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Winifred Lubell Papers, 1951-2005

Summary Information
Title: Winifred Lubell papers
Dates: 1956-1968
Creator: Lubell, Winifred
Extent: 18 linear feet (6 boxes)
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1995
Abstract:
The collection contains illustrative materials for 36 titles, and includes illustrations in various media, some with separations, a photograph illustration, collage studies, jacket studies, layout studies, jacket proofs, scratchboard illustrations, and an original colored sketch.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Lubell, Winifred

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.

Boxes 18 and 19 have reproduction restrictions, please consult the archivist for more information.

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:

Winifred Lubell papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by publication title.


Biographical Sketch

Winifred Lubell was born June 14, 1914, in New York, NY. She became an artist and illustrator of children's books, and has had her art exhibited in several major cities in the U. S. Much of her work reflects her interest in nature and naturural subjects.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author, Vol. 6


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains illustrative material for 36 titles and includes illustrations, many with separations, in ink, pencil, scratchboard, cut paper, and photograph illustration, studies in collage, ink, pencil, watercolor, crayon, cut paper, and tempera, jacket studies, layouts, jacket proofs, illustration proofs, dummies, and an original colored sketch.

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.
  • Lubell, Winifred
  • Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873
  • Autumn -- Juvenile literature
  • Blue jay -- Juvenile literature
  • Caterpillars -- Juvenile literature
  • Cats -- Juvenile fiction
  • Cave animals -- Juvenile literature
  • Caves -- Juvenile literature
  • Children of working parents -- Juvenile fiction
  • Christmas stories
  • Families -- Juvenile fiction
  • Feral pigeons -- Juvenile literature
  • Freshwater animals -- Juvenile literature
  • Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 BC -- Juvenile literature
  • Growth (Plants) -- Juvenile literature
  • Insects -- Juvenile literature
  • Islands -- Juvenile literature
  • Marine animals -- Juvenile literature
  • Names -- Literature
  • Natural history -- Juvenile literature
  • Nocturnal animals -- Juvenile literature
  • Paris (France) -- Fiction
  • Pets -- Juvenile literature
  • Pirates -- Juvenile fiction
  • Schools -- Juvenile fiction
  • Seashore biology -- Juvenile literature
  • Signs and symbols -- Juvenile literature
  • Zoology -- Juvenile literature
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Battle of Frogs and Mice, The Unpublished  
Box 1
Typed translation of text, undated, 1996  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
Dummy of illustrations, undated  Box 1 , Folder 2
 
Mock ups of cover art, undated  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
Drawings, pen on paper, and photocopies; title page, undated  Box 1 , Folder 4
Note  14 items
 
Drawings, pen on paper, and photocopies; pages 3-7, undated  Box 1 , Folder 5
Note  26 items
 
Drawings, pen on paper, and photocopies; pages 8-12, undated  Box 1 , Folder 6
Note  35 items
 
Drawings, pen on paper, and photocopies; pages 13-16, undated  Box 1 , Folder 7
Note  22 items
 
Drawings, pen on paper, and photocopies; pages 17-18 and unidentified, undated  Box 1 , Folder 8
Note  28 items
Box 17
Correspondence, research 1982-1994  Box 17 , Folder 6
Box 18
Translated holograph undated  Box 18 , Folder 5
Note  1 item
 
Birds in the Street: The City Pigeon Book 1971  
Box 20
Page proofs undated  Box 20
Note  2 items
 
Birth of an Island 1959  
Box 14
Illustrations, ink and watercolor undated  Box 14
Note  5 items
 
By The Seashore 1973  
Box 16
Dummy with ink and watercolor illustrations undated  Box 16 , Folder 4
Note  1 item
Box 14
Illustrations, ink and watercolor undated  Box 14
Note  8 items
 
Caterpillars 1961  
Box 2
Sheet Layouts with crayon, ink and pencil studies, undated  Box 2
Note  32 items
 
Cover layout sheets, undated  Box 2
Note  5 items
 
Collage mock-ups of title page and title page proofs, undated  Box 2
Note  3 items
 
Drawings, pen and pencil on paper, undated  Box 2
Note  2 items
 
Page proofs, undated  Box 2
 
Drawings, pen and pencil on transparencies, pages 5-15, undated  Box 2
Note  17 items
 
Drawings, pen and pencil on transparencies, pages 16-27, undated  Box 2
Note  18 items
 
Drawings, pen and pencil on transparencies and paper, pages 29-43, undated  Box 2
Note  24 items
 
Drawings, pen and pencil on transparencies, pages 44-63, undated  Box 2
Note  31 items
 
