Marie Simchow Stern (Masha) Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains illustrative material for six children's books illustrated by Marie Simchow Stern (some under the name Masha), and includes blueprints, ink and wash illustrations, crayon, ink and pencil studies, ink studies, pencil studies, dummies, one with typescript, illustration proofs, a tempera illustration, and drawings in watercolor and ink, and pencil and ink.
- Creation: circa 1941-circa 1970
- Stern, Marie (Simchow) (Person)
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
Marie Simchow Stern (who also published under the pseudonym Masha), was the author and illustrator of books for children, including the Little Golden Book Three Cats and Kittens.
Language of Materials
The collection contains illustrative work in various media a half-dozen children's books illustrated by Stern.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Marie Simchow Stern.
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Genre / Form
- Marie Simchow Stern (Masha) Papers, circa 1941-circa 1970
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
- 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