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Collection Title: Lee J. Ames Papers

Collection Number: DG0022

Inclusive Dates: 1946-1991

Volume: 33.75 cu. ft. (76 boxes)

Provenance : Materials donated by Lee Ames and Jonathan Ames between 1966 and 1997.

Copyright: 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.

Biographical Sketch:

Lee J. Ames, creator of the popular Draw 50 series of how-to-draw books, was born in New York City on January 8, 1921 to Joseph F. Abramowitz and Gertrude Pascal Abramowitz. His elementary school teachers at Public School 12 in Queens, New York, recognized his talents quite early and encouraged him to work with oils and murals. His and his classmates' work adorned the school's main lobby for years. As a young man, Ames attended Columbia University for a time, but entered active service in the United States Army and served from 1942 to 1944. He was discharged as a second lieutenant. In June 1945 Ames married Jocelyn S. Green, an author, and together they had two children: Alison Sally and Jonathan David. Later in his career, Ames sometimes wrote under the psuedonym "Jonathan David." In the immediate post-war years Ames tried his hand at several occupations, all of which involved art or design. During 1947-48 he ran a one-man advertising agency, while moonlighting as an instructor of vocational art.

Ames came to children's illustration somewhat by the backdoor. His jobs always took him into the area of illustration or design, but it was only while teaching at a school for visual arts that an editor contacted him about providing illustrations for Shannon Garst's Three Conquistadors (1948). A few years passed before the publishers contacted him again, this time to illustrate Samuel Adams Hopkins' The Pony Express, one of the first titles in Bennett Cerf's Landmark series. His work on The Pony Express exposed Ames to other prominent illustrators and led to more job opportunities, ultimately over one-hundred and fifty titles running the gamut from biographies and Golden Books to Girl Scout books and textbooks.

From 1956 through 1961 he also served as Doubleday & Company's artist-in- residence and since 1948 has been a tireless illustrator of children's books. During his residence with Doubleday, Ames and Roy Gallant collaborated as an author-illustrator team for five years. In one particularly slow year, the editors encouraged Ames to strike out on his own; the result was Draw, Draw, Draw -- Ames' first solo success. Years later Ames suggested a step-by-step how-to-draw book to Doubleday's editors with plans to cover many subjects, entitled Draw 175 People, Places, Things and More.... Several years passed before this project came to fruition, but finally an editor suggested Ames break the project into managable chunks. Out of this emerged Draw 50 Animals, the first in the enormously popular "Draw 50" series.

Although Ames has continued to publish, he recently told both Something About the Author and the Sixth Book of Junior Authors that he prefers to spend his time with his family: Jocelyn, their two kids and their spouses, and especially his three grandchildren. Although he isn't creating as many books as before, he is keeping up with technology and has a website: http://www.epcomm.com/draw50.

Sources:

Sixth Book of Junior Authors, pp.11-13.
Something About the Author, volume 3.

.Scope and Content:

The Lee J. Ames papers contain artwork and preparatory material for 94 established book titles, arranged alphabetically by title. Although included in a later series, the papers contain original and unidentified published illustrations, unidentified published proofs, and illustrations from unpublished books and other works. Also included are award materials, photographs, general correspondence (including fan mail), magazine illustrations, editorial cartoons, comic strips, advertisements, greeting cards, and illustrations created early in Mr. Ames' career.

Series and Subseries:

A. Awards

B. Photographs

C. Correspondence

de Grummond Collection
Publishers
Fan Mail

D. Books (1949-1991)

  • ABE LINCOLN: AN ANTHOLOGY (1953)

  • ABRAHAM LINCOLN (1953)

  • AMAZING MOUTHS AND MENUS (1986)

  • ANDREW JACKSON (1949)

  • THE BATTLE OF THE DINOSAURS (1982)

  • BIG FOOT WALLACE OF THE TEXAS RANGERS (1951)

  • BIG FROGS, LITTLE FROGS (1963)

  • THE BOY WHO STOLE THE ELEPHANT (1952)

  • THE BRAVE GIVES BLOOD (1954)

  • BY LAND, BY SEA, BY AIR: THE STORY OF TRANSPORTATION (1969)

  • CHRISTMAS TREE SAM (1952)

  • CIRCUS PARADE: STORIES OF THE BIG TOP (1954)

  • THE CIVIL WAR (1955)

  • COMMERCIAL FISHING (1973)

  • CRACK OF THE BAT: STORIES OF BASEBALL (1952)

  • 'CRAZY AS YOU LOOK!' (1954)

  • DANIEL BOONE: (1952)

  • DINOSAURS THAT SWAM AND FLEW (1985)

  • THE DOT, LINE, AND SHAPE CONNECTION, OR, HOW TO BE DRIVEN TO ABSTRACTION (1982)

  • DRAW, DRAW, DRAW (1962)

  • DRAW 50 AIRPLANES, AIRCRAFT, & SPACECRAFT (1977; 1988)

  • DRAW 50 ANIMALS (1974; 1988)

  • DRAW 50 ATHLETES (1985; 1989)

  • DRAW 50 BEASTIES AND YUGGLIES AND TURNOVER UGLIES AND THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT (1988)

  • DRAW 50 BOATS, SHIPS, TRUCKS & TRAINS (1976; 1987; 1990)

  • DRAW 50 BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES (1980) / DRAW 50: BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES (1991)

  • DRAW 50 CARS, TRUCKS, AND MOTORCYCLES (1986; 1989) / DRAW 50 CARS, TRUCKS, AND BIKES (1989)

  • DRAW 50 CATS (1986; 1989)

  • DRAW 50 CREEPY CRAWLIES (1991)

  • DRAW 50 DINOSAURS AND OTHER PREHISTORIC ANIMALS (1977; 1988; 1989)

  • DRAW 50 DOGS (1981; 1986)

  • DRAW 50 FAMOUS CARICATURES (1990)

  • DRAW 50 FAMOUS CARTOONS (1979)

  • DRAW 50 FAMOUS FACES (1978)

  • DRAW 50 FAMOUS STARS, AS SELECTED BY RONA BARRETT'S HOLLYWOOD MAGAZINE (1982)

  • DRAW 50 HOLIDAY DECORATIONS (1987)

  • DRAW 50 HORSES (1984; 1988)

  • DRAW 50 MONSTERS, CREEPS, SUPERHEROES, DEMONS, DRAGONS, NERDS, DIRTS, GHOULS, GIANTS, VAMPIRES, ZOMBIES, AND OTHER CURIOSA... (1983; 1991)

  • DRAW 50 SHARKS, WHALES, AND OTHER SEA CREATURES (1989) / DRAW 50 WHALES, SHARKS AND OTHER SEA CREATURES (1991)

  • DRAW 50 VEHICLES: SELECTIONS FROM DRAW 50 BOARS, SHIPS, TRUCKS, AND TRAINS, AND DRAW 50 AIRPLANES, AIRCRAFT, AND SPACECRAFT (1977)

  • DRAWING WITH LEE AMES: FROM THE BESTSELLING, AWARD-WINNING CREATOR OF THE DRAW 50 SERIES, A PROVEN STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO THE FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING FOR ALL AGES (1990)

  • DUGOUT MYSTERY (1953)

  • EXPLORING BIOLOGY (1963)

  • EXPLORING CHEMISTRY (1958)

  • EXPLORING THE SUN (1958)

  • THE FIGHTING SHORTSTOP (1954)

  • FIRE-HUNTER (1951)

  • GEORGE ROGERS CLARK: SOLDIER AND HERO (NOVEMBER 19, 1752 - FEBRUARY 13, 1818) (1954)

  • THE GREAT GREEN APPLE WAR (1973)

  • GREAT IDEAS OF SCIENCE (1969; 1984)

  • HIDE-AND-SEEK ABC (1971)

  • HOOFS, CLAWS, AND ANTLERS: THE STORY OF AMERICAN BIG-GAME ANIMALS (1958)

  • HOW TO DRAW STAR WARS HEROES, CREATURES, SPACE-SHIPS, AND OTHER FANTASTIC THINGS (1984)

  • IRISH RED: SON OF BIG RED (1951)

  • KICK-OFF: STORIES OF FOOTBALL (1960)

  • LAND OF THE FREE (1961)

  • THE LAST MAMMOTH (1953)

  • LEARNING TO USE ARITHMETIC (19??)

