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Harvé Stein papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 729

Scope and Contents note

The Harvé Stein Papers contain correspondence and the original art and illustrations for two books: The First Book of the California Goldrush and Galileo and the Magic by Numbers.

Dates

  • 1941-1970

Creator

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

Harvé Stein was born in 1904 in Chicago, Illinois. He was educated at The Art Institute of Chicago and Académie Julian in Paris; which is a private studio school for art students. Stein was a painter and illustrator with his medium of choice being watercolor. He also was a member of the Art Students League of New York and is most famous for his illustrations of children's literature.

Extent

3 linear feet (1 container)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Harvé Stein was an artist and illustrator of children's books who worked primarily in watercolors. The collection contains correspondence, 1941-1970, and original illustrations for two books, The First Book of the California Goldrush, by Walter Havinghurst (Franklin Watts, 1962), and Galileo and the Magic Numbers, by Sidney Rosen (Little, Brown, 1958).

Arrangement note

Collection is organized into the following series:

Series: Correspondence

Series: The First Book of the California Goldrush; Original illustrations by Harvé Stein

Series: Galileo and the Magic by Numbers: Original illustrations by Harvé Stein

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Harvé Stein in 1975.

Processing Information note

Collection processed by processing staff, August 2006.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
Title
Guide to the Harvé Stein Papers
Status
Complete Description
Author
Finding aid prepared by processing staff
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is in English
Sponsor
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

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA