Orton Jones Papers
Elizabeth Orton Jones
Jones, Elizabeth Orton, 1910-
feet, illustrative material
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contains production material for five published titles and two watercolor pieces illustrated by Elizabeth Orton Jones.
Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections
Access and Use
This collection was originally given by Elizabeth Orton Jones to Dr. Irvin Kerlan who
donated his collection to the University of Minnesota.
Materials are arranged alphabetically by title and
chronologically within each title.
Collection Scope and Content Note
The collection contains production material for 5 titles published
between 1944 and 1955. It includes 2 illustrations, one in pencil and one in
watercolor and pencil, a pencil, proof, and watercolor dummy, a jacket proof,
and an uncut page proof. Two items are signed for Dr. Irvin Kerlan. It also
contains one piece of original artwork, a watercolor for a Christmas card
signed for Dr. Irvin Kerlan.
- 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
- Jones, Elizabeth Orton, 1910-
Box MC 1005
Lullaby for Eggs: A Poem, published 1955 Box MC 1005
Note Contains: jacket proof (1 p.)
Prayer for a Child, published 1944 Box MC 1005
Note Contains: 1 watercolor and pencil illustration, signed for Dr.
Prayer for Little Things, A , published 1945 Box MC 1005
Note Contains: 1 pencil illustration, signed for Irvin Kerlan
Box MC 1007
This Is the Way: Prayers and Precepts from World
Religions, published 1951 Box MC 1007
Note Contains: 1 uncut page proof
Box MC 1007, MC 1046
Unpublished art Box MC 1007, MC 1046
Note MC 1007 contains: watercolor for a Christmas card, signed for Dr. Irvin
MC 1046 contains: 1 ink and watercolor illustration
Box MC 1007
What Miranda Knew, published 1944 Box MC 1007
Note Contains: 1 pencil, proof and watercolor dummy (72 p.)