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Joan Kiddell-Monroe Papers

Summary Information
Title: Joan Kiddell-Monroe Papers
Dates: 1939-1963
Creator: Kiddell-Monroe, Joan
Extent: c. 6 folders--written; 5 boxes--illustrative
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-640
Abstract:
The collection contains both written and illustrative materials for 21 titles. The written material includes holographs, corrected typescripts, and a galley proof. The illustrative materials include illustrations in various media, some with separations; studies, sheet proofs, galley proofs, and a dummy.

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

Bufo, a Common Toad,

Dragon Fish, The, 1946

Girls are Silly, 1963

Heroes, The, 1963

His Little Black Waistcoat to China, 1940

Ingulabi, 1943

In His Little Black Waistcoat, 1939

In His Little Black Waistcoat in Tibet, 1949

Irresponsible Goat, The, 1948

Lean Out of the Window, 1959

Little Skunk, 1943

One Bright Day and Other Stories for Children, 1952

Open the Door,

Sandy the Red Deer, 1949

Scandinavian Legends and Folk-tales, retold by Gwen Jones, 1956

Song of Hiawatha, The, 1960

Tales of the Norse Gods and Heroes, retold by Barbara Leonie Picard, 1953

They Called Him Mog,

Water Buffalo Children, The, 1945

Wau-Wau the Ape, 1947

Whiskery Jinks and the Donkey Cart, 1948

Yugoslav Folk-tales Retold by Nada Curcija-Prodanovic, 1957


Biographical Sketch

Joan Kiddell-Monroe was born August 9, 1908, in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, England. She made a career as a free-lance artist and illustrator, and also write a few self-illustrated children's books. Early in her career she worked in an advertising studio. Her work has earned her several awards.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 551


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection's written materials include corrected typescripts, holographs, and a galley proof. The illustrative materials include illustrations in ink and watercolor, watercolor, ink, ink calligraphy, tempera, pencil calligraphy, and original colored illustrations. It also includes ink and watercolor dummies, separations, sheet proofs, ink and watercolor studies, a galley proof, and lettering samples.

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.
  • Kiddell-Monroe, Joan
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Bufo, a Common Toad  
Box MC1050
ink and watercolor jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1050
 
ink and watercolor endpaper illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1050
 
ink and watercolor illustrations (40 p.)  Box MC1050
 
Dragon Fish, The 1946 
Note  London: Methuen & Co., 1946
Box MC1050
original colored illustrations (8 p.)  Box MC1050
 
original colored illustration for endpapers (1 p.)  Box MC1050
 
original colored jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1050
 
Girls are Silly 1963 
Box MC1025
ink and watercolor dummy (32 p.)  Box MC1025
 
ink illustration with 2 separations (1 p.)  Box MC1025
 
ink illustrations with 1 separation (2 p.)  Box MC1025
 
sheet jacket sheet (1 p.)  Box MC1025
 
sheet illustration proof (1 p.)  Box MC1025
 
Heroes, The 1963 
Note  London/New York: Dent/Dutton, 1963
Box MC1006
ink and watercolor studies (6 p.)  Box MC1006
 
His Little Black Waistcoat to China 1940 
Note  London: Longmans, 1940
Box MF510
holograph with 22 ink, pencil and watercolor studies (25 p.)  Box MF510
 
Typescript, corrected (25 p.)  Box MF510
 
Ingulabi 1943 
Note  London: Nicholson & Watson, 1943
Box MC1006
ink and watercolor illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1006
 
In His Little Black Waistcoat 1939 
Note  London: Longmans, 1939
Box MF510
holograph (1 p.)  Box MF510
 
In His Little Black Waistcoat in Tibet 1949 
Note  London: Longmans, 1949
Box MF510
Typescript, corrected (24 p.)  Box MF510
 
Irresponsible Goat, The 1948 
Note  London: Methuen, 1948
Box MC1057
ink and watercolor jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1057
 
ink and watercolor endpaper illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1057
 
ink and watercolor illustrations (40 p.)  Box MC1057
 
ink calligraphy illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1057
Box MF510
Typescript, corrected (1 p.)  Box MF510
 
Lean Out of the Window 1959 
Note  Oxford: Blackwell, 1959
Box MC1006
ink and watercolor dummy (16 p.)  Box MC1006
 
Little Skunk 1943 
Note  London: Nicholson & Watson, 1943
Box MC1006
ink illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1006
 
One Bright Day and Other Stories for Children 1952 
Note  London: Methuen, 1952
Box MC1025
tempera illustration for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC1025
 
ink illustrations (7 p.)  Box MC1025
 
Open the Door  
Box MC1006
illustrator's dummy with water colors (1 p.)  Box MC1006
 
Sandy the Red Deer 1949 
Note  London, New York: Oxford U. Press, 1949
Box MC1050
original illustration, partly colored (1 p.)  Box MC1050
 
Scandinavian Legends and Folk-tales, retold by Gwen Jones 1956 
Note  London, Oxford: , 1956
Box
tempera illustration (1 p.)  Box
 
Song of Hiawatha, The 1960 
Note  London/New York: Dent/Dutton, 1960
Box MC1006
ink and watercolor dummy with holograph (256 p.)  Box MC1006
 
Tales of the Norse Gods and Heroes, retold by Barbara Leonie Picard 1953 
Note  Oxford: Oxford, 1953
Box
ink illustrations (4 p.)  Box
 
They Called Him Mog  
Box MC1050
ink and watercolor dummy (40 p.)  Box MC1050
 
sheet proof for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC1050
 
sheets illustration proof (6 p.)  Box MC1050
Box MF510
galley proof (1 p.)  Box MF510
 
Water Buffalo Children, The 1945 
Note  London: Methuen, 1945
Box MC1025
original colored endpaper illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1025
 
original colored illustrations (14 p.)  Box MC1025
 
original colored frontispiece illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1025
 
original colored jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1025
 
lettering samples (1 p.)  Box MC1025
 
illustration proof (1 p.)  Box MC1025
 
ink illustrations on 14 pieces of ink cloth (18 p.)  Box MC1025
 
Wau-Wau the Ape 1947 
Note  London: Methuen, 1947
Box MC1008
endpaper ink illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1008
 
ink illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1008
 
Whiskery Jinks and the Donkey Cart 1948 
Note  London: Methuen, 1948
Box MC1008
one ink and watercolor cover illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1008
 
ink calligraphy cover illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1008
 
ink calligraphy illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1008
 
ink illustrations (18 p.)  Box MC1008
 
ink calligraphy study (1 p.)  Box MC1008
 
pencil calligraphy study (1 p.)  Box MC1008
 
sheet text proof (1 p.)  Box MC1008
 
Yugoslav Folk-tales Retold by Nada Curcija-Prodanovic 1957 
Note  London: Oxford, 1957
Box MC1006
tempera illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1006