Saalfield Publishing Company artwork and oversize galleys

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Saalfield Publishing Company artwork and oversize galleys

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Special Collections and Archives

Saalfield Publishing Company artwork and oversize galleys

Saalfield Publishing Company artwork and oversized galleys

Finding aid

Prepared by Cara Gilgenbach, August 31, 1998; Last Updated: September 2020


Inclusive Dates: 1899-1976
Extent: 89 oversize flat storage boxes
Physical Location: 11th floor


Scope and Content: This portion of the Saalfield Publishing Company collection consists of original artwork, page proofs, oversize galleys and manuscripts, and printing plates.

Arrangement: The listing below is in alphabetical order by author (if present) or title.


Please see our page of Frequently Asked Questions about the Saalfield Collection for more information on this collection.


Box 1
Folder -- Contents

  1. ABC Coloring Book
  2. Adler, Bill. Draw a Gag. #4359
  3. All About Zoo Animals
  4. Alphabets Coloring Book. #4657

Box 2
Folder -- Contents

  1. Andersen, Hans Christian. Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales
  2. Anderson, Seldon W. The Bird Paint Book
  3. Animal Book to Color. #2470

Box 3
Folder -- Contents

  1. Apollo: Man on the Moon Color Book. #6543
  2. Astrobody. #4651
  3. Bagdasarian, Ross. Crashup the Famous Inventor

Box 4
Folder -- Contents

  1. Barnett, J. M. Mother Goose Paint Book. #1902 (Part 1)
  2. Barnett, J. M. Mother Goose Paint Book. #1902 (Part 2)
  3. Basketful to Color. #4665:25 (A4881)

Box 5
Folder -- Contents

  1. The Beatles. #5240
  2. Beetle Bailey and Redeye (continued in Boxes 5A and 5B)
  3. Bethune, J. G. Eye of Hercules (galleys)
  4. Blondie
  5. Blondie

Box 6
Folder -- Contents

  1. Blondie, Winthrop, and Tiger
  2. Bobby Sherman. #5160

Box 7
Folder -- Contents

  1. Bonanza Coloring Book. #6544
  2. Boys and Girls Pictures to Color. #5280-I
  3. Brundage, Francis. Aladdin
  4. Brundage, Francis. Drawings

Box 8
Folder -- Contents

  1. Brundage, Francis. Drawings
  2. Brundage, Francis. The Elves and the Shoemaker
  3. Brundage, Francis. The Golden Goose
  4. Brundage, Francis. The Night Before Christmas
  5. Brundage, Francis. Puss in Boots
  6. Brundage, Francis. Rumpelstiltzskin

Box 9
Folder -- Contents

  1. Bullwinkle
  2. Buzz Buzzard Coloring Book. #4654
  3. Buzzy the Funny Crow. #4629
  4. Calvin and the Colonel Coloring Book. #4623

Box 10
Folder -- Contents

  1. Casper and Nightmare. #9679
  2. Casper and the Ghastly Trio. #9678
  3. Casper the Friendly Ghost Coloring Book. #4617

Box 11
Folder -- Contents

  1. Champion Coloring Book
  2. Chilly Willy
  3. Christmas in Kewpieville
  4. Christmas Portfolio
  5. Cinderella

Box 12
Folder -- Contents

  1. Cinderella. #9664
  2. Circle Lotto

Box 13
Folder -- Contents

  1. Circus Coloring Book. #2178
  2. Champett, Bob. Beany Coloring Book
  3. Color Our Pictures. #1041

Box 14
Folder -- Contents

  1. Color the Pictures. #4301
  2. Connect the Lines and Color the Pictures. #2863
  3. Coolidge, C. M. Oil Paintings

Box 15
Folder -- Contents

  1. Count Orlof's Castle Party
  2. Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse

Box 16
Folder -- Contents

  1. Cowboy Coloring Book. #2069
  2. Cowboy Coloring Book. #2106
  3. Crossword Puzzle of the Presidents (1 of 2 folders)

Box 17
Folder -- Contents

  1. Crossword Puzzle of the Presidents (2 of 2 folders)
  2. Cuddles
  3. Curious George Drawings. #5238
  4. Curtis, William. Photographs. #1905

