Landau, Jacob

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Born December 17, 1917, in Phihladelphia, son of Samuel and Deanna Landau; married Amalia Fattori, c. 1941 (divorced,1946); married Frances Paul, May 5, 1949

Education: Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, 1931-36; Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art, certificate 1938.

Career: Artist, educator and illustrator of books for children and adults. Recipient of numerous commissions, numerous exhibitions. Work is represented in permanent collections of many museums and in many private collections.

Awards: Numerous, including Boys Club Junior Book Award, 1951 for The Big Sky . To Dream upon a Crown was chosen one of American Graphic Arts Children's Books 1967-68.

Source: Something about the Author; Volume 38, p 110-113.

From the guide to the Jacob Landau Papers, 1942-1967, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc])

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Lipsky Family Papers, 1904-1992 (bulk 1925-1992) American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hyman G. Enelow Papers., 1897-1933. The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
creatorOf Addams, Jane, 1860-1935. TLS, 1932 October 30 : Chicago [Ill.] to Jacob Landau. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Jacob Landau Papers, 1942-1967 University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections
referencedIn Morris S. Lazaron papers, 1851-1979 (bulk 1930-1950) The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
referencedIn Hand, Learned, 1872-1961. Papers, 1840-1961 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
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associatedWith Addams, Jane, 1860-1935. person
correspondedWith Enelow, Hyman Gerson person
associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
correspondedWith Lazaron, Morris Samuel person
associatedWith Lipsky Family family
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
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