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Harvey Weiss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1625

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises manuscripts, typescripts, studies, dummies, sketches , studies, and illustrations for children's books written and/or illustrated by Harvey Weiss, including A Gondola For Fun and The Fisherman's Day.

Dates

  • circa 1955-circa 1968

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

Harvey Weiss was born on April 10, 1922 in New York City. He has illustrated and authored a series of beginning artists series, as well as other books for children. He also illustrated books for other authors, such as Miriam Schlein and Joan M. Lexau. He died in 2007.

Biographical Source:

"Harvey Weiss (1922-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 76. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1994.

Extent

6 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection contains written and illustrative material for children's books created by author and illustrator Harvey Weiss.

Related Materials

The bulk of Weiss's papers are held at Yale University.
Title
Harvey Weiss Papers, circa 1955-circa 1968
Status
Completed
Author
Karen Spilman
Date
02/03/2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • January 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library