Box 18
Folder -- Contents

  1. Day, Leigh Cross. Baby at the Mansion
  2. Day, Leigh Cross. Birthday Wish
  3. Day, Leigh Cross. Blue Beyond
  4. Day, Leigh Cross. By-by Rock-a-by Dear
  5. Day, Leigh Cross. Days that Shall Follow

Box 19
Folder -- Contents

  1. Day, Leigh Cross. Drawings and Photographs
  2. Day, Leigh Cross. Drawings with Photographs
  3. Day, Leigh Cross. Gallantry in Its First Stage
  4. Day, Leigh Cross. Gossip
  5. Day, Leigh Cross. Healthy Doll
  6. Day, Leigh Cross. Her Silver Ship
  7. Day, Leigh Cross. In Grandmother's Garden

Box 20
Folder -- Contents

  1. Day, Leigh Cross. Invitation
  2. Day, Leigh Cross. Moon Fairies
  3. Day, Leigh Cross. My Tassel Cap Brigands
  4. Day, Leigh Cross. Our Princess Lady on May Day
  5. Day, Leigh Cross. Primrose Path
  6. Day, Leigh Cross. Reason Why We Don't Cross Over

Box 21
Folder -- Contents

  1. Day, Leigh Cross. Miscellaneous (1 of 3 folders)
  2. Day, Leigh Cross. Miscellaneous (2 of 3 folders)

Box 22
Folder -- Contents

  1. Day, Leigh Cross. Miscellaneous (3 of 3 folders)
  2. Day, Oscar F. G. Mistaken Identity

Box 23
Folder -- Contents

  1. Dennis the Menace. #4628
  2. Designs to Color. #3915
  3. Dickerson, Mrs. George. Color the Pictures
  4. Dinosaurs

Box 24
Folder -- Contents

  1. Doctor's Recreation Series. #1890
  2. Doman Reading Exposure Materials

Box 25
Folder -- Contents

  1. Donkey Party Game. #2803
  2. Dot-O

Box 26
Folder -- Contents

  1. Down on the Farm. #2035
  2. Downs, Dorothy. Book Two to Color

Box 27
Folder -- Contents

  1. Draw and Paint. #5295
  2. Dunton, Herbert. Connecticut Boys
  3. Durston, Georgia Roberts. Candle Light

Box 28
Folder -- Contents

  1. Easy Pictures to Color. #3306
  2. Elum, Charles J. United States Crossword Puzzle. #5317
  3. Farm Friends Coloring Book. #915

Box 29
Folder -- Contents

  1. Fashion Designer Set
  2. Felix the Cat

Box 30
Folder -- Contents

  1. First Steps in Coloring. #5330
  2. Flags Around the World

Box 31
Folder -- Contents

  1. Follow the Colors. #4644

Box 32
Folder -- Contents

  1. Fry, W. H. Far Past Frontier
  2. Fry, W. H. Sea Island Tales
  3. Fry, W. H. Watercolors
  4. Fun and Facts. #4829

Box 33
Folder -- Contents

  1. Genrevrage, A. Her Rival
  2. Golden Days Coloring Book. #2041
  3. Good Fun. #2036
  4. Greenland, Katherine. Poetry

Box 34
Folder -- Contents

  1. Gunn's Family Physician
  2. Haas, Clark. Clutch Cargo Coloring Book. #5627
  3. Hallock, Ruth. Christmas with Santa Claus

