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Elinore Blaisdell Papers

Summary Information
Title: Elinore Blaisdell Papers
Dates: 1938-1951
Creator: Blaisdell, Elinore
Extent: Not known.
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-753
Abstract:
The collection consists of production materials for eight titles.

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

Always There is a God, 1950

Boy of the Woods; the Story of John James Audubon, 1942

Child's Life of Jesus, 1951

God's Troubador, 1940

Hamlet,

Lad of Old Williamsburg, 1938

Matilda's Buttons, 1948

Merchant of Venice,

Miscellaneous art,

Real Book About Abraham Lincoln, 1951

Rhymes and Verses; Collected Poems for Children, 1947

Stories of King Arthur, 1941


Biographical Sketch

Elinore Blaisdell is a noted author and illustrator of children's books. She studied art in London at the Slade School of Art and in New York. In 1939 she won the Julia Ellsworth Ford Foundation Award for best children's book manuscript with her work 'Falcon Fly Rack'. In addition to illustrating books, Miss Blaisdell also teaches art at the The Art Career School in New York City.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of production materials for eight titles.

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.
  • Blaisdell, Elinore
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Always There is a God 1950 
Note Trent, Robbie
New York: Abingdon-Cokesbury, 1950
Box MC 1418
Pencil illustrations (20 p.)  Box MC 1418
 
Boy of the Woods; the Story of John James Audubon 1942 
Note Wells, Maie Lounsbury and Fox, Dorothy
New York : Dutton and Co., 1942
Box MC 1418
Illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1418
 
Child's Life of Jesus 1951 
Note Oursler, Fulton
New York: F. Watts, 1951
Box MC 1419
Pastel sketches (2 p.)  Box MC 1419
 
God's Troubador 1940 
Note Jewett, Sophie
New York: Crowell, 1940
Box MC 1418
Ink, pencil and charcoal illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1418
 
Hamlet  
Note Shakespeare, William
Box MC 1418
Black and white illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1418
 
Lad of Old Williamsburg 1938 
Note Orton, Helen Fuller
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1938
Box MC 1419
Photographs (2 p.)  Box MC 1419
 
Matilda's Buttons 1948 
Note Hunt, Mabel Leigh
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1948
Box MC 1419
Ink illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1419
 
Merchant of Venice  
Note Shakespeare, William
Box MC 1418
Black and white illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1418
 
Miscellaneous art  
Box MC 1419
Black and white illustrations (3 p.)  Box MC 1419
 
Real Book About Abraham Lincoln 1951 
Note Elting, Mary
Garden City, NY: Garden City Books, 1951
Box MC 1419
Sheets (18 ink illustrations) (8 p.)  Box MC 1419
 
Rhymes and Verses; Collected Poems for Children 1947 
Note De La Mare, John
New York: Holt, 1947
Box MC 1418
Ink illustration for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 1418
 
Ink illustrations with text proof pasteup (11 p.)  Box MC 1418
 
Sheets (29 inkillustrations) (10 p.)  Box MC 1418
 
Sheets (5 ink illustrations and 4 ink sketches) (3 p.)  Box MC 1418
 
Sheets (15 ink sketches) (6 p.)  Box MC 1418
 
Illustration proofs (2 p.)  Box MC 1418
 
Stories of King Arthur 1941 
Note Malory, Sir Thomas
New York: Crowell, 1941
Box MC 1418
Black and white illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1418