Susanne Suba papers

Inclusive Dates: 
1939–1965, bulk 1939–1948
Survey Repository: 

This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

0.1 linear feet (5 folders) of material consisting of letters, illustration samples, and other materials concerning the illustration work done by Susanne Suba of New York for William A. Kittredge of R.R. Donnelley’s Lakeside Press, and the Chicago book design and publishing scene in general during the 1940s.

Biographical Historical Note

Born in Budapest, Hungary, Susanne Suba came to the United States in 1920. After studying at Pratt Institute in New York she headed to Chicago, where she began her long career as an author-illustrator.  She eventually settled in New York.