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Meg Wohlberg Papers

Summary Information
Title: Meg Wohlberg Papers
Dates: 1940-1968
Creator: Wohlberg, Meg
Extent: 700 items and 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1724
Abstract:
Collection contains page dummies, illustrations, correspondence and jacket illustrations for 21 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

Andy and His Fine Friends, 1960

Andy and the Runaway Horse, 1963

Andy's Square Blue Animal, 1962

Baby in the Schoolroom, 1962

The Bear Who Couldn't Sleep, 1965

Billie, 1959

A Contrary Little Quail, 1968

Davy,

Demi the Babysitter, 1961

Elijah, the Fishbite, 1940

Five Cents to See the Monkey, 1956

God Gave Us Seasons, 1958

God Made Me Grow, 1960

I Can Talk With God, 1962

Lunch for Lennie, 1952

Miscellaneous correspondence,

Miscellaneous sketches and artwork,

The Real Santa Claus, 1950

Sandy and the Seventeen Ballons, 1955

Stamps,

A Small Green Tree and a Square Brick Church, 1967

The Smallest Boy in the Class, 1949

Smokey, the Well Loved Kitten, 1952

Where's Andy?, 1954

The Why Book,


Biographical Sketch

Meg Wohlberg was born on February 6, 1905 in New York City. She worked as an adversiting illustrator during the 1930s before beginning her career as a children's book illustrator in the 1940s. She is the illustrator of dozens of children's books, including the Andy series by Jane Thayer (Catherine Woolley). Meg Wohlberg died on December 10, 1990.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author , vol. 41, pp. 255-256 and vol. 66, p. 235.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains page dummies, illustrations, correspondece and jacket illustrations for 22 children's books, including Where's Andy? and The Bear Who Couldn't Sleep .

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.
  • Wohlberg, Meg
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Andy and His Fine Friends 1960 
Note Thayer, Jane
New York: Morrow, 1960
Box MC 659
page dummy (56 p.)  Box MC 659
 
separations (13 p.)  Box MC 659
 
felt tip marker and watercolor illustrations (13 p.)  Box MC 659
 
felt tip marker and watercolor illustrations with 2 separations (6 p.)  Box MC 659
 
Andy and the Runaway Horse 1963 
Note Woolley, Catherine
New York: Morrow, 1963
Box MC 1212
ink illustration with 2 separations for endpapers (1 p.)  Box MC 1212
 
tempera illustration with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 1212
 
ink illustrations with 2 separations (13 p.)  Box MC 1212
 
ink illustrations with 2 separations (12 p.)  Box MC 1212
 
ink study (1 p.)  Box MC 1212
 
pasteup (1 p.)  Box MC 1212
Box MC 669
pencil and colored pencil dummy (47 p.)  Box MC 669
 
Andy's Square Blue Animal 1962 
Note Thayer, Jane
New York: Morrow, 1962
Box MC 657
ink and wash illustrations on paper (45 p.)  Box MC 657
 
separations (40 p.)  Box MC 657
 
Baby in the Schoolroom 1962 
Note Hendrich, Paula
New York: Lothrop, 1962
Box MC 669
watercolor and pencil drawings with 2 separations (3 p.)  Box MC 669
 
watercolor and pencil drawings (4 p.)  Box MC 669
 
ink separations (5 p.)  Box MC 669
 
pencil drawings (1 p.)  Box MC 669
 
publisher's dummies (73 p.)  Box MC 669
 
watercolor dummy (36 p.)  Box MC 669
 
pencil dummy (36 p.)  Box MC 669
 
The Bear Who Couldn't Sleep 1965 
Note Pomerantz, Charlotte
New York: Morrow, 1965
Box MC 659
acrylic and watercolor illustrations (17 p.)  Box MC 659
 
acrylic and watercolor illustrations with 4 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 659
 
acrylic and watercolor illustrations with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 659
 
separations (35 p.)  Box MC 659
 
board with title (1 p.)  Box MC 659
 
Billie 1959 
Note Slobodkina, Esphyr
New York: Lothrop, Lee and Shepard, 1959
Box MC 666
dummy (42 p.)  Box MC 666
 
pencil and watercolor illustrations with 2 separations (4 p.)  Box MC 666
 
separations (2 p.)  Box MC 666
 
pencil and watercolor illustrations with 2 separations (12 p.)  Box MC 666
 
separations (2 p.)  Box MC 666
 
separations (plastic) (10 p.)  Box MC 666
 
separation (paper) (1 p.)  Box MC 666
 
A Contrary Little Quail 1968 
Note Thayer, Jane
New York: Morrow, 1968
Box MC 659
page original dummy (42 p.)  Box MC 659
 
page dummy (36 p.)  Box MC 659
 
acrylic illustration with 1 separation (1 p.)  Box MC 659
 
felt tip marker and pencil illustration with 2 separations (9 p.)  Box MC 659
 
felt tip marker and pencil illustrations with 1 separation (8 p.)  Box MC 659
 
Davy  
Note  : ,
Box MC 658
2 dummys (68 p.)  Box MC 658
 
ink and wash illustration with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 658
 
