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William Jay Smith Papers

Summary Information
Title: William Jay Smith Papers
Dates: 1957
Creator: Smith, William Jay
Extent: 1 folder?--written 1 box--illustrative
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1849
Abstract:
The collection contains illustrative and written material for 1 title, and includes a dummy, illustration proofs, a corrected typescript with original pencil sketches, and layout pages.

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

Boy Blue's Book of Beasts-- poetry, 1957


Biographical Sketch

William Jay Smith was born April 22, 1918, in Winnfield, LA. He followed a career as a writer and teacher in English. He is best known as a poet, both for adults and children, and has received awards and honors for his portry. He also worked as a translator, being fluent in French and Italian, and also familiar with Spanish and Russian. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 2, 68 Something About the Author Autobiography Series, vol. 22


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains illustrative and written material for 1 title, and includes a dummy, illustration proofs, a corrected typescript with original pencil sketches, and layout pages.

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.
  • Smith, William Jay
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Boy Blue's Book of Beasts-- poetry 1957 
Note  Boston: Little, Brown, 1957
Box MC987
dummy (1 p.)  Box MC987
 
sheets of illustration proofs (20 p.)  Box MC987
Box MF712
typescript, corrected, with original pencil sketches (1 p.)  Box MF712
 
miscellaneous layout pages (1 p.)  Box MF712