  • MAKE 25 CRAYON DRAWINGS OF THE CIRCUS (1980)

  • MAKE 25 FELT-TIP DRAWINGS OUT WEST (1980)

  • MICKEY'S DRAWING CLASS FEATURING DONALD: WITH STEP BY STEP METHOD (1983)

  • MICKEY'S DRAWING CLASS FEATURING GOOFY: WITH STEP BY STEP METHOD (1983)

  • MICKEY'S DRAWING CLASS FEATURING MICKEY: WITH STEP BY STEP METHOD (1983)

  • MICKEY'S DRAWING CLASS FEATURING PLUTO: WITH STEP BY STEP METHOD (1983)

  • MIDSHIPMAN LEE OF THE NAVAL ACADEMY (1959)

  • MY SISTER THE HORSE (1971)

  • NOAH, NOAH (1967)

  • OUTLAW RED: SON OF BIG RED (1953)

  • PETER STUYVESANT (1953)

  • THE PONY EXPRESS (1950)

  • THE QUEST OF CAPTAIN COOK (1962)

  • THE QUEST OF GALILEO (1959)

  • THE QUEST OF MICHAEL FARADAY (1961)

  • REAL BOOK OF ELECTRONICS (1956)

  • REBEL DRUMS (1952)

  • ROBERT E. LEE (1951)

  • ROBERT FULTON AND THE STEAMBOAT (1954)

  • ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE (1953)

  • THE SANTA FE TRAIL (1951)

  • THE SILVER ANSWER: A ROMANTIC BIOGRAPHY OF ELIZABETH BROWNING (1955)

  • SIR ARTHUR EVANS: DISCOVERER OF KNOSSOS (1964)

  • SPELLING FOR WORD MASTERY: A SPELLING READINESS PROGRAM (1962-1963)

  • THE STORY OF POWER (1956)

  • TELEPHONE SYSTEMS (1971)

  • THREE CONQUISTADORS: CORTES, CORONADO, PIZARRO (1947; 1966)

  • TRACTORS (1972; 1974)

  • TRAIL TO A TREASURE (1946)

  • THE WALLS OF WINDY TROY: A BIOGRAPHY OF HEINRICH SCHLIEMANN (1960)

  • WHY SATELLITES STAY IN ORBIT (1964)

  • WINNING OF THE WEST (1955)

  • WONDERS OF THE MONARCHS (1964)

  • WONDERFUL STORY OF YOU (1960)

  • WRIGHT BROTHERS (1955)

  • YANKEE DOODLE PAINTER (1955)

E. Original Illustrations, Published, Unidentified

F. Proofs, Published, Unidentified

G. Magazines

H. Editorial Cartoons

I. Comic Strips and Comic Books

J. Advertisements

K. Greeting Cards

L. Unpublished Books

M. Unidentified Works

N. Unpublished Illustrations, early in career

Box Inventory

Box/Folder

A. Awards

1/1

Public School 75 Honor Roll Certificates (3) 1929-32

 

Art for Industry Exhibition 1963

  Graphic Artists Guild 1974
  Garden State Children's Book Award 1986
 

Reizenstein's Literary Review certificate 1985

B. Photographs

1/2

Publicity shots, 2 poses (5 photos)

 

Self portrait.

C. Correspondence

1/3 To and from the de Grummond Collection, 1966-1992, undated, 30 items.
  From the University of Oregon, September 24, 1976, 4 pp.
1/4 To and from publishers, 1955-1981 (29 items);
1/5 To and from publishers, 1982-1985 (57 items);
1/6 To and from publishers, 1986-1989, undated (30 items).
1/7 Miscellaneous notes, 15 items.
1/8 Promotional materials; Newspaper clippings.
2/1-2/7 General Correspondence,
2/1 1957-1979, 27 items;
2/2 1980-1981, 16 items
2/3 1982, 26 items
2/4 1983-1984, 49 items
2/5 1985-1986, 45 items
2/6 1987-1989, 18 items
2/7 undated, 22 items

Fan Mail

3/1-5/8 Individual Children
3/1 1957-1959, 3 items
3/2 1960-1964, 16 items.
3/3 1966-1969, 9 items
3/4 1974-1979, 30 items
3/5 1980, 8 items
3/6 1981, 33 items
3/7 1982, 39 items
3/8-3/9 1983,
3/8 30 items
3/9 31 items.
3/10-3/11 1984,
3/10 30 items
3/11 30 items
3/12-3/13 1985
3/12 30 items
3/13 22 items
3/14 1986, 47 items
4/1-4/2 1987
4/1 25 items
4/2 20 items
4/3-4/4 1988
4/3 31 items
4/4 31 items
4/5-4/6 1989
4/5 24 items
4/6 25 items
5/1-5/8 Single letters no date
5/1 25 items
5/2 25 items;
5/3 25 items;
5/4 25 items;
5/5 25 items;
5/6 25 items;
5/7 25 items;
5/8 26 items.
6/1-10/4 Classrooms
6/1 Anthony Alfono School, April 3, 1979, 66 items.
6/2 Unidentified school, Cammach, Long Island, NY, May 8, 1979, 7 items.
6/3 Francis Asbury School, Hampton, VA, 94 items.
6/4 Unidentified school, Prestonwood, NJ, 30 October 1982, 17 items.
  Willow Road School, [Franklin Square, NY], 5 November 1982, 7 items.
  Durant Elementary, Hopewell, VA, November 1982, 3 items.
  North Elementary, Osceola, IOWA, 4 May 1983, 5 items.
6/5 Francis Asbury School, Hampton, VA, 21 March 1983, 75 items.
6/6 Consolidated School Library, Cape May, NJ, 14-18 November 1983, 33 items.
6/7 Merriman Park Elementary, Dallas, TX, 22 February - 2 March 1984, 36 items.
6/8 Northwood Hills Elementary, Richardson, SD, 12 March 1984, 51 items.
6/9 Unidentified school, Garner, NC, 25 April 1984, 20 items.
7/1 Francis Asbury School, 30 April - 1 May 1984, 81 items.
7/27/3 Cherrington School, Westerville, OH, 1-8 May 1984, 28 items.
7/4 St. Athanasus School, Louisville, KY, 15 February 1985, 28 items.
  North Colmen School, Centereach, NY, 5 March 1985, 8 items.
  Raleigh, NC, 28 April 1985, 8 items.
  Manor Intermedate School, Honeoye Falls, NY, 4 April 1985, 4 items.
  Tulalip Elementary School, Marysville, WA, 24 April 1985, 3 items.
7/5 McCoy Elementary, Carrollton, TX, 25 April 1985, 23 items.
7/6 Exton Elementary, 1 May 1985, Exton, PA, 4 items.
  Jennie Reed School, Tacoma, WA, 12 November 1985, 7 items.
  Kilby School UNA, Florence, AL, 15 November 1985, 3 items.
  Skyview Elementary, Yukon, OK, 19 December 1985, 3 items.
7/7 Osborn Elementary, Turlock, CA, 10 January - 19 February 1985, 11 items.
  Neely's Bend Elementary, Madison, TN, 7 February 1986, 16 items.
7/8 Benbrook School, Fort Worth, TX, 26-31 March 1986, 88 items.
7/9 Westridge Elementary, Rock Springs, WY, 13 April - 15 May, 1986, 114 items.
8/1 Circle Park Elementary, Fort Worth, TX, 15-18 April 1986,
  Kindergarten, 16 items;
  Finley first grade, 16 items;
  Gonzalez first grade, 8 items;
  Olwara first grade, 21 items;
  Christian second grade, 6 items;
  Pittenger second grade, 13 items;
  Valda second grade, 19 items;
8/2 Barrera third grade, 15 items;
8/3 Frazier fourth grade, 27 items;
8/4 Mora fourth grade, 23 items;
8/5 Arizola fifth grade, 18 items;
8/6 Westlah fifth grade, 15 items.
8/7 Yellowstone Elementary, Rock Springs, WY, 16 April - 13 May, 1986, 88 items.
  All Saints' Parish Day School, Fort Worth, TX, 23 April 1986, 17 items.
  Eagle Mountain Elementary, Fort Worth, TX, 23 April 1986, 58 items.
  Francis Asbury School, Hampton, VA, 19-25 November 1986, 84 items.
  Immaculate Conception School, Pittsburg, PA, 12 March 1987, 3 items.
  Furgeson School, Hawaiian Gardens, CA, 15 April 1987, 3 items.
  Walden Elementary, Walden, NY, 28 February - 20 April 1987, 8 items.
  Ogallala Public Schools, Ogallala, NB, 13 October 1987, 4 items.
8/8 South Western Elementary Schools, Hanover, PA, 11-13 January 1988, 6 items.
  Mannford Public School, Mannford, OK, 3-9 February 1988, 6 items.
8/9 Whitesburg Elementary, Huntsville, AL, February - 8 May 1988, 21 items.
9/1 Unidentified school, Levittown, PA, 22 March, 1988, 31 items.
9/2 Barron School, Hampton, VA, undated, 23 items.
9/3 Unidentified schools, undated,
  17 items;
  11 items;
9/4-10/4 Fan Mail, Individual letters
9/4 1988, 8 items;
9/5 1989, 24 items;
9/6 1990, 50 items;
9/7 1990, 50 items;
9/8 1991, 57 items;
9/9 1991, 50 items;
9/10 1991, 54 items
10/1 1992, 77 items;
10/2 1992, 110 items;
10/3 1993, 83 items;
10/4 undated, 46 items.

