Constance Bergum Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains original watercolors, ink illustrations, pencil sketches, and other process material for thirteen titles illustrated by Constance Bergum. The collection also contains some professional correspondence and contracts.
- Creation: 1987-2015, undated
- Bergum, Constance Rummel (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.
Constance Bergum was born in 1952 and grew up in Montana. She earned a degree in painting and worked for a period as a graphic designer before beginning a career in picture books. Her first children's book was the alphabet book M is for Montana. She lives in Helena, Montana.
4 Cubic Feet (5 boxes [1 hollinger box, 4 oversize flat boxes])
Language of Materials
The Constance Bergum papers contain original artwork and related materials for works illustrated by Bergum.
Collection is arranged alphabetically by title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Constance Bergum
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Genre / Form
- Constance Bergum Papers, 1987-2015, undated
- Caitlin Marineau
- September 2016
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library