Skip to main content

Harve Zemach Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1453

Scope and Contents

The collection contains typescripts and proofs for two children's books written by Harve Zemach and illustrated by his wife, Margot Zemach: Too Much Noise and The Tricks of Master Dabble.

Dates

  • circa 1965-1967

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be 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. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Harve Zemach was born in Newark, NJ in 1933. He received his B.A. from Wesleyan University and his M.A. from Brandeis University. He was an instructor in history and social science at Boston University and wrote numerous books for children, many illustrated by his wife Margot Zemach. He died in 1974.

Biographical Source:

"Harve Zemach (1933-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 3. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1971.

Extent

2 folders

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Contains production material for two children's books written by Harve Zemach.

Arrangement

Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Harve Zemach.

Related Materials

Related materials available in the Margot Zemach Papers.

Creator

Title
Harve Zemach Papers, circa 1965-1967
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Czechowski and Jim Eyer
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • September 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library