Box 35
Folder -- Contents

  1. Hansel and Gretel. #9665
  2. Happy Landing: A Book to Color
  3. Happy Rhymes Coloring Book. #2095

Box 36
Folder -- Contents

  1. Harvey Cartoon Studio. Tommy Tortoise. #4625
  2. Harvey Comics Coloring Book. #4647

Box 37
Folder -- Contents

  1. Haynes, Lee

Box 38
Folder -- Contents

  1. Hays, Ethel. Town Mouse and Country Mouse. #2407
  2. Henty, G. A. Golden CaƱon
  3. Indian Pictures to Color

Box 39
Folder -- Contents

  1. Jack and Jill Alaphabet Pail
  2. Jack and Jill Humpty Dumpty Puzzle

Box 40
Folder -- Contents

  1. Johnny Horizon Litter Polution Solution
  2. Jokai, Maurus. Nameless Castle

Box 41
Folder -- Contents

  1. Jungle Girl Coloring Book. #1654
  2. Junior Artist
  3. Kallus, Joseph L. Adventures of the Kewpies. #4622

Box 42
Folder -- Contents

  1. King, K. Douglas. Scripture Reader of St. Mark's
  2. Krehbiel, Becky and Evans. Christmas Coloring Book. #4574

Box 43
Folder -- Contents

  1. Krehbiel, Becky and Evans. Count and Color
  2. Krock, Helen. Fluff and Muff Coloring Book. #2557
  3. Lantz, Walter. The Beary Family
  4. Lantz, Walter. Numbers

Box 44
Folder -- Contents

  1. Lantz, Walter. Woody Woodpecker. #4655
  2. Lantz, Walter. Woody's Activity Box

Box 45
Folder -- Contents

  1. Learn to Draw Cartoons
  2. Lee, Franklyn W. Two Men and a Girl
  3. Let's Play Cowboys and Indians. #982
  4. Little Audrey Coloring Book. #4638

Box 46
Folder -- Contents

  1. Little Folks of Many Lands. #2458
  2. Little Friends Coloring Book. #2050
  3. Little Giant Series
  4. Little Kitten Coloring Book
  5. Little Red Hen. #4327 (2911)

Box 47
Folder -- Contents

  1. Little Snipper's Surprises
  2. Little Women

Box 48
Folder -- Contents

  1. Lots of Dots. #5018
  2. Lots to Color, Lots to Do

Box 49
Folder -- Contents

  1. McMahon, Thomas J. Top Score Game

Box 50
Folder -- Contents

  1. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers: The Autobiography of a Goat
  2. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers' Adventures
  3. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers at Home
  4. [Montgomery, Frances Trego]. Billy Whiskers at the Circus

Box 51
Folder -- Contents

  1. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers at the Exhibition
  2. [Montgomery, Frances Trego]. Billy Whiskers at the Fair
  3. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers' Friends
  4. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers' Frolics
  5. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers' Grandchildren
  6. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers in an Aeroplane

Box 52
Folder -- Contents

  1. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers in Camp
  2. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers in France
  3. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers in the Movies

Box 53
Folder -- Contents

  1. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers in the South
  2. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers in Town
  3. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers, Jr.

Box 54
Folder -- Contents

  1. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers Kidnapped
  2. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers' Kids
  3. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers on the Mississippi
  4. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers Out West
  5. [Montgomery, Frances Trego]. Billy Whiskers' Travels
  6. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers' Vacation
  7. Montgomery, Frances Trego. Billy Whiskers. Miscellaneous

Box 55
Folder -- Contents

  1. My First Draw and Color
  2. Mystic Coloring Book
  3. Naef, Joe. Wet a Brush. #2077

Box 56
Folder -- Contents

  1. Nature Book to Color. #4671
  2. Nature Book to Color. #5262

Box 57
Folder -- Contents

  1. Naylor, James Ball. Ralph Marlowe (1 of 2 folders)

Box 58
Folder -- Contents

  1. Naylor, James Ball. Ralph Marlowe (2 of 2 folders)

Box 59
Folder -- Contents

  1. New Adventures of Pinocchio
  2. Once Upon a Wedding Day
  3. Paint and Crayon Book

Box 60
Folder -- Contents

  1. Paint by Number
  2. Paint by Number. #5282
  3. Paint by Number. #5284
  4. Parade of Comics Coloring Book. #4644

Box 61
Folder -- Contents

  1. Partridge Family
  2. Party Time Coloring Book. #2039
  3. Peirce, Grace Howard. Monsieur Nasson and Others
  4. Pelletreau, Charles. Sylvester Romaine

