 
color separations for dust jacket (3 p.)  Box MC1201
 
Jonathan Goes West 1946 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1946
Box MC1195
black and white illustrations (19 p.)  Box MC1195
 
colored dust jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1195
 
Long Trains Roll, The 1944 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1944
Box MC1195
black and white illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1195
 
black and white title page illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1195
 
two-color dust jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1195
 
black and white illustrations on 21 sheets (41 p.)  Box MC1195
 
black and white illustration with color swatch (1 p.)  Box MC1195
 
Longshanks c.1928 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace, c.1928
Box MC1195
ink illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1195
 
Unidentified art  
Box MC1195
Unidentified art (1 p.)  Box MC1195
 
River of the Wolves 1948 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1948
Box MC1195
black and white illustrations (15 p.)  Box MC1195
 
Sea Snake, The 1943 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1943
Box MC1195
illustrations on 7 sheets (9 p.)  Box MC1195
 
black and white dust jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1195
 
colored dust jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1195
 
Shadow in the Pines 1942 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1942
Box MC1195
ink jacket illustration with 1 separation (1 p.)  Box MC1195
 
ink endpaper illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1195
 
ink illustrations (16 p.)  Box MC1195
 
tempera jacket study (1 p.)  Box MC1195
 
T-Model Tommy c.1940 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace, c.1940
Box MC1195
black and white illustrations on 9 sheets (18 p.)  Box MC1195
 
black and white illustrations (6 p.)  Box MC1195
 
double-page spread ink illustrations (4 p.)  Box MC1195
 
ink illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC1195
 
Whaler 'round the Horn 1950 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1950
Box MC1195
ink illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC1195
 
black and white illustrations (10 p.)  Box MC1195