Creatures of the Night 1960  
Box 20
Drawings, pen and pencil on transparencies and paper, pages 5-19, undated  Box 20
Note  20 items
 
Drawings, pen and pencil on transparencies and paper, pages 21-38, undated  Box 20
Note  30 items
 
Drawings, pen and pencil on transparencies and paper, pages 39-54, undated  Box 20
Note  33 items
Box 3
Drawings, pen and pencil on transparencies and paper, pages 56-70, undated  Box 3
Note  32 items
 
Drawings, pen and pencil on transparencies and paper, pages 71-90, undated  Box 3
Note  35 items
Box 2
Illustration proofs, ink and pencil on color separations, pages 91-end pages undated  Box 2
Note  22 items
 
Illustrations of jacket and cover, ink and tempera on paper undated  Box 2
Note  2 items
 
Ellen's Blue Jays 1961  
Box 4
Publisher's proofs, pencil and paper undated  Box 4
Note  2 items
 
Illustrations, pencil, ink, and watercolor, pages 32-45 undated  Box 4
Note  6 items
 
Illustrations, pencil, ink, and watercolor, pages cover-30 undated  Box 4
Note  8 items
 
Illustrations, pencil, ink, and watercolor, pages 34-43 undated  Box 4
Note  7 items
 
Illustrations, pencil, ink, and watercolor, pages 16-33 undated  Box 4
Note  9 items
 
Illustrations, pencil, ink, and watercolor, pages cover-15 undated  Box 4
Note  7 items
 
Illustrations, ink and watercolor on paper undated  Box 4
Note  6 items
 
Illustrations, pencil and ink color separations undated  Box 4
Note  3 items
 
Fall is Here! 1966  
Box 5
Illustrations, ink color separations, pages 6-77 undated  Box 5
Note  28 items
 
Layout proofs, pages 48-95 undated  Box 5
Note  22 items
 
Layout proofs, pages 2-47 undated  Box 5
Note  26 items
 
Publisher's proof of cover undated  Box 5
Note  1 item
Box 1
Cover proof, ink and watercolor study of cover undated  Box 1 , Folder 9
Note  2 items
 
Ink color spearations, pages 3-50 undated  Box 1 , Folder 10
Note  37 items
 
Ink color spearations, pages 55-94 undated  Box 1 , Folder 11
Note  32 items
 
Gifts from the Greeks 1970  
Box 1
Dummy cover, proof of cover, photocopies of illustrations-page 79 undated  Box 1 , Folder 12
Note  6 items
 
Illustrations, ink on paper, pages 7-37 undated  Box 1 , Folder 13
Note  15 items
 
Illustrations, ink on paper, pages 38-93 undated  Box 1 , Folder 14
Note  19 items
 
Illustrations, ink on paper, pages 94-103 undated  Box 1 , Folder 15
Note  9 items
 
Illustrations, ink on paper, pages 107-127 and misc. undated  Box 6 , Folder 1
Note  20 items
Box 19
Research images undated  Box 19 , Folder 1
 
Research images undated  Box 19 , Folder 2
 
Illustrations, pencil and watercolor on paper with text undated  Box 19 , Folder 3
Note  5 items
 
Goddess Image, The: Color Woodcuts and Collages Unpublished  
Box 17
Corrected typescript 1985  Box 17 , Folder 8
 
Corrected typescript 1985  Box 17 , Folder 9
 
Newspaper clipping, speech notes 1994-1995  Box 17 , Folder 10
Box 18
Speech notes undated  Box 18 , Folder 1
 
Green is Growing 1964  
Box 6
Illustrations, ink and pencil on paper undated  Box 6 , Folder 2
Note  44 items
 
Illustrations, ink and pencil on tissue paper, ink and watercolor proof of cover undated  Box 6 , Folder 3
Note  17 items
Box 16
Proofs of jacket undated  Box 16 , Folder 2
Note  2 items
 
Here Comes Daddy 1951  
Box 8
Illustrations, tepmera, pages 3-24 undated  Box 8
Note  7 items
 
Illustrations, tepmera undated  Box 8
Note  4 items
Box 16
First draft mock-up of book undated  Box 16 , Folder 12
Note  1 item
 
Hero Twins, The Unpublished  
Box 16
Typescript, research, notes 2002  Box 16 , Folder 9
 
Illustrations, ink on paper 1995  Box 16 , Folder 10
Note  22 items
 
Photocopies of illustrations 1995  Box 16 , Folder 11
Note  17 items
Box 17
typescript, page proof, proof of jacket 2002  Box 17 , Folder 7
 
