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Hendrik Willem Van Loon Papers

Summary Information
Title: Hendrik Willem Van Loon Papers
Dates: 1936-1939
Creator: Van Loon, Hendrik Willem, 1882-1944
Extent: 3 items
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1666
Abstract:
Collection contains a corrected manuscript for one children's books and an ink and watercolor study for the jacket of another book.

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

Last of the Troubadours: Carl Michael Bellman, 1740-1795; His Life and His Music , 1939

Songs We Sing, The, 1936


Biographical Sketch

Hendrik Willem Van Loon was born in Rotterdam, Holland in 1882. He moved to the United States in 1902 and received Harvard and Cornell Universities, receiving his Bachelor's degree in 1905. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Munich in 1911. During his varied career he worked as a teacher, historian, journalist, and illustrator. He received the first Newbery Medal for his book, The Story of Mankind . He was a prolific author of books for both adults and children.

Biographical source: Something About the Author, vol. 18, p. 284-292.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Collection contains a corrected manuscript for one children's books and an ink and watercolor study for the jacket of another book.

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.
  • Van Loon, Hendrik Willem, 1882-1944
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Last of the Troubadours: Carl Michael Bellman, 1740-1795; His Life and His Music 1939 
Note Castagnetta, Grace, joint author
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1939
Box M. F. 807
Typescript, corrected  Box M. F. 807
 
Music manuscripts  Box M. F. 807
 
Songs We Sing, The 1936 
Note  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1936
Box M. C. 1210
Ink and watercolor study for jacket (1 p.)  Box M. C. 1210