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Henry Clarence Pitz Collection

Summary Information
Title: Henry Clarence Pitz Collection
Dates: 1927-1962
Creator: Pitz, Henry Clarence
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1753
Abstract:
The collection contains illustrative material for 15 titles (books and magazines) published between 1927 and 1962 and miscellaneous art. Production materials include black and white illustrations, ink illustrations with color separations, rough sketch, and lithographs.

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

American Junior Red Cross News, October, 1953

American Junior Red Cross News, December, 1958

Bandoola, 1962

Fools and Funny Fellows; more "Time to Laugh" Tales, 1947

Giants and Witches and a Dragon Two, 1943

"A Glimpse of Washington" in Child Life,

Indian History For Young Folks, 1927

"The Law of the Jungle" in Reader's Digest condensed books vol. 11,

Loyal Foe, 1933

Miscellaneous Art, 1945

Our Navy, an Outline History For Young People, 1936

Ragged Staff, 1932

Santa,

Secret Of the Dark Woods,

Tales Of the Gauchos, 1946

Time To Laugh; Funny Tales From Here and There, 1942

Treasure Island, 1954

Widow Woman and Her Goat, 1949

Winter On the Johnny Smoker, 1943


Biographical Sketch

Henry Clarence Pitz was born June 16, 1895 in Philadelphia, PA. He married Molly Wheeler Wood June 10, 1935. From 1914-1918, he studied at the Philadelphia Museum College of Art and Spring Garden Institue. Mr. Pitz pursued a career of artist, illustrator, art editor, lecturer, and instructor. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Mr. Pitz received many awards for his work. He illustrated over 160 books. His artwork is represented in the permanent collections of many museums. He died November 26, 1976. Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 4 and 24, p. 167-171


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains illustrative works for 15 titles (books and magazines) published between 1927 and 1962 and miscellaneous artwork. The production works included are ink illustrations with separations, black and white illustrations, rough sketch, and lithographs.

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.
  • Pitz, Henry Clarence
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
American Junior Red Cross News October, 1953 
Note  October, 1953
Box M. C. 841
Black and white illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 841
 
American Junior Red Cross News December, 1958 
Note  December, 1958
Box M. C. 841
Ink illustration with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box M. C. 841
 
Bandoola 1962 
Note by James Howard Williams
Toronto: Heinemann, 1962
Box M. C. 831
Ink illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 831
 
Fools and Funny Fellows; more "Time to Laugh" Tales 1947 
Note by Phyllis Reid Fenner
New York: Knopf, 1947
Box M. C. 841
Ink illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 841
 
Giants and Witches and a Dragon Two 1943 
Note by Phyllis Reid Fenner
New York: Knopf, 1943
Box M. C. 841
Black and white illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 841
 
"A Glimpse of Washington" in Child Life  
Box M. C. 833
Ink illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 833
 
Indian History For Young Folks 1927 
Note by Francis Samuel Drake
New York: Harper, 1927
Box M. C. 833
Ink illustrations (2 p.)  Box M. C. 833
 
"The Law of the Jungle" in Reader's Digest condensed books vol. 11  
Note by Corbett
Box M. C. 833
Rough sketch for tailpiece of article (1 p.)  Box M. C. 833
 
Loyal Foe 1933 
Note by Ivy May Bolton
New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1933
Box M. C. 833
Ink illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 833
 
Miscellaneous Art 1945 
Note  945
Box M. C. 841
Lithographs (2 p.)  Box M. C. 841
 
Our Navy, an Outline History For Young People 1936 
Note by Charles Joseph Finger
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1936
Box M. C. 833
Ink illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 833
 
Ragged Staff 1932 
Note by Edmundston and Hyde
New York: Longman, Green and Co., 1932
Box M. C. 841
Ink illustration for jacket (1 p.)  Box M. C. 841
 
Santa  
Box M. C. 833
Ink illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 833
 
Secret Of the Dark Woods  
Box M. C. 833
Ink illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 833
 
Tales Of the Gauchos 1946 
Note by William Henry Hudson
New York: Knopf, 1946
Box M. C. 841
Ink illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 841
 
Time To Laugh; Funny Tales From Here and There 1942 
Note By Phyllis Reid Fenner
New York: Knopf, 1942
Box M. C. 833
Ink illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 833
 
Treasure Island 1954 
Note by Robert Louis Stevenson
Garden City, NY: , 1954
Box M. C. 841
Black and white illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 841
 
Widow Woman and Her Goat 1949 
Note by Mary Regina Walsh
New York: Knopf, 1949
Box M. C. 841
Ink illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 841
 
Winter On the Johnny Smoker 1943 
Note Mildred Houghton Comfort
New York: Morrow, 1943
Box M. C. 833
Ink illustration (1 p.)  Box M. C. 833