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Fred Brenner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-2018

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.

Dates

  • circa 1962-circa 1983

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

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.

Biographical Sources:

"Fred Brenner." Something About the Author. Vols. 34, 36. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1984.

Extent

5 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains illustrative material for ten children's books illustrated by Fred Brenner.
Title
Fred Brenner Papers, circa 1962-circa 1983
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
11-17-05
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library