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Horst Lemke Papers

Summary Information
Title: Horst Lemke Papers
Dates: 1958-1967
Creator: Lemke, Horst
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1891
The Lemke papers consist of production material for several titles.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Horst Lemke


Materials are arranged by published title.

Biographical Sketch

Horst Lemke was born June 30, 1922 in Berlin, Germany. He attended the Staatliche Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste in Berlin. His carrer as author and illustrator of children's books included numerous titles, all self-illustrated. His illustrations were for German children's book titles, as well as for English titles translated to German. His awards and honors included runner-up for the Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1960, Lewis Carroll Shelf Award in 1961, and the Federal Merit Cross, first class, from the Republic of West Germany.

Biographical Source: Something about the Author 38:117-120 1985.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The papers include one original watercolor for the dust jacket of one title by Max Kruse, and other unidentified materials.

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.
  • Lemke, Horst
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Kakadu in Noten 1967 
Note Kruse, Max
Ranensburg: V. Maier, 1967
Box MC1019
original watercolor for dust jacket (1 p.)  Box MC1019
Unidentified Art  
Box MC1019
watercolor of dust jacket of David Copperfield (1 p.)  Box MC1019
black and white illustration for Oliver Twist (1 p.)  Box MC1019
watercolors for dust jackets (4 p.)  Box MC1019
black and white illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1019
watercolors for advertising posters (4 p.)  Box MC1019
colored drawing for a Hoch Verlag book poster (1 p.)  Box MC1019