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Fernando Krahn Papers

Summary Information
Title: Fernando Krahn Papers
Dates: 1974
Creator: Krahn, Fernando
Extent: 1 box
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-690
The collection contains illustrative material, mostly ink illustrations for 1 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.


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.


April Fools, 1974

Biographical Sketch

Fernando Krahn was born January 4, 1935, in Santiago, Chile. He became a writer and illustrator of children's books. His lawyer father wanted him to study law, which he did for a while, but he also continued to draw. He also gained valuable experience from a circus his father organized each summer, and in which he participated. In 1962 he went to New York to work as a professional cartoonist. He has received numerous recognitions and awards.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author , vols. 31, 49; Children's Literature Review , vol. 3

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes ink illustrations, one with a separation, and a jacket proof, for 1 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.
  • Krahn, Fernando
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
April Fools 1974 
Note  New York: Dutton, 1974
Box MC1006
ink illustration for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC1006
ink illustration with 1 separation (1 p.)  Box MC1006
ink illustrations (24 p.)  Box MC1006
sheet jacket proof (1 p.)  Box MC1006