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Elizabeth Shippen Green Elliot Papers

Summary Information
Title: Elizabeth Shippen Green Elliot Papers
Dates: unknown
Creator: Elliot, Elizabeth Shippen Green, 1871-1954
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-375
The collection contains miscellaneous original art work.

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

Elizabeth Shippen Green was born September 1, 1971, in Philadelphia, PA, and died there on May 29, 1954. Her illustrations graced the pages and covers of books and magazines for nearly sixty years. She is best known for her pen-and-ink work. At age eighteen she began drawing for the Philadelphia Public Ledger and for the department store Strawbridge and Clothier's advertising department. She also worked as a staff artist for Ladies' Home Journal and Harper's Weekly . After her marriage to architect Huger Elliot in 1911, she concentrated mainly on illustrating children's and young adult books, specializing in medieval subjects. She illustrated Charles and Mary Lamb's classic, Tales from Shakespeare , published in 1922.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 139, pp. 108-111.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains miscellaneous original art including 1 watercolor illustration, 3 pencil illustrations, and 3 ink illustrations.

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.
  • Elliot, Elizabeth Shippen Green, 1871-1954
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Miscellaneous original art  
Box MC 1517
Watercolor illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1517
Pencil illustrations (3 p.)  Box MC 1517
Ink illustrations (3 p.)  Box MC 1517