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Susanne Suba Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1932

Scope and Contents

The collection contains illustrative material for a dozen picture books illustrated by Susanne Suba, and includes proofs, ink illustrations and studies, separations, photostats, original black and white illustrations, watercolor sketches and illustrations, original pen and ink drawings, ink and wash illustrations, ink and watercolor illustrators, an illustrator's watercolor dummy, an ink calligraphy illustration, original pen and ink illustrations, an original pencil sketch, and original ink drawings.


  • circa 1941-circa 1973


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

Susanne Suba was born in Budapest, Hungary and immigrated to the US later in her life. She was educated at Pratt Institute and now lived in New York, where she was an author-illustrator of children's books.

Biographical Source:

"Susanne Suba." Something About the Author. Vol. 4. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1973.


2 boxes

Language of Materials



The collection contains illustrative material for a dozen children's books illustrated by Susanne Suba.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Susanne Suba.

Susanne Suba Papers, circa 1941-circa 1973
Jim Eyer
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • July 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library