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Ben Shecter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1599

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a corrected typescript and proof, and an illustrator's dummy for one picture book, Partouche Plants a Seed, written and illustrated by Ben Shecter.

Dates

  • circa 1966

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

Ben Shecter was born April 28, 1935, in New York, NY. He became a costume and scenic designer for the theater, and later also became an artist and illustrator of children's books.

Biographical Source: "Ben Shecter (1935-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 16. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1979.

Extent

1.5 Cubic Feet (1 folder written, 1 box illustrative)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains production material for one children's book written and illustrated by Ben Shecter.

Title
Ben Shecter Papers, circa 1966
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
1-25-05
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • February 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library