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Roz Abisch Collection

Summary Information
Title: Roz Abisch Collection
Dates: 1969-1970
Creator: Abisch, Roz
Extent: 2 boxes
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-503
Abstract:
The Abisch Collection contains written and illustrative production material of 2 titles from 1969-1970, including typescripts, correspondence, collage illustrations, photostat dummy, and pencil studies.

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

Sweet Betsy From Pike, 1970

'Twas In the Mood of Wintertime, the First American Christmas Carol, 1969


Biographical Sketch

Roslyn "Roz" Kroop Abisch was born April 2, 1927, in Brooklyn N.Y to Benjamin and Frieda Kroop. Educated at Brooklyn College in the 40s, Abisch rotated regularly between teaching and copywriting until the mid-60s when her book was published with lifelong companion Boche Kaplan, entitled Open Your Eyes . Together the two women collaborated on many additional titles, mainly working under the pseudonym 'A.K. Roche'.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author . Gale Research, Detroit. Vol 9, 1976.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Abisch Collection contains written production material from 2 titles, including typescripts, correspondence, text proofs, and notes. It also contains illustrative production material from 1 title Sweet Betsy From Pike , including a photostat dummy, collage illustrations, pencil studies and layouts, jacket proofs, photographic print proofs, and sheet music. Both titles are from the turn of the 70s.

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.
  • Abisch, Roz
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Sweet Betsy From Pike 1970 
Note Kaplan, Boche
New York: McCall, 1970
Box MC 817
photostat dummy (32 p.)  Box MC 817
 
collage illustrations (4 p.)  Box MC 817
 
pencil studies (33 p.)  Box MC 817
 
pencil layouts (2 p.)  Box MC 817
 
jacket proof (1 p.)  Box MC 817
 
photographic print proofs (2 p.)  Box MC 817
 
music (1 p.)  Box MC 817
Box MF 2
typescript, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF 2
 
typescript, carbon (5 p.)  Box MF 2
 
typescript, corrected carbon (8 p.)  Box MF 2
 
typescript, photocopy (11 p.)  Box MF 2
 
correspondence (11 p.)  Box MF 2
 
text proof (1 p.)  Box MF 2
 
proof for lyrics (1 p.)  Box MF 2
 
'Twas In the Mood of Wintertime, the First American Christmas Carol 1969 
Note Kaplan, Boche
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1969
Box MF 2
typescript, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF 2
 
typescript, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF 2
 
typescript, corrected (4 p.)  Box MF 2
 
typescript, carbon corrected (5 p.)  Box MF 2
 
typescript, corrected with sketches (4 p.)  Box MF 2
 
typescript (5 p.)  Box MF 2
 
correspondence (7 p.)  Box MF 2
 
notes (6 p.)  Box MF 2
 
xerox notes (10 p.)  Box MF 2