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Garth Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1656

Scope and Contents

The collection contains illustration proofs and publisher's dummy with color changes for two children's books.

Dates

  • 1963-1968

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Biographical Sketch

Garth Williams was born on April 16, 1912 in New York City. He attended the City of London School, Westminster Art School, Royal College of Art and the British School of Rome. He was an organizer at the Luton Art School art editor of a women's magazine, but Garth Williams is best known as an author and illustrator of children's books. He is the illustrator of nearly 100 children's books. His artwork can be found in Stuart Little, Charlotte's Web, The Rescuersand the Little Houseseries by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Garth Williams died on May 8, 1996 in Marfil, Guanajuato, Mexico.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 66, pp. 228-235 and vol. 90, pp. 239.

Extent

16 items

Abstract

Collection contains illustration proofs and publisher's dummy with color changes for two children's books.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged by published title.

Physical Location

See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations

Accession Information:

No accession information available.

Gift of: Williams, Garth
Title
Garth Williams Papers
Author
Karen Spilman
Date
02/14/2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library