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Edward Ardizzone Collection

Summary Information
Title: Edward Ardizzone Collection
Dates: 1947-1960
Creator: Ardizzone, Edward
Extent: 1 box
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1144
Abstract:
The Edward Ardizzone Collection contains illustrative productive material from nine titles between 1947-1960. This scope includes ink illustrations, ink and pencil dummies with holograph text, and watercolor and ink illustrations.

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

Blackbird in the Lilac, The: Poems for Children, 1952

Johnny the Clockmaker, 1960

Little Bookroom, The: Eleanor Farjeon's Short Stories, 1955

Three Brothers and a Lady,

School in Our Village, The, 1957

Tim in Danger, 1953

Tim to the Rescue, 1949

Titus in Trouble, 1959

True and Pathetic Story of Desbarrelda, the Waltzing Mouse, The, 1947


Biographical Sketch

Edward Ardizzone was born October 16, 1900, in Haiphong, Indochina. He attended the Clayesmore School in England, followed by a brief period of clerical work. Then in 1926, Ardizzone began painting and illustrating. He illustrated for over 170 different titles, accruing great honors along the way including a Kate Greenaway Medal from Library Association of Great Britain in 1956 for his work in Tim All Alone . He left an indelible mark not only in children's literature but also in adult literature.

Biographical source: Something About the Author . Volume 28, 1982.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Edward Ardizzone Collection contains illustrative productive material from nine titles between 1947-1960. This scope includes ink illustrations, ink and pencil dummies with holograph text, and watercolor and ink illustrations. Three of the nine titles were both written and illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.

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.
  • Ardizzone, Edward
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Blackbird in the Lilac, The: Poems for Children 1952 
Note Reeves, James
London: Oxford University, 1952
Box MC 1283
ink illustrators (6 p.)  Box MC 1283
 
Johnny the Clockmaker 1960 
Note  London: Oxford University, 1960
Box MC 1283
ink and pencil dummy with holograph text (46 p.)  Box MC 1283
 
Little Bookroom, The: Eleanor Farjeon's Short Stories 1955 
Note Farjeon, Eleanor
London: Oxford University, 1955
Box MC 1283
ink illustration with 1 separation for jacket (1 p.)  Box MC 1283
 
ink illustrations (5 p.)  Box MC 1283
 
Three Brothers and a Lady  
Note Black, Margaret
Box
pen sketch of four figures on a napkin (1 p.)  Box
 
School in Our Village, The 1957 
Note Goldman, Joan M.
London: Batsford, 1957
Box MC 1283
ink illustrations (13 p.)  Box MC 1283
 
Tim in Danger 1953 
Note  London : Oxford University, 1953
Box MC 1283
ink dummy with holograph text (56 p.)  Box MC 1283
 
Tim to the Rescue 1949 
Note  London: Oxford University, 1949
Box MC 1283
ink sketch (1 p.)  Box MC 1283
 
Titus in Trouble 1959 
Note Reeves, James
London: Bodley Head, 1959
Box MC 1283
watercolor and ink illustrations with text proof paste-up (2 p.)  Box MC 1283
 
True and Pathetic Story of Desbarrelda, the Waltzing Mouse, The 1947 
Note Langley, Noel
London: Lindsay Drummond, 1947
Box MC 1283
watercolor and ink illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1283