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Ted Lewin Papers

Summary Information
Title: Ted Lewin Papers
Dates: 1972-2009
Creator: Lewin, Ted
Extent: 26 linear feet (14 boxes)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-1969
Abstract:
The collection consists of typescripts, watercolor and pencil illustrations, correspondence, and other materials related to the creation of the titles listed herein.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Lewin, Ted.

Access Restrictions:

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Copyright:

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Preferred Citation:

Ted Lewin Papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

The Ted Lewin Papers collection is arranged alphabetically by publication title.


Biographical Sketch of Ted Lewin

Ted Lewin was born May 6, 1935 in Buffalo, NY; Education; Pratt Institute of Art, B.F.A., 1956. A professional wrestler fron 1952-65, his career as artist and freelance illustrator began in 1956. With over one hundred picture book illustration credits as well as a number of self-illustrated books, the author-illustrator is considered one of the most talented in his genre. His works have earned numerous awards. His love of nature and love of travel has resulted in many titles associated with these subjects.

Source: Something About the Author. Vol. 119:112-117.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of typescripts, watercolor and pencil illustrations, correspondence, and other materials related to the creation of the titles listed herein.

Subject Terms
INDEX TERMS
  • This 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.
  • Lewin, Ted
  • Deserts -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Missing children -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Sahara -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Italian Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Little Italy (Manhattan, New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Boxing -- Juvenile literature.
  • Gymnasiums -- Juvenile literature.
  • Boxing.
  • Restaurants -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Cooking, Chinese -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Grocery trade -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Birds -- Juvenile poetry.
  • Children's poetry, American.
  • Birds -- Poetry.
  • Francis, -- of Assisi, Saint, -- 1182-1226 -- Juvenile literature.
  • Christian saints -- Italy -- Assisi -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
  • Francis, -- of Assisi, Saint, -- 1182-1226.
  • Children's stories -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Mexican Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Cub Scouts -- Fiction.
  • Adventure and adventurers.
  • Cowboys -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Outdoor life -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Agricultural exhibitions -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
  • Fairs.
  • African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Parents -- Death -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Teenage boys -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Gorilla -- Juvenile literature.
  • Uganda -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
  • Gorilla.
  • Summer festivals -- Mongolia.
  • Mongolia -- Social life and customs.
  • Manners and customs.
  • Colorado -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
  • Longs Peak (Colo.) -- Fiction.
  • Wrestlers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
  • Illustrators -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
  • Markets -- Juvenile literature.
  • Markets.
  • Machu Picchu Site (Peru) -- Juvenile literature.
  • Machu Picchu Site (Peru)
  • Hawks -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Senses and sensation -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Nature stories.
  • Wheelock, Matthew -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Wheelock, Matthew -- Fiction.
  • Walls -- Fiction.
  • Divorce -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Families -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Social problems -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Drug abuse -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Academic achievement -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Self-confidence -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Immigrants -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Apples -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Animals -- Juvenile poetry.
  • Domestic animals -- Poetry.
  • Newspaper carriers -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Boxing stories.
  • Loyalty -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
  • Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Juvenile -- Juvenile literature.
  • Child soldiers -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
  • Historical reenactments -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
  • Ganges River (India and Bangladesh) -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
  • Ganges River Valley (India and Bangladesh) -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
  • Travel.
  • Lebanon -- History -- Civil War, 1975-1990 -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Marine animals -- Juvenile poetry.
  • Marine animals -- Poetry.
  • Storytelling -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Grandfathers -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Fès (Morocco) -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Fiction.
  • Western stories.
  • Wildlife watching -- Juvenile literature.
  • Dangerous animals -- Juvenile literature.
  • Modoc (Elephant) -- Juvenile literature.
  • Human-animal relationships -- Juvenile literature.
  • Natural history -- Mexico -- Baja California (Peninsula) -- Juvenile literature.
  • Animals -- Mexico -- Baja California (Peninsula)
  • Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula)
  • Natural history -- Florida -- Everglades.
  • Zoology -- Alaska -- Pribilof Islands.
  • Northern fur seal -- Alaska -- Pribilof Islands.
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Ali, Child of the Desert 1997  
Note  Jonathan London
Box 1
Slides, correspondence, typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 1
Note  9 items
Box 5
Signed poster undated  Box 5
Note  1 item
 
Galley proofs 1996  Box 5
Note  10 items
 
Photocopy of dummy proof with notes undated  Box 5
Note  17 items
 
Layout notes undated  Box 5
Note  2 items
 
Watercolor study undated  Box 5
Note  1 item
 
Pencil studies undated  Box 5
Note  13 items
 
Pencil studies with text overlay undated  Box 5
Note  12 items
 
Watercolor illustration undated  Box 5
Note  1 item
 
American Too 1996  
Note  Elisa Bartone
Box 1
Typescript, corrected typescript, correspondence, research material 1995  Box 1 , Folder 2
Box 12
Color proofs with notes undated  Box 12
Note  19 items
 
