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Marie Simchow Stern Papers

Summary Information
Title: Marie Simchow Stern Papers
Dates: 1941-1970
Creator: Stern, Marie Simchow
Extent: 2 boxes
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1901
The collection contains illustrative work in various media, for six titles, plus a small amount of unidentified art, and a dummy with typescript.

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.


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.


Child's Book of Christmas Carols, A, 1942

Favorite Psalms for Children, 1942

Golden Almanac, The, 1944

Masha's Cats and Kittens, 1970

Oldest Story in the World, The, 1941

Tap-a-Tan!, 1942

Unidentified original art

Biographical Sketch

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains illustrative material for six titles, and includes blueprints, ink and wash illustrations, crayon, ink and pencil studies, ink studies, pencil studies, dummies, one with typescript, illustration proofs, a tempera illustration, and drawings in watercolor and ink, and pencil and ink.

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.
  • Stern, Marie Simchow
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Child's Book of Christmas Carols, A 1942 
Note  New York: Random House, 1942
Box MC118b
blueprint with key drawing for gold printing overlay (1 p.)  Box MC118b
Favorite Psalms for Children 1942 
Note  New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1942
Box MC118b
ink and wash endpaper illustration (1 p.)  Box MC118b
ink and wash illustrations (31 p.)  Box MC118b
watercolor illustrations (16 p.)  Box MC118b
ink and watercolor jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC118b
Golden Almanac, The 1944 
Note  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1944
Box MC118b
sheet crayon, ink and pencil studies (1 p.)  Box MC118b
Masha's Cats and Kittens 1970 
Note  New York: American Heritage, 1970
Box MC118b
ink and pencil dummy with typescript and holograph (48 p.)  Box MC118b
endpaper pencil study (1 p.)  Box MC118b
ink studies (3 p.)  Box MC118b
sheets ink studies (6 p.)  Box MC118b
pencil studies (3 p.)  Box MC118b
sheet pencil studies (1 p.)  Box MC118b
ink and pencil dummy (44 p.)  Box MC118b
sheets blueprint (7 p.)  Box MC118b
sheets illustration proof with crayon (2 p.)  Box MC118b
sheets illustration proof (3 p.)  Box MC118b
Oldest Story in the World, The 1941 
Note  Boston: Little, Brown, 1941
Box MC118b
tempera illustration (1 p.)  Box MC118b
Tap-a-Tan! 1942 
Note  New York, London: Harper and Brothers, 1942
Box MC1184
pencil dummy (116 p.)  Box MC1184
proof dummy (116 p.)  Box MC1184
Unidentified original art  
Box MC118b
photostat of illustration (1 p.)  Box MC118b
colored drawing (1 p.)  Box MC118b
watercolor and ink drawing (1 p.)  Box MC118b
pencil and ink drawing (1 p.)  Box MC118b
packages (2 p.)  Box MC118b