Edward Shenton Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains illustrative material for 15 children's books illustrated by Edward Shenton, primarily for books written by Stephen Meader. The collection includes black and white, and colored illustrations, ink illustrations, separations, a colored overlay, and a tempera study.
- Creation: circa 1920-circa 1952
- Shenton, Edward, 1895-1977 (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
Edward Shenton was born November 29, 1895, in Pottstown, PA, and died June 17, 1977, in Augusta, ME. He followed a career as illustrator, author, editor, and educator.
Biographical Source: "Edward Shenton (1895-1977)." Something About the Author. Vol. 45. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1986.
Language of Materials
The collection contains illustrative production material for children's books illustrated by Edward Shenton.
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Genre / Form
- Adventure stories
- Buccaneers -- Juvenile fiction
- Children's literature -- Illustrations
- Country life -- Juvenile fiction
- Detective and mystery stories
- Dogs -- Juvenile fiction
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Juvenile fiction
- Peddlers -- Juvenile fiction
- Spy stories
- Voyages and travels -- Juvenile fiction
- Edward Shenton Papers, circa 1920-circa 1952
- Jim Eyer
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- February 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library