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Illustration of books -- United States -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

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

Virginia Lee Burton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 839
Abstract

Virginia Lee Burton (1909-1968) was an illustrator and author of children's books. The collection includes sketches and finished illustrations for the books Calico the Wonder Horse; Or the Saga of Stewy Slinker, CHOO CHOO, The Story of the Little Engine Who Ran Away (both by Burton), The Emperor's New Clothes (written by Hans Christian Anderson) and others.

Dates: ca. 1937-1962

Ruth and Latrobe Carroll papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 710
Abstract

Latrobe Carroll (1894-1996) and Ruth Carroll (1899-1999) were American authors of children’s literature. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations and correspondence that reflect the work of Ruth and Latrobe Carroll.

Dates: 1932-1980

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

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

Joanna Foster Dougherty papers

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 132
Abstract

Joanna Foster Dougherty (1928-) was an editor and author of children's books. The collection includes completed questionnaires and letters from illustrators to be used in Illustrators of Children's Books (Boston, 1968). Much of the information was not used in the book.

Dates: 1957-1966

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

Genevieve Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 840
Abstract

Genevieve Stump Foster (1893-1979), started her career as a commercial artist, illustrator, and advertiser. She later turned to writing history books for young adults. The Genevieve Foster Papers include her correspondence and an extensive range of textual, artistic, and audiovisual materials related to the publication of her numerous children’s books.

Dates: 1937-1978

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

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

Trina Schart Hyman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 065
Abstract

Trina Schart Hyman is an artist and illustrator of children's books. The collecion includes original illustrations, literary manuscripts, greeting cards, and miscellaneous materials.

Dates: 1965-1981

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

Clare Turlay Newberry papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 681
Abstract

Collection comprises literary manuscripts and book illustrations by American artist Clare Newberry, including 242 original drawings, sketches and illustrations; three book dummies; and scrapbooks from childhood and early school days.

Dates: 1910-1969

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

Willy Pogány papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 199
Abstract

Collection comprises artwork and papers related to artist and set designer Willy Pogány, including correspondence with his son, Peter Pogány Scott. Collection includes original art for books, magazines, and motion picture and stage productions.

Dates: 1910-1967

Wallace Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 269
Abstract

Wallace Smith (1888-1937) was a newspaperman, novelist, and artist. The papers include Smith's manuscripts and published pieces, minor correspondence, drawings and illustrations, photographs, and miscellaneous documents.

Dates: 1916-1935

Edwin Tunis papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 776
Abstract

The Edwin Tunis papers include manuscripts and illustrations for children's books, as well as correspondence, articles, reviews, publicity, and personal papers.

Dates: 1920s-1979; Majority of material found within 1949-1979

Nora S. Unwin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 358
Abstract

Collection comprises correspondence, sketchbooks, literary manuscripts, illustrations and other material by children's book author and illustrator Nora S. Unwin (1907-1982). Correspondence is primarily incoming letters. Illustrations include ink and watercolor illustrations for children's books by Unwin and others, notably Elizabeth Yates. Collection also includes several sound recordings and photographs of Unwin.

Dates: 1926-1973