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Victor Ambrus Collection

Summary Information
Title: Victor Ambrus Collection
Dates: 1969
Creator: Ambrus, Victor G.
Extent: 1 box
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1111
Abstract:
The Victor Ambrus Collection contains illustrative production material from one title published in 1969, including a pencil illustrator's dummy with text proof paste-up and a proof paste-up dummy.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.

Copyright:

This collection is 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.


Arrangement

The Mystery of Stonehenge, 1969


Biographical Sketch

August 19, 1935, in Hungary's capital city, Budapest, Victor Gtozo Ambrus was born to Gtozo and Iren Ambrus. He began his early education in Hungary and for three years was enrolled in the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts. Migrating west, Ambrus then studied at the Royal College of Art in London where he received his diploma and ARCA in 1959, just one year after his marriage to another illustrator, Glenys R. Chapman. Ambrus spent his professional career as an artist and designer, author and illustrator of children's books, receiving a Kate Greenaway Gold Medal of Library Association of Great Britain in 1964 for Three Poor Tailors

Biographical source: Something About the Author . Volume 1, 1971.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Victor Ambrus Collection contains illustrative production material from one title written by Franklyn Mansfield Branley, published in 1969, including a pencil illustrator's dummy with text proof paste-up and a proof paste-up dummy.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Ambrus, Victor G.
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
The Mystery of Stonehenge 1969 
Note Branley, Franklyn Mansfield
New York: Crowell, 1969
Box MC 1350
pencil illustrator's dummy with text proof paste-up (32 p.)  Box MC 1350
 
proof paste-up dummy (12 p.)  Box MC 1350