Berthe Amoss papers
Scope and Contents
The Berthe Amoss Collection contains both written and illustrative production material from one title published in 1968, including a corrected galley proof, ink, wash, and pencil illustrator's dummy with text proof and a watercolor and ink illustration.
- Creation: 1967, undated
- Amoss, Berthe (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
Author and illustrator Berthe Amoss was born in 1925 in New Orleans, LA. She earned an BA and MA from Tulane University, and also studied art at the University of Hawaii, at Kunstschule in Bremen, Germany, and the Academie des Beaux Arts in Antwerp, Belgium. She published numerous works for children, and It's Not Your Birthday, was published in 1966. Amoss lived in Louisiana, where she died in 2019.
Biographical source: "Berthe Amoss (1925-)." Something About the Author. Volume 112. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2000.
Language of Materials
The Berthe Amoss Collection contains both written and illustrative production material for one children's picture book published in 1968.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Berthe Amoss in 1968.
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Genre / Form
- Berthe Amoss Papers, 1967, undated
- Sharlene Murphy
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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- August 2023: Collection reprocessed and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
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