Holes by the Sea Unpublished  
Box 15
Illustrated page layout board, pencil, ink, and watercolor 1977  Box 15
Note  1 item
 
I Wish I Had Another Name 1962  
Box 6
Ink and pencil dummy, illustration proofs, misc. drawings undated  Box 6 , Folder 5
Note  31 items
 
Publisher's proofs with color separation, ink, pages 1-23 undated  Box 6 , Folder 6
Note  22 items
 
Publisher's proofs with color separation, ink, pages 23-40 undated  Box 6 , Folder 7
Note  16 items
 
In A Running Brook 1968  
Box 6
Illustrated page layout board proofs in ink and watercolor, corrected dummy, proof of jacket undated  Box 6 , Folder 4
Note  5 items
Box 8
Illustration, ink and oil pastel undated  Box 8
Note  1 item
 
Louis Agassiz: Pied Piper of Science 1958  
Box 6
Scratchboard illustrations, ink, chapters 1-18, print of illustration undated  Box 6 , Folder 8
Note  19 items
 
Miscellaneous 1955-1983  
Box 17
Illustrations, ink and watercolor 1960  Box 17 , Folder 3
Note  3 items
 
Illustrations, ink and watercolor undated  Box 17 , Folder 4
Note  6 items
 
Illustrations, woodcut, pencil, page proof, photocopy of woodcut on pamphlet 2005  Box 17 , Folder 5
Note  7 items
Box 18
Book reviews 1955-1971  Box 18 , Folder 2
 
Book reviews 1955-1971  Box 18 , Folder 3
 
Ephemera, photographs 1959-1978  Box 18 , Folder 4
 
Album covers undated  Box 18 , Folder 6
Note  35 items
 
Contracts, legal documents 1955-1994  Box 18 , Folder 7
Note  *Sensitive information-No photocopies/cameras
Box 19
Contracts, legal documents 1958-1983  Box 19 , Folder 4
Note  *Sensitive information-No photocopies/cameras
 
Moon of the Mountain Lions, The Unpublished  
Box 6
Illustration proofs, ink and watercolor undated  Box 6 , Folder 9
Note  3 items
 
My Private Book Unpubllished  
Box 16
Dummy with ink and pencil illustrations undated  Box 16 , Folder 8
Note  1 item
 
Outer Lands, The Unpublished  
Box 5
Corrected page proof with ink illustrations, pages 136-171 undated  Box 5
Note  17 items
Box 7
Corrected page proof with ink illustrations, pages 89-134 undated  Box 7
Note  22 items
 
Corrected page proof with ink illustrations, pages 4-41 undated  Box 7
Note  19 items
 
Corrected page proof with ink illustrations, pages 42-87 undated  Box 7
Note  22 items
Box 16
Illustrations, ink and watercolor, plates 1-7 undated  Box 16 , Folder 5
Note  7 items
 
Illustrations, ink and watercolor, plates 8-16 undated  Box 16 , Folder 6
Note  8 items
 
Layout note undated  Box 16 , Folder 7
Note  1 item
 
Picture Signs & Symbols 1972  
Box 6
Corrected file copy of book, note of correction on page 38 1972  Box 6 , Folder 10
Note  1 item
Box 8
Page proof with ink and pencil illustrations, pages 1-index 1962  Box 8
Note  31 items
 
Pirate's Bridge, The 1960  
Box 10
Corrected page proof with ink and watercolor illustrations, all pages undated  Box 10
Note  22 items
Box 8
Publisher's proof, large uncut sheet of pages undated  Box 8
Note  1 item
Box 9
Illustrations, ink and watercolor undated  Box 9 , Folder 1
Note  4 items
 
Mock up of completed book 1960  Box 9 , Folder 2
Note  2 items
 
Proofs of jacket undated  Box 9 , Folder 3
Note  3 items
Box 10
Publisher's proof with color separations, pages 28-39 undated  Box 10
Note  6 itemd
 
Publisher's proof with color separations, pages 20-27 undated  Box 10
Note  5 items
Box 11
Publisher's proof with color separations, pages 1-18 undated  Box 11
Note  7 items
 
Qui Est La? Unpublished  
Box 9
Illustrations, pencil and ink color separations, pages 1-71 undated  Box 9 , Folder 4
Note  53 items
 
Illustration, pencil and ink on paper, page 1 with final book page as reference undated  Box 9 , Folder 5
Note  2 items
Box 12
Illustrated page layout board, pencil and ink undated  Box 12
Note  1 item
 
