Françoise Seignobosc Collection
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.
- Creation: circa 1937-circa 1963
- Françoise, 1897-1961 (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.
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.
"Francoise Seignobosc (1897-1961)." Something About the Author. Vol. 21. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1980.
Language of Materials
The collection contains written and illustrative materials related to children's books created by Françoise Seignobosc.
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Genre / Form
- Francoise Seignobosc Collection, circa 1937-circa 1963
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- February 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library