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Corydon Bell Papers

Summary Information
Title: Corydon Bell Papers
Dates: 1949-1964
Creator: Bell, Corydon and Thelma Harrington
Extent: Not known.
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-696
Abstract:
The collection consists of production materials for six titles. There are ink illustrations and two typescripts.

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

John Rattling-Gourd of Big Cove, 1955

Magic Pin, 1956

Mountain Boy, 1947

Pawnee, 1950

Secret Circle, 1958

Riddle of Time, 1963


Biographical Sketch

Corydon Bell was born in 1894 in Tiffin, Ohio. He attended the University of Michigan 1913-1914. He attended Western Reserve University 1914-1917. He attended the Army Medical School 1917-1918. He married Thelma Harrington in 1921, with whom he was to collaborate on many books. He was was a freelance illustrator of books and advertising 1921-1944. He was a writer, painter, and illustrator 1944-1980. He died in 1980. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, v. 3, pp. 1920.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of production materials for six titles. There are ink illustrations and two typescripts.

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.
  • Bell, Corydon and Thelma Harrington
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
John Rattling-Gourd of Big Cove 1955 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1955
Box MC 1412
Ink illustration for endpapers (1 p.)  Box MC 1412
 
Magic Pin 1956 
Note Forbus, Ina B.
New York: Viking, 1956
Box MC 1412
Ink Illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC 1412
 
Mountain Boy 1947 
Note Bell, Thelma Harrington
New York: Viking, 1947
Box MC 1412
Ink illustration with 1 separation (1 p.)  Box MC 1412
 
Pawnee 1950 
Note Bell, Thelma Harrington
New York: Viking, 1950
Box MC 1412
Blank dummy with ink and tempera studies on cover (100 p.)  Box MC 1412
 
Dummy with proof (64 p.)  Box MC 1412
 
Sheets (ink calligraphy illustrations) for jacket (3 p.)  Box MC 1412
Box MF 78
Typescript, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF 78
 
Secret Circle 1958 
Note Forbus, Ina B.
New York: Viking, 1958
Box MC 1412
Ink illustrations (3 p.)  Box MC 1412
 
Proof pasteup for cover (1 p.)  Box MC 1412
 
Riddle of Time 1963 
Note Bell, Thelma Harrington
New York: Viking, 1963
Box MF 78
Typescript, corrected (123 p.)  Box MF 78