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Palmer Brown Papers

Summary Information
Title: Palmer Brown Papers
Dates: 1954-1958
Creator: Brown, Palmer
Extent: not known
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1852
Abstract:
The collection consists of original art for two titles, as well as a proof for a third title and typescripts for a fourth.

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

Beyond the Pawpaw Trees, 1954

Cheerful; a Picture Story, 1957

Silver Nutmeg, 1956

Something for Christmas, 1958


Biographical Sketch

Palmer Brown was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1919. He received his BA at Swarthmore College and his MA at University of Pennsylvania. Although he had no artistic training, he became a writer and illustrator of children's books. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, v. 36, pp. 40-41.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of original art for two titles,as well as a proof for a third title and typescripts for a fourth.

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.
  • Brown, Palmer
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Beyond the Pawpaw Trees 1954 
Note  New York : Harper, 1954
Box MC 107
illustration proof for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 107
 
Cheerful; a Picture Story 1957 
Note  New York: Harper, 1957
Box MC 107
pencil study with holograph text (32 p.)  Box MC 107
 
pencil and watercolor study for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 107
 
ink sketches with text proof (2 p.)  Box MC 107
 
pencil sketch with text proof (1 p.)  Box MC 107
 
pencil and watercolor study (1 p.)  Box MC 107
 
pencil sketches (27 p.)  Box MC 107
 
woodblock (1 p.)  Box MC 107
 
Silver Nutmeg 1956 
Note  New York: Harper, 1956
Box MC 107
ink sketch (1 p.)  Box MC 107
 
Something for Christmas 1958 
Note  New York: Harper, 1958
Box MF 156
typescript, corrected (2 p.)  Box MF 156
 
typescript, corrected (3 p.)  Box MF 156