Howard Simon was an artist and illustrator of children's books and Mina Lewiton Simon was an author of juvenile literature. This collection contains manuscripts, manuscript materials, published books, illustrations and miscellaneous items pertaining to the work of Howard and Mina Lewiton Simon.
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries
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Howard Simon (July 22, 1933-October 15, 1979)was born in New York and attended the National Academy of Design. He was an artist and illustrator of books for children and young people. Mina L. Simon (March 22, 1904 - February 11, 1970) was born in New York and educated at the New School for Social Research. She was a writer, primarily of juveniles. The papers include original manuscripts, dummies and art work.
This collection contains a variety of manuscript materials including manuscripts in various stages of production. There are also a number of published books in the collection. In addition there are also a number of illustrations in the collection. There area also other items such as correspondence.
Use of the Collection
Restrictions on Access :
Collection is open to the public.
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Restrictions on Use :
Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
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Preferred Citation :
[Identification of item], Howard and Mina Lewiton Simon Papers, Coll 702, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.
Collection is organized into the following series:
Illustrations by Howard Simon
Processing Note :
Collection processed by processing staff, completed December 1968.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.