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Alex W. Bealer Papers

Summary Information
Title: Alex W. Bealer Papers
Dates: 1957-1970
Creator: Bealer, Alex W.
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-660
Abstract:
The collection consists of manuscripts and correspondence and original art work for a single title.

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

Picture-Skin Story, 1957


Biographical Sketch

Alex W. Bealer was born in 1921 in Valdosta, GA. He received his BA at Emory University in 1942. He did graduate work at Northwestern University in 1946. He served in the US Marine Corps 1942-1945 and 1950-1952. He was a blacksmith, woodworker, advertising executive and author of books for both children and adults. His book Only the Names Remain was an ALA Notable Book. He died in Atlanta, GA in 1980. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, v. 8, p. 6, v. 22 p. 26.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence and original art work for a single title.

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.
  • Bealer, Alex W.
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Picture-Skin Story 1957 
Note  New York: Holiday House, 1957
Box MF 70
Typescript (9 p.)  Box MF 70
 
Typescript, carbon, corrected (7 p.)  Box MF 70
 
Typescript, corrected (11 p.)  Box MF 70
 
Typescript, carbon (11 p.)  Box MF 70
 
Typescript (15 p.)  Box MF 70
 
Typescript, carbon, corrected (26 p.)  Box MF 70
 
Typescript (11 p.)  Box MF 70
 
Typescript, corrected (29 p.)  Box MF 70
 
Typescript, carbon (17 p.)  Box MF 70
 
Correspondence (273 p.)  Box MF 70
 
Miscellaneous newspaper clippings (1 p.)  Box MF 70
Box MC S 30 a
Ink and watercolor illustration (1 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Ink and watercolor illustrations (10 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Crayon illustration for p. 3 on acetate with 1 layout separation (1 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Ink Illustrations (5 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Ink illustrations with one separation (2 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Ink illustrations with two separations (4 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Ink illustrations with three separations (5 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Ink illustrations with four separations (14 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Ink illustrations with five separations (4 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Ink illustration with six separations (1 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Ink illustration with seven separations (1 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Ink illustration with eight separations (1 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Ink illustration with twelve separations (1 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Tempera, crayon and colored pencil jacket study (1 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Crayon and colored pencil jacket study (1 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Ink and watercolor jacket study (1 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Crayon jacket study (1 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Ink sketch for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Pencil sketches for jacket (49 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Pencil sketches (16 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Separations for page 1 (2 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Publisher's dummy (31 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Photos of author (2 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Jacket proofs (4 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Dust jacket proofs (2 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Sheets illustration proof (4 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Negatives of illustration proof (28 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Photos of illustration proof (3 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Textproofs for jacket (3 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Textproof for front jacket flap (1 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Jacket corrections (1 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Layout for cover binding (1 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Layout (1 p.)  Box MC S 30 a
 
Miscellaneous (2 p.)  Box MC S 30 a