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Harvey Weiss Papers

Summary Information
Title: Harvey Weiss Papers
Dates: 1955-1968
Creator: Weiss, Harvey
Extent: 310 items and 41 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1625
Abstract:
Collection is comprised of holographs, typescripts, studies, illustrator's dummies in pencil, crayon, or watercolor; sketches in pencil, illustrations in paint on cardboard, crayon and watercolor and photographs for 27 children's books.

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

Big Talk, 1955

The Bumblebee's Secret, 1958

Clay, Wood and Wire: A How-to-Do-It Book of Sculpture, 1956

The Expeditions of Willis Partridge, 1960

The Fisherman's Day, 1959

A Gondola For Fun, 1957

Herman McGregor's World, 1958

How to be a Hero, 1968

How to Ooze and Other Ways of Traveling, 1961

Last Day, 1955

Miscellaneous Art,

My Closet Full of Hats, 1962

My Family, 1960

Olaf is Late, 1963

Olaf Reads, 1961

Paper, Ink and Roller: Print-Making for Beginners, 1958

Paul's Horse, Herman, 1958

Pencil, Pen and Brush Drawing for Beginners, 1961

The Pile of Junk, 1962

Poems of the City,

The Raggle Taggle Fellow, 1959

Sailing Small Boats, 1967

The Sooner Hound: A Tale from American Folklore, 1959

Sticks, Spools and Feathers, 1962

Time is When, 1960

Twenty-Four and Stanley, 1956

Who?,

The Very Private Treehouse, 1964


Biographical Sketch

Harvey Weiss was born on April 10, 1922 in New York City. He is a freelance writer, illustrator and sculptor. He has illustrated and authored a series of beginning artists series, as well as juvenile books. He also illustrates books for other authors, such as Miriam Schlein and Joan M. Lexau.

Harvey Weiss is the recipient of the New York Herald Tribune Spring Book Festival Honor Book award (1957, 1958, 1961), Ford Foundation purchase awards (1960, 1961) and the Olivetti Award (1969).

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 76, pp. 244-247.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection comprises holographs, typescripts, studies, illustrator's dummys in pencil, crayon, or watercolor; sketches in pencil, illustrations in paint on cardboard, crayon and watercolor and photographs for 27 children's books, including A Gondola For Fun and The Fisherman's Day .

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.
  • Weiss, Harvey
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Big Talk 1955 
Note Schlein, Miriam
New York: W. R. Scott, 1955
Box MC 1167
illustrator's dummy with pencil sketches (1 p.)  Box MC 1167
 
crayon and water color drawings (7 p.)  Box MC 1167
 
pencil sketches on acetate (2 p.)  Box MC 1167
 
water color (1 p.)  Box MC 1167
 
The Bumblebee's Secret 1958 
Note Schlein, Miriam
New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1958
Box MC 1167
color separations (3 p.)  Box MC 1167
 
ink illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1167
 
watercolor and ink illustrations on 10 sheets (16 p.)  Box MC 1167
 
pencil sketches (58 p.)  Box MC 1167
 
lettering samples (3 p.)  Box MC 1167
 
watercolor and ink illustrations for dust jacket (3 p.)  Box MC 1167
 
pencil sketches for dust jacket (3 p.)  Box MC 1167
 
artist's book dummy of watercolor and ink illustrations (1 p.)  Box MC 1167
 
Clay, Wood and Wire: A How-to-Do-It Book of Sculpture 1956 
Note  New York: W. R. Scott, 1956
Box MF 828
typescript, corrected (3 p.)  Box MF 828
 
typescript, carbon (5 p.)  Box MF 828
 
miscellaneous manuscript pages (1 p.)  Box MF 828
Box MF 282
miscellaneous drafts (1 p.)  Box MF 282
 
The Expeditions of Willis Partridge 1960 
Note  New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1960
Box MC 1167
illustrators crayon dummy (43 p.)  Box MC 1167
 
The Fisherman's Day 1959 
Note Schlein, Miriam
Chicago: A. Whitman, 1959
Box MC 1167
illustrator's dummy of water color sketches (1 p.)  Box MC 1167
 
