Fred Brenner Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains illustrative material for 10 picture books illustrated by Fred Brenner. The collection includes original illustrations and studies in a variety of mediums, notes, dummies, proofs, and other related items.
- Creation: circa 1962-circa 1983
- Brenner, Fred (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
Fred Brenner was born April 4, 1920, in Newark, N.J. He married Barbara Johnes, an author of children's books. He became a free-lance illustrator, artist, and art instructor, illustrating many of the books written by his wife.
"Fred Brenner." Something About the Author. Vols. 34, 36. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1984.
Language of Materials
The collection contains illustrative material for ten children's books illustrated by Fred Brenner.
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Genre / Form
- Drawings (visual works)
- Ink wash paintings
- Mixed media works
- Pastels (visual works)
- watercolors (paintings)
- Fred Brenner Papers, circa 1962-circa 1983
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library