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Anne Stringer Samson Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1477

Scope and Contents

The collection contains illustrative material for two children's books by Anne Samson, and includes ink illustrations, most with separations, a jacket illustration with separations, a page layout, and a text proof pasteup.


  • circa 1967-circa 1969


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

Samson was born June 6, 1933, in St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated from Middlebury College in 1955, as well as attending the Art Center of Northern New Jersey in 1964. She wrote and illustrated books for children, including the books Draw Me an Elephant and Lines, Spines and Porcupines, both published in the late 1960s. She lived in New Jersey.

Biographical Source:

"Anne S(tringer) Samson (1933-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 2. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1971.


.87 Cubic Feet (1 flat box)

Language of Materials



The collection contains illustrative material for two children's books created by Anne Samson.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Anne Marie Samson.

Anne Stringer Samson Papers, circa 1967-circa 1969
Jim Eyer
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Revision Statements

  • May 2023: Collection reprocessed and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library