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Gertrude E. Espenscheild Papers

Summary Information
Title: Gertrude E. Espenscheid Papers
Dates: 1942-1952
Creator: Espenscheid, Gertrude E.
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-509
The collection contains material for a 1942 Random House publication of The Three Little Pigs and two illustrations done in 1952.

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.


Gingerbread Shop, 1952

Story Parade, 1952

Three Little Pigs, 1942

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains material for a version of The Three Little Pigs published by Random House in 1942. Also included are a matted ink and watercolor illustration for a story from Mary Poppins and a water color done for the cover of Story Parade in February, 1952.

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.
  • Espenscheid, Gertrude E.
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Gingerbread Shop 1952 
Note  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1952
Box M. C. 1502
Ink & watercolor illustration (matter) (1)  Box M. C. 1502
Story Parade 1952 
Box M. C. 1502
Original water color for February cover (1)  Box M. C. 1502
Three Little Pigs 1942 
Note  New York: Random House, 1942
Box M. C. 1502
Tempera, pencil, and illustration proof, illustrator's dummy and typescript (34 p.)  Box M. C. 1502