Hans Fischer Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains two drawings related to the children's book Puss in Boots, lithographic art prints from decorations made on the wall of a children's room at a hospital, and one letter addressed to Dr. Irvin Kerlan.
- 1957, undated
- Fischer, Hans, 1909-1958 (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
Swiss artist Hans Fischer was born in Bern, Switzerland in 1909 and died in 1958. He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts Industriels in Geneva and at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Zürich. He worked in Zürich as a commercial artist, set designer, illustrator, and muralist.
"Hans Fischer." Simon and Schuster website. Accessed February 2023. https://www.simonandschuster.com/authors/Hans-Fischer/2130394760.
.6 Cubic Feet (1 flat box)
Language of Materials
Hans Fischer's papers include drawings related to one children's book illustrated by Hans Fischer, as well as one letter, and several lithograph prints.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was originally donated to Dr. Irvin Kerlan, who donated to the University of Minnesota.
- Cats -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature -- Illustrations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Drawings (visual works) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Fairy tales Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustration of books -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustrators -- Switzerland Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Lithographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Kerlan, Irvin, 1912-1963 (Donor, Person)
- Hans Fischer Collection, 1957, undated
- Lois Steer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- February 2023: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library