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Françoise Seignobosc Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1540

Scope and Contents

The collection contains written and illustrative material for dozens of children's books written and illustrated by Seignobosc, many of them in French. Illustrative material includes watercolor sketches and dummies, watercolor illustrations, separations, lettering, proofs, and studies. Written material includes typescripts and manuscripts, correspondence, and notes.

Dates

  • circa 1937-circa 1963

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

Françoise Seignobosc (prounouced say-nyoh-boh') was born in November 1897 in Lodeve, Herault, France. She grew up in France, but eventually came to the United States. She wrote and self-illustrated books for children. She died in 1961.

Biographical Source:

"Francoise Seignobosc (1897-1961)." Something About the Author. Vol. 21. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1980.

Extent

9 boxes

Language of Materials

English

French

Abstract

The collection contains written and illustrative materials related to children's books created by Françoise Seignobosc.
Title
Francoise Seignobosc Collection, circa 1937-circa 1963
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
1-11-05
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • February 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library