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Edward Arthur Wilson Papers

Summary Information
Title: Edward Arthur Wilson Papers
Dates: 1949-1952
Creator: Wilson, Edward Arthur, 1886-1970
Extent: 80 items
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1693
Abstract:
Collection contains illustrations and illustrator's dummies for three books.

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

Access and Use

Arrangement

Materials are arranged by published title.


Biographical Sketch

Edward A. Wilson was born on March 4, 1886 in Glasgow, Scotland. He came to the United States in 1893. He was an illustrator and artist, with art studios in New York and Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Edward Wilson was known, not only for his illustrations, as well as his wood-cuts. He illustrated over seventy books, many of them classics and stories about the sea, including limited editions of Robinson Crusoe , Treasure Island and Around the World in 80 Days . He passed away on October 2, 1970, at the age of 84.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 38, pp. 211-217.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains illustrations and illustrator's dummies for three books, including The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor .

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.
  • Wilson, Edward Arthur, 1886-1970
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Clipper Ship Days: The Golden Age of American Sailing Ships 1952 
Note Jennings, John Edward
New York: Random House, 1952
Box MC 1221
ink illustrations each with one separation (15 p.)  Box MC 1221
 
ink illustrations without separations (11 p.)  Box MC 1221
 
ink sketch (1 p.)  Box MC 1221
 
Miscellaneous non-original art  
Box MC 1222
colored print (1 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor 1949 
Note  New York: Limited Editions Club, 1949
Box MC 1222
watercolor and pencil illustratior's dummy with typescript (35 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
pencil, crayon and proof illustrator's dummy (48 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
ink and tempera illustrations (5 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
watercolor title page (1 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
water color jacket study (1 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
ink illustrations with 5 separations (2 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
ink illustrations wtth 4 separations (4 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
ink illustrations wtth 3 separations (9 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
ink illustrations wtth 2 separations (3 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
ink illustrations wtth 1 separations (10 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
ink illustration (cover stamp) (1 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
pencil sketch (1 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
layouts for jacket (3 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
miscellaneous (1 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
ink illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
sheets of illustration proof (8 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
Strange Case of Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde 1952 
Note Stevenson, Robert Louis
New York: Heritage Press, 1952
Box MC 1222
ink illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1222
 
sheets of illustration proofs (8 p.)  Box MC 1222