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Katharina Barry Papers

Summary Information
Title: Katharina Barry Papers
Dates: 1961-1966
Creator: Barry, Katharina
Extent: 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-469
The collection consists of original art for three books published between 1961 to 1966.

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.


A is for Anything, 1961

Bug to Hug, 1964

Miscellaneous art,

There is a Bull on My Balcony, 1966

Biographical Sketch

Katharina Barry was born in 1936 in Berlin, Germany. She was educated in Zurich, Switzerland. She married and had two sons. She wrote and illustrated the book A is for Anything, which was named one of the fifty best books of 1962 by the American Institute of Graphic Arts. She has also written several other books.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one folder of original art for three titles. It includes ink and watercolor 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.
  • Barry, Katharina
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
A is for Anything 1961 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1961
Box MC1361
Illustration, watercolor and ink (1 p.)  Box MC1361
Box MC 1361
Illustration, watercolor and ink (2 p.)  Box MC 1361
Ink sketches (3 p.)  Box MC 1361
Bug to Hug 1964 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1964
Box MC 1361
Watercolor, ink and pencil studies (4 p.)  Box MC 1361
Miscellaneous art  
Box MC 1361
Ink and watercolor studies (2 p.)  Box MC 1361
Watercolor study (1 p.)  Box MC 1361
There is a Bull on My Balcony 1966 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1966
Box MC 1361
Ink and wash illustrations (4 p.)  Box MC 1361