Harold Jones papers
Scope and Contents note
The papers include book dummies, original illustrations, and 29 letters from Walter De La Mare concerning This Year: Next Year (London, 1937) by De La Mare and Jones.
- Jones, Harold, 1904-1992 (Person)
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Harold Jones was born February 22, 1904 in London, England. He was a long-time resident of Putney, England. He attended Goldsmith's College, Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts the Royal College of Art. In 1937 Jones collaborated with Walter de la Mare to produce This Year, Next Year. He authored and illustrated many books of his own, including The Visit to the Farm (1939), The Enchanted Night (1947), The Childhood of Jesus (1964) and There and Back Again (1977). Jones illustrated and designed multiple children's books, including the award winning Lavender's Blue (1954).
Harold Jones died in 1992.
0.5 linear feet (1 container)
Language of Materials
Harold Jones (1937-1958) was an author and illustrator. The papers include book dummies, original illustrations, and 29 letters from Walter De La Mare concerning This Year: Next Year (London, (1937) by De La Mare and Jones.
Collection is organized into the following series:
Series: Book Dummies
Series: Correspondence and Illustrations
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Gift of Harold Jones in 1971.
General Physical Description note
Processing Information note
Collection processed by processing staff, July 1971.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Authors, English -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Book illustrations Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
- Children and Youth Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Children's literature, English -- Authorship Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956
- Illustrated children's books -- England -- Specimens Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustrators -- England Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Jones, Harold, 1904-1992
- Literature Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Mock-ups Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Guide to the Harold Jones Papers
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