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Ernest Howard Shepard Papers

Summary Information
Title: Ernest Howard Shepard Papers
Dates: 1930-1945
Creator: Shepard, Ernest Howard
Extent: 1 box
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1601
The collection contains ink illustrations and a pencil sketch for 2 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.


Bertie's Escapades, 1945

When We Were Very Young, 1930

Biographical Sketch

Ernest Howard Shepard was born December 10, 1879, in London, England, and died March 24, 1976, in Lodsworth, England. He was a cartoonist, author, and illustrator, perhaps best known for his illustrations of the works of A. A. Milne. In 1972 he was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his contributions to art.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author , vols. 3, 24, 33, 100 Children's Literature Review, vol. 27

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains ink illustrations and a pencil sketch 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.
  • Shepard, Ernest Howard
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Bertie's Escapades 1945 
Note  Philadelphia and New York: Lippincott, 1945
Box MC1192
ink illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC1192
When We Were Very Young 1930 
Note  London: Methuen, 1930
Box MC1192
pencil sketch (1 p.)  Box MC1192