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Walter Joseph Wilwerding Papers

Summary Information
Title: Walter Joseph Wilwerding Papers
Dates: 1935-1963
Creator: Wilwerding, Walter Joseph, 1891-
Extent: 8 folders and 16 items
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1697
Abstract:
Collection contains correspondence, typescripts and illustrations for five children's books and one magazine.

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

African Animal Alphabet,

American Junior Red Cross News, February 1962

Book of Wild Beasts: Animals of East Africa, 1963

Down the Wild Valley,

Jangwa, the Story of a Jungle Prince, 1935

Tembo, the Forest Giant, 1939


Biographical Sketch

Walter Wilwerding was born on February 13, 1891 in Winona, Minnesota. He was vice-president and director of education at the Art Instruction School, Minneapolis, Minnesota and an illustrator and author of children's books, mainly related to animal life. He was a member of the Society of Animal Artists, American Geographical Society and the Association of Professional Artists (Minneapolis). Mr. Wilwerding died on September 19, 1966.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 9, pp. 201-202.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains correspondence, typescripts and illustrations for five children's books and one magazine.

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.
  • Wilwerding, Walter Joseph, 1891-
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
African Animal Alphabet  
Box MF 841
typescript, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF 841
 
typescript, carbon, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF 841
 
correspondence (4 p.)  Box MF 841
 
American Junior Red Cross News February 1962 
Note  February 1962
Box MC 1227
acrylic illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC 1227
 
proof for magazine cover (1 p.)  Box MC 1227
 
Book of Wild Beasts: Animals of East Africa 1963 
Note  New York: Putnam, 1963
Box MF 841
typescript, corrected with 5 pages of carbon (50 p.)  Box MF 841
 
typescript, carbon , corrected (91 p.)  Box MF 841
 
typescript, and carbon, corrected (41 p.)  Box MF 841
 
typescript (6 p.)  Box MF 841
 
correspondence (19 p.)  Box MF 841
 
Down the Wild Valley  
Box MF 841
typescript, corrected carbon (98 p.)  Box MF 841
 
Jangwa, the Story of a Jungle Prince 1935 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1935
Box MC 1219
ink illustrations with typescript (7 p.)  Box MC 1219
 
Tembo, the Forest Giant 1939 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1939
Box MC 1219
boards (10 tempera, ink and wash illustrations) with typescript (6 )  Box MC 1219