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Harold Berson Papers

Identifier: CLRC-712

Scope and Contents

The collections consists of production material for a single title, including typescripts, a galley proof, correspondence and notes.


  • 1960-1977


Language of Materials


Access and Use:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


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Biographical Sketch

Harold Berson was born in 1926 in Los Angeles, California. He received his BA in 1953 from UCLA. Most of his career he has been a full time illustrator. He began illustrating books in the late 1950s. He illustrated and wrote children's books, using mainly brush and ink. He often writes fold tales he has picked up on his travels. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, v. 4, pp. 27-29.


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The collection consists of production material for twelve titles, including typescripts and ink and watercolor sketches.

Physical Location

See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Harold Berson made several contributions to the collection btween 1961 to 1977.
Harold Berson Papers
Nancy Larsen
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
Language of description note
Description is in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library