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Corinne Malvern Papers

Summary Information
Title: Corinne Malvern Papers
Dates: 1948-1954
Creator: Malvern, Corinne
Extent: 4 boxes
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-759
The collection contains illustrative materials for 5 titles. Cover studies include tempera, pencil and tempera, and chalk and pencil. There is also 1 watercolor study.

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.


Corinne Malvern's Mother Goose, 1953

Open up My Suitcase, 1954

Rainy Day Play Book, The, 1951

Robert and His New Friends, 1951

Tiny Tots Simple Objects, 1948

Biographical Sketch

Corinne Malvern was born in 1905, and died November 9, 1956. She and her author sister Gladys spent their childhood on the vaudeville circuit with their parents. Eventually she left the theater to study art. She illustrated many of her sister's books for children.

Biographical information: Something About the Author , vol. 34

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains cover studies in tempera, pencil and tempera, and chalk and pencil. It also contains 1 watercolor study.

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.
  • Malvern, Corinne
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Corinne Malvern's Mother Goose 1953 
Note  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1953
Box MC1346
tempera cover study (1 p.)  Box MC1346
Open up My Suitcase 1954 
Note  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1954
Box MC1077
tempera cover study (1 p.)  Box MC1077
Rainy Day Play Book, The 1951 
Note  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1951
Box MC840
sheet with 1 pencil and tempera cover study and 1 chalk and pencil study (1 p.)  Box MC840
Robert and His New Friends 1951 
Note  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1951
Box MC1346
tempera cover study (1 p.)  Box MC1346
Tiny Tots Simple Objects 1948 
Note  Racine, Wis.: Whitman, 1948
Box MC830
watercolor study (1 p.)  Box MC830