Bill Farnsworth Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains illustrative production material for children's books, and includes pencil studies, oil on linen illustrations, some oversize, a photocopy of a study, and a dummy with oil painting, color pencil, color photocopy and text paste-up.
- Creation: circa 1996-circa 2002
- Farnsworth, Bill (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.
Bill Farnsworth graduated from the Ringling School of Art and Design in 1980, and has since followed a career of creating paintings for magazines, advertisements, children’s books, and various Fine Art commissions. His goal in illustrating is to tell the story “without words.”
Bill Farnsworth personal website. http://www.billfarnsworth.com/.
Language of Materials
The Bill Farnsworth papers contains illustrative production material for children's books illustrated by Farnsworth.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection is a gift from Bill Farnsworth and was placed on permanent loan at the Children's Literature Research Collections.
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Genre / Form
- Bill Farnsworth Papers, circa 1996-circa 2002
- Jim Eyer, 2007.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library