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Gloria Kamen Papers

Summary Information
Title: Gloria Kamen Papers
Dates: 1971-1996
Creator: Kamen, Gloria
Extent: 32 folders--manuscript 9 partial boxes--illustrative
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-592
Abstract:
The collection is about evenly divided between manuscript materials and illustrative materials, for 13 titles. Manuscript material includes corrected typescripts, a dummy, and front matter. Illustrative materials include illustrations, sketches, and studies in various media, a few with separations.

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

Charlie Chaplin, 1982

Contest Kid Strikes Again, The, 1980

Edward Lear, King of Nonsense: a Biograpany, 1990

Fiorello: His Honor, the Little Flower, 1981

Hawkins, 1977

Hidden Music, 1996

Juan Patricio, 1972

Kipling, Storyteller of East and West, 1985

Public television artwork,

Second-hand Cat, 1992

Look Out! Here Comes the Stanley Steamer, 1984

Rupert Piper and the Dear, Dear Birds, 1976

When Shoes Eat Socks, 1971

White House Children, 1979

Heading Out, 2003


Biographical Sketch

Gloria Kamen was born April 9, 1923, in New York, New York. She has made her career as an illustrator, and later an author, and has received several awards for her illustrations. She writes both fiction and non-fiction for children. Her non-fiction, all self-illustrated, consists of biographical works of Rudyard Kipling, Charlie Chaplin, Fiorello La Guardia, Edward Lear, and Fanny Mendelssohn. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 9, 98


Collection Scope and Content Note

The written materials in the collection incluide corrected typescripts, correspondence, notes, front matter, and a dummy. Illustrative materials include ink and crayon illustrations, pencil and ink studies, an ink and watercolor cover study, ink sketches, paste-ups, ink illustrations, ink and watercolor illustrations, a dummy, ink illustrations with separations, ink negatives, a jacket cover, color pencil and watercolor illustrations, felt pen and ink studies, ink and wash illustrations with separations, ink, wash and pencil illustrations, pencil, ink and watercolor studies on tracing paper, a colored pencil and pencil illustration, a felt tip pen, watercolor, ball point pen and colored pencil sketch, and felt tip pen and watercoalor studies.

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.
  • Kamen, Gloria
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Charlie Chaplin 1982 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1982
Box MF1244,MF1990
Typescript, corrected (107 p.)  Box MF1244,MF1990
 
Typescript. corrected carbon (40 p.)  Box MF1244,MF1990
 
Typescript, corrected (40 p.)  Box MF1244,MF1990
Box MF1244, MF1990
Typescript, corrected (41 p.)  Box MF1244, MF1990
Box MC753,MC758
ink and crayon illustrations (5 p.)  Box MC753,MC758
 
pencil and ink studies (2 p.)  Box MC753,MC758
 
illustrations (6 p.)  Box MC753,MC758
 
dummy (100 p.)  Box MC753,MC758
 
Contest Kid Strikes Again, The 1980 
Note  Nashville: Abingdon, 1980
Box MC1035
watercolor and ink cover study (1 p.)  Box MC1035
 
ink sketches (14 p.)  Box MC1035
 
Edward Lear, King of Nonsense: a Biograpany 1990 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1990
Box MC753,MC911
dummy (on 39 sheets) (78 p.)  Box MC753,MC911
 
ink illustrations with pasteup (6 p.)  Box MC753,MC911
 
ink and watercolor jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC753,MC911
 
ink illustrations (10 p.)  Box MC753,MC911
 
ink and watercolor illustrations (5 p.)  Box MC753,MC911
Box MF1990,MF1609
Typescript, corrected photocopy (8 p.)  Box MF1990,MF1609
 
Typescript (47 p.)  Box MF1990,MF1609
 
Typescript, corrected (287 p.)  Box MF1990,MF1609
 
Typescript, corrected (44 p.)  Box MF1990,MF1609
 
Fiorello: His Honor, the Little Flower 1981 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1981
Box MC753
dummy (60 p.)  Box MC753
 
dummy (16 p.)  Box MC753
 
ink illustration (1 p.)  Box MC753
 
ink and watercolor jacket studies (6 p.)  Box MC753
 
ink and watercolor title page studies (2 p.)  Box MC753
 
ink and watercolor studies (10 p.)  Box MC753
Box MF1244
Typescript, corrected (70 p.)  Box MF1244
 
