University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota LibrariesOnline Finding Aids
space Home | About Us | Search Tips | Finding Aids FAQ | View Basket |
Fred Brenner Papers

Summary Information
Title: Fred Brenner Papers
Dates: 1962-1983
Creator: Brenner, Fred
Extent: 4 boxes
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-2018
Abstract:
The collection contains illustrative material for 10 titles, and includes illustrations and studies in various media, some with separations, notes, dummies, paste-ups, book jackets, page proofs, corrected galley proofs, transparencies, clippings, and photocopies of illustrations.

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

Bird in the Family, A, 1962

Child's Book of Birds, A, 1977

Dog I Know, A, 1983

If You Were an Ant, 1973

Little One Inch, 1977

One Day in the Desert, 1983

Rutgers and the Water Snouts, 1969

Sick Book, The, 1976

Summer of the Houseboat, 1968

Windmill Summer, The, 1972


Biographical Sketch

Fred Brenner was born April 4, 1920, in Newark, N.J. He married Barbara Johnes, an author of children's books. He became a free lance illustrator, artist, and art instructor, illustrating many of the books written by his wife. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, Vols. 34, 36


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains illustrative material for 10 titles, and includes illustrations and studies in a variety of media, some with separations, notes, dummies, book jackets, paste-ups, page proofs, corrected galley proofs, transparencies, clippings, and photocopies of illustrations.

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.
  • Brenner, Fred
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Bird in the Family, A 1962 
Note  New York: W. R. Scott, 1962
Box MC1720
pp. of book on cardboard (7 p.)  Box MC1720
 
ink, charcoal and pencil illustrations (16 p.)  Box MC1720
 
ink illustrations with ink wash color separation (5 p.)  Box MC1720
 
ink and charcoal illustrations with ink wash color separation overlay (16 p.)  Box MC1720
 
ink illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1720
 
ink, charcoal and watercolor studies (3 p.)  Box MC1720
 
ink and crayon study (1 p.)  Box MC1720
 
charcoal pencil studies (3 p.)  Box MC1720
 
charcoal pencil and pastel study (1 p.)  Box MC1720
 
ink, charcoal, watercolor and pastel study (1 p.)  Box MC1720
 
color separation transparencies (3 p.)  Box MC1720
 
layout notes (4 p.)  Box MC1720
 
pencil and color pencil dummy (64 p.)  Box MC1720
 
Child's Book of Birds, A 1977 
Note  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1977
Box MC1718
ink wash illustrations (12 p.)  Box MC1718
 
watercolor illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1718
 
book jacket (1 p.)  Box MC1718
 
ink studies (2 p.)  Box MC1718
 
pencil studies (35 p.)  Box MC1718
 
watercolor studies (7 p.)  Box MC1718
 
layout notes (2 p.)  Box MC1718
 
color pencil studies (7 p.)  Box MC1718
 
crayon studies (2 p.)  Box MC1718
 
Dog I Know, A 1983 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1983
Box MC1719
ink wash color separations (30 p.)  Box MC1719
 
pencil illustrations with text paste-up (14 p.)  Box MC1719
 
color separation transparency proofs (2 p.)  Box MC1719
 
pencil studies (11 p.)  Box MC1719
 
text paste-up (1 p.)  Box MC1719
 
watercolor and color pencil illustration on vellum (1 p.)  Box MC1719
 
pencil and color pencil studies (17 p.)  Box MC1719
 
pencil and watercolor studies (2 p.)  Box MC1719
 
ink studies (37 p.)  Box MC1719
 
color pencil studies (5 p.)  Box MC1719
 
layout studies (7 p.)  Box MC1719
 
pencil and ink wash illustrations (4 p.)  Box MC1719
 
pencil and ink wash color separations (6 p.)  Box MC1719
 
color pencil study with text paste-up (1 p.)  Box MC1719
 
galley proofs, corrected (2 p.)  Box MC1719
 
color pencil and watercolor jacket study (1 p.)  Box MC1719
 
color pencil illustration with overlay (1 p.)  Box MC1719
 
If You Were an Ant 1973 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1973
Box MC1719
ink wash color separations (37 p.)  Box MC1719
 
