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Illustrators -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Lee J. Ames papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 727
Abstract

Lee Ames (1921-) is an illustrator for “how-to-draw” and children’s books, and he has worked on animated films for Walt Disney Studios. The collection includes books illustrated by Ames, both dust jackets and chapter illustrations.

Dates: 1953-1965

Clarence William Anderson papers

 Collection — Solander-case 1: [Barcode: 35025041766953]
Identifier: Ax 444
Abstract

Clarence William Anderson (1891 - 1971) specialized in the writing and illustrating of books about horses, most of them for children. The collection (1963-1968) contains lithographs, dummies, pencil sketches, crayon drawings, and prints for three children's books.

Dates: 1968

Frank C. Bensing papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042293882]
Identifier: Ax 615
Abstract

Frank C. Bensing (1893 - ) from Chicago, was an illustrator, designer, and portrait painter, who worked for New York advertising agencies, and was published in popular magazines. The collection (1926-1951) contains professional and personal correspondence, original illustrations, and biographical information.

Dates: 1926-1951

Carl Burger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 577
Abstract

Carl Burger (1888-1967) was an artist and writer of children’s books about animals and natural history. This collection, which includes drafts, research notes and correspondence as well as numerous original illustrations, reflects his talent as an illustrator and his love of the outdoors.

Dates: 1960-1969

John O'Hara Cosgrave papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 718
Abstract

John O’Hara Cosgrave II (1908-1968) was an artist and a writer. Although best known for his illustrations of sea vessels, Cosgrave’s works are not restricted to the limits of water. The collection includes illustrations, manuscripts, correspondences, acclamations, book dummies and proofs.

Dates: 1930-1970

Pers Crowell papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 228
Abstract

Pers Crowell (1910- 1965) was an illustrator of books for children and a painter of western scenes. The collection includes book manuscripts, art, and correspondence.

Dates: 1946-1973

Charles Michael Daugherty papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 748
Abstract

Charles Michael Daugherty is known for writing and illustrating children's books. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, and illustrations.

Dates: 1914-1970

James Daugherty papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 450
Abstract

James Daugherty (1889-1974) was a muralist, author, and illustrator who won the Newbery Medal in 1940 for his children's book, Daniel Boone, and was a runner-up for two Caldecott Medals. The collection is primarly comprised of artwork, but also includes manuscripts and other writings (including several by Sonia Daugherty and Charles Daugherty), correspondence, notebooks and sketchbooks, news clippings and ephemera, and photographs.

Dates: 1922-1973

Edwin Deming papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 595
Abstract

Edwin Willard Deming (1860-1942) was an American sculptor, illustrator and writer who lived among Native American tribes when he was young and then dedicated his career to artistically recording and portraying them accurately and with dignity. The collection consists of his correspondence, drawings, sketches, and paintings, as well as anthropological and linguistic material, notes and other documentation of tribes he visited or lived with.

Dates: circa 1860-1942

Roger Duvoisin and Louise Fatio papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 596
Abstract

Roger Duvoisin (1904-1980) a native of Geneva, Switzerland, was an author and illustrator of children's books. His wife, Louise Fatio, (1904-1993) from Lausanne, Switzerland, wrote many of the books Mr. Duvoisin illustrates. The collection includes various correspondence and several original manuscripts.

Dates: 1934-1968

Clare Victor Dwiggins papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 526
Abstract

Clare Victor Dwiggins (1874-1958) was an author, illustrator, and syndicated cartoonist. The collection (1932-1958) consists of manuscript illustrations, sketches and drawings, WWII posters, publicity, books, and biographical material.

Dates: 1932-1958

Leonard Everett Fisher papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 538
Abstract

Leonard Fisher (1924- ) was an author, painter, designer, and illustrator of children's books. He was particularly well known for his development of the scratchboard technique. The collection consists of original illustrations, literary manuscripts, correspondence, production materials, photographs, and audiotapes.

Dates: 1936-1969

Louise Lee and Richard Floethe papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 447
Abstract

Louise (1913-1988) and Richard (1901-1998) Floethe were, respectively, writer and illustrator of children's books. The collection consists of manuscripts, original illustrations, and minor correspondence concerning the book The Story of Lumber.

Dates: 1962-1984

Robert C. Frankenberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 042
Abstract

Robert Clinton Frankenberg (1911-2001) was a book illustrator. He was trained at the Art Students League in New York City and began teaching at the School of Visual Arts in 1947. He has illustrated many books for children that appear in the collection. The collection contains various illustrations and detailed working notes.