D. Books (1949-1991)

ABE LINCOLN: AN ANTHOLOGY compiled and edited by Hilah Paulmier, illustrated by Lee Ames (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953).

11/1 Illustrations, ink, 3 items.
  Proof sheets, 2 items.
 

Dust jacket proof, 1 item.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN by Jeanette Covert Nolan, illustrated by Lee Ames (New York: J. Messner, 1953).

11/2

Illustrations, ink, pp. 174.

 

Dust jacket and/or cover material: illustration, ink and opaque watercolor, and 2 proofs, 3 items.

  Dust jacket proof, 1 item.

AMAZING MOUTHS AND MENUS by Mary Blocksma, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1986).

11/3 Dust jacket material: sketches, graphite and marker and photocopy; dummy page; and pastel illustration, not published, 46 items.
11/4 Proof, unbound in 3 signatures, with dust jacket.

THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION by Bruce Lancaster, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1957).

11/5-11/9 Color separations and ink illustrations,
11/5 pp. 7, 9, 11, 14;
11/6 pp. 19, 21, 23, 25;
11/7 pp. 27, 29, 31, 33;
11/8 pp. 37, 39, 41, 47;
11/9 pp. 50, 51, 53, 55, and 61;
11/10 Reviews, 15 items;
 

Photocopy of book.

ANDREW JACKSON by Jeannette Covert Nolan, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (New York: J. Messner, 1949).

11/11 Illustrations, ink, pp. 18, 93, 100.
 

Proof, cover.

  Dust jacket proof, 1 item.

THE BATTLE OF THE DINOSAURS by David C. Knight, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1982).

12/1-12/5

Dummy pages with graphite sketches and typescript text,

12/1

12 pp.;

12/2 11 pp.;
12/3

10 pp.;

12/4

10 pp.;

12/5

6 pp.

12/6-12/11 Paste-ups of graphite illustrations,
12/6 facing title page, pp. 6/7 - 18/19;
12/7 20/21 - 32/33;
12/8 36/37 - 44/45;
12/9 48/49 - 64/65;
12/10 68/69 - 78/79;
12/11 82/83 - 90/91.
  Reviews, 2 items.
  Photocopy of cover.

BIG FOOT WALLACE OF THE TEXAS RANGERS by Shannon Garst, illustrated by Lee Ames (New York: Messner, 1951).

12/12-12/15 Illustrations, ink,
5/2

pp. 3, 10, 21, 28;

5/3 pp. 33, 41, 53, 69;
5/4 pp. 73 OR 78, 92, 104, 116;
5/5 pp. 130, 136, 149/facing title page, 155, 165.
5/6 Dust jacket color separation; proof of dust jacket; dust jacket.
5/7

Proofs, Frontispiece, pp. 3, 10, 21, 28, 34, 41, 53, 69, 78, 92, 104, 116, 130, 136, 149, 155, 165.

BIG FROGS, LITTLE FROGS by Patricia K. Miller and Ira L. Seligman, with pictures by Lee Ames (New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1963).

13/1 Dummy pages with graphite, ink and watercolor sketches and typeset text, 13 pp.
13/2-13/5

Color separations,

13/2

half-title page, title spread, pp. 2/3, 4/5;

13/3 6/7, 8/9, 12/13, 14/15;
13/4

16/17, 18/19, 20/21;

13/5 22/23, 24/25, endpapers.
 

Photocopy of cover.

THE BOY WHO STOLE THE ELEPHANT by Julilly House Kohler, illustrated by Lee Ames (Eau Claire, Wisconsin: E. M. Hale, 1952).

14/1-14/2 Illustrations, ink,
14/1 pp. 3, 11, 16;
14/2 pp. 55, 64, 68, 75;
14/3 Color separation, dust jacket.
14/4 Proofs, p. 81, end papers (3), dust jacket (3).

THE BRAVE GIVES BLOOD by Philip and Miriam Eisenberg, illustrated by Lee Ames (New York: J. Messner, 1954).

14/5 8 Color separations,
14/5

title page, half-title page, pp. 4, 5(2), 6, 8, 11;

14/6 12, 15, 20, 26, 28, 30, 33;
14/7 35, 36, 38, 42, 43, 45, 47,
14/8 48, 51, 53, 56, 58, 59, 61, 62. Photocopy of book.

BY LAND, BY SEA, BY AIR: THE STORY OF TRANSPORTATION by Jerome Edward Leavitt, illustrated by Lee Ames (New York: Putnam, 1969).

14/9 Sketches, graphite, frontispiece, pp. 23, 33, 39, 43, 71, 83, 87, 95, 99 and 107.
14/10 Illustrations, graphite, frontispiece and pp. 23, 33, 39, 43, 71, 83, 87, 95, 99 and 107.

CHRISTMAS TREE SAM by Helen D. Olds, illustrated by Lee Ames (New York: Messner, 1952).

14/11 Endsheets, proofs.

CIRCUS PARADE: STORIES OF THE BIG TOP by Phyllis R. Fenner, illustrated by Lee Ames (New York: Knopf, 1954).

14/12 Illustrations, ink, pp. 15, 37, 52, 76, 108, 123, 148, 155 and 169.

THE CIVIL WAR by Fletcher Pratt, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1955).

14/13 - 15

Illustrations, ink,

14/13

title spread, pp. 10, 12/13, 17, 19, 20, 23, 25, 27;

14/14 28/29, 31, 33, 35, 36/contents, 38, 41, 42, 45;
14/15 47, 48, 51, 53, 55, 56/57, 58/59, 63, 64. Photocopy of book.

COMMERCIAL FISHING by Herbert S. Zim and Lucretia Krantz, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (New York: Morrow, 1973).

15/1 Sketch, dust jacket. Illustration, ink, p. 3.
15/2 4 Color separations,
15/3 title page, pp. 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19; 15/3 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 30/31, 33, 35(2), 37, 38, 39;
15/4 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54(2), 55(2), 56, 57, 58, 59, 61, 63, dust jacket.

CRACK OF THE BAT: STORIES OF BASEBALL selected by Phyllis R. Fenner [dust jacket illustrated by Lee Ames] (New York: Knopf, 1952)

15/5

Dust jacket material: proofs, spine and cover.

'CRAZY AS YOU LOOK!' by Julilly House Kohler, illustrated by Lee Ames (New York, NY: Knopf, 1954).

15/6

Illustrations, ink, unidentified, 5 items.

DANIEL BOONE: THE OPENING OF THE WILDERNESS by John Mason Brown, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (New York: Random House, 1952)

15/7 Dust jacket proof, 1 item.

DINOSAURS THAT SWAM AND FLEW by David C. Knight, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1985).

15/8 Dummy with typescript text and photocopy illustrations.
15/9

Pasteups,

15/10 title page, pp. 4/5 - 22/23; 24/25 - 44/45; 15/11 46/47 - 60/61 and 1 not published. Photocopy of cover.

THE DOT, LINE, AND SHAPE CONNECTION, OR, HOW TO BE DRIVEN TO ABSTRACTION by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1982).

16/1

Folder, "The Dot, Line & Shape Creature." Research notes, manuscripts, book proposals and 1 photographic slide, undated

16/2

Correspondence with publishers, artists, etc., 1979 - 1990, undated

16/3-4

Typescript, edited and marked for typesetter with memorandum, 19 August 1981,

16/3

pp. 1-26;

16/4 pp. 27-63. Typescript list of type fonts, undated, 1 p.
16/5

Galleys, "final galley," corrected, 17 September - 7 October 1981, pp. 1-13.

16/6 Galleys, "final galley," "designer's set," undated, pp. 1-14A
16/7 Galleys, "final galley," "foundry proof," "reader's set," 30 October 19[81], pp. 1-14.
17/1 Storyboards, 6 pp.
17/5 Dummy with graphite sketches and holograph, typescript and typeset text, undated.
17/6

Sketches, original and photocopy, graphite and watercolor, of rough layouts and illustrations with holograph, typescript and typeset text.

17/7

Dummy with photocopy and photomechanically reproduced illustrations and typescript and typeset text,

17/8 pp. [1-25];
17/9

pp. [26-59].

