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Eric Carle Collection

Summary Information
Title: Eric Carle Collection
Dates: 1971-1974
Creator: Carle, Eric
Extent: 200 items
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-725
Abstract:
Contains illustrations and studies for five of Carle's books.

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

Feathered Ones and Furry, 1971

Have You Seen My Cat?, 1973

Miscellaneous Art

My Very First Library, 1974

My Very First Book of Colors, 1974

My Very First Book of Numbers, 1974

My Very First Book of Shapes, 1974

My Very First Book of Words, 1974

Scarecrow Clock, The, 1971

Secret Birthday Message, The, 1972


Biographical Sketch

Noted illustrator of over 70 children's books, Eric Carle was born in Syracuse, NY in 1929. He worked as a graphic designer and art director before becoming a free-lance writer, illustrator, and designer in 1963. He has received numerous awards for his books including the perennially popular, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 120, pp. 33-40.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains illustrations and studies for five of Carle's books including the series, My Very First Library .

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.
  • Carle, Eric
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Feathered Ones and Furry 1971 
Note Fisher, Aileen Lucia
New York: Crowell, 1971
Box M.C. 1690
Linoleum print illustrations (27 p.)  Box M.C. 1690
 
Have You Seen My Cat? 1973 
Note  New York: Watts, 1973
Box M.C. 1687
Cut-paper illustrations (15 p.)  Box M.C. 1687
 
Miscellaneous Art  
Box M.C. 1450
painted tissue paper studies (4 p.)  Box M.C. 1450
 
My Very First Library 1974 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1974
Box M.C. 959
photocopies with text paste-up and notes (2 p.)  Box M.C. 959
 
My Very First Book of Colors 1974 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1974
Box M.C. 959
painted tissue paper collages (10 p.)  Box M.C. 959
 
photocopy with text paste-up and notes (1 p.)  Box M.C. 959
 
notes (1 p.)  Box M.C. 959
 
My Very First Book of Numbers 1974 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1974
Box M.C. 959
painted tissue paper collages (7 p.)  Box M.C. 959
 
marker, paper collage with notes (1 p.)  Box M.C. 959
 
photocopy with text paste-up and notes (1 p.)  Box M.C. 959
 
layout notes (1 p.)  Box M.C. 959
 
My Very First Book of Shapes 1974 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1974
Box M.C. 959
tissue paper illustrations (10 p.)  Box M.C. 959
 
paint tissue paper collages (10 p.)  Box M.C. 959
 
photocopy with text paste-up and notes (1 p.)  Box M.C. 959
 
My Very First Book of Words 1974 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1974
Box M.C. 959
painted tissue paper collages (7 p.)  Box M.C. 959
 
photocopy with text paste-up and notes (1 p.)  Box M.C. 959
 
text proofs (2 p.)  Box M.C. 959
 
Scarecrow Clock, The 1971 
Note Mendoza, George
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971
Box M.C. 1687
Collage illustrations (27 p.)  Box M.C. 1687
 
Sheet proof (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1687
 
study (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1687
 
Secret Birthday Message, The 1972 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1972
Box M.C. 1450
Collage illustrations (15 p.)  Box M.C. 1450