A Guide to the Art Seiden Papers

A Guide to the Art Seiden Papers

Summary Information

A Guide to the Art Seiden Papers
Seiden, Art
Inclusive Dates
undated, 1950-1996
2.0 Linear feet
Children's illustrator residing in Woodmere, N.Y., has illustrated over 300 books.
Call Number
Finding Aid Prepared By
Finding aid prepared by James W. Scannell. (July 2000)
University of Connecticut Libraries 405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205 Storrs, Connecticut, 06269-1205 860.486.2524 archives@uconn.edu

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Art Seiden Papers.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Access and Use

Acquisition Information

Donated to Archives & Special Collections by Art Seiden, through  Norman Stevens.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open and available for research.

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Art Seiden Papers.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Books.
  • Illustrations (layout features).


  • Illustrators
  • Northeast Children's Literature Collection.

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Scope and Content

Assorted pieces of original art by Art Seiden. Most pieces are matted, many have captions written on the artwork by the artist. No complete texts are represented.

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Related Materials

Separated Material

The following materials have been separated from the collection and cataloged:

Jewish Heroes and Heroines of America Dodd Call No. C5470

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General note

Published Works:


  1. My ABC Book,  Wonder Books, 1953.

  2. Junior Joke Book,  Wonder Books, 1955.

  3. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,  Treasure Books, 1955.

  4. 1-2-3-4-5-6-7,  McLoughlin, 1958.

  5. 1-2-3: Pictures,  McLoughlin Brothers, 1958.