18/1-4 Illustrations, mixed media, 18/1 12 items;
18/2 9 items;
18/3 5 items;
18/4 5 items.
18/5 Illustrations, ink, 8 items.
18/6 Photographic negatives and slides, 9 items.
18/7 Photographic negatives and positives, with ANS on envelope, 25 items.
18/8 Photographs, 8 items.
19/1 Contact sheet and 7 strips of negatives with ANS on envelope.
19/2 Contact sheet and 6 strips of negatives with ANS on envelope.
19/3 Contact sheets (3) and 7 strips of negatives with ANS on envelope.
19/4 Photographs, attached to paste-ups of another book, 4 items.
19/5 8 Film negatives, "retouched transparencies," 19/5 4 items;
19/6 4 items;
19/7 4 items;
19/8 4 items;

DRAW, DRAW, DRAW by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1962).

19/9

Dust jacket material: pasteup and proof, 2 items. Critical reviews, 1962-1963 and undated, 5 items

DRAW 50 AIRPLANES, AIRCRAFT, & SPACECRAFT by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1977; [London]: Kingfisher, 1988).

20/1 Dummy pages, sketches only.
20/2 Typescript, 13 pp.; Illustrations, with specification overlays, A-E, 53 items.
20/3-5

Color separations,

20/3

printer specifications, pp. 11-20; pp. 21-30;

20/4

pp. 31-40; pp. 41-50;

20/5 pp. 51-60.
20/6 Galleys, "proof one," edited, 8 November 1976, pp. 1-5. Paste-up with blueprint illustrations and typeset text, p. 59.
20/7-9 Paste-ups,
20/7 half-title page, title page, pp. 2/3-10; pp. 11-18/19;
20/8

pp. 20/21-33; pp. 34/35-48/49;

20/9

pp. 50/51-62.

DRAW 50 ANIMALS by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1974; London: Kingfisher, 1988).

21/1

Sketches, ink and colored pencil, 27 items.

21/2

Sketch, graphite and opaque watercolor, dust jacket.

21/3 Galleys, "first rough proof," 31 October 1973, 3 pp. Galleys, "first reproduction proof, client's copy," 31 October 1973, edited, 2 pp.
21/4

16 Color separations and paste-ups, folder, half-title page, title page, pp. 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 8;

21/5

11-20;

21/6 21-30;
21/7

31-40;

21/8 41-50;
21/9 51-60.
21/10
Blueprint in 4 signatures, corrected. Blueprint photocopies, 5 items.

DRAW 50 ATHLETES by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1985; New York: Doubleday, 1989).

22/1

5 Paste-ups, pp. 9-19;

22/2

pp. 20-29;

22/3

pp. 30-39;

22/4

pp. 40-49;

22/5 pp. 50-59; reviews, 3 items.

DRAW 50 BEASTIES AND YUGGLIES AND TURNOVER UGLIES AND THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT by Lee J. Ames (New York: Doubleday, 1988).

23/1

Research, photocopies, 7 pp.

  Correspondence with Doubleday, 1986-1988 and undated, 8 items.
 

Holograph list of potential illustrations, 1 p.

 

Photograph, unpublished dust jacket.

23/2 Folder, "Drawing Book, Quick Sketches," rough sketches, 20 items;
  sketches, graphite, with holograph annotations, 18 items.
  sketches, graphite and photocopy, 8 items.
23/3 Sketches, graphite, ink and photocopy, annotated, 18 items.
  Sketches, graphite, ink and photocopy, 19 items.
23/4 Sketches, photocopy, annotated, 56 items.
23/5 Illustrations, graphite, not published, 2 items.
  Illustrations, photocopy, not published, 45 items.
23/6 Illustrations, photocopy, some not published, 45 items.
23/7-11 Color separations,
23/7 pp. 11-20;
23/8 pp. 21-30;
23/9 pp. 31-40;
23/10 pp. 41-50;
23/11

pp. 51-60; Reviews, 1 item.

DRAW 50 BOATS, SHIPS, TRUCKS & TRAINS by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1976; 1987; London: Kingfisher, 1990)

24/1-6 Color separations,
24/2 half-title page, title page, pp. 9, 11-15; 24/2 17, 19-25;
24/3

26-35;

24/4 36-45;
24/5

46-55;

24/6

56-60.

24/7

Color separations, photocopies, with autograph notes, 25 items. Shipping invoice, 17 June 1979, 1 p.

24/8 Printed pages, photocopies, 11 pp.
24/9

Dummy for revised edition made from bound first edition with holograph notes.

DRAW 50 BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES by Lee J. Ames (New York: Doubleday, 1980) / DRAW 50: BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES (London: Kingfisher, 1991).

25/1

Sketch, ink and graphite, Golden Gate Bridge, 1 item.

  Dummy pages with photocopy sketches.
25/2-8

Color separations,

25/2 folder, half-title page, title page, pp. 2-11;
25/3 pp. 11-19;
25/4 pp. 20-29;
25/5

pp. 30-39;

25/6

pp. 40-49;

25/7 pp. 50-59;
25/8

pp. 60, 61, 2 items; Reviews, 4 items.

DRAW 50 CARS, TRUCKS, AND MOTORCYCLES by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1986; 1989) / DRAW 50 CARS, TRUCKS, AND BIKES by Lee J. Ames ([London]: Kingfisher, 1989).

26/1-10

Color separations,

26/1 pp. 9-14;
26/2

pp. 15-19;

26/3

pp. 20-24;

26/4 pp. 25-29;
26/5

pp. 30-34;

26/6

pp. 35-39;

26/7 pp. 40-44;
26/8

pp. 45-49;

26/9

pp. 50-54;

26/10

pp. 55-59 and unpublished; Reviews, 7 items.

DRAW 50 CATS by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1986; New York: Doubleday, 1989; [London]: Kingfisher, 1989).

27/1

Correspondence with Doubleday and research notes, 1985 and undated, 11 items.

27/2 Correspondence with Doubleday, research materials and photographs of Morris the Cat, 1985-1986, 8 items.
27/3-5

TLS from Diane Arico of Doubleday, 22 January 1986, 2 pp., with enclosure: Enclosure: Sketches, photocopies, marked,

27/3 20 pp.
27/4 20 pp.
27/5 23 pp.
27/6 Illustrations, photocopies, 28 February 1986, 11 items.
27/7-8 Illustrations, photocopies, 5 March 1986,
27/7 pp. 10, 11, 13-30.
27/8 pp. 31-60.
27/9 Sketches, graphite and photocopy, revised edition, 36 items.
27/10 Folder and color separations, revised edition, replacements for pp. 40-42, 4 items. Reviews, 3 items.

DRAW 50 CREEPY CRAWLIES by Lee J. Ames with Ray Burns (New York: Doubleday, 1991).

28/1 Correspondence with Ray Burns and Doubleday, photocopied sketches, and list of illustrations, 1990 and undated, 4 items.
28/2-11

Sketches, graphite and photocopy,

28/2 pp. 11-15;
28/3

pp. 16-20;

28/4

pp. 21-25;

28/5 pp. 26-30;
28/6

pp. 31-35;

28/7

pp. 36-40;

28/8 pp. 41-45;
28/9

pp. 46-50;

28/10

pp. 51-55;

28/11 pp. 56-60.
29/1-6 Color separations,
29/1 half-title page, facing title page, title page, pp. 2-9;
29/2 pp. 11-18, 20;
29/3 pp. 22, 24-27, 29, 30;
29/4 pp. 31-34, 36-40;
29/5 pp. 41-45, 47, 49-50;
29/6 pp. 54-55, 58-61.
29/7

Shipping invoice, photocopy, with photocopies of color separations, 51 pp.

DRAW 50 DINOSAURS AND OTHER PREHISTORIC ANIMALS by Lee J. Ames, with a foreword by George Zappler (Garden City: NY: Doubleday, 1977; [London]: Kingfisher, 1988; New York: Doubleday, 1989).

29/8-12 Color separations,
29/8

pp. 11-20;

29/9

pp. 21-30;

29/10 pp. 31-40;
29/11 pp. 41-50;
29/12 pp. 51-60. Reviews, 5 items.

DRAW 50 DOGS by Lee J. Ames (Garden City: NY: Doubleday, 1981; 1986).

30/1

Typescript, edited, 18 pp.

30/2 Proof, "first, master," edited, 3-28 April 1980, 11 pp.
 

Proof, "repro master," 1 April 1980, 11 pp.

30/3-5

Dummy pages with paste-up proofs and typeset text,

30/3 10 pp.;
30/4 10 pp.;
30/5 11 pp.
30/6-10 Color separations,
30/6 9 pp.;
30/7 12 pp.;
30/8 12 pp.;
30/9 6 pp.;
30/10 7 pp.;
30/11 Photograph, Ames with children, undated. TLS from Doubleday, 21 May 1987, 1 p. Review, 1 item.

DRAW 50 FAMOUS CARICATURES by Lee Ames (New York: Doubleday, 1990).

31/1 Correspondence with Doubleday, 1989-1990, 3 items.
31/2-6 Color separations,
31/2 pp. 11-20;
31/3 pp. 21-30;
31/4 pp. 31-40;
31/5 pp. 41-50;
31/6 pp. 51-60.

