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Sydney Hoff Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1388

<emph render="bold">Scope and Content</emph>

Collection includes typescripts, holographs, notes, studies, sketches, illustrations, correspondence, pasteups and other miscellaneous items for 56 titles.

Dates

  • 1958-1994

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access and Use:

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.

<emph render="bold">Biographical Sketch</emph>

Biographical Sketch Syd(ney )Hoff was born in 1912 in New York, and he died in 2002. He began as a cartoonist in 1928 and expanded to illustrating in 1935, preferring to work in ink, washes, crayon and watercolor. He has written and self-illustrated over 60 children's books and has illustrated over twenty.

Extent

38 folders

Abstract

Collection includes typescripts, holographs, notes, studies, sketches, illustrations, correspondence, pasteups and other miscellaneous items for 56 titles.

Physical Location

See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations

Accession Information:

Pieces of the collection were given to Dr. Kerlan between1959 and 1963, and others were donated to the University between 1965 and 1994.

Gift of: Hoff, Sydney
Title
Sydney Hoff Collection
Author
Elizabeth Langley
Date
12/2/04
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library