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Erik Blegvad Papers

Summary Information
Title: Erik Blegvad Papers
Dates: 1957-2000
Creator: Blegvad, Erik
Extent: Not known.
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-779
Abstract:
The collection consists of production materials for 14 titles, including original art, proofs, typescripts and holographs.

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

Diamond in the Window, 1962

Cat From Nowhere, 1969

Flivver, the Heroic Horse, 1958

Hans Christian Anderson: Stories and Fairy Tales, 1993

Late Spring, 1957

Miscellaneous original art,

Mushroom Center Disaster, 1974

Oddity Land, 1957

Speech,

Swing in the Summerhouse, 1967

Water Pennies, 1991

Hurry, Hurry Mary Dear, 1998

Sound of Leaves, 1996

Riddle Roads, 1999

Around My Room, 2000

Greatest Hamster Hunt, 1969

One is for the Sun, 1968


Biographical Sketch

Erik Blegvad was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1923. He graduated from the Copenhagen School of Arts and Crafts in 1944. He served in the Royal Danish Air Force from 1945 to 1947. He has had a long career as an artist and illustrator. He immigrated to France in 1947 where he was a free lance artist. He immigrated to the US in 1951 where he became an illustrator of children's books. He immigrated to England in 1966 and returned to the United States in 1986. He has won numerous awards for his illustrations, mostly pen and ink. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, v. 132, pp. 17-22.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of production materials for 14 titles, including original art, proofs, typescripts and holographs.

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.
  • Blegvad, Erik
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Diamond in the Window 1962 
Note Langton, Jane
New York: Harper and Row, 1962
Box MC 251
Proof jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 251
 
Cat From Nowhere 1969 
Note Stirling, Monica
New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1969
Box MC 1326
Ink dummy with text proof (56 p.)  Box MC 1326
 
Ink and watercolor illustration with text proof for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 1326
 
Ink dummy with text proof pasteups (48 p.)  Box MC 1326
 
Flivver, the Heroic Horse 1958 
Note Kingman, Lee
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1958
Box MC 1326
Sheet of 2 ink illustrations (1 p.)  Box MC 1326
 
Hans Christian Anderson: Stories and Fairy Tales 1993 
Note  London: Heinemann, 1993
Box MC 747
Miscellaneous studies (2 p.)  Box MC 747
 
Studies for body of book, typescript pasteups (29 p.)  Box MC 747
 
Studies for cover/jacket (18 p.)  Box MC 747
 
Photocopy of studies for cover/jacket (4 p.)  Box MC 747
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (26 p.)  Box MC 747
 
color page proofs (45 p.)  Box MC 747
 
sheet suggested topography for cover (1 p.)  Box MC 747
 
mock jacket illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC 747
 
colored photocopies of cover (2 p.)  Box MC 747
 
colored photocopies of endpapers (2 p.)  Box MC 747
Box MC 1981
typescript, corrected (58 p.)  Box MC 1981
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (1 p.)  Box MC 1981
 
galley proofs (2 p.)  Box MC 1981
 
correspondence (12 p.)  Box MC 1981
 
layout notes (7 p.)  Box MC 1981
 
Late Spring 1957 
Note Fritz, Jean
New York: Coward-McCann, 1957
Box MC 1326
ink sketches for jacket (6 p.)  Box MC 1326
 
Miscellaneous original art  
Box MC 1326
ink and watercolor greetings inscribed to Irvin Kerlan (2 p.)  Box MC 1326
 
Mushroom Center Disaster 1974 
Note Bodecker, N.M.
New York: Atheneum, 1974
Box MC 1326
ink dummy with text proof and watercolor jacket (48 p.)  Box MC 1326
 
ink and watercolor illustration for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 1326
 
ink dummy (48 p.)  Box MC 1326
 
photocopy of jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 1326
 
sheet text proof for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 1326
 
sheets proof (2 p.)  Box MC 1326
 
sheet correspondence (1 p.)  Box MC 1326
 
Oddity Land 1957 
Note Anthony, Edward
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1957
Box MC 1326
ink illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1326
 
sheet (3 ink illustrations) (1 p.)  Box MC 1326
 
Speech  
Box
holograph (6 p.)  Box
 
Swing in the Summerhouse 1967 
Note Langton, Jane
New York: Harper and Row, 1967
Box MC 251
photostats fo illustrations for book (21 p.)  Box MC 251
Box
proof jacket (1 p.)  Box
 
Water Pennies 1991 
Note Bodecker, N.M.
New York: Macmillan, 1991
Box MF 1981
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF 1981
 
Hurry, Hurry Mary Dear 1998 
Note Bodecker, N.M.
New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 1998
Box MC 747
jacket proofs (8 p.)  Box MC 747
 
dummy proofs (43 p.)  Box MC 747
 
pen, paint jacket study (1 p.)  Box MC 747
 
pencil, watercolor jacket study (1 p.)  Box MC 747
 
pen jacket text sketches (3 p.)  Box MC 747
 
pen, pencil jacket sketch (1 p.)  Box MC 747
 
color page proofs (2 p.)  Box MC 747
 
photocopy of jacket study (1 p.)  Box MC 747
 
Sound of Leaves 1996 
Note Blegvad, Lenore
New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 1996
Box MC 747
pencil sketches (19 p.)  Box MC 747
 
photocopy of pencil sketch (1 p.)  Box MC 747
 
layout notes (1 p.)  Box MC 747
 
watercolor, crayon cover study (1 p.)  Box MC 747
 
Riddle Roads 1999 
Note Spires, Elizabeth
New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 1999
Box MC 747
pen, color pencil cover studies (2 p.)  Box MC 747
 
dummy proof with jacket (30 p.)  Box MC 747
 
page proofs (4 p.)  Box MC 747
 
layout notes (1 p.)  Box MC 747
 
jacket illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 747
Box MF 1981
jacket page proofs (2 p.)  Box MF 1981
 
correspondence (24 p.)  Box MF 1981
 
Around My Room 2000 
Note Smith, William J.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000
Box MC 747
pencil dummy (26 p.)  Box MC 747
 
pen, typescript and pasted dummy (51 p.)  Box MC 747
 
notes on first sketches (3 p.)  Box MC 747
 
dummy proof with jacket (32 p.)  Box MC 747
 
layout notes (1 p.)  Box MC 747
 
cover studies (10 p.)  Box MC 747
 
pen, color pencil, watercolor illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 747
 
pen, pencil, watercolor illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 747
 
jacket study (1 p.)  Box MC 747
Box MF 1981
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 1981
 
typescript (32 p.)  Box MF 1981
 
page proofs (5 p.)  Box MF 1981
 
layout notes (1 p.)  Box MF 1981
 
Greatest Hamster Hunt 1969 
Note Blegvad, Lenore
New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1969
Box MF 1981
typescript, corrected (22 p.)  Box MF 1981
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 1981
 
One is for the Sun 1968 
Note Blegvad, Erik
New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1968
Box MF 1981
typescript, corrected (3 p.)  Box MF 1981
 
dummy (16 p.)  Box MF 1981
 
research material (1 p.)  Box MF 1981