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Dorothy McEntee Collection

Summary Information
Title: Dorothy McEntee Collection
Dates: 1942-1951
Creator: McEntee, Dorothy
Extent: 1 cubic foot (2 boxes)
Location: Materials are housed in the Andersen Library caverns. Please allow 30 minutes for retrieval.
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-2058
Abstract:
The collection contains art production material for five published booksillustrated by and other Dorothy McEntee.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Charlotte Baker


Arrangement

Materials are arranged alphabetically by published title and chronologically within each title.


Biography of Dorothy McEntee

Dorothy McEntee was born September 21, 1902 in Brooklyn, New York. She has illustrated all of the children's books written by her sister, Frances Martin, but was also an art teacher for many years.

Source: Something about the Author, vol. 37, pp. 123-124.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains written production material for one title written by Charlotte Baker, including corrected typescripts, correspondence, and photographs.

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.
  • Dogs -- Juvenile fiction
  • Baker, Charlotte, 1910-
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Box MC 1643
Dippy the Duck, text by Francis M. Martin, publication unverified  Box MC 1643
Note  Contains: 10 pencil sketches, 1 acrylic study, 1 acrylic cover illustration, 13 acrylic illustrations.
Box MC 1644
Knuckles Down, text by Francis M. Martin, published New York: Harper, 1942  Box MC 1644
Note  Contains: 4 ink and charcoal studies, 1 book jacket, 1 ink book jacket illustration, 2 acrylic book jacket illustrations, 1 ink illustration with text paste-up, 22 ink illustrations.
 
Nine Tales of Coyote, text by Francis M. Martin, published New York: Harper, 1950  Box MC 1644
Note  Contains: 5 pencil studies, 3 page proofs, 4 acrylic and charcoal illustrations, 1 pencil and acrylic illustration, 3 acrylic illustrations.
Box MC 1643
Nine Tales of Raven, text by Francis M. Martin, published New York: Harper, 1951  Box MC 1643
Note  Contains: 60p. multi-media dummy, 2 printer's illustrations, 1 printer's cover illustration, 3 ink illustrations with 2 color separations, 1 ink illustration with 1 color separation, 1 color separation, 1 ink illustration for cover.
 
Pirate Island, text by Francis M. Martin, published New York: Harper, 1955  Box MC 1643
Note  Contains: 2 page prints, 3 title graphics, 2 ink and acrylic illustrations with text paste-up, 1 ink illustration with text paste-up for cover, 1 acrylic cover illustration, 8 ink illustrations.
 
Raven-Who-Sets-Things-Right: Indian Tales of the Northeast Coast, text by Francis M. Martin, published New York: Harper, 1975  Box MC 1643
Note  Contains: 1 ink illustration with 2 color separations for cover.
Box MC 1644
Sketchbook and Studies  Box MC 1644
Note  Contains: 1 multi-media sketchbook, 2 acrylic studies, 1 charcoal study, 8 ink studies, 14 pencil studies
Box MC 1643
Sandy, text by Francis M. Martin, publication unverified  Box MC 1643
Note  Contains: 6 pastel and watercolor studies, 34p. pastel and watercolor dummy.
 
We Want Slugger, text by Francis M. Martin, unpublished  Box MC 1643
Note  Contains: 1 sketchbook of pencil studies, 38 pencil studies, 8 acrylic paint studies.