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Helene Carter Papers

Summary Information
Title: Helene Carter Papers
Dates: 1931-1949
Creator: Carter, Helene
Extent: 136 items
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-754
Abstract:
Collection includes ink, crayon, and pencil illustrations created by Carter for twelve children'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

Adventures of Pinocchio, 1940

All the Ways of Building, 1933

Baby Whale, Sharp Ears, 1938

Behind the Battlements, 1939

Book of Insect Oddities: Where Strange Insects of the World are Found, 1938

Puppet Parade, 1932

Smoky,

Smoky and Pinocchio, 1940

Story of Our Calendar, 1949

Story of Our Calendar, 1949

Wayside Flowers, 1931

Where Did Your Garden Grow?, 1939


Biographical Sketch

Illustrator Helene Carter was born in 1887 in Toronto, Ontario. As a child she knew she wanted to be an artist and studied at the Ontario School of Art. She worked for an advertising agency, traveled twice to Italy, and moved to New York where she died in 1960.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 15, pp. 37-39.


Collection Scope and Content Note

Collection includes ink, crayon, and pencil illustrations created by Carter for twelve children's books.

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.
  • Carter, Helene
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Adventures of Pinocchio 1940 
Note Lorenzini, Carlo
New York: Grossett and Dunlap, 1940
Box M.C. 1451
Black and white scratchboard illustrations (10 p.)  Box M.C. 1451
 
All the Ways of Building 1933 
Note Lamprey, Louis
New York: Macmillan, 1933
Box M.C. 1451
Ink illustrations (5 p.)  Box M.C. 1451
 
Baby Whale, Sharp Ears 1938 
Note Beaty, Yocum
New York: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1938
Box M.C. 1451
Crayon illustrations (3 p.)  Box M.C. 1451
 
Behind the Battlements 1939 
Note Linnell, Gertrude
New York: Macmillan, 1939
Box M.C. 1451
Ink illustrations (3 p.)  Box M.C. 1451
 
Book of Insect Oddities: Where Strange Insects of the World are Found 1938 
Note Lee, Raymond
New York: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1938
Box M.C. 1451
Ink illustrations (2 p.)  Box M.C. 1451
 
Puppet Parade 1932 
Note Della, Carolyn M.
New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1932
Box M.C. 1451
Original ink illustrations (8 p.)  Box M.C. 1451
 
Smoky  
Box M.C. 1451
Illustrator's dummy with pencil illustrations (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1451
 
Smoky and Pinocchio 1940 
Note  New York: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1940
Box M.C. 1451
Pencil illustrations (6 p.)  Box M.C. 1451
 
Story of Our Calendar 1949 
Note Brindze, Ruth
New York: Vanguard Press, 1949
Box M.C. 1451
Crayon sketches (4 p.)  Box M.C. 1451
 
Story of Our Calendar 1949 
Note Brindze, Ruth
New York: Vanguard Press, 1949
Box M.C. 1645
Pencil illustrations for jacket (3 p.)  Box M.C. 1645
 
Pencil and ink illustration with text pasteup (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1645
 
Pencil illustration with text pasteup (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1645
 
Pencil illustration with one color separation (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1645
 
Pencil illustrations (69 p.)  Box M.C. 1645
 
Ink illustrations (8 p.)  Box M.C. 1645
 
Ink and pencil illustrations (8 p.)  Box M.C. 1645
 
Wayside Flowers 1931 
Note Wordsworth, William
New York: Macmillan, 1931
Box M.C. 1451
Ink illustrations (2 p.)  Box M.C. 1451
 
Where Did Your Garden Grow? 1939 
Note Lucas, Jannette May
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1939
Box M.C. 1451
Pencil illustration (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1451