A Gondola For Fun 1957  
Note  New York: Putnam, 1957
Box MC 1167
watercolor (1 p.)  Box MC 1167
Box MF 828
drafts (17 p.)  Box MF 828
 
final draft, corrected typescript (1 p.)  Box MF 828
 
Herman McGregor's World 1958 
Note Schlein, Miriam
Chicago: A. Whitman, 1958
Box MC 1169
illustrator's dummy with watercolor and pencil drawings (1 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
How to be a Hero 1968 
Note  New York: Parents' Magazine, 1968
Box MC 1169
illustrator's dummy (1 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
How to Ooze and Other Ways of Traveling 1961 
Note  New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1961
Box MC 1169
illustrator's watercolor dummy (48 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
Last Day 1955 
Note Schlein, Miriam
New York: W. R. Scott, 1955
Box MC 1169
original crayon drawings on 8 sheets (9 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
original ink and crayon drawings (2 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
original watercolor (1 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
Miscellaneous Art  
Box MC 1169
watercolor study with typescript text, for unpublished book (1 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
ink sketch, for unpublished book (1 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
watercolor study, not illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
My Closet Full of Hats 1962 
Note  New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1962
Box MC 1169
illustrator's dummy with watercolors and corrected typescript (1 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
My Family 1960 
Note Schlein, Miriam
New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1960
Box MC 1169
illustrator's dummy with manuscript (1 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
Olaf is Late 1963 
Note Lexau, Joan
New York: Dial Press, 1963
Box MC 1169
illustrator's dummy (1 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
Olaf Reads 1961 
Note Lexau, Joan
New York: Dial Press, 1961
Box MC 1169
pencil sketches (45 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
pencil illustrations on acetate (5 p.)  Box MC 1169
Box
ink illustrations, artist's book dummy with manuscript (4 p.)  Box
 
Paper, Ink and Roller: Print-Making for Beginners 1958 
Note  New York: Young Scott Books, 1958
Box MF 829
rough drafts (6 p.)  Box MF 829
 
final draft (1 p.)  Box MF 829
 
miscellaneous pages (1 p.)  Box MF 829
 
Paul's Horse, Herman 1958 
Note  New York: Putnam, 1958
Box MC 1176
ink, pencil and print dummy with type-script text (64 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
cardboard print illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
linoleum print illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
cardboard print illustration plate (1 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
tempera studies for jacket (15 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
cardboard preliminary prints (15 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
pencil drawings on acetate (74 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
pencil drawings on acetate (6 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
illustrator's book dummy with manuscript (1 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
Pencil, Pen and Brush Drawing for Beginners 1961 
Note  New York: Young Scott Books, 1961
Box MC 1176
picture layout for book (1 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
artist's book dummies with pencil and crayon sketches with corrected typescript (2 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
linoleum preliminary print (1 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
linoleum engraving preliminary print (1 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
lithograph preliminary print (1 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
silk screen preliminary print (1 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
sild screen preliminary print plate (1 p.)  Box MC 1176
Box MF 829
typescript, carbon (38 p.)  Box MF 829
 
typescript, carbon (37 p.)  Box MF 829
 
typescript, carbon (37 p.)  Box MF 829
 
typescript, carbon (37 p.)  Box MF 829
 
typescript, corrected (51 p.)  Box MF 829
 
typescript, corrected (49 p.)  Box MF 829
 
typescript, corrected (146 p.)  Box MF 829
 
holograph (16 p.)  Box MF 829
 
layout notes (3 p.)  Box MF 829
 
clippings (10 p.)  Box MF 829
 
The Pile of Junk 1962 
Note Schlein, Miriam
New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1962
Box MC 1176
watercolor for title page (1 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
watercolor with corrected typescript (1 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
watercolor with corrected typescript (1 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
illustrator's dummy with watercolor and corrected typescript (1 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
Poems of the City  
Note Field, Rachel
Box MC 1176
original colored illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
The Raggle Taggle Fellow 1959 
Note Schlein, Miriam
New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1959
Box MC D62
illustrator's book dummy (1 p.)  Box MC D62
 
Sailing Small Boats 1967 
Note Barlow, Peter
New York: Young Scott, 1967
Box MF 830
typescript, corrected (41 p.)  Box MF 830
 
typescript, corrected (23 p.)  Box MF 830
 
The Sooner Hound: A Tale from American Folklore 1959 
Note  New York: Putnam, 1959
Box MC 1169
watercolor illustrator's dummy (50 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
pencil illustrator's dummy (1 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
Sticks, Spools and Feathers 1962 
Note  New York: Young Scott, 1962
Box MC 1176
photograph illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1176
 
Time is When 1960 
Note Gleick, Beth Youman
Chicago: Rand McNally, 1960
Box MC 1169
illustrator's book dummy (1 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
crayon illustration for dust jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
Twenty-Four and Stanley 1956 
Note  New York: Putnam, 1956
Box MF 830
miscellaneous ms pages (1 p.)  Box MF 830
 
corrected typescripts (3 p.)  Box MF 830
 
typescript, corrected (2 p.)  Box MF 830
 
typescript, (carbons) (2 p.)  Box MF 830
 
Who?  
Box MC 1169
illustrator's watercolor dummy (43 p.)  Box MC 1169
 
The Very Private Treehouse 1964 
Note  New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1964
Box MC 1176
illustrator's dummy (1 p.)  Box MC 1176