Typescript, corrected (15 p.)  Box MF1244
Box MC 1739
Typescript (1 p.)  Box MC 1739
 
book jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 1739
 
ink and ink wash illustrations (22 p.)  Box MC 1739
 
Hawkins 1977 
Note  Nashville: Abingdon, 1977
Box MC1358
ink jacket illustration with 1 separation (1 p.)  Box MC1358
 
ink illustrations with 1 separation (2 p.)  Box MC1358
 
ink illustrations (6 p.)  Box MC1358
 
Hidden Music 1996 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1996
Box MF1609
Typescript, corrected (30 p.)  Box MF1609
 
Typescript, corrected (78 p.)  Box MF1609
 
Typescript, corrected (89 p.)  Box MF1609
 
Typescript, corrected (92 p.)  Box MF1609
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF1609
 
Mendelssohn bios (4 p.)  Box MF1609
 
notes (11 p.)  Box MF1609
Box MC753
ink and pencil illustrations (12 p.)  Box MC753
 
color pencil and watercolor illustrations (3 p.)  Box MC753
 
copy of final cover (1 p.)  Box MC753
Box MF3114
Typescript, corrected (82 p.)  Box MF3114
 
front matter (1 p.)  Box MF3114
 
Juan Patricio 1972 
Note  New York: Putnam, 1972
Box MC1360
ink illustration for cover (1 p.)  Box MC1360
 
ink negative for cover (1 p.)  Box MC1360
 
ink illustrations (35 p.)  Box MC1360
 
ink negatives (35 p.)  Box MC1360
 
Kipling, Storyteller of East and West 1985 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1985
Box MC753
ink and pencil illustration (1 p.)  Box MC753
 
ink and watercolor cover studies (2 p.)  Box MC753
 
ink study for title page (1 p.)  Box MC753
 
ink and watercolor studies (10 p.)  Box MC753
 
jacket cover (1 p.)  Box MC753
Box MF1244,MF1990
Typescript (25 p.)  Box MF1244,MF1990
 
Typescript, corrected (327 p.)  Box MF1244,MF1990
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (30 p.)  Box MF1244,MF1990
 
publisher's dummy (34 p.)  Box MF1244,MF1990
 
Public television artwork  
Note  : ,
Box MC1295
watercolor, marker illustrations (6 p.)  Box MC1295
 
Second-hand Cat 1992 
Note  New York: Atheneum: Maxwell Macmillan International, 1992
Box MC753
ink and watercolor illustrations (10 p.)  Box MC753
Box MF1990
Typescript, corrected (23 p.)  Box MF1990
Box MC761
ink, pencil and watercolor studies on tracing paper (22 p.)  Box MC761
 
photocopy with study inserted (1 p.)  Box MC761
 
Look Out! Here Comes the Stanley Steamer 1984 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1984
Box MC758,MC753
illustrations (13 p.)  Box MC758,MC753
 
Rupert Piper and the Dear, Dear Birds 1976 
Note  Nashville: Abingdon, 1976
Box MC1035
felt pen and ink studies (4 p.)  Box MC1035
 
When Shoes Eat Socks 1971 
Note  Nashville: Abingdon, 1971
Box MC1035
ink and wash illustration with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC1035
 
ink and wash illustration with 1 separation (1 p.)  Box MC1035
 
ink and pencil illustration with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC1035
 
ink, wash, and pencil illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC1035
 
colored pencil and pencil illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1035
 
felt tip pen, watercolor, ball point pen and colored pencil sketch (1 p.)  Box MC1035
 
felt tip pen and watercolor sketches (3 p.)  Box MC1035
 
White House Children 1979 
Note  New York: Random House, 1979
Box MC1025
watercolor and ink cover study (1 p.)  Box MC1025
 
ink sketches (26 p.)  Box MC1025
 
Heading Out 2003 
Note  New York: Bloomsbury, 2003
Box MF 3369
typescript, corrected (123 p.)  Box MF 3369
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (125 p.)  Box MF 3369
 
front matter (3 p.)  Box MF 3369
 
proof of jacket (1 p.)  Box MF 3369
 
notes (2 p.)  Box MF 3369