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Mary Chalmers Papers

Summary Information
Title: Mary Chalmers Papers
Dates: 1955-1962
Creator: Chalmers, Mary, 1927-
Extent: 2.45 linear ft.
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-800
Abstract:
The collection comprises sketches in ink or pencil, illustrations in watercolor (one with text proof), woodblock, pencil, pencil dummies with holographs, layout notes, holographs, a galley proof, a corrected typescript, a corrected pageproof, and studies in watercolor, or pencil and watercolor.

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

Cat Who Liked to Pretend, 1959

Christmas Story, 1962

Come For a Walk With Me, 1955

Boats Finds a House, 1958

Cat Who Liked to Pretend, 1959

Christmas Story, 1956

Come For a Walk With Me, 1955

Take a Nap, Harry, 1964

Throw a Kiss, Harry, 1958


Biographical Sketch

Children's author and illustrator, Mary Eileen Chalmers was born in Camden, NJ in 1927. She studied at the Philadelphia Museum College of Art and the Barnes Foundation. She creates her work drawing on real animals and nature.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 6, pp. 41-42.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection comprises sketches in ink or pencil, illustrations in watercolor (one with text proof), woodblock, pencil, pencil dummies with holographs, layout notes, holographs, a galley proof, a corrected typescript, a corrected pageproof, and studies in watercolor, or pencil and watercolor.

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.
  • Chalmers, Mary, 1927-
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Cat Who Liked to Pretend 1959 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1959
Box M.F. 201
holograph (4 p.)  Box M.F. 201
 
typescript, corrected (2 p.)  Box M.F. 201
 
Christmas Story 1962 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1962
Box M.F. 201
holograph (3 p.)  Box M.F. 201
 
typescript, corrected (1 p.)  Box M.F. 201
 
page proof, corrected (1 p.)  Box M.F. 201
 
Come For a Walk With Me 1955 
Note  New York: Harper, 1955
Box M.F. 201
holograph (8 p.)  Box M.F. 201
 
typescript, corrected (4 p.)  Box M.F. 201
 
typescript, corrected (2 p.)  Box M.F. 201
 
galley proof (1 p.)  Box M.F. 201
 
layout notes (3 p.)  Box M.F. 201
 
Boats Finds a House 1958 
Note  New York: Harper, 1958
Box M.C. 1455
watercolor illustrations with text proof (7 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
woodblock (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
Cat Who Liked to Pretend 1959 
Note  New York: Harper, 1959
Box M.C. 1455
ink dummy with holograph (36 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
pencil and watercolor study for jacket (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
sheet (ink sketches) (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
sheets (pencil sketches) (9 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
sheet (watercolor studies) (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
Christmas Story 1956 
Note  New York: Harper, 1956
Box M.C. 1455
pencil dummy with holograph (34 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
pencil dummy with holograph (18 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
watercolor illustration for jacket (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
watercolor illustrations with holograph (4 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
watercolor illustrations (2 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
watercolor study for jacket (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
sheets (pencil sketches) (20 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
sheets (watercolor studies) (27 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
Come For a Walk With Me 1955 
Note  New York: Harper, 1955
Box M.C. 1455
pencil dummy with holograph (34 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
pencil dummy (32 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
pencil illustrations for jacket (2 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
pencil illustration for endpapers (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
pencil illustrations (31 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
pencil and watercolor studies for jacket (2 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
pencil sketch for jacket (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
pencil and watercolor studies for endpapers (3 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
sheets (pencil and watercolor studies) (18 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
sheets (pencil sketches), some with text proof (17 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
sheets (pencil sketches) (26 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
Take a Nap, Harry 1964 
Note  New York: Harper, 1964
Box M.C. 1455
publisher's dummy with screening change (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1455
 
Throw a Kiss, Harry 1958 
Note  New York: Harper, 1958
Box M.C. 1455
sheets (pencil and watercolor dummy with holograph text) (36 p.)  Box M.C. 1455