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Brinton Turkle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0115

Scope and Content

The collection contains the black plate and color plate illustration for p. 27 in Do Not Open.

Dates

  • undated, circa 1981

Access

The collection is open and available for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.

Biography

Brinton Turkle was born 15 August 1915, in Alliance, Ohio, the son of Edgar Harold (a funeral director) and Ada (Cassaday) Turkle. He attended Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie-Mellon University, 1933-1936) and School of Boston Museum of Art (1938-1940).

Source: Gale Database: Contemporary Authors

Extent

2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Brinton Turkle was born 15 August 1915, in Alliance, Ohio, the son of Edgar Harold (a funeral director) and Ada (Cassaday) Turkle. He attended Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie-Mellon University, 1933-1936) and School of Boston Museum of Art (1938-1940).

Acquisition Information

Unknown.

Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of materials pertaining to children's literature and associated artwork. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the Reading Room desk.

Bibliography

Source: Contemporary Authors Online. The Gale Group, 1999.

General note

Published Works:

WRITINGS BY THE AUTHOR: Books for children; self-illustrated

  1. Obadiah the Bold, Viking, 1965.
  2. The Magic of Millicent Musgrave, Viking, 1967.
  3. The Fiddler of High Lonesome, Viking, 1968.
  4. Thy Friend, Obadiah, Viking, 1969.
  5. The Sky Dog, Viking, 1969.
  6. Mooncoin Castle, Viking, 1970.
  7. The Adventures of Obadiah, Viking, 1972.
  8. It's Only Arnold, Viking, 1973.
  9. Deep in the Forest, Dutton, 1976.
  10. Rachel and Obadiah, Dutton, 1978.
  11. Do Not Open, Dutton, 1981.

Illustrator

  1. Ann McGovern. If You Lived in Colonial Times, Four Winds, 1964.
  2. Eve Merriam. The Story of Ben Franklin, Four Winds, 1965.
  3. Bettye Hill Braucher. Belinda and Me, Viking, 1966.
  4. Ann McGovern. If You Grew Up with Abraham Lincoln, Four Winds, 1966.
  5. Ruth A. Sonneborn. The Lollipop Party, Viking, 1967.
  6. F. P. Heide and S. W. Van Clief. That's What Friends Are For, Four Winds, 1968.
  7. Peggy Parish. Granny and the Indians, Macmillan, 1969.
  8. Tamara Kitt. Jake, Abelard-Schuman, 1969.
  9. Beatrice Schenk De Regniers. Catch a Little Fox, Seabury, 1970.
  10. F. N. Monjo. Poor Richard in France, Holt, 1973.
  11. Lydia Marie Child. Over the River and Through the Wood, Coward, 1974.
  12. Freya Littledale. The Elves and the Shoemaker, Scholastic Book Services, 1975.
  13. Bette Lamont. Island Time, Lippincott, 1976.
  14. Lucille Clifton. The Boy Who Didn't Believe in Spring, 1988..
  15. Media Adaptations: Rachel and Obadiah was made into a filmstrip in 1982 by Live Oak Media, Somers, NY.
Title
Brinton Turkle Collection
Status
Published
Author
Archives & Special Collections staff
Date
2000 February
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

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