Robert Quackenbush Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains illustrations for the children's book Befana's Gift, written by Natalie Carlson and illustrated by Quackenbush.
- circa 1969
- Quackenbush, Robert, 1929- (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
Author and illustrator Robert Quackenbush was born July 23, 1929, in Hollywood, CA and raised in Phoenix, AZ. As a writer, he is best known for his mysteries and other books for children.He has also illustrated books in a variety of media, including watercolors, oil painting, drawings, and woodcuts. He lives in New York.
"Robert M(ead) Quackenbush (1929-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 133. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2002.
Language of Materials
This collection consists of 12 ink and watercolor illustrations for Befana's Gift, illustrated by Robert Quackenbush.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The material in this collection was given by Robert Quackenbush to the University of Minnesota.
- Children's literature -- Illustrations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Christmas stories Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Families -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustration of books -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustrators -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Picture books Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- watercolors (paintings) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Robert Quackenbush Papers, circa 1969
- Larry Peterson, April 2005
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- September 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
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