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Elsa Jemne Papers

Summary Information
Title: Elsa Jemne Papers
Dates: 1933-1944
Creator: Jemne, Elsa
Extent: spread in 4 boxes
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-569
Contains illustrative materials in various media, but mostly in ink, for 3 titles.

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.


Miscellaneous art,

Norwegian Family, A, 1934

Norwegian Farm, A, 1933

Rudi Finds a Way, 1941

We of Frabo Stand, 1944

Collection Scope and Content Note

Collection illustrations in ink, watercolor and ink, tempera and ink, ink wash and pencil, and tempera for 4 illustrations. Also contains some calligraphy.

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.
  • Jemne, Elsa
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Miscellaneous art  
Box MC1048
ink illustration for endpapers (1 p.)  Box MC1048
ink illustration with 1 separation, suggestion for endpaper (1 p.)  Box MC1048
watercolor and ink illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1048
Norwegian Family, A 1934 
Box MC1046, MC1063
tempera and ink illustration with calligraphy for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC1046, MC1063
ink illustration with calligraphy for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC1046, MC1063
ink illustration for endpapers (1 p.)  Box MC1046, MC1063
Box MC1046
ink illustrations (42 p.)  Box MC1046
sheets color studies (4 p.)  Box MC1046
sheets (57 illustration proofs) (6 p.)  Box MC1046
Norwegian Farm, A 1933 
Box MC1063
ink illustrations (27 p.)  Box MC1063
Rudi Finds a Way 1941 
Box MC1048
ink illustration with calligraphy for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC1048
ink illustrations (26 p.)  Box MC1048
tempera study for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC1048
termpera studies for jacket (alternatives) (5 p.)  Box MC1048
tempera study (1 p.)  Box MC1048
proof for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC1048
We of Frabo Stand 1944 
Box MC D4
ink wash and pencil illustration with 3 separations for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC D4
sheet ink calligraphy for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC D4
ink wash for endpapers (1 p.)  Box MC D4
ink illustrations (20 p.)  Box MC D4