Barbara Remington papers
Scope and Contents
The Barbara Remington papers contains illustrative material from one children's book published in 1959, The Christmas Mouse, including ink illustrations with separations and paste-ups.
- circa 1959
- Remington, Barbara (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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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
Barbara Remington was an American artist and illustrator best known for her work illustrating the covers of the Ballantine editions of works by J.R.R Tolkien. She was born in Minnesota in 1929 and died in Pennsylvania in 2020.
Language of Materials
The Barbara Remington papers contains illustrations for one children's book.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Barbara Remington.
- Children's literature -- Illustrations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Christmas stories Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Color separation (technique) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Illustration of books -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustrators -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mice -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Picture books Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Barbara Remington papers, circa 1959
- Sharlene Murphy
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- January 2022: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
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