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Howard and Mina Lewiton Simon papers

Identifier: Ax 702

Scope and Contents note

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.


  • Creation: 1954-1967


Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use note

Property rights reside with Special Collections and 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 and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical/Historical note

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.


2.5 linear feet (2 containers) : 2 solander cases

Language of Materials



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.

Arrangement note

Collection is organized into the following series: MiscellaneousPublished BooksIllustrations by Howard SimonMiscellaneous Illustrations

Processing Information 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.

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Finding aid written in English
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA