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Eric Von Schmidt Collection

Summary Information
Title: Eric Von Schmidt Collection
Dates: 1963
Creator: Von Schmidt, Eric
Extent: 44 items
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1702
Collection contains ink and watercolor illustrations for the children's book, By the Great Horn Spoon!

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.


By the Great Horn Spoon!, 1963

Biographical Sketch

Eric von Schmidt was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut in 1931. He has worked as a graphic artist since that time and has been engaged in numerous professions and hobbies. He has illustrated over fifty children's books and over one hundred record and book jackets. He is also a songwriter and musician.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 50, p. 208-210.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains ink and watercolor illustrations for the children's book, By the Great Horn Spoon! by Albert Sidney Fleischman.

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.
  • Von Schmidt, Eric
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
By the Great Horn Spoon! 1963 
Note Fleischman, Albert Sidney
Boston: Little, Brown, 1963
Box MC 1156
ink illustrations (1 p.)  Box MC 1156
ink illustrations (41 p.)  Box MC 1156
ink and watercolor study for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 1156
pasteup for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 1156