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Esther Hautzig Papers

Summary Information
Title: Esther Hautzig Papers
Dates: 1968-1992
Creator: Hautzig, Esther
Extent: 98 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-970
Abstract:
The collection contains holographs, typescripts, notes, proofs, dummies, correspondence, etc. for numerous 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

Riches, 1992

At Home: A Visit in Four Languages, 1968

Case Against the Wind, 1975

Christmas Goodies, 1989

Cool Cooking, 1973

Cool Cooking: 16 Recipes without a Store, 1973

Essay for the first issue of "Five Owls", 1986

Holiday Treats, 1983

Holiday Treats, 1983

Life with Working Parents, 1976


Biographical Sketch

Esther Rudomin Hautzig was born October 18, 1930, in Vilna, Poland (now Vilnius, Lithuania) and immigrated to the United States in 1947. She is the daughter of Samuel and Chaja Rudomin. In September 1950 she married Walter Hautzig (a concert pianist). They have two children, Deborah Margolee and David Rudomin. Esther Hautzig attended Hunter College (now Hunter College of the City University of New York), 1948-50.

Throughout the 1950s, Hautzig worked in the book industry in various capacities, including. P. Putnam's Sons, New York City, secretary, 1951-52; Children's Book Council, New York City, publicity assistant, 1953; Thomas Y. Crowell Co., New York City, director of children's book promotion, 1954-59, consultant, 1961-68; freelance children's book consultant, New York City, 1959--.

Hautzig's first book, The Endless Steppe , was published in 1968. The book describes life in Siberia, where the Soviets sent her and her family in 1940. She continued publishing children's stories and craft books, many of which won awards.

Source: Contemporary Authors Online , Gale, 2003.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains holographs, typescripts, notes, proofs, dummies, correspondence, etc. for numerous 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.
  • Hautzig, Esther
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Riches 1992 
Note Hautzig, Esther
New York: HarperCollins, 1992
Box MF 2920
Holograph (80 p.)  Box MF 2920
 
Typescript (66 p.)  Box MF 2920
 
Typescript, corrected (182 p.)  Box MF 2920
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (50 p.)  Box MF 2920
 
Front matter (6 p.)  Box MF 2920
 
Notes (4 p.)  Box MF 2920
 
Correspondence (48 p.)  Box MF 2920
 
Clippings (4 p.)  Box MF 2920
 
Newspaper with story (1 p.)  Box MF 2920
Box MF2920
Research material (1 p.)  Box MF2920
 
At Home: A Visit in Four Languages 1968 
Note Hautzig, Esther
New York: Macmillan, 1968
Box MF 1597
Holograph (5 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Typescript (15 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Typescript, corrected (35 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Dummy (8 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
correspondence (38 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Case Against the Wind 1975 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1975
Box MF 1600-01
Holograph (434 p.)  Box MF 1600-01
Box MF 1600-61
Typescript, corrected (341 p.)  Box MF 1600-61
Box MF 1660-61
Typescript, carbon (127 p.)  Box MF 1660-61
Box MF 1600-61
Galley proof (64 p.)  Box MF 1600-61
 
Publisher's dummies (144 p.)  Box MF 1600-61
 
Correspondence (7 p.)  Box MF 1600-61
 
Reviews (4 p.)  Box MF 1600-61
 
Notes (49 p.)  Box MF 1600-61
 
Christmas Goodies 1989 
Note Hautzig, Esther
New York: Random House, 1989
Box MF 1597
Typescript, photocopy (44 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (27 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Front matter, corrected photocopy (2 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Proof on jacket (1 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Dummy (96 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Correspondence (8 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Note (1 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Cool Cooking 1973 
Note Hautzig, Esther
New York: Lothrop, Lee, 1973
Box MF 1480
Typescript, corrected (27 p.)  Box MF 1480
 
Typescript, corrected (14 p.)  Box MF 1480
 
Typescript, corrected (33 p.)  Box MF 1480
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (24 p.)  Box MF 1480
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (34 p.)  Box MF 1480
 
Galley proofs (10 p.)  Box MF 1480
 
Galley proofs (10 p.)  Box MF 1480
 
Galley proofs (10 p.)  Box MF 1480
 
Dummy (16 p.)  Box MF 1480
 
Correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 1480
 
Cool Cooking: 16 Recipes without a Store 1973 
Note Hautzig, Esther
New York: Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard, 1973
Box MF 1480
Typescript (35 p.)  Box MF 1480
 
Typescript, corrected (71 p.)  Box MF 1480
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (50 p.)  Box MF 1480
 
Correspondence (13 p.)  Box MF 1480
 
Note (2 p.)  Box MF 1480
 
Essay for the first issue of "Five Owls" 1986 
Note Hautzig, Esther
Minneapolis: Five Owls, 1986
Box MF 1597
Typescript (8 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Typescript, corrected (14 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (22 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Correspondence (9 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Holiday Treats 1983 
Note Hautzig, Esther
New York: Macmillan, 1983
Box MF 1597
Holograph (20 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Typescript, corrected (32 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (126 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Correspondence (5 p.)  Box MF 1597
 
Holiday Treats 1983 
Note Hautzig, Esther
New York: Macmillan, 1983
Box MF 1599
Holograph (4 p.)  Box MF 1599
 
Typescript, corrected (115 p.)  Box MF 1599
 
Typescript, photocopy (4 p.)  Box MF 1599
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (149 p.)  Box MF 1599
 
Correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 1599
 
Note (1 p.)  Box MF 1599
 
Life with Working Parents 1976 
Note Hautzig, Esther
New York: Macmillan, 1976
Box MF 1602
Holograph, corrected (2 p.)  Box MF 1602
 
Typescript, corrected (155 p.)  Box MF 1602
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (263 p.)  Box MF 1602
 
Front matter (15 p.)  Box MF 1602
 
Galley proof (42 p.)  Box MF 1602
 
Proof for jacket (2 p.)  Box MF 1602
 
Publisher's dummy (123 p.)  Box MF 1602
 
Photocopy of illustrations (11 p.)  Box MF 1602
 
Correspondence (9 p.)  Box MF 1602
 
Notes (86 p.)  Box MF 1602
 
Research material (42 p.)  Box MF 1602