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Arthur Rackham Collection

Summary Information
Title: Arthur Rackham Collection
Creator: Rackham, Arthur
Extent: 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1236
The Arthur Rackham Collections contains 3 ink illustrations of miscellaneous original art.

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.


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.


Miscellaneous original art,

Biographical Sketch

Arthur Rackham was born September 19, 1867, in London, England. He attended Lambeth School of Art and married an artist, Edyth Starkie, both contributing to his renowned success as a reputable artists/illustrator. Contributing to over seventy titles, Rackham's name appeared in partnership with authors such as Jonathan Swift, Washington Irving, William Shakespeare, Aesop, Charles Dickens, John Milton, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Edgar Allen Poe. In 1910, Rackham was adorned as a leading illustrator, as he helped to immortalize the books Gulliver's Travels, Rip Van Winkle and Peter Pan . Arthur Rackham passed away in 1939, but his work transcends time.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The Arthur Rackham Collections contains 3 ink illustrations of miscellaneous original art.

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.
  • Rackham, Arthur
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Miscellaneous original art  
Box MC 428
ink illustrations with 5 xerox prints (3 p.)  Box MC 428