Dates: 1957-1963

Arthur D. Fuller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 324
Abstract

Arthur D. Fuller (1889-1966) was an illustrator and artist for newspapers, periodicals, and books, and whose specialty was the illustration of hunting and fishing scenes and outdoor action. The collection (1916-1960) contains sketchbooks, drawings, watercolors, oils, and etchings, published examples of Fuller's work, and correspondence.

Dates: 1916-1960

Hardie Gramatky papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 438
Abstract

Hardie Gramatky (1907-1979) was the author and illustrator of several books for children, though he is best known for his character “Little Toot.” The collection includes correspondence, illustrations, publicity, photographs, drafts, and artwork.

Dates: 1945-1972

Nancy Gurney papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 310
Abstract

Nancy Gurney (1915-1974) was a writer of children's books. The collection includes illustrations and manuscripts that reflect her work and collaboration with her husband, Eric Gurney.

Dates: 1965-1972

Berta and Elmer Hader papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 441
Abstract

Collections comprises papers of American children's book authors and illustrators Berta and Elmer Hader, including manuscripts and original illustrations for books (including The Big Snow), 1927-1958, original Christmas cards designed by the Haders to send to their friends, miscellaneous artwork, correspondence, 1906-1947, family papers, and reviews.

Dates: 1906-1974

C. Peter Helck papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 841
Abstract

C. Peter Helck (1893-1988) was a writer and illustrator who became most known for his automobile and racecar illustrations. The collection contains original artwork, sketches, illustrations, correspondence, manuscripts, publications, photographs, and tearsheets.

Dates: 1908-1972

C. Peter Helck papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 181
Abstract

Clarence Peter Helck (1893-1988) was a writer and illustrator who became most known for his automobile and racecar illustrations. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, and research files mainly concerning two books, "The Checkered Flag" and "Great Auto Races," and five framed car racing prints.

Dates: 1904-1973

Le Grand Henderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 021
Abstract

The collection comprises general correspondence, a manuscript sequence series, subject files and scrapbooks by author and illustrator Le Grand Henderson.

Dates: 1932-1981

David Hendrickson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 043
Abstract

David Hendrickson, 1896- 1973, was an artist, freelance advertiser, and illustrator of children's literature. This collection documents Hendrickson's' entire career and reflects his interest in the individual person and his ability to capture this in his art.

Dates: 1920-1963

Nils Hogner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 717
Abstract

Nils Hogner (1893-1969) was a muralist and book illustrator who specialized in the illustration of nature books. The collection contains correspondence, original illustrations, manuscripts by Hogner and Dorothy Childs Hogner and others.

Dates: 1939-1970

Richard Holberg illustrations

 Collection — Solander-case 1: [Barcode: 35025041774106]
Identifier: Ax 866
Abstract

Richard A. Holberg (1889-1942) was a commercial artist and illustrator, who also illustrated children's books that were authored by his wife, Ruth Langland Holberg. The collection contains illustrations for Glouster Boy (1940), written by Ruth Holberg and illustrated by Richard Holberg.

Dates: 1940

Holling Clancy Holling papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042629440]
Identifier: Ax 304
Abstract

H.C. Holling (1900-1973) was an author and illustrator born in Henrietta, Michigan and educated at the Chicago Art Institute. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and publicity material. A majority of the collection constitutes the manuscripts of Pagoo.

Dates: 1955-1956

Avery Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 820
Abstract

Avery Johnson was an illustrator of children's books. The collection contains pencil, pen, charcoal, and ink illustrations. It also includes correspondence, reviews, contracts, agreements, and royalty statements.

Dates: 1938-1957

Manning Lee papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 530
Abstract

Artist and illustrator, Manning Lee (1894-1980), was born in Summerville, South Carolina. He was educated at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. The Manning Lee Papers consist of original book and magazine illustrations, manuscripts, correspondence letters, and a great deal of miscellaneous material.

Dates: 1926-1961

Fred Ludekens papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 779
Abstract

Fred Ludekens was book, and magazine illustrator, who was also a member of the founding faculty of the Famous Artists School (FAS). The collection (1932-1973) contains correspondence, Ludeken's FAS lesson packet, a manuscript regarding FAS, and numerous illustrations.

Dates: 1932-1973

Maud and Miska Petersham illustrations

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 534
Abstract

Collection comprises illustrations by artists Maud and Miska Petersham for children's books, including The American ABC, Off to Bed and When I Grow Up, as well as related galley proofs and mock-ups.

Dates: 1930-1958

Henry C. Pitz papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 392
Abstract

Henry Clarence Pitz (1895-1976) is best known as the award-winning illustrator of over one hundred sixty books and dozens of magazine covers and articles. The Pitz Papers reflect the careers of Henry C. Pitz and cover a wide range of materials including correspondence and illustrations.

Dates: 1919-1973