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Antoinette Portis Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2345

Scope and Contents

The Antoinette Portis papers contains a dummy for the children's book Not a Box, written and illustrated by Portis, as well as an accompanying note describing the item, including some early water damage.

Biographical Source:

"Antoinette Portis." Something About the Author. Vol. 362. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2021.


  • circa 2006, 2022


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Antoinette Portis is an author and illustrator of picture books. She earned a BFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. Prior to becoming a full-time author and illustrator with the publication of her first children's book Not a Box, Portis worked as a graphic designer and art director, eventually becoming creative director and then vice president for Disney Consumer Products. She lives in Studio City, California.


1 folder

Language of Materials



The collection contains a dummy related to one children's book by Antoinette Portis.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Antoinette Portis.

Antoinette Portis papers, circa 2006, 2022
Caitlin Marineau
November 2022
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Collecting Area Details

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