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Simms Taback Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1485

Scope and Contents

The collection contains color separations, watercolors, ink illustrations, and an illustrator's dummy for three children's books illustrated by Simms Taback.

Dates

  • circa 1965-circa 1970

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

Simms Taback was born in New York City in 1932. He was educated at Cooper Union and has worked as a designer, art director, and freelance illustrator. Taback died in 2011.

Biographical source: Something About the Author, vol. 104, pp. 201-204.

Extent

2 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection contains illustrative material for three children's books illustrated by Taback.

Arrangement

Collection guide arranged alphabetically by book title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Simms Taback in 1968 and 1971.
Title
Simms Taback Papers, circa 1965-circa 1970
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Czechowski
Date
1/3/05
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • September 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