DRAW 50 FAMOUS CARTOONS by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1979).

32/1 Storyboards, 2 pp. Illustrations, original and photocopy, p. 49, 2 items.
32/2 Dummy pages.
32/3-7 Color separations,
32/3 folder, pp. 11-20;
32/4 pp. 21-30;
32/5 pp. 31-40;
32/6 pp. 41-50;
32/7 pp. 51-60. reviews, 4 pp.

DRAW 50 FAMOUS FACES by Lee J. Ames (Garden City and New York: Doubleday, 1978).

33/1 Shipping invoices, 1978, 2 items.
33/2-7 Color separations,
33/2 pp. 11-20;
33/3 pp. 21-30;
33/4 pp. 31-40;
33/5 pp. 41-50;
33/6 pp. 51-60;
33/7 5 unpublished items.
33/8-11 Layouts,
33/8 layout specification sheet, half-title page, facing title page/title page, pp. 2-15, 10 items;
33/9 pp. 16-35, 10 items;
33/10 pp. 36-55, 10 items;
33/11 pp. 56-61, 3 items. reviews and advertisements, 8 items.

DRAW 50 FAMOUS STARS, AS SELECTED BY RONA BARRETT'S HOLLYWOOD MAGAZINE by Lee J. Ames (Garden City: NY: Doubleday, 1982).

33/12-17 Color separations,
33/12 pp. 9-19;
33/13 pp. 20-29;
33/14 pp. 30-39;
33/15 pp. 40-49;
33/16 pp. 50-58;
33/17 5 unpublished items; reviews, 3 items.

DRAW 50 HOLIDAY DECORATIONS by Lee J. Ames with Ray Burns (New York: Doubleday, 1987)

34/1-6 Color separations,
34/1 pp. 10-19;
34/2 pp. 20-29;
34/3 pp. 30-39;
34/4 pp. 40-49;
34/5 pp. 50-59;
34/6 5 unpublished items; reviews, 1 items.

DRAW 50 HORSES by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1984; London: Kingfisher, 1988).

35/1 Folder. Lithographer's guide sheet.
35/1-8 Paste-ups,
35/1 title spread, pp. 2/3-10/11 and false title spread;
35/2 pp. 13-19;
35/3 pp. 20-26;
35/4 pp. 27-33;
35/5 pp. 34-40;
35/6 pp. 41-47;
35/7 pp. 48-55;
35/8 pp. 56-62; reviews, 3 items. Photocopy of book.

DRAW 50 MONSTERS, CREEPS, SUPERHEROES, DEMONS, DRAGONS, NERDS, DIRTS, GHOULS, GIANTS, VAMPIRES, ZOMBIES, AND OTHER CURIOSA ... by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1983; New York: Trumpet Club, 1991).

36/1-6 Color separations and paste-ups,
36/1 folder, front matter, title page, pp. 2-7;
36/2 pp. 9-19;
36/3 pp. 20-29;
36/4 pp. 30-39;
36/5 pp. 40-49;
36/6 pp. 50-58; reviews, 7 items.
36/7-10 Illustrations, original, photocopy and proof, not published, possibly used for fan mail responses,
36/7 Karpel Pursnod Creep, 7 items;
36/8 Grosz Grenville Creep, 6 items;
36/9 Peter Pettipoint Creep, 25 items;
36/10 "when?", 4 items.
36/11 Dust jacket material: sketch, photographic proof, photograph of Ames for flap, and color separations.

DRAW 50 SHARKS, WHALES, AND OTHER SEA CREATURES by Lee J. Ames with Warren Budd (New York: Doubleday, 1989) / DRAW 50 WHALES, SHARKS AND OTHER SEA CREATURES (London: Kingfisher, 1991).

37/1 Correspondence with Doubleday and autograph notes, 1988 and undated, 10 items. Sketch, photocopy, 1 item.
37/2-7 Color separations,
37/2 pp. 9-19;
37/3 20-29;
37/4 30-39;
37/5 40-49;
37/6 50-59;
37/7 60 and 1 item not published.

DRAW 50 VEHICLES: SELECTIONS FROM DRAW 50 BOATS, SHIPS, TRUCKS AND TRAINS AND DRAW 50 AIRPLANES, AIRCRAFT AND SPACECRAFT by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1977)

38/1 Color separations, pp. 12, 13.
38/2-7 Paste-ups with blueprints and typeset text,
38/2 half title page, title page, pp. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10;
38/3 11-20;
38/4 21-30;
38/5 31-40;
38/6 41-50;
38/7 51-60.
38/8 Printer specifications for flats, 4 items. reviews, 4 items.

DRAWING WITH LEE AMES: FROM THE BESTSELLING, AWARD-WINNING CREATOR OF THE DRAW 50 SERIES, A PROVEN STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO THE FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING FOR ALL AGES by Lee J. Ames (New York: Doubleday, 1990)

39/1 Storyboards, 23 pp.
39/2 Storyboards, annotated, photocopies;
39/3 Folder, "The Drawing Book Text." Manuscripts, corrected, undated, 27 pp. Manuscript, undated, 14 pp. Manuscript, undated, 2 pp. Manuscript, undated, 8 pp. Manuscript, undated, 3 pp. Manuscript, undated, 1 p. Manuscript, undated, 1 p.
39/4 Manuscript, undated, 17 pp.
39/5 Folder, unlabeled. Manuscript, 10 pp. Sketches, graphite, clothed figures, 5 items.
39/6 Folder, "The Drawing Book." Typescript, proposal, undated, 8 pp. Typescript, 6 pp. Typescript, 3 pp. Typescript, publishing statement and proposal, 1986, 3pp. TLS to Murray, 14 November 1988, 1 p. Sketches, graphite, and storyboards, 4 pp.
39/7 Sketches, graphite, human leg, 7 steps. Sketches, graphite, female nude, 10 steps. Sketches, graphite, male head, 7 steps. Sketches, graphite, male nude, 9 steps. Sketches, graphite, male nude, 4 steps. Sketches, graphite, male nude, cut-outs, 4 steps.
40/1 Sketches, graphite, female nude, 9 steps. Sketches, graphite, male nude, 11 steps Sketches, male head, 8 steps Sketches, male head, 4 steps. Sketches, male nude, 7 steps. Sketches, female nude, 4 items. Printed pages, photocopies, 2 items.
40/2 Sketches, graphite, landscape with barn, 2 items. Sketches, photocopy, landscape with barn, 3 items. Sketches, photocopy, landscape with barn, 22 items. Clipping about drawing book.
40/3 Folder, "Drawing Book Research Scenes." Magazine clippings, 13 items.
40/4 Folder, "Drawing Book Series." Sketches, graphite and ink, 5 items. Folder, "Drawing Book Scrap of Scenes." Sketches, graphite and photocopy, 51 items.
40/5 Folder, "Drawing Book Nudes." Sketches, graphite and photocopy, 22 items. Printed pages, photocopy, 3 pp.
40/6 Sketches, graphite, colored pencil and ink, with research materials, 41 items.
40/7 Photomechanical reproductions, 4 pp.
40/8 Storyboards, "final version," 20 September 1989.
40/9 Folder, "Drawing Book Flow Charts." Storyboards.
40/10 Folder, "The Drawing Book Test." Sketches, storyboards, with printed specifications, 10 items. Storyboards, blank, 2 pp. Storyboards, landscapes, 7 pp. Storyboards, male nudes, 11 pp. Storyboards, clothed figures, 7 pp. Storyboards, 2 pp. Storyboards, blank pages, 2 pp. Storyboards, roughs, 4 pp. Storyboards, miscellaneous, 6 pp. Storyboards, blank pages, 3 pp. Storyboards, blank pages, 2 pp.
41/1 Dummy with photocopies of printed pages, pp. 1-85.
41/2-3 Dummy and photocopies of new material,
41/2 pp. 1-109;
41/3 pp. 110-218.
41/4-5 Dummy and photocopies of new material,
41/4 pp. 2-109;
41/5 pp. 110-217.
42/1 Folder, "Thumbnail Finishes." Sketches, "mini-roughs," graphite and photocopy, pp. 36-38, 92- 94, 168-170, 214-216. Folder, pp. 40, 50-53, empty.
42/2 Folder, pp. 41, 54-57. Illustrations, graphite and ink. Folder, pp. 42, 50-61.
42/3 Folder, pp. 43, 62-65. Folder, pp. 44, 66-69.
42/4 Folder, pp. 45, 70-73. Folder, pp. 46, 74-77.
42/5 Folder, pp. 47, 78-81. Folder, pp. 48, 82-85. Folder, pp. 49, 86-89.
43/1 Folder, pp. 96, 110-113. Folder, pp. 97, 114-117.
43/2 Folder, pp. 98, 118-121. Folder, pp. 99, 122-125.
43/3 Folder, pp. 100, 126-129. Folder, pp. 101, 130-133.
43/4 Folder, pp. 102, 134-137. Folder, pp. 103, 138-141.
43/5 Folder, pp. 104, 142-145. Folder, pp. 105, 146-149.
44/1 Folder, pp. 106, 150-153. Folder, pp. 107, 154-157.
44/2 Folder, pp. 108, 158-161. Folder, pp. 109, 162-165.
44/3 Folder, pp. 172, 180-183. Folder, pp. 173, 184-187.
44/4 Folder, pp. 174, 188-191. Folder, pp. 175, 192-195.
44/5 Folder, pp. 176, 196-199. Folder, pp. 177, 200-203.
45/1 Folder, pp. 178, 204-207. Folder, pp. 179, 208-211.
45/2 Folder, pp. 218, 226-229. Folder, pp. 219, 230-233.
45/3 Folder, pp. 220, 234-237. Folder, pp. 221, 238-241.
45/4 Folder, pp. 222, 242-245. Folder, pp. 223, 246-249.
45/5 Folder, pp. 224, 250-253. Folder, pp. 225, 254-257.

