Berta and Elmer Hader papers, 1906-1974  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Hader, BertaHader, Elmer, 1889-1973
Title
Berta and Elmer Hader papers
Dates
1906-1974 (inclusive)
Quantity
56.0 linear feet, (44 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 441
Summary
Collections comprises papers of American children's book authors and illustrators Berta and Elmer Hader, including manuscripts and original illustrations for books (including The Big Snow), 1927-1958, original Christmas cards designed by the Haders to send to their friends, miscellaneous artwork, correspondence, 1906-1947, family papers, and reviews.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collections comprises papers of American children's book authors and illustrators Berta and Elmer Hader, including manuscripts and original illustrations for books (including The Big Snow), 1927-1958; original Christmas cards designed by the Haders to send to their friends; miscellaneous artwork; correspondence, 1906-1947; family papers; copper printing plates; and reviews.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Berta Hoerner Hader (ca. 1890-1976) and Elmer Stanley Hader (1889-1973) were authors and illustrators of books for children. They won the Caldecott award for The Big Snow (New York: Macmillan, 1948) in 1949. The Haders also illustrated books for other authors, including Hamilton Williamson, Louise Seaman, Alice Dalgleish and Cornelia Meigs.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Berta and Elmer Hader Papers, Ax 441, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Alternative Forms Available

Sound recordings in this collection are available as digital audio files in Special Collections & University Archives.

Alternative Forms Available

Selected sound recordings in this collection are available as digital audio files in Special Collections & University Archives.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Berta And Elmer Hader’s Picture Book of Mother GooseReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 1

Berta and Elmer Hader’s Picture Book of Mother GooseReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 2

Berta and Elmer Hader’s Picture Book of Mother GooseReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 3

Berta and Elmer Hader’s Picture Book of the United States; Big City; Billy Butter: Big SnowReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 4

Berta and Elmer Hader’s Chicken Little & Little Half Chick; Chuck-A-Luck and His Reindeer; Cock-A-Doodle-DooReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 5

Berta and Elmer Hader’s Chicket; Crown for Powhatan; Jamaica JohnnyReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 6

Berta and Elmer Hader Farmer’s The Farmer; Humpy; The Friendly Phoebe; A Good Little Dog; Hansel and Gretel; The Isle of QueReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 7

Berta and Elmer Hader's Farmer in the DellReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 8

Hader’s 9Return to Top

Container(s): Box SC 9

Berta and Elmer Hader Little Stone HouseReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 10

Berta and Elmer Hader Little Antelope; Little TownReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 11

Berta and Elmer Hader Lions and Tigers and Elephants, too; Mr. Billy’s Gun; The Mighty HudsonReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 12

Berta and Elmer Hader Little Elephant; Little Whitefoot; The Mighty HunterReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 13

Berta and Elmer Hader Mr. Peck’s Pets; Midget and Bridget; the Old Woman and the Crooked SixpenceReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 14

Berta and Elmer Hader Picture Book of Travel; Quack, QuackReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 15

Berta and Elmer Hader Rainbow’s End; Rainbow TrailReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 16

Berta and Elmer Hader Skyrocket; The Story of Pancho; The Story of the Three BearsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 17

Berta and Elmer Hader Snow in the CityReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 18

Berta and Elmer Hader Snow in the City; SpunkyReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 19

Berta and Elmer Hader Squirrely of Willow Hill; Stop, Look, Listen; Gallery of American Myths; Pecos BillReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 20

Berta and Elmer Hader The Story of Health; Timothy Has an Idea; Tommy ThatcherReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 21

Berta and Elmer Hader Tooky; Two is Company; Christmas CarolsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 22

Two Funny Clowns; Visit From St. Nicholas; Wish On the Moon; The Wonderful LocomotiveReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 23

Berta and Elmer Hader the Ugly Duckling; Wee Willie Winkie; What’ll You Do When You Grow Up?; Whiffy McCannReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC 24

Hader Collection (Sketches/Watercolors/Concept Designs)Return to Top

Container(s): Box SC Case 1

Hader Collection (Children’s Page [Not Mother Goose]; Children’s Page Music)Return to Top

Container(s): Box SC Case 2

Hader Collection (Mother Goose mats; Hamilton book illustrated by the Haders)Return to Top

Container(s): Box SC Case 3

Hader Collection (Stamps, Embroidery Designs, Magnetic Tape Interviews)Return to Top

Container(s): Box SC Case 4

Christmas IReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC

Christmas IIReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC

Christmas IIIReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC

Christmas IVReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC

Christmas VReturn to Top

Container(s): Box SC

D’aulaire Ingri + Edgar Addenda Ax 443Return to Top

Container(s): Box Package #

Berta and Elmer Hader Collection Addenda 12/78 PostersReturn to Top

Container(s): Box Package #

Spunky OversizeReturn to Top

Container(s): Box Package 5

Jacket Designs-Skyrocket, Snow in the CityReturn to Top

Container(s): Box Package 6

2 Packages, loose and unlabeledReturn to Top

Container(s): Box N/A

Oversized for Picture Book of Mother GooseReturn to Top

Container(s): Box Package 3

Original Art for Lost in the ZooReturn to Top

Container(s): Box Package 4

Berta + Elmer Hader Christmas CardsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box Package #

Picture Book of the States mapsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box Package 8

2 Packages, unlabeledReturn to Top

Container(s): Box N/A

Caldecott MedalReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 44

Copper Printing PlatesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
Wooden Crate 1 1-3
Printing Plates : Mother Goose
Wooden Crate 1 4-50
Printing Plates: Good Housekeeping
1923-1925
Wooden Crate 1 51-54
Printing Plates: McCall's Magazine
April 1924-August 1924
Wooden Crate 1 55-58
Printing Plates: The Metropolitan Magazine vol. 29, no. 10-vol. 30, no. 1
Wooden Crate 1 59-75
Printing Plates: The Pictorial Review
March 1925 - November 1925

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Authors, American--20th century
  • Children's stories, American--Authorship
  • Children's stories, American--Illustrations
  • Illustrated children's books--United States--Specimens
  • Illustrators--United States
  • Publishers and publishing--Correspondence
  • Women authors, American--20th century
  • Women illustrators--United States
  • Personal Names :
  • Dalgliesh, Alice, 1893-
  • Hader, Berta
  • Hader, Berta--Correspondence
  • Hader, Elmer, 1889-1973
  • Hader, Elmer, 1889-1973--Correspondence
  • MacFadden, A. E.
  • Patee, Doris
  • Patee, Doris--Correspondence
  • Corporate Names :
  • Macmillan Company
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Book illustrations
  • Correspondence
  • Manuscripts for publication