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Ellen Viereck Papers

Summary Information
Title: Ellen Viereck Papers
Dates: 1969-1971
Creator: Viereck, Ellen
Extent: 100 items
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1675
Collection contains dummies, illustrations, sketch books, etc. for two 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.


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.


Atomic Energy, 1971

Directions and Angles, 1969

Biographical Sketch

Ellen K. Viereck was born in Brookline, Massachusetts in 1928. She received her B.A. from Vassar College and her M.Ed. at Plymouth State College. She has held positions as a teacher in a number of schools in the United States and has illustrated books about Eskimos written by her husband, Phillip Viereck and illustrated science-related books written by Irving and Ruth Adler.

Biographical source: Something About the Author, vol. 14, p. 229.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains dummies, illustrations, sketch books, etc. for two children's books.

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.
  • Viereck, Ellen
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Atomic Energy 1971 
Note Adler, Irving
New York: John Day Company, 1971
Box MC 307
illustration for jacket with 5 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 307
layout for end-flaps with 2 separtations (1 p.)  Box MC 307
dummy with illustrations with separations (47 p.)  Box MC 307
photos used as illustrations (3 p.)  Box
Directions and Angles 1969 
Note Adler, Irving and Ruth
New York: John Day, 1969
Box MC 954
dummy (48 p.)  Box MC 954
acrilic illustrations for jacket (2 p.)  Box MC 954
ink illustrations with separations (58 p.)  Box MC 954
sketch books (4 p.)  Box MC 954
layout sheets (26 p.)  Box MC 954
author's notes (1 p.)  Box MC 954
proof dummy (1 p.)  Box MC 954
electrotype printing plates (2 p.)  Box MC 954