DUGOUT MYSTERY by Mary Graham Bonner, illustrated by Jonathan David [pseudonym of Lee Ames] (New York: Knopf, 1953).

46/1-3 Illustrations, ink
46/1 pp. 9, 23, 29, 49, 75;
46/2 79, 89, 97, 115, 127;
46/3 155, 163, 171, 177, 187.
46/4 Proofs, Dust jacket, pp. 23, 49, 65, 79, 115, 127, 170, 205 Photocopy of book.

EXPLORING BIOLOGY by Tad Harvey, illustrator: Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1963).

47/1-7 Illustrations, ink, wash and opaque watercolor,
47/1 pp. 13, 16, 18/19, 21, 27;
47/2 30/31, 32/33, 36/37, 41, 45;
47/3 49, 51, 53, 54/55, 58/59;
47/4 60, 62/63, 64/65, 68/69, 72/73;
47/5 77, 78, 80/81, 83, 84/85;
47/6 89, 93, 96, 106/107, 109;
47/7 112, 114, 116/117.

EXPLORING CHEMISTRY by Roy A. Gallant, illustrated by Lee Ames (Garden City, NY: Garden City Books, 1958).

47/8-48/7 Paste-ups,
47/8 pp. 9, 12, 13, 16/17, 18/19;
47/9 21, 22/23, 25, 27;
48/1 38, 39, 46/47, 48/49;
48/2 58/59, 60/61, 62, 66, 67;
48/3 68/69, 71, 74/75, 78/79;
48/4 80/81, 84/85, 86/87, 88/89, 90;
48/5 92/93, 95, 96/97, 98/99;
48/6 103, 104/105, 106/107, 108/109;
48/7 111, 112/113, 115, 116/117, 118/119. Illustration, original, p. 73; Photocopy of book. Review, 1 item.

EXPLORING THE SUN by Roy A. Gallant, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1958).

49/1-2 Color separations and illustrations,
49/1 pp. 6, 10, 18/19, 24;
49/2 37, 39, 54/55 and end papers.
49/3 Dummy with blueprint text and blueprint illustrations.

THE FIGHTING SHORTSTOP by Richard Thomas Flood, illustrated by Lee Ames (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1954)

50/1 Sketch, "Mr. Shortstop Jr.," cover or dust jacket, not published.
50/2-5 Illustrations, ink,
50/2 title page, pp. 5, 15, 23, 35, 44;
50/3 55, 66, 72, 85, 88, 100;
50/4 111, 117, 130, 136, 147;
50/5 158, 169, 176, 189, 197 and 204;
51/1 Color separations, cover. Photocopies from book.

FIRE-HUNTER by Jim Kjelgaard, illustrated by Ralph Ray [dust jacket illustrated by Lee Ames] (New York: Holiday House, 1951).

51/2 Dust jacket. Dust jacket proof.

GEORGE ROGERS CLARK: SOLDIER AND HERO (NOVEMBER 19, 1752 - FEBRUARY 13, 1818) by Jeannette Covert Nolan, illustrated by Lee Ames (New York: Junior Literary Guild, 1954).

51/3-6 Illustrations, ink,
51/3 pp. 11, 19, 28, 36, 44;
51/4 52, 61, 68, 75, 86;
51/5 95, 103, 111, 126, 135;
51/6 147, 160, 169 and 176.
51/7 Dust jacket material: color separations and dust jacket.

THE GREAT GREEN APPLE WAR by Barbara Klimowicz, drawings by Lee J. Ames (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1973)

51/8-9 Sketches, graphite and ink,
51/5 specification sheet and pp. 16, 30, 40, 49, 52, 59, 66;
51/9 76, 84, 92, 101, 108, 117 and 121. Photocopies from book.

GREAT IDEAS OF SCIENCE by Isaac Asimov, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1969; Madrid: Alianza, 1984).

51/10-12 Illustrations, ink,
51/10 pp. 1, 10, 20, 29, 36;
51/11 45, 55, 63, 71, 80;
51/12 89, 106, 114, 129. Paste-up, pp. 114.

HIDE-AND-SEEK ABC by Adelaide Holl, pictures by Lee Ames (New York: Platt & Munk, 1971).

51/13 Sketches, graphite, ink and watercolor, pp. 39-40, endpapers and cover, 4 items
51/14-15 Paste-ups,
51/14 pp. 7/8, 17/18, 19/20, 21/22, 23/24, 25/26, 27/28, 29/30, 31/32, 33/34;
51/15 35/36, 37/38, 39/40, 41/42, 43/44, 45/46, 47/48 49/50, endpapers.

HOOFS, CLAWS, AND ANTLERS: THE STORY OF AMERICAN BIG-GAME ANIMALS, by Harold McCracken, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Garden City Books, 1958).

51/16 Sketches, graphite and watercolor, pp. 15, 21, 29, 35 and 55.
51/17 Illustrations, ink, pp. 5, 37, 45, 48/49, 52.
51/18 Color separations, title spread, pp. 6/7, 18, 22/23 and endpapers.
51/19 Page proofs, title spread, pp. 6, 11, 15, 19, 26, 31, 35, 38, 43, 47, 51, 55, left page of endpapers and one mounting board with agent's label. Reviews, 2 items. Photocopies of book.

HORSE IN DANGER by Glenn Balch, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (New York: Crowell, 1960).

52/1 Dust jacket material: sketch, opaque watercolor; illustration, ink; photomechanical reproduction; and dust jacket.

HOW TO DRAW STAR WARS HEROES, CREATURES, SPACE-SHIPS, AND OTHER FANTASTIC THINGS by Lee J. Ames (New York: Random House, 1984).

52/2 Folder, "Star Wars Ms., Correspondence and Flow Chart," and contents, 20 items, 6 July 1983 - 7 September 1984 andundated.
52/3 Folder, "Star Wars TRET" with sketches, ink, graphite and photocopy, 65 items.
52/4 Sketches, photocopy and graphite, 61 items. Sketches, photocopy, 21 items. Sketches, photocopy, 53 items.
52/5 Illustrations, ink, 17 items
52/6-8 Illustrations, graphite and photocopy,
52/6 7 sets;
52/7 11 sets;
52/8 10 sets.
52/9 Folder, "Star Wars cover," with correspondence and sketches, 6 September 1983 - 22 August 1983, 25 items.
53/1-4 Dummy with illustrations only,
53/1 pp. [2/3 - 8/9; pp. 10/11-18/19;
53/2 pp. 20/21-28/29; pp. 30/31-38/39;
53/3 pp. 40/41-48/49; pp. 50/51-58/59;
53/4 pp. 60/61-68/69; pp. 70/71-78].
53/5-8 Pasteups,
53/5 pp. [1-8/9; pp. 10/11-18/19;
53/6 pp. 20/21-28/29; pp. 30/31-36/37;
53/7 pp. 40/41-58/59; pp. 60/61-68/69;
53/8 pp. 70/71-80, dust jacket].

IRISH RED: SON OF BIG RED by Jim Kjelgaard [dust jacket by Lee Ames] (New York: Holiday House, 1951).

54/1 Dust jacket, 2 items. Photocopies of book.

KICK-OFF: STORIES OF FOOTBALL by Phyllis R[eid] Fenner [dust jacket by Lee Ames] (New York: Knopf, 1960).

54/2 Dust jacket material: color separations and proof.

LAND OF THE FREE by Enid La Monte Meadowcroft, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (New York: Crowell, 1961).

