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Warren Chappell Papers

Summary Information
Title: Warren Chappell Papers
Dates: 1958-1967
Creator: Chappell, Warren, 1904-
Extent: 57 items
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-886
Abstract:
Contains illustrations and illustration proofs for three children's books.

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

Coppelia, the Girl with Enamel Eyes, 1965

Fairy Ring, 1967

Nutcracker, 1958

Prisoner of the Indies, 1967


Biographical Sketch

Warren Chappell was born in Richmond, VA in 1904. He received his B.A. from the University of Richmond and studied art at various institutions. The majority of his career was spent as a book designer, writer, and illustrator of both books for children and adults. He died in 1991.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 68, pp. 48-51.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains illustrations and illustration proofs for three children's books.

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.
  • Chappell, Warren, 1904-
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Coppelia, the Girl with Enamel Eyes 1965 
Note  New York: Knopf, 1965
Box M.C. 1456
ink and watercolor dummy with holograph and proof (40 p.)  Box M.C. 1456
 
ink illustration with 4 separations for jacket (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1456
 
ink illustrations with 4 separations (2 p.)  Box M.C. 1456
 
sheet of 10 ink illustrations (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1456
 
watercolor study for endpapers (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1456
 
sheet illustration proof with watercolor for jacket (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1456
 
sheet illustration proof for endpapers (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1456
 
sheets illustration proof with watercolor (3 p.)  Box M.C. 1456
 
sheet illustration proof (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1456
 
Fairy Ring 1967 
Note Wiggin, Kate Douglas and Nora Archibald Smith, ed.
Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1967
Box M.C. 1456
ink and watercolor illustration (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1456
 
ink illustrations (4 p.)  Box M.C. 1456
 
Nutcracker 1958 
Note  New York: Knopf, 1958
Box M.C. 1456
hand-colored illustration proof (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1456
 
Prisoner of the Indies 1967 
Note Household, Geoffrey
Boston: Little, Brown, 1967l
Box M.C. 1456
sheet (9 ink illustrations, 2 with 3 separations) (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1456
 
ink and watercolor study for jacket (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1456
 
pasteup for jacket (1 p.)  Box M.C. 1456