  6. Counting Rhymes,  McLoughlin Bros., 1959.

  7. Puppies,  McLoughlin, 1962.

  8. Kittens,  McLoughlin, 1962.

  9. Jack and the Beanstalk Art,  Golden Press, 1964.

  10. Tom Glazer's Treasury of Songs for Children,  Songs Music, 1964.

  11. Seiden's Book of Toys,  McLoughlin Bros., 1965.

  12. The Cub Book of Trucks,  Lion Press, 1966.

  13. The Cub Book of Trains,  Lion Press, 1966.

  14. Stories about Elves, Fairies, and Little People to Read Aloud,  Wonder Books, 1969.

  15. Everything on Wheels,  Grosset, 1981.

  16. One Nose, Ten Toes,  Grosset & Dunlap, 1981.

  17. Little Bunny Learns Colors,  Random House, 1982.

  18. Look on the Ground,  Grosset & Dunlap, 1982.

  19. Michael Shows Off Baltimore,  Outdoor Books, 1982.

  20. Tick-Tock,  Grosset & Dunlap, 1982.

  21. Trucks,  Platt & Muck, 1983.

  22. Baby Animals,  Preschool Press, 1984.


  1. Margaret W. Brown,

  2. Jean H. Berg,  Three mice and a Rat,  Wonder Books, 1950.

  3. Alf Evers, The Little Engine that Laughed,  Wonder Books, 1950.

  4. Helen Fletcher,  Things to Cook,  Paxton-Slade, 1951.

  5. Edward Kean,  Howdy Doody and the Princess,  Simon & Schuster, 1952.

  6. Felix Sutton,  The Big Treasure Book of Wheels: 70 Things that Move on Wheels,  Grosset, 1953.

  7. Carlo Collodi,  Pinocchio,  Wonder Books, 1954.

  8. Mabel Watts,  Where is the Keeper?,  Western Publishing Co., 1954.

  9. Edward Kean,  Howdy Doody and His Magic Hat,  Simon & Schuster, 1954.

  10. Evelyn Andreas,  Fairy Tales: The Big Treasure Book of Fairy Tales,  Grosset & Dunlap, 1954.

  11. Gertrude Crampton,  Train Stories,  Simon & Schuster, 1958.

  12. Morris Schreiber,  Stories of Gods and Heroes: Famous Myths and Legends of the World,  Grosset & Dunlap, 1960.

  13. Adelaide Holl,  Listening for Sounds,  Golden Book, 1963.

  14. Gene Darby,  Dinosauer Comes to Town,  Whitman, 1963.

  15. Dorothy Haas,  Patrick and the Duckling,  Golden Press, 1963.

  16. Marion Borden,  Stubby,  Whitman, 1963.

  17. Virginia Marshall,  The Animals Playground,  Wonder Books, 1964.

  18. Lawrence Feigenbaum,  This is a Newspaper,  Follet Publishing Company, 1965.

  19. Nan Gilbert,  Hanna Barbera's Yogi Bear Takes a Vacation,  Whitman, 1965.

  20. Howard Garis,  Uncle Wiggily Stories,  Grosset & Dunlap, 1965.

  21. Shannon Garst,  The Picture Story and Biography of Red Cloud,  Follett, 1965.

  22. Joan P. Elwart,  Animal Babies,  Whitman, 1966.

  23. Tom Glazer,  On Top of Spaghett,  Grosset & Dunlap, 1966.

  24. Ken Sobol,  Woodland Animals,  McGraw-Hill, 1966.

  25. Daphe Hogstrom,  Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox,  Whitman, 1967.

  26. Solveig P. Russell,  A White Sweater Must Be White,  Grosset & Dunlap, 1967.

  27. Edith G. Stull,  The Turtle and the Roabbit,  Singer, 1967.

  28. Nathan Kravetz,  The Dog on the Ice,  Singer, 1968.

  29. Ann McFerran,  The Big and Little Book of ABC's,  C.R. Gibson Co., 1969.

  30. Lorrain Watters,  The Magic of Music: Book One,  Ginn and Co., 1970.

  31. Mabel Watts,  Merton and His Moving Van,  Western Publishing Co., 1970.

  32. Phyllis W. Goldman,  Whatever Happened to Yes?,  Walker, 1970.

  33. Bob Ottum,  The Airplane Book,  Golden Press, 1972.

  34. David L. Harrison,  The Huffin Puff Express,  Western Publishing Company, 1974.

  35. Helen J. Fletcher,  Fun with Puppies,  Mulart, 1977.

  36. Ilse M. Vogel,  My Little Dinosaur,  Western Publishing, 1979.

  37. John Randolph,  Fishing Basics,  Prentice-Hall, 1981.

  38. Lorna Slocombe,  Sailing Basics,  Prentice-Hall, 1982.

  39. Patricia Romero,  Tippet Shows Off Washington,  Outdoor Books, 1983.

  40. Ellen Schwartz,  Ronald McDonald Alphabet,  Kid Stuff, 1983.

  41. Ellen Schwartz,  Ronald McDonald One to Ten,  Kid Stuff, 1983.

  42. Edith Kunhardt,  All Kinds of Trucks,  Golden Book, 1984.

  43. Lawrence Stevens,  Computer Graphics Basics,  Prentice-Hall, 1984.

  44. Lawrence Stevens,  Computer Programming Basics,  Prentice-Hall, 1984.

  45. Carl Laron,  Electronics Basics,  Prentice-Hall, 1984.

  46. Lawrence Stevens,  Laser Basics,  Prentice-Hall, 1985.

  47. Henry F. Halstead,  Boating Basics,  Prentice-Hall, 1985.

  48. Mary Blocksma,  Easy-to-Make Water Toys that Really Work,  Prentice-Hall, 1985.

  49. Carl Laron,  Computer Software Basics,  Prentice-Hall, 1985.

  50. Bob Goldberg,  Diving Basics,  Prentice-Hall, 1986.

  51. Rudy Kouhoupt,  How on Earth do We Recycle Metal?,  Millbrook Press, 1992.

  52. Helen Fletcher,  How on Earth do We Recycle Paper?,  Millbrook Press, 1992.

  53. Joanna Rott,  How on Earth do We Recycle Glass?,  Millbrook Press, 1992.

  54. Barry Wilner,  Soccer,  Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1993.

  55. Lisa Harris,  Hockey,  Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1994.

  56. Bert Rosenthal,  Track and Field,  Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1994.

  57. Tom Withers,  Basketball,  Raintree Steck-Vaugh, 1994.

  58. Dave Raffo,  Football,  Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1994.

  59. Mark Teirstein,  Baseball,  Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1994.

  60. Seymour Brody,  Jewish Heroes and Heroines of America: 150 True Stories of American Jewish Heroism,  Lifetime Books, 1996.

  61. Barry Wilner,  Swimming,  Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1996.

  62. Thomas Nardi,  Karate and Judo,  Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1996.

  63. John Francis,  Bicycling,  Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1996.

  64. Margaret Wise Brown,  The Train to Timbuctoo,  Golden Books, 1999.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Books, undated, 1950-1996 


Jewish Heroes and Heroines of America, ca. 1996 


40 line drawings, ca. 1996 


The Animal's Playground 


One matted piece, 1964 


Book of Puzzles 

One matted piece - (Cover Art), ca. 1967 

Myths and Legends - Gods and Heroes 


3 pieces original art (2 are matted), 1960 


1-2-3 Board Book 


One piece original art 


One piece slide presentation art - Walworth Valves, undated 

One piece art design for greeting card, undated 

One piece original art (matted) unused endpaper design, undated 

The Little Engine that Laughed 


4 pieces matted original art (includes cover art), 1950 


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