Margot Austin Collection
Scope and Contents
The Margot Austin Collection contains illustrative production material from two stories published in 1941 and 1953, including original illustrations and cardboard advertisement figures of characters.
- Creation: circa 1941-circa 1953
- Austin, Margot (Person)
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
Margot Austin was born in Portland, Oregon, around 1909. She studied at St. Mary's Academy in Portland, the National Academy of Design, and Grand Central School of Art in New York City. Her first self-illustrated children's book was published in 1939, and her children's books include Gabriel Churchkitten, Poppet, The Three Silly Kittensand Cousin's Treasure. Austin died in 1990.
Biographical source: "Margot Austin (1909?-1990)." Something About the Author. Volume 11 and 66. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1977 and 1991.
Language of Materials
The Margot Austin Collection contains illustrative production material from two stories published between 1941 and 1953.
- Margot Austin Collection, circa 1941-circa 1953
- Sharlene Murphy
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- February 2022: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library