Box 62
Folder -- Contents

  1. Play and Learn. #4318
  2. Playmates: A Book to Color. #2041
  3. Playtime Coloring Book. #2037

Box 63
Folder -- Contents

  1. Polka-Dot Panda. #2861
  2. Polly's Sewing Box

Box 64
Folder -- Contents

  1. Popeye
  2. Pre-school Busy Book

Box 65
Folder -- Contents

  1. Pre-school Picture Puzzle
  2. Pre-school Sewing Cards

Box 66
Folder -- Contents

  1. Presidents of the United States. #5351
  2. Presidents of the United States. #6513
  3. Push Out and Paste Books
  4. Quick Change Charmane
  5. Raggedy Ann and Andy Borders

Box 67
Folder -- Contents

  1. Read and Color: A Fun to Do Phonics Book. #2817
  2. Read and Do. #2836
  3. Reddall, Henry Frederic. Sunny Side of Politics

Box 68
Folder -- Contents

  1. Reed, John. Crossword Puzzles. #2820
  2. Ropin' and Ridin' Coloring Book. #977
  3. Rub a Pencil
  4. Saalfield Rag Books. Night Before Christmas and A Visit from St. Nicholas

Box 69
Folder -- Contents

  1. Safford, Mary J. Lorelei and Other Stories
  2. Santa Claus Coloring Book. #2022 (4681)
  3. Santa's Village. #2837

Box 70
Folder -- Contents

  1. Scalvini, Antonio. Knights of the Green Cloth
  2. School Days Yearbook

Box 71
Folder -- Contents

  1. Schultz, Charles. Peanuts
  2. Schultz, Charles. Peanuts Baseball Drawings
  3. Schultz, Charles. Peanuts: Charlie Brown
  4. Schultz, Charles. Peanuts Coloring Book Starring Linus. #4563

Box 72
Folder -- Contents

  1. Schultz, Charles. Peanuts Coloring Book Starring Snoopy. #4561
  2. Schultz, Charles. Peanuts: Lucy. #4562
  3. Schultz, Charles. Peanuts Pictures to Color. #4637

Box 73
Folder -- Contents

  1. See and Draw. #9634
  2. Seeing America. #4649

Box 74
Folder -- Contents

  1. Spook-A-Nanny. #4653
  2. Stevenson, Robert Louis. A Child's Garden of Verses
  3. Stewart, Phyllis. Our World Coloring Book. #7818

Box 75
Folder -- Contents

  1. Tamburine, Jean. Paint Book. #1319
  2. Thurston, Clara Bell. Discontented Stuffed Cat and Other Moral Tales
  3. Timber. #4673

Box 76
Folder -- Contents

  1. Tissuetone Tracies
  2. Tom Trick. #4682

Box 77
Folder -- Contents

  1. Treasure Book to Color

Box 78
Folder -- Contents

  1. United States: Color and Learn. #7807 (1 of 2 folders)

Box 79
Folder -- Contents

  1. United States: Color and Learn. #7807 (2 of 2 folders)

Box 80
Folder -- Contents

  1. We Plant Our Garden. #1078
  2. Wee Friends. #2126 (7816)
  3. Well's Dairy. #6533

Box 81
Folder -- Contents

  1. Western Coloring Book. #2043
  2. Western Pictures to Color. #2082

Box 82
Folder -- Contents

  1. White, D. and Longley, Margaret D. Aesop's Fables in Rhyme for Children

Box 83
Folder -- Contents

  1. Wild Animals Coloring Book. #5246 (4690)
  2. Winthrop
  3. Yippee! Coloring Book. #973

Box 84
Folder -- Contents

  1. Covers (1 of 2 folders)

Box 85
Folder -- Contents

  1. Covers (2 of 2 folders)

Box 86
Folder -- Contents

  1. Miscellaneous Artwork

Box 87
Folder -- Contents

  1. Printing Plates

Box 88
Folder -- Contents

  1. Printing Plates

Box 89
Folder -- Contents

  1. Printing Plates