Janice Lee Porter Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains production materials for four children's books illustrated by Janice Lee Porter. The materials include pencil sketches, photographs, scans, acrylic illustrations, notes, paste-ups, watercolor illustrations, and marker sketches.
- Creation: circa 1996-circa 1999
- Porter, Janice Lee (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.
Janice Lee Porter was born October 16, 1953 in Highland Park, IL. She married Anthony Peyton Porter February 2, 1991. Porter received a B.F.A Degree in 1978 from Kansas City Art Institue and an MFA from California State University in 2006. She is a teacher, painter and book illustrator. Many of the books she has illustrated are about people from other countries or Americans from different cultures. As of 2008, Porter teaches drawing, painting, and art appreciation classes at Chico State University and at Shasta Community College. She lives with her family in Chico, CA.
Language of Materials
This collection includes production materials for four children's books illustrated by Janice Lee Porter.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Janice Lee Porter.
- Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973 -- Juvenile literature (Depicted, Person)
- Mankiller, Wilma, 1945-2010 -- Juvenile literature (Depicted, Person)
- Brown, Clara, 1803-1885 -- Juvenile literature (Depicted, Person)
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Genre / Form
- Drawings (visual works)
- acrylic paintings (visual works)
- paintings (visual works)
- watercolors (paintings)
- Janice Lee Porter Collection, circa 1996-circa 1999
- Lois Steer, April 2005
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- October 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library