54/3-6 Illustrations, ink,
54/3 frontispiece and pp. 3, 5, 8, 12/13, 18;
54/4 22, 25, 26, 37, 41, 44, 52/53, 54, 63;
54/5 75, 79, 83, 90, 92/93, 94/95, 98, 102, 105, 109;
54/6 112, 117, 122, 132, 140, and 3 not published.

THE LAST MAMMOTH by Manly Wade Wellman, decorations by Lee J. Ames (New York: Holiday House, 1953).

55/1 Illustrations, ink, title page, pp. 13/57/83/196, 25/95/152, 34/111/142, 46/69/207, 126/168/184 and 1 not published
55/2 Illustration, opaque watercolor, not published. Dust jacket material: illustration, oil; proof; and dust jacket.

LEARNING TO USE ARITHMETIC GRADE 5 by Wayne Wrightstone, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (D.C. Heath).

55/3 proofs, color, 3 items.

MAKE 25 CRAYON DRAWINGS OF THE CIRCUS by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1980).

55/4 Typescript, edited and marked for typesetter, 24 pp. Galleys, "marked set," 13 March 1980, 8 pp.
55/5-9 Paste-ups,
55/5 pp. 12/13, 14/15, 16/17, 18/19, 20/21;
55/6 22/23, 24/25, 26/27, 28/29, 30/31;
55/7 32/33, 34/35, 36/37, 38/39, 40/41;
55/8 42/43, 44/45, 46/47, 48/49, 50/51;
55/9 52/53, 54/55, 56/57, 58/59, 60/61. Illustrations, crayon, with specification overlays, dust jacket, 2 items. Review, 1 item.

MAKE 25 FELT-TIP DRAWINGS OUT WEST by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1980).

55/10 Typescript, edited and marked for typesetter, 24 pp. Galleys, corrected, 18 March 1980, 9 pp. Galleys, photocopy, 16 April 1980, 9 pp. Reviews, 2 items.

MICKEY'S DRAWING CLASS FEATURING DONALD: WITH STEP BY STEP METHOD developed by Lee J. Ames (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1983).

56/1 Sketches, graphite, ink, colored pencil and photocopy, 47 items. Illustrations, ink, 16 items. Proofs, 16 items.
56/2-4 Illustrations and pasteups,
56/2 pp. 3, 9, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21;
56/3 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, 35, 37;
56/4 39, 41, 43, 45, 63 and unpublished
56/5 ALS with enclosed sketches and text, 19 April 19[?]. Proofs, photocopies, 9 items
56/6-7 Illustrations,
56/6 56/6 8 sets;
56/7 8 sets.
56/8 Proof, unbound, with dust jacket

MICKEY'S DRAWING CLASS FEATURING GOOFY: WITH STEP BY STEP METHOD developed by Lee J. Ames (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1983).

57/1 Sketches, graphite, colored pencil and photocopy, 24 items.
57/2 Illustraitons, colored pencil, 16 items.
57/3 Color separations, 16 items.
57/4 Illustrations, pp. [43-47].
57/5-6 Illustrations, photocopy,
57/5 8 sets;
57/6 8 sets.
57/7 Proof, cover.

MICKEY'S DRAWING CLASS FEATURING MICKEY: WITH STEP BY STEP METHOD developed by Lee J. Ames (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1983).

58/1 Correspondence with Walt Disney Information and Little Simon, 1981-1982, 9 items. Storyboard.
58/2 Holograph notes, undated, 6 items. Typescript, original and photocopy, undated, 4 items.
58/3 Galleys, undated, 5 items.
58/4 Sketches, photocopies, some possibly from Walt Disney Studiios, 22 items.
58/5 Sketches, graphite and marker, 17 items.
58/6 Sketches, graphite and colored pencil, objects and backgrounds, 23 items.
58/7 Sketches, graphite and colored pencil, 10 items.
58/8 Sketches, graphite and colored pencil, some with typeset text paste-ups, 32 items.
58/9-14 Dummy with original and photocopied illustrations and typeset text.
58/9 5 pp.
58/10 5 pp.
58/11 5 pp.
58/12 5 pp.
58/13 5 pp.
58/14 5 pp.
58/15-19 Color separations,
58/15 pp. 15-62, 27 items;
58/16 pp. 3, 5, 6(2), 7(2), 8(2), 9, 10, 10 items;
58/17 pp. 12, 13, 15/17/19, 46-50, 8 items;
58/18 pp. 51-60 and unidentified, 10 items;
58/19 pp. 61-64 and unidentified, 5 items.
58/20 Photocopies, 42 pp.
58/21 Photostats, extra, 24 items.
58/22 dust jacket, published version; photocopies, tracings, photostats used in production.

MICKEY'S DRAWING CLASS FEATURING PLUTO: WITH STEP BY STEP METHOD developed by Lee J. Ames (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1983).

59/1 Sketches, photocopies, not published, 9 items.
59/2 Illustrations, colored pencil and photocopy, 22 items.
59/3 Illustrations, colored pencil, odd pp. 15 - 45 and 1 not published, 17 items. Illustrations, ink, odd pp. 15-45, 16 items.
59/4-5 Illustrations, photocopies,
59/4 pp. 14/15 - 28/29;
59/5 pp. 30/31 - 40/45 and unidentified.
59/6 Proofs of illustrations, odd pp. 15 - 45. Proofs of illustrations, p. 19/not published, 1 item. Proof, dust jacket.

MIDSHIPMAN LEE OF THE NAVAL ACADEMY by Robb White [dust jacket illustrated by Lee Ames] (New York: Junior Literary Guild; Random House, 1959).

59/7 Dust jacket.

MY SISTER THE HORSE by Barbara Klimowicz, drawings by Lee Ames (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1971).

59/8 Illustrations, graphite, pp. 17, 20, 24, 27, 33, 42, 57, 59, 70/dust jacket, 73, 78, 86/87, 93, 107, 113, 117, 120, and 124. Photocopy of book.

NOAH, NOAH retold by Edith G. Stull, illustrated by Lee Ames (New York: L. W. Singer, 1967).

60/1 Sketch, graphite and pastel, cover, with color guide.
60/2-4 Color separations,
60/2 title spread, pp. 6/7, 10/11, 12/13;
60/3 14/15, 18/19, 20/21, 22/23, 24/25;
60/4 26/27, 28, 29, cover.
60/5-6 Paste-ups,
60/5 title spread, pp. 6/7, 8/9, 10/11, 12/13, 14/15, 16/17, 18/19;
60/6 20/21, 22/23, 24/25, 26/27, 28, endpapers, cover.

OUTLAW RED by Jim Kjelgaard [dust jacket illustrated by Lee Ames] (New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1953).

60/7 Illustration, ink, [back endpapers]. Dust jacket. Dust jacket proof.

PETER STUYVESANT by Rupert Sargent Holland, illustrated by Lee Ames (New York: J. Messner, 1953).

60/8-10 Illustrations, ink,
60/8 pp. 1, 12, 28, 39/title page;
60/9 48, 59, 69, 89;
60/10 109, 120, 145, 165.
60/11 Color separations, [dust jacket]. Dust jacket proof.

THE PONY EXPRESS by Samuel Hopkins Adams, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (Eau Claire, Wisconsin: E. M. Hale, 1950).

60/12-14 Color separations,
60/12 pp. 3, 16, 23, 31;
60/13 40, 73, 99, 111;
60/14 138, 151, 159, 169, and 1 not published. Endpapers, not used.
60/15 Proofs, pp. 62/3/132/111/169, 145/151/73/88/179, 138/23/123/16, dust jacket, pp. 3, 16, 23, 32, 40, 54, 62, 80, 88, 99, 111, 123, 132, 138, 145, 151, 159, 169, 179; endpapers not used.

THE QUEST OF CAPTAIN COOK by Millicent Ellis Selsam, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (Garden City,NY: Doubleday, 1962).

61/1-2 Color separations and graphite sketches,
61/1 pp. 26/27, 37, 68/69, 73, 80/81;
61/2 93/97, 105, 116/117, 122/123; photocopy of book.

THE QUEST OF GALILEO by Patricia Lauber, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Garden City Books, 1959).

61/3 Illustrations, ink, pp. 14/15, 16, 19, 21, 22, 27, 37, 39, 46, 75 and 1 not published.
61/4 Color separations, pp. 54/55. Printed pages, pp. 21 and 22, 1 item.

THE QUEST OF MICHAEL FARADAY by Tad Harvey, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Garden City Books, 1961).

61/5-8 Illustrations, ink and graphite,
61/5 pp. 6/7(2), 8/9, 10(2);
61/6 11, 13, 16, 17, 18/19;
61/7 21, 24, 28/29, 32, 40/41;
61/8 46, 48, 50, 54.

THE REAL BOOK OF ELECTRONICS by Edward Stoddard, illustrated by Lee Ames (Garden City, NY: Garden City Books, 1956).

61/9 Reviews, 6 items.

