Illustration of books -- 20th Century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Haldane Macfall collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1079
Overview: The collection includes manuscripts, typescripts, and proofs of books, essays, and plays including a biography of Aubrey Beardsley, and the novels The Splendid Wayfaring and The Three Students; originals and proofs of illustrations, bookplates, and cover art; correspondence; and contracts with publishers. The majority of the correspondence consists of Macfall's outgoing letters to Earl E. Fisk, a British-born book collector, anthologist and insurance agent who lived in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and...
Sheri Martinelli papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 868
Overview: Correspondence, writings, artwork and objects, printed material, and sound recordings documenting the life and creative work of Sheri Martinelli and associated figures, including Ezra Pound. The correspondence includes Martinelli's letters with Pound, the poet H. D., and Charles Bukowski, as well as many other literary and artistic figures. The writings include selections of Pound's manuscript material from the Cantos, as well as Martinelli's extensive notes and notebooks. Paintings, sketches,...
Overbrook Press records
Call Number: GEN MSS 961
Overview: The Overbrook Press Records contain correspondence, office files, and production files documenting the operations and publications of the Overbrook Press. The records also hold small group of Frank Altschul's personal papers, a collection of printed material, mostly ephemera, published by peer presses, professional and private associations and clubs, and a group of type specimens from American and European typefounders. The Production Files form the most significant part of the records, and...
Dates: 1918-1979, bulk 1934-1969
George Plank papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 28
Overview: The papers contain correspondence with artistic and literary friends, Plank art work, art work of others, writings of friends, and a small quantity of personal papers. Prominent correspondents include H. D., Sylvia Townsend Warner, and Patrick White.
Dates: 1907-1965 (inclusive)
Press of the Woolly Whale records
Call Number: GEN MSS 932
Overview: The collection primarily consists of correspondence and production files related to publications issued by the Press of the Woolly Whale, including original and carbon typescripts, corrected page proofs and galleys, paper samples, title page and endpaper designs, dummies, notes, and receipts. Some of the production files hold original artwork for illustrations; also present are four photoengravings used to print endpapers for Melbert B. Cary's two-volume work Mademoiselle from Armentieres. In...
Dates: 1893-1968, bulk 1928-1941
Betsy Beinecke Shirley collection of American children's literature
Call Number: GEN MSS 764
Overview: Collection consists of manuscripts (correspondence and drafts of writings), illustration material (drawings in all media, photographs, book dummies, and printing blocks and plates), and publication proofs by various authors and artists including Louisa May Alcott, Alexander Anderson, Louis-Maurice Boutet de Monvel, Gelett Burgess, Harrison Cady, Palmer Cox, F. O. C. Darley, W. W. Denslow, Jo Mora, Peter Newell, and Symeon Shimin, as well as work produced for the McLoughlin Brothers publishing...