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COLLECTION — Multiple Containers Identifier: MS Am 3077

Drawings and related materials for Peter Kuper's adaptation of Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis


Illustrations and cover art for Peter Kuper's adaptation of Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis.


  • 2002-2010

Language of Materials

In English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


.3 linear feet (2 boxes)
64 Gigabytes
Approximately 200 illustrations and related cover art, reference materials, and reviews for Peter Kuper's adaptation of Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis (New York : Crown, 2003), with translation by Kerstin Hasenpusch.
Also includes various versions and editions of the printed book and flash drive with high resolution scans.

Biographical / Historical

Peter Kuper is an American cartoonist and illustrator, best known for writing and illustrating Spy vs. Spy.


Collection is minimally processed and described at the collection level.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

2015M-118. Purchased with the Keller Fund, the Charles Warren Fund for American History, the Harmand Teplow Class of 1920 Book Fund, and the Hofer Fund for Printing and Graphic Arts, 2016 March.

General note

See curatorial file for more detail.
General note Includes audiovisual and/or digital media: flash drive.

Processing Information

Processed by Ashley Nary, 2016. Finding aid created by Magdaline Lawhorn, 2019.
Link to catalog
Kuper, Peter, 1958- Drawings and related materials for Peter Kuper's adaptation of Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis, 2002-2010 (MS Am 3077): Guide
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
January 3, 2019
Description rules
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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