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Margot Austin Collection

Summary Information
Title: Margot Austin Collection
Dates: 1941-1953
Creator: Austin, Margot
Extent: 1 box
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1200
Abstract:
The Margot Austin Collection contains illustrative production material from two titles published between 1941 and 1953, including original illustrations and cardboard advertisements.

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

Peter Churchmouse, 1941

The Tale of Bendigo [From Jack and Jill], 1953


Biographical Sketch

Born in Portland, Oregon, Margot Austin began her education at St. Mary's Academy in Portland which lead her to the National Academy of Design and Grand Central School of Art, both in New York City. Here in the northeast, she established a career out of writing and illustrating children's literature, with her first self-illustrated book being published in 1939. Between 1938 and 1963, Austin contributed over 27 pieces of work to the repertoire of children's books, including titles Gabriel Churchkitten, Poppet, The Three Silly Kittens and Cousin's Treasure .

Biographical source: Something About the Author . Volume 11, 1977.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Margot Austin Collection contains illustrative production material from two titles published between 1941 and 1953, including original illustrations and cardboard advertisement figures of characters.

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.
  • Austin, Margot
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Peter Churchmouse 1941 
Note  New York : Dutton and Company, 1941
Box MC 520A
cardboard advertisement figures of characters (4 p.)  Box MC 520A
 
The Tale of Bendigo [From Jack and Jill] 1953 
Note Lawson, Marie
Box MC 520A
original illustrations in layout form (8 p.)  Box MC 520A