Manning de V. Lee Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains illustrations and color separations for the children's book Old Whirlwind: A Story of Davy Crockett, written by Elizabeth Coatsworth and illustrated by Manning de V(illeneuve) Lee.
- circa 1953
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
Manning de Villeneuve Lee was born March 15, 1894, in Summerville, SC and died March 31, 1980 in Chestnut Hill, PA. He attended the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and studied art in Europe. His career in illustration began with drawings for periodicals. He was the illustrator for more than 200 books, mostly for young people.
"Manning de V(illeneuve) Lee (1894-1980)." Something About the Author. Vol. 37. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1985.
Language of Materials
Collection includes illustrations and one illustrator's dummy for one children's book illustrated by Manning de V. Lee.
- Children's literature -- Illustrations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Color separation (technique) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Crockett, Davy, 1786-1836 (Depicted) -- Juvenile fiction
- Illustration of books -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustrators -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manning de V. Lee Papers, circa 1953
- David E Byer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- January 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
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