Marcia Sewall Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains illustrative material for 12 children's books illustrated by Sewall, and includes ink, watercolor and crayon illustrations, a tempera dummy with typescript, and pencil illustrations and studies.
- Creation: circa 1975-circa 1988
- Sewall, Marcia (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
Marcia Sewall was born November 5, 1935, in Providence, RI. She became a writer and illustrator, and an art teacher. She has also published a number of self-illustrated books for children, many of which deal with early American history.
Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 37, 69, 119
Language of Materials
The collection holds illustrative material for a dozen children's books illustrated by Marcia Sewall.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Marcial Sewall.
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Genre / Form
- Children's literature -- Illustrations
- Death -- Juvenile fiction
- Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction
- Folklore -- United States
- Folklore -- Norway
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Juvenile fiction
- Grandmothers -- Juvenile fiction
- Monsters -- Juvenile fiction
- Sled dog racing -- Juvenile fiction
- Trees -- Juvenile fiction
- Marcia Sewall Papers, circa 1975-circa 1988
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 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