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Muriel Batherman Papers

Summary Information
Title: Muriel Batherman Papers
Dates: 1964-1994
Creator: Batherman, Muriel
Extent: 4 boxes
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-476
Abstract:
The collection consists of original art used as production material for 8 published children's books.

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

Alphabet Tale, 1994

Alphabet Tale, 1964

Animals Live Here, 1979

Before Columbus, 1981

Big and Small, Short and Tall, 1972

Handsomest Father, 1979

Little Chalk Man, 1970

Mine Will, Said John, 1980

Some Things You Should Know About My Dog, 1976


Biographical Sketch

Muriel Batherman was born in New York, NY in 1926. She married and had children. She attended Pratt Institue from 1944 - 1947. She was a writer and illustrator of several children's books, some of which won awards.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes illustrations for 8 published children's books in media including felt pen, ink, watercolor, and chalk. The collection also has some typescripts for these books.

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.
  • Batherman, Muriel
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Alphabet Tale 1994 
Note Garten, Jan
New York: Greenwillow Books, 1994
Box MC 1322
Pen, Ink, and marker dummy (20 p.)  Box MC 1322
 
Alphabet Tale 1964 
Note Garten, Jan
New York: Random House, 1964
Box MC 1322
Felt tip pen and watercolor dummy with holograph text (20 p.)  Box MC 1322
 
Felt tip pen illustration with 1 separation for cover (1 p.)  Box MC 1322
 
Felt tip pen illustration for cover (1 p.)  Box MC 1322
 
Felt tip pen illustrations with 2 separations for endpapers (2 p.)  Box MC 1322
 
Felt tip pen illustrations with 3 separations (5 p.)  Box MC 1322
 
Felt tip pen Illustrations with 2 separations (6 p.)  Box MC 1322
 
Felt tip pen illustrations with 1 separation (12 p.)  Box MC 1322
 
Felt tip pen illustrations (3 p.)  Box MC 1322
 
Tempera study (1 p.)  Box MC 1322
 
Paste-ups (26 p.)  Box MC 1322
 
Proofs (9 p.)  Box MC 1322
 
Animals Live Here 1979 
Note  New York: Greenwillow Books, 1979
Box MC 1320
Layout for cover with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Pasteup for cover with 3 seprations (1 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Ink pasteups with 2 separations each (13 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Ink pasteups with 3 separations each (11 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Ink pasteups with 1 separation each (5 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Mixed-media dummy with type position (74 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Typescript and photocopy, corrected (18 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Correspondence (4 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Before Columbus 1981 
Note  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981
Box MF 63
Typescript, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF 63
 
Typescript, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF 63
 
Front matter (3 p.)  Box MF 63
 
Typescript, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF 63
 
Typescript, corrected (9 p.)  Box MF 63
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (7 p.)  Box MF 63
 
Galley proof, corrected (3 p.)  Box MF 63
 
Correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF 63
Box MC 1320
Ink and watercolor dummy (1 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Pasteup for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Layout for jacket with3 overlays (1 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Colored marker sketch for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Ink and marker illustration for cover (1 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Layout with 1 overlay for cover (1 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Pastup for cover (1 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Pasteup for table of contents (1 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Pasteups for pages (26 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Wash overlays for illustrations (45 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Big and Small, Short and Tall 1972 
Note  New York: Scholastic, 1972
Box MC 379
Felt pen illustration with 3 separations for cover (1 p.)  Box MC 379
 
Felt pen illustrations with 3 separations (9 p.)  Box MC 379
 
Felt pen illustrations with 2 separations (7 p.)  Box MC 379
 
Felt pen illustration with 1 separation (1 p.)  Box MC 379
 
Felt pen illustration (2 p.)  Box MC 379
 
Felt pen study (4 p.)  Box MC 379
 
Pasteups (4 p.)  Box MC 379
 
Handsomest Father 1979 
Note Hautzig, Deborah
New York: Greenwillow Books, 1979
Box MC 1320
Mixed-media layout for cover (1 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Ink pasteup for cover with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Ink pasteups with 3 separations for color (20 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Ink pasteups with 2 separations for color (2 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Mixed-media dummy (52 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Mixed-media dummy with type position (50 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Press copy (1 p.)  Box MC 1320
 
Little Chalk Man 1970 
Note Ctvrtek, Vaclav
New York: Knopf, 1970
Box MC 1321
Chalk, collage and ink illustration with 3 separations for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Ink Illustration for end papers (1 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Chalk, collage and ink illustration with 7 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Chalk, collage and ink illustration with 4 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Chalk, collage and ink illustration with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Chalk, collage and ink illustrations 2 separations (3 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Chalk, collage, ink and watercolof studies (3 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Chalk, collage and ink studies (5 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Chalk study (1 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Sheet proof for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Mine Will, Said John 1980 
Note Griffith, Helen V.
New York: Greenwillow Books, 1980
Box MC 1321
Ink pasteup for jacket with 3 separations for color (1 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Ink pasteup for endpapers with 2 separations for color (1 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Ink pasteups with 3 separations for color (16 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Ink and watercolor dummy with type position (34 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Some Things You Should Know About My Dog 1976 
Note  Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1976
Box MC 1321
Felt pen dummy (36 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Felt pen dummy (32 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Felt pen dummy (32 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Felt pen illustrations with 4 separations (13 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Felt pen illustration with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Felt pen illustrations with 2 separations (3 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Felt pen studies for jacket (3 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Sheets proof for jacket (2 p.)  Box MC 1321
 
Sheet proof (1 p.)  Box MC 1321
Box MF 63
Typescript (2 p.)  Box MF 63
 
Typescript (1 p.)  Box MF 63
 
Typescript, carbon (1 p.)  Box MF 63