ink illustrations (18 p.)  Box MC1719
 
ink and wash color separations with text paste-up (17 p.)  Box MC1719
 
transparencies of color separations (4 p.)  Box MC1719
 
ink and watercolor illustrations (18 p.)  Box MC1719
 
watercolor studies (16 p.)  Box MC1719
 
layout studies (2 p.)  Box MC1719
 
color separation proofs (9 p.)  Box MC1719
 
photocopy print of illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1719
 
book jackets (2 p.)  Box MC1719
 
page proofs (8 p.)  Box MC1719
 
pencil study (1 p.)  Box MC1719
 
Little One Inch 1977 
Note  New York: Coward, McCann and Geohegan, 1977
Box MC1718
pencil studies (11 p.)  Box MC1718
 
pencil studies with text paste-up (8 p.)  Box MC1718
 
ink studies (12 p.)  Box MC1718
 
watercolor studies (7 p.)  Box MC1718
 
ink and color pencil study (1 p.)  Box MC1718
 
color pencil and pencil studies (3 p.)  Box MC1718
 
color proof (1 p.)  Box MC1718
 
ink illustrations on vellum (18 p.)  Box MC1718
 
ink wash color separations (12 p.)  Box MC1718
 
color separation overlay (1 p.)  Box MC1718
 
watercolor illustrations on blueprint (9 p.)  Box MC1718
 
watercolor illustrations with text paste-up (2 p.)  Box MC1718
 
pencil layout study (1 p.)  Box MC1718
 
book jacket (1 p.)  Box MC1718
 
jacket text paste-up with overlay (1 p.)  Box MC1718
 
page proofs (4 p.)  Box MC1718
 
One Day in the Desert 1983 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1983
Box MC1718
ink illustrations (19 p.)  Box MC1718
 
pencil studies (11 p.)  Box MC1718
 
photocopy of illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1718
 
pencil and ink study (1 p.)  Box MC1718
 
transparency for book week ad (1 p.)  Box MC1718
 
book jacket (1 p.)  Box MC1718
 
layout dummy with notes and page proof paste-up (24 p.)  Box MC1718
 
pencil dummy (40 p.)  Box MC1718
 
Rutgers and the Water Snouts 1969 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1969
Box MC1717
ink illustrations (13 p.)  Box MC1717
 
ink and pencil illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1717
 
ink and watercolor studies (3 p.)  Box MC1717
 
pencil studies (32 p.)  Box MC1717
 
ink and pencil studies (2 p.)  Box MC1717
 
ink and wash studies (5 p.)  Box MC1717
 
ink studies (6 p.)  Box MC1717
 
photocopy of illustrations (1 p.)  Box MC1717
 
notes (2 p.)  Box MC1717
 
Sick Book, The 1976 
Note  New York: Four Winds Press, 1976
Box MC1717
ink and wash studies (9 p.)  Box MC1717
 
book jacket (1 p.)  Box MC1717
 
clipping (1 p.)  Box MC1717
 
note (1 p.)  Box MC1717
 
photocopies of illustrations (31 p.)  Box MC1717
 
Summer of the Houseboat 1968 
Note  New York: Knopf, 1968
Box MC1717
ink and ink wash illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1717
 
photocopy of illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1717
 
ink illustrations (6 p.)  Box MC1717
 
ink, pencil and color pencil studies (4 p.)  Box MC1717
 
ink and pencil studies (3 p.)  Box MC1717
 
pencil studies (2 p.)  Box MC1717
 
watercolor and ink jacket study (1 p.)  Box MC1717
 
book jacket (1 p.)  Box MC1717
 
clipping (1 p.)  Box MC1717
 
layout studies in ink (2 p.)  Box MC1717
 
Windmill Summer, The 1972 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1972
Box MC1717
book jackets (2 p.)  Box MC1717
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MC1717
 
photocopy (1 p.)  Box MC1717
 
ink illustrations (8 p.)  Box MC1717
 
ink and pencil studies (2 p.)  Box MC1717
 
ink and tempera studies (2 p.)  Box MC1717
 
ink studies on vellum (3 p.)  Box MC1717