Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962

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Ludwig Bemelmans (1898-1962), author, painter, and illustrator.

From the description of Ludwig Bemelmans letters and other material, 1938-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702199017

Ludwig Bemelmans was born in Meron, Tirol, Austria in 1898. He came to the United States in 1914. He attended schools in Austria before dropping out at age 16. He became a writer, illustrator, humorist, painter, and writer of books for children. He is best known for his stories about a little girl named Madeline, which has sold millions of copies in the United States. He died in 1962. Biographical source: Something About the Author, v. 100, pp. 24-27.

From the guide to the Ludwig Bemelmans Papers, 1955-1962, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections)

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From the description of Ludwig Bemelmans papers, 1951-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981793

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Betsy Beinecke Shirley collection of American children's literature, 1640-2001 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy Papers, 1885-2007, (bulk 1935-2000) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. Papers, 1916-1982. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Mayer, Daisy von Scherler, 1965-.... Madeline [Multimédia multisupport] / Daisy Von Scherler Mayer, réal. ; Ludwig Bemelman, aut. adapté ; Malia Scotch Marmo, Mark Levin, Jennifer Flackett, aut. ; Mark Levin, Jennifer Flackett, scénario ; Michel Legrand, comp. ; Frances McDormand, Nigel Hawthorne, act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Gail and Stephen Rudin autograph collection, 1841-1993. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962. Ludwig Bemelmans letters [manuscript] 1939-59. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Showers, Paul. Paul Showers papers, 1783-1999 (bulk 1870-1990). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Mayer, Daisy von Scherler, 1965-.... Madeline [Multimédia multisupport] / Daisy Von Scherler Mayer, réal. ; Ludwig Bemelman, aut. adapté ; Malia Scotch Marmo, Mark Levin, Jennifer Flackett, aut. ; Mark Levin, Jennifer Flackett, scénario ; Michel Legrand, comp. ; Frances McDormand, Nigel Hawthorne, act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962. AL, [undated] : Dusseldorf, [W. Germany], to Ervine [?]. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Ludwig Bemelmans Resource Kit [kit] / Mazza Museum. University of Findlay, Shafer Library
creatorOf American Artists Group. American Artists Group records, 1934-1965. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Jenkins, Alexina Atkins, 1894-1976. Alexina Atkins Jenkins papers, 1936-1967 and undated. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962. Ludwig Bemelmans letters and other material, 1938-1962. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence, 1881-1981 (inclusive), 1940-1979 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn John Phillips Marquand correspondence, 1892-1960. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Paul Showers Papers, 1783-1999, 1870-1990 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962. Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1945-1962. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Ludwig Bemelmans Papers, 1955-1962 University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections
referencedIn Cronyn, Hume. Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy papers, 1885-2007 (bulk 1935-2000). Library of Congress
referencedIn Friede, Donald. Papers, 1919-1980. Library of Congress
referencedIn Friede, Donald. Donald Friede papers, 1919-1980 (bulk 1925-1965). Library of Congress
creatorOf Leaf, Munro, 1905-1976. Munro Leaf papers, 1918-1986. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn Ferargil Galleries. Ferargil Galleries records, 1900-1963. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Pascal Covici Correspondence TXRC96-A14., 1924-1966, (bulk 1938-1964) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Newman, Arnold, 1918-2006. Arnold Newman photographs of artists, ca. 1940-1960. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Ohio State University. Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. Ludwig Bemelmans biographical file. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Ludwig Bemelmans Papers, 1951-1962 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962. Ludwig Bemelmans papers, 1951-1962. Library of Congress
creatorOf Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Rosamond B. Loring collection of printed endpapers, 1900-1950 (inclusive), 1920-1941 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Newman, Arnold, 1918-2006. Arnold Newman photographs of artists, ca. 1940-1960. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep / by Elaine Ryan ; from the novel by Ludwig Bemelmans ; directed by Hume Cronyn, 1950 - house program. University of Guelph
referencedIn Hershey, Terese Tarlton. Terese Tarlton Hershey papers, 1956-1981. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Donald Friede Papers, 1919-1980, (bulk 1925-1965) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Bemelmans, Ludwig : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Samson Raphaelson Papers, 1916-1982 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Artists Group. corporateBody
correspondedWith Bemelmans, Madeleine person
associatedWith Best, Marshall A. person
associatedWith Burnett, Whit, 1899-1973, person
associatedWith Covici, Pascal, 1885-1964. person
associatedWith Covici, Pascal, 1888-1964 person
correspondedWith Cronyn, Hume. person
correspondedWith Cronyn, Hume Blake, 1864-1933 person
associatedWith Ferargil Galleries. corporateBody
associatedWith Foley, Donald L. person
associatedWith Foley, Katharine person
associatedWith Friede, Donald. person
associatedWith Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Hershey, Terese Tarlton. person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Jenkins, Alexina Atkins, 1894-1976. person
associatedWith Leaf, Munro, 1905-1976. person
associatedWith Lingafelt, Georgia, person
associatedWith Loring, Rosamund B. (Rosamond Bowditch), 1889-1950 person
correspondedWith Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), 1893-1960 person
associatedWith Mr. Trombley's Fifth Grade Class, corporateBody
associatedWith Newman, Arnold, 1918-2006. person
correspondedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. person
associatedWith Ross, Harold Wallace, 1892-1951. person
associatedWith Shirley, Betsy Beinecke. person
associatedWith Showers, Paul. person
correspondedWith Tandy, Jessica. Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy papers. 1885-1994 person
associatedWith Viking Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943 person
associatedWith Zablodovsky, David. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Texas--Houston
Gramercy Park (New York, N.Y.)
Subject
Publishers and Publishing
Children's literature
Arts
Art--Texas--Houston--Exhibitions
Literature
Painters, American
Art--Exhibitions
Authors and publishing
Occupation
Authors
Illustrator
Artists
Function

Person

Birth 1898-04-30

Death 1962-10-01

Americans

German,

French,

English

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