Peggy Bacon Collection
Scope and Contents
Margaret Frances ( Peggy) Bacon's work in this collection consists of one chalk illustration and a manuscript typescript.
- Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987 (Person)
Language of Materials
Access and Use:
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Margaret Frances (Peggy) Bacon lived from 1895 to 1987. She was a teacher, artist, illustrator and author known for her humorous satires. She wrote and illustrated many books for children, among them Mercy and the Mouse, Off with Their Heads, and The Ghost of Opalina. She also illustrated many children's books, such as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Treasury of Cat Stories. She contributed artwork to magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair and the New Yorker. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 50 p. 42
The material in the collection consists of one chalk illustration from one book , The Cat that Jumped Out of the Story , and a typescript manuscript from another book, The Magic Touch.
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Gift of: Bacon, Peggy
- Peggy Bacon
- Nancy Larsen
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Description is in English
Collecting Area Details
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