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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1828-1961
Size:
2.56 Cubic feet (6 boxes, 1 folders, 2 oversize folders, plus digital images of some collection material)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Children
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Children forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Labrie, Rose
Dates:
1948- 2000
Size:
3.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.labrrose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, writings, personal photographs, and printed material, such as gallery announcements, magazines featuring her articles and art work, clippings, flyers, relating to Labrie's work as a journalist, children's book author and illustrator, author onhistorical subjects, and self-taught artist. Among Labrie's correspondents are Robert Bisho...

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Creators:
Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974
Dates:
1904-1978
Size:
6.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.daugjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, muralist, children's book author and illustrator James Daugherty measure 6.5 linear feet and date from 1904-1978. The papers document Daugherty's career and artistic process through a small amount of biographical material, correspondence, writings, printed material, and sketchbooks. The 150 sketchbooks span seven decades and are the bulk and highlight of this collection. They contain preparatory drawings and sketches for artworks, murals, and illustrations, as well mock-ups for books, travel sketches, and a good deal of writing. Daugherty worked in both a non-objective abstract style and in representational illustration. His illustrations depict biblical stories and familiar characters and caricatures from American folklore including Revolutionary War heroes, Native Americans, American explorers and frontiersman.

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Creators:
Vogel, Ilse Margret
Dates:
[circa 1949-1993]
Size:
0.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.vogeilse
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, photographs, exhibition catalogs, writings, an interview, printed material and miscellany regarding Vogel's career as a children's book illustrator and gallery owner. Approximately 100 letters and postcards from J. B. Neumann; photographs of Vogel, J. B. Neumann, Howard Knotts, Markus Krause and others; catalogs published by Neumann's gall...

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Creators:
Mecklem, Austin Merrill, 1894-1951
Dates:
1910-2009
Size:
5 Linear feet
0.035 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.meckaust
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Austin Merrill Mecklem and Marianne Greer Appel papers measure 5.0 linear feet and 0.035 GB and date from 1910-2006, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1928-1977. Correspondence, writings, drawings, printed and digital material, miscellaneous items and photographs document Mecklem as an artist, muralist and art instructor and Appel as an artist, puppet designer and author and illustrator of children's books. A significant part of Appel's papers consists of drafts of two illustrated children's books. There is an unprocessed addition of 3.6 linear feet donated in 2019 relating to Marianne Greer Appel including biographical material, correspondence, writings, rare published and printed material, photographs, and preliminary works of art.

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Creators:
Ortega, Tony
Dates:
1984-2010
Size:
0.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.ortetony
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of muralist, illustrator, and Chicano activist Tony Ortega measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1984 to 2010. The papers are comprised of project and exhibition files for murals, public art projects, and children's book illustration exhibitions. Also found are printed materials consisting of articles about Ortega, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and a calendar and note cards featuring artwork by Ortega.

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Creators:
Preibisius, Hilda
Dates:
1936-1960
Size:
14 Items ((on partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.preihild
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Clippings, photographs, and illustrations.

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Creators:
Ford, Lauren, 1891-
Dates:
circa 1930
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.fordlaur
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An etching on paper inscribed Merry Christmas to Meg from Lauren, undated.

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Creators:
Bates, Clara Doty, 1838-1895
Dates:
c1884
Size:
1 Item ([28] p., incl. col. front., col. ill. ;, 15 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.bateclar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Children's book of short verses about a little girl and her doll. Each poem is accompanied by a full-page illustration.

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Creators:
Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911
Dates:
1894 Aug. 19-1899 Nov. 14
Size:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.pylehowa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letter to Mr. Marvin regarding a drawing plan Pyle was preparing, and to Ross Turner regarding an exhibition organized by the Colonial Dames.

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