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Edwin Tunis Papers

Summary Information
Title: Edwin Tunis Papers
Dates: 1961
Creator: Tunis, Edwin, 1897-1973
Extent: 5 illustrations
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1622
Collection contains five original black and white illustrations for the children's book, Frontier Living.

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.


Frontier Living, 1961

Biographical Sketch

Edwin Burdett Tunis was born in Cold Spring Harbor, New York in 1897. He attended the Maryland Institute of Art and Design and became a noted author and illustrator of children's books, most of which focus on history or the beginnings of industry. A number of his books have received awards, including Frontier Living which was named a Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Notable Children's Book in 1962.

Biographical source: Something About the Author , vol. 24 and 28.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains five original black and white illustrations for the children's book, Frontier Living.

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.
  • Tunis, Edwin, 1897-1973
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Frontier Living 1961 
Note  Cleveland: World Publishing Company, 1961
Box MC 7226
original black and white illustrations (5 p.)  Box MC 7226