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Rene Martin Papers

Summary Information
Title: Rene Martin Papers
Dates: 1974-1975
Creator: Martin, Rene
Extent: 1 box
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-777
The collection contains studies in ink and in pencil for 2 titles.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

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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.


Crabs, 1974

Snails, 1975

Biographical Sketch

Rene Martin was born February 11, 1891 in Paris, France, became a naturalized American citizen, and died August 14, 1977 in Key Largo, Fla. He was an artist and illustrator of books for children, specializing in natural and scientific subjects.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vols. 20, 42

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains illustrations in ink and in pencil for two 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.
  • Martin, Rene
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Crabs 1974 
Note  New York: Morrow, 1974
Box MC1173
ink illustrations (12 p.)  Box MC1173
sheets, pencil studies (66 p.)  Box MC1173
Snails 1975 
Note  New York: Morrow, 1975
Box MC1173
ink illustrations (6 p.)  Box MC1173
sheets, pencil studies (3 p.)  Box MC1173