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SARI PAPERS

de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
The University of Southern Mississippi


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Creator: Anne Elizabeth Fleur (Sari, pseudo.)
Title: Sari Papers
Dates: 1951-1952
Quantity: 0.40 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: DG 1174

Abstract: The Sari Papers contain ink illustrations created by Anne Elizabeth Fleur between 1951 and 1952. Fleur illustrated children's books under both her real name and the pseudonym, Sari. Her papers were created from her illustration of two published books written by Christine Noble Govan.

Biographical Note

Anne Elizabeth Fleur was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1901. She attended St. Joseph's School in Lancaster and Lancaster Business School. She initially studied art privately at home, but later moved to New York City to attend the Art Students League. Fleur spent several years in advertising before discovering an interest in drawing children, which led her to begin writing and illustrating children's books. She has worked under both her real name and the pseudonym, Sari.

Sources:
Illustrators of Children's Books, 1946-1956 (Boston: Horn Book, 1958), 173-174.
Something About the Author, ed. Anne Commire (Detroit: Gale Research, 1983), 31:70.


Scope and Content Note

The Sari Papers contain ink illustrations created by Anne Elizabeth Fleur between 1951 and 1952. Fleur's papers were created from her illustration of two published books written by Christine Noble Govan. The material is organized into a single series for books and is arranged alphabetically by title.


Series and Subseries

A. Books (1951-1952)

The Surprising Summer (1951)

Tilly's Strange Secret (1952)


Restrictions

Restrictions on Use

Noncirculating; available for research.

Copyright Restrictions

The collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). Reproductions can be made only if they are to be used for "private study, scholarship, or research." 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, other than that noted above.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

(Identify the item), Sari Papers, de Grummond Children's Literature Collection, University of Southern Mississippi Libraries, (Cite the item's box/folder numbers).

Provenance

These papers were removed from the Christine Noble Govan Papers (DG 0385).

Processing Information

Processed by Hans Rasmussen, June 2003. Encoded into EAD Version 1.0 by Danielle L. Bishop. This finding aid is the product of a grant funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Container Listing

Box/Folder

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A. Books

The Surprising Summer by Christine Noble Govan, illustrated by Sari (New York: Aladdin Books, 1951)
1/1Ink illustrations, (15 items)
Tilly's Strange Secret by Christine Noble Govan, illustrated by Sari (New York: Aladdin Books, 1952)
1/2 Ink illustration for dust jacket cover, with color separation overlay, (2 items )



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