ink and wash illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 658
 
pencil illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC 658
 
pencil illustrations on tracing paper (5 p.)  Box MC 658
 
marked page proofs (10 p.)  Box MC 658
 
Demi the Babysitter 1961 
Note Van der Honert, Dorry
New York: Morrow, 1961
Box MC 665
pencil and watercolor illustrations with 2 separations (10 p.)  Box MC 665
 
pencil and watercolor illustrations (9 p.)  Box MC 665
 
illustration on photographic paper with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 665
 
illustrations on photographic paper (2 p.)  Box MC 665
 
mixed media (3 p.)  Box MC 665
 
Elijah, the Fishbite 1940 
Note Turnbull, Agnes
New York: MacMillan, 1940
Box MC 660
illustration in watercolor (cover) (1 p.)  Box MC 660
 
pencil and watercolor illustrations (18 p.)  Box MC 660
 
Five Cents to See the Monkey 1956 
Note Cook, Marian Belden
New York: Knopf, 1956
Box MC 658
illustrations with 2 separations (9 p. )  Box MC 658
 
white illustrations on black background (2 p.)  Box MC 658
 
set (4sheets) of color separations (1 p.)  Box MC 658
 
God Gave Us Seasons 1958 
Note Wolcott, Carolyn
New York: Abington, 1958
Box MC 672
felt tip pen and watercolor illustrations (8 p.)  Box MC 672
 
felt tip pen and watercolor illustrations (1 p.)  Box MC 672
 
felt tip pen and watercolor illustrations (7 p.)  Box MC 672
 
illustration on tracing paper (1 p.)  Box MC 672
 
God Made Me Grow 1960 
Note Wolcott, Carolyn Miller
New York: Abingdon, 1960
Box MC 657
jacket on paper with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 657
 
ink and wash illustrations on paper with 14 separations (22 p.)  Box MC 657
 
I Can Talk With God 1962 
Note Wolcott, Carolyn
New York: Abingdon, 1962
Box MC 657
ink and wash illustrationst on paper with 14 separations (19 p)  Box MC 657
 
Lunch for Lennie 1952 
Note Woolley, Catherine
New York: Morrow, 1952
Box MC 649
watercolor and ink drawing with one separation for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 649
 
ink, watercolor, and pencil drawing with 1 separation for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 649
 
ink, watercolor and pencil drawings (24 p.)  Box MC 649
 
pasteup for jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 649
 
Miscellaneous correspondence  
Box MF 1664
correspondence, typescript (7 p.)  Box MF 1664
 
Miscellaneous sketches and artwork  
Box MC 672
pencil sketches on tracing paper (8 p.)  Box MC 672
 
pencil and watercolor illustrations (6 p.)  Box MC 672
 
The Real Santa Claus 1950 
Note Walters, Marguerite
New York: Lothrop, 1950
Box MC 665
pencil and watercolor illustrations with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 665
 
pencil and watercolor illustrations with 2 separations (11 p.)  Box MC 665
 
pencil and watercolor illustrations with 1 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 665
 
separation (1 p.)  Box MC 665
 
Sandy and the Seventeen Ballons 1955 
Note Thayer, Jane
New York: Morrow, 1955
Box MC 661
pencil and watercolor illustration with 4 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 661
 
pencil and watercolor illustration with 2 separations (12 p.)  Box MC 661
 
pencil and watercolor illustration (10 p.)  Box MC 661
 
proofs (2 p.)  Box MC 661
 
mixed media (2 p.)  Box MC 661
 
Stamps  
Box MC 658
stamps- "For Baby Needs" blue background with baby, white and orange writing (71 p.)  Box MC 658
 
A Small Green Tree and a Square Brick Church 1967 
Note Hogan, Bernice
New York: Abingdon, 1967
Box MC 657
jacket on paper with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 657
 
ink and wash illustrations on paper with 1 separations (53 p.)  Box MC 657
 
separation each (1 p.)  Box MC 657
 
The Smallest Boy in the Class 1949 
Note Biem, Jerrold
New York: William Morrow and Co., 1949
Box MC 660
pencil and watercolor illustrations with 1 overlay (6 p.)  Box MC 660
 
pencil and watercolor illustrations (7 p.)  Box MC 660
 
Smokey, the Well Loved Kitten 1952 
Note  New York: Lothrop, 1952
Box MC 669, 669 (A)
pencil dummy (112 p.)  Box MC 669, 669 (A)
 
pencil sketch (1 p.)  Box MC 669, 669 (A)
 
watercolor, ink, and pencil drawings (30 p.)  Box MC 669, 669 (A)
 
Where's Andy? 1954 
Note Thayer, Jane
New York: Morrow, 1954
Box MC 667
ink, watercolor and pencil drawings with 2 separations (9 p.)  Box MC 667
 
watercolor, ink and pencil drawings with 2 separations for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 667
 
watercolor, ink and pencil drawings with 3 separations for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 667
 
watercolor, ink and pencil drawings (7 p.)  Box MC 667
 
ink drawing (1 p.)  Box MC 667
 
watercolor, ink and pencil drawing with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 667
 
The Why Book  
Box MC 658
page dummy (44 p.)  Box MC 658
Box
ink and wash, pencil illustrations (2 p.)  Box