Illustrations, pencil and ink, pages 1-71 undated  Box 12
Note  56 items
 
Rosalie, The Bird Market Turtle 1962  
Box 9
Watercolor sketchs of Gaston and related correspondence to Irvin Kerlan 1962  Box 9 , Folder 6
Note  3 items
 
Mock-up of book; proof of cover undated  Box 9 , Folder 7
Note  2 item
 
Reference clippings with small preliminary sketches, correspondence undated  Box 9 , Folder 8
Note  22 items
Box 12
Illustrations, pencil, ink, and watercolor undated  Box 12
Note  9 items
 
Illustrations, pencil and ink, pages 6-59 undated  Box 12
Note  8 items
 
Publisher's proof with color separations, pages 5- 61 undated  Box 12
Note  25 items
Box 11
Publisher's proof with color separation of jacket undated  Box 11
Note  1 item
 
Publisher's proof with color separation of jacket undated  Box 11
Note  1 item
 
See Through the Jungle 1958  
Box 8
Illustration, ink and tempera, page 8 undated  Box 8
Note  1 item
 
See Through the Sea 1955  
Box 14
Illustration, ink and watercolor undated  Box 14
Note  1 item
 
Sniffing Friends Unpublished  
Box 9
Illustrations, pencil and ink on paper undated  Box 9 , Folder 9
Note  25 items
Box 12
Illustrations, pencil, ink, and watercolor on paper undated  Box 12
Note  5 items
 
Illustrated page layout board, pencil, ink, and watercolor on paper undated  Box 12
Note  1 items
Box 9
Corrected manuscript undated  Box 9 , Folder 10
Note  6 pages
 
Spring is Here! 1964  
Box 9
Illustrations, pencil and ink on color separations 1963  Box 9 , Folder 11
Note  58 items
 
Illustrations, pencil and ink on color separations 1963  Box 9 , Folder 12
Note  38 items
 
Proof of jacket, pencil illustrations on paper 1966  Box 9 , Folder 13
Note  3 items
 
Story of Caves, The 1956  
Box 12
Publisher's proof with color separations, pages cover-41 undated  Box 12
Note  30 items
Box 13
Publisher's proof with color separations, pages 43-121 undated  Box 13
Note  53 items
Box 14
Publisher's proof of cover undated  Box 14
Note  1 item
 
Illustration proof of cover, tempera on paper undated  Box 14
Note  1 item
 
Illustration proofs, pencil, ink, and tempera on paper undated  Box 14
Note  2 items
 
Proof of cover undated  Box 14
Note  1 item
 
Street Markets Around the World 1974  
Box 8
Page proof with ink illustrations, pages 2-59 undated  Box 8
Note  30 items
Box 9
Partial dummy with ink illustrations undated  Box 9 , Folder 14
Note  1 item
Box 16
Dummy with ink illustrations undated  Box 16 , Folder 1
Note  1 item
 
Tall Grass Zoo, The 1960  
Box 9
Corrected typescripts undated  Box 9 , Folder 15
Note  25 pages
Box 8
Page proof with ink and watercolor illustrations pages 2-61 1960  Box 8
Note  29 items
Box 9
Illustrated dummies undated  Box 9 , Folder 16
Note  2 items
 
Illustrations, ink and tempera; color illustration proof; proof of cover undated  Box 9 , Folder 17
Note  7 items
Box 14
Illustration, ink on color separations, pages 8-44 undated  Box 14
Note  12 items
 
Illustration, ink on color separations, pages undated  Box 14
Note  10 items
Box 15
Illustrated page layout board, pencil, ink, and watercolor on paper 1959  Box 15
Note  1 item
 
Tree Hole Unpublished  
Box 15
Illustrated page layout board, pencil, ink, and watercolor 1977  Box 15
Note  1 item
 
Twelfth Night Santons, The 1965  
Box 14
Illustrations, ink, end pages 1965  Box 14
Note  2 items
 
Publisher's proof with color separations undated  Box 14
Note  1 item
 
Up A Tree 1961  
Box 16
Proofs of jacket, pen and crayon illustration undated  Box 16 , Folder 3
Note  3 items
 
Winter Holes Unpublished  
Box 15
Illustrated page layout board, pencil, ink, and watercolor 1977  Box 15
Note  1 item
 
Zoo for You, A: Some Indoor Pets and How to Keep Them 1970  
Box 17
First draft mock-up of book 1970  Box 17 , Folder 1
Note  1 item
 
Illustrations, pencil and watercolor undated  Box 17 , Folder 2
Note  4 items