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Manning de V. Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1662

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.

Dates

  • circa 1953

Creator

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.

Biographical Source:

"Manning de V(illeneuve) Lee (1894-1980)." Something About the Author. Vol. 37. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1985.

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection includes illustrations and one illustrator's dummy for one children's book illustrated by Manning de V. Lee.
Title
Manning de V. Lee Papers, circa 1953
Status
Completed
Author
David E Byer
Date
2/14/2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • January 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

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Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library