Photocopies of pencil illustrations and text with notes undated  Box 12
Note  23 items
 
Watercolor sketch undated  Box 12
Note  1 item
 
Pencil sketches with text overlay undated  Box 12
Note  37 items
 
At Gleason's Gym 2007  
Box 1
Holograph, typescript, corrected typescript, correspondence, notes, research material 2005  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
Big Jimmy's Kum Kau Chinese Take Out 2001  
Box 12
Photocopies of sample pages 2000  Box 12
Note  18 items
 
Text with notes undated  Box 12
Note  1 item
 
Pencil sketches of page layout undated  Box 12
Note  1 item
 
Pencil sketches with text overlay undated  Box 12
Note  30 items
 
Bird Watch: A Book of Poetry 1999  
Note  Jane Yolen
Box 5
Pencil and watercolor study undated  Box 5
Note  1 item
 
Watercolor studies undated  Box 5
Note  2 items
 
Pencil studies undated  Box 5
Note  17 items
 
Brother Francis and the Friendly Beasts 1991  
Note  Margaret Hodges
Box 2
Unbound copy of book undated  Box 2 , Folder 13
Box 10
Cover proof 1990  Box 10
Note  1 item
 
Watercolor illustrations undated  Box 10
Note  11 items
 
Pencil studies with text overlay undated  Box 10
Note  15 items
 
Chicano, Amigo 1972  
Note  Maurine H. Gee
Box 2
Correspondence 1972  Box 2 , Folder 11
Box 6
Dustjacket undated  Box 6
Note  1 item
 
Cover art transparency with color backing undated  Box 6
Note  2 items
 
Photograph of cover undated  Box 6
Note  1 item
 
Color overlay for cover undated  Box 6
Note  1 item
 
Cover mock-up undated  Box 6
Note  1 item
 
Cover art color tests undated  Box 6
Note  2 items
 
Pencil cover and page layout undated  Box 6
Note  4 items
 
Pencil illustrations undated  Box 6
Note  20 items
 
Prints of illustrations undated  Box 6
Note  8 items
 
Cowboy Country 1993  
Note  Ann Herbert Scott
Box 13
Signed poster undated  Box 13
Note  1 item
 
Face to Face 1991  
Note  Marion Dane Bauer
Box 11
Watercolor illustration undated  Box 11
Note  1 item
 
Fair! 1997  
Box 1
Holograph, corrected typescript, fax, galley proof, sketches, correspondence, notes, booklet 1993-1996  Box 1 , Folder 5
Box 5
Watercolor study undated  Box 5
Note  1 item
 
Pencil studies undated  Box 5
Note  34 items
 
Pencil studies with photocopy overlay undated  Box 5
Note  7 items
 
Pencil studies with text overlay undated  Box 5
Note  20 items
 
Layout notes undated  Box 5
Note  2 items
 
Photocopy of proof with corrections undated  Box 5
Note  18 items
 
Newspaper 1996  Box 5
Note  1 item
 
Color copies of jacket proof 1997  Box 5
Note  2 items
 
Copies of proofs 1997  Box 5
Note  21 items
 
Getting It All Together 1972  
Note  Michael Capizzi
Box 4
Book jacket undated  Box 4
Note  1 item
 
Watercolor illustrations undated  Box 4
Note  9 items
 
Pencil overlay undated  Box 4
Note 1 item
 
Girl on the High-Diving Horse, The 2003  
Note  Linda Oatman High
Box 6
Watercolor illustrations undated  Box 6
Note  24 items
 
Photograph 2003  Box 6
Note  1 item
 
Photocopy of clipping 2003  Box 6
Note  1 item
 
Pencil studies with text overlay undated  Box 6
Note  19 items
 
Pencil sketches undated  Box 6
Note  23 items
 
Page layout in pencil undated  Box 6
Note  1 item
 
Photocopy of cover in pencil undated  Box 6
Note  1 item
 
Great Pumpkin Switch, The 1992  
Note  Megan McDonald
Box 14
Watercolor illustrations undated  Box 14
Note  19 items
 
High as a Hawk: A Brave Girl's Historic Climb 2004  
Note  T. A. Barron
Box 7
Watercolor illustrations undated  Box 7
Note  13 items
 
Pencil studies with text overlay undated  Box 7
Note  19 items
 
Pencil sketches with notes undated  Box 7
Note  17 items