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Robert Frankenberg Papers

Summary Information
Title: Robert Frankenburg Papers
Dates: 1962
Creator: Frankenberg, Robert
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-845
The collection contains only one watercolor study for the jacket of a book written by Laura Nelson Baker.

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.


Somebody, Somewhere, 1962

Biographical Sketch

Robert Frankenberg was born March 19, 1911, in Mt. Vernon, NY. He studied at the Art Students League in New York City and became an instructor at New York's School of Visual Art in 1947. From 1958 to 1967 he was head of the drawing department there. He illustrated numerous books for children plus several textbooks. His work also appeared in many popular magazines. Biographical Source: Something About the Author , Vol. 22, p. 115-117

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of just one watercolor study for the jacket of a book written by Laura Nelson Baker in 1962.

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.
  • Frankenberg, Robert
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Somebody, Somewhere 1962 
Note  New York: Knopf, 1962
Box M. C. 562
Watercolor study for jacket (1 p.)  Box M. C. 562