REBEL DRUMS by Nancy Faulkner, illustrated by Lee Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1952).

62/1-3 Illustrations, ink,
62/1 pp. 7, 19, 31, 45, 59;
62/2 75, 89, 107, 125, 139;
62/3 159, 171, 189, 203. Proofs, dust jacket and illustrations. Photocopy of book.

ROBERT E. LEE by Russell Guy Emery (New York: Messner, 1951).

62/4 Dust jacket material: color separation and proof. Frontispiece, original illustration, pen & ink.

ROBERT FULTON AND THE STEAMBOAT by Ralph Nading Hill, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (New York: Random House, 1954).

62/5 Proofs of illustrations, pp. 49, 76, 100, 5, 16, 41, 68, 72, 108, 129, 157, and dust jacket.

ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE by Richard Lewis Newberger, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (New York: Random House, 1953).

62/6-63/4 Color separations,
62/6 pp. 6, 8/9;
63/1 17, 35, 38, 47;
63/2 60, 70, 75, 85, 92;
63/3 100, 105, 111, 123, 131;
63/4 159, 167, 171.
63/5 Proofs of illustrations. photocopy of book.

THE SANTA FE TRAIL by Samuel Hopkins Adams, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (New York: Random House, 1951).

64/1-5 Color separations,
64/1 frontispiece, pp. 3, 10, 16, 26, 28;
64/2 28, 35, 42, 49, 56;
64/3 62, 72, 82, 85, 93;
64/4 95, 102, 109, 114, 123;
64/5 132, 139, 147, 159, 170, 177. Proofs of illustrations, pp. 3, 10, 16, 26, 28, 35, 42, 49, 56, 61, 79, 82, 85, 93, 95, 102, 114, 123, 132, 139, 147, 159, 177
64/6 Dust jacket material: proof and dust jacket. Endpapers, proofs. Endpapers, design not used.

THE SILVER ANSWER: A ROMANTIC BIOGRAPHY OF ELIZABETH BROWNING by Constance Buel Burnett, drawings by Susan Foster [cover or dust jacket illustrated by Lee Ames] (New York: Knopf, 1955).

65/1 Dust jacket material, color separation and two printed versions.

SIR ARTHUR EVANS, DISCOVERER OF KNOSSOS by George Selden, illustrated by Lee Ames (New York: Macmillan, 1964).

65/2-6 Color separations with TLS;
65/2 front matter, facing title page, facing p. 1/1, 2/3, 7;
65/3 9, 10/11, 13, 14/15, 16/17;
65/4 18/19, 20/21, 22/23, 24/25, 26/27;
65/5 28/29, 31, 32, 35, 36/37, 38/39;
65/6 dust jacket, 2 color swatches and TLS from Macmillan Co, 9 January 1967. Photocopy of book.

SPELLING FOR WORD MASTERY: A SPELLING READINESS PROGRAM, volumes 1 and 2, by David H. Patton and Eleanor M[urdoch] Johnson (Columbus, OH: C. E. Merrill, 1962-1963). NOTE: SEVERAL VOLUMES AND EDITIONS; some say illustrated by Anne Fleur

65/7 Dust jacket material: sketches, watercolor, and 7 proofs for various editions, 8 items.

THE STORY OF POWER by Edward Stoddard, illustrated by Lee Ames (Garden City: Garden City Books, 1956).

65/8 Color separations, pp. 6/7, 12, 20, 21, 52.
65/9 Dust jacket and cover material: sketch, tempera, not published; sketch, ink and tempera; and color separations. Photocopy of book.

TELEPHONE SYSTEMS by Herbert S. Zim and James R. Skelly, illustrated with drawings by Lee J. Ames, and photos (New York: W. Morrow, 1971).

66/1-4 Illustrations,
66/1 pp. 3, 4, 6/7, 9, 11, 12;
66/2 13, 14, 15, 17, 26;
66/3 31, 33, 34, 35, 38, 43;
66/4 48, 50, 51, 57, 60, 61. Photocopy of book.

THREE CONQUISTADORS: CORTES, CORONADO, PIZARRO by Shannon Garst, illustrated by Leej [sic] Ames (New York: Messner, 1947; 1966).

66/5-6 Sketches, graphite and ink,
66/5 pp. 13, 27, 40, 54, 71, 90, 106, 119;
66/6 129, 142, 158, 173, 178, 189, 202, 213;
66/7-67/1 Illustrations, ink,
66/7 title page, pp. 13, 40, 54, 71;
66/8 90, 106, 119, 142;
66/9 173, 202, 213;
67/1 not published. Proofs, pp. 27, 202. Dust jacket material: illustrations, opaque watercolor, 6 items. Photocopy of book.

TRACTORS by Herbert S. Zim and James R. Skelly, illustrated with drawings by Lee J. Ames, and photos (New York: Morrow, 1972; Tadworth: World's Work, 1974).

67/2 Sketches, graphite, annotated, pp. 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18; 19, 22, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 33, 34; 37, 39, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 51, and 52
67/3 ALS from William Morrow and Company, with enclosed illustrations, ink, pp. 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18; 19, 22, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 33, 34; 37, 39, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 51. Dust jacket material: illustration, ink and tempera, and color separations.

A TRAIL TO A TREASURE by Jos and Lee Ames; Orion Publications, 1946. several editions and teachers' manuals - see printouts

67/4 Sketch, watercolor, Proofs, 13 items. Cover, spiral bound, 2 items. Proofs, punched for spiral binding, 6 items. Promotional item, 1 p.

THE WALLS OF WINDY TROY: A BIOGRAPHY OF HEINRICH SCHLIEMANN by Marjorie Braymer [dust jacket by Lee Ames] (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1960).

67/5 Sketches, graphite and colored pencil and ink, unidentified or not published, 11 items.

WHY SATELLITES STAY IN ORBIT by Sune Engelbrektson, illustrated by Lee Ames (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1964).

67/6-68/2 Sketches, graphite and colored pencil, and color separations,
67/6 title spread, 2/3, 4/5/24/25, 6/7;
67/7 8/9 - 14/15;
68/1 16/17 - 22/23;
68/2 cover and 1 not published.

WINNING OF THE WEST by Harold McCracken, illustrated by Lee Ames (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1955).

68/3-5 Illustrations, graphite, and color separations,
68/3 title spread, pp. 6/7, 8/9, 14, 19, 20/21; 22/23, 24, 27, 30, 31, 33, 34/35;
68/4 39, 40/41, 43, 45, 48/49; 50/51, 52, 53, 54, 56/57;
68/5 58/59, 60/61, 62/63. Dust jacket and/or cover material: color separations and 2 color varations of proof. Photocopy of book.

THE WONDER OF THE MONARCHS by Harvey L. Gunderson, illustrated by Lee Ames (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1964).

68/6-9 Sketches, graphite and colored pencil, and color separations,
68/6 half-title page, title spread, pp. 2/3, 4/5;
68/7 6/7 - 12/13;
68/8 14/15 - 20/21;
68/9 22/23, endpapers, cover.

THE WONDERFUL STORY OF YOU: YOUR BODY, YOUR MIND, YOUR FEELINGS by Benjamin C. Gruenberg and Sidonie M. Gruenberg, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (Garden City, NY: Garden City Books, 1960).

69/1-4 Color separations,
69/1 pp. 10/11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 19/20; 24/25, 26/27, 29/31, 31/34, 35, 36, 37/38, 41, 44, 45;
69/2 42/43, 46, 48, 49, 51/52/53, 55, 58/59/61, 63, 67; 68/69, 72/73, 74/75, 76/78/79, 80/81/83, 84, 89/93, 92, 97/94/96, 102/100;
69/3 104/105, 110/112/117, 121/122/128; 126/127, 129/131/132, 136/137, 142/143/153, 144;
69/4 146/147, 160/161, 163/166/168/169, and 172. cover.

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS: FIRST TO FLY by Madge Haines and Leslie Morrill, illustrated by Lee J. Ames (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1955).

69/5 Illustrations, ink, title spread, front matter, pp. 8, 21, 31, 43, 52, 63, 71, 79, 93, 109, 123 and 128. Proofs, title spread, front matter, pp. 8, 21, 31, 43, 52, 63, 71, 79, 93, 109, 123 and 128. Dust jacket material: color separations and proof.

YANKEE DOODLE PAINTER by Ann Colver, illustrated by Lee Ames (New York: Knopf, 1955).

69/6 Illustration, ink, unidentified, possibly for dust jacket or not published. Photocopy of book. E. Original illustrations, published, unidentified.
70/1 "Statue of Liberty" p. 143 "Batman" c. King Features Syndicate 1978 Set of 8 drawings for a Western setting novel; Chapter opening illustrations for chapters 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 14. Set of four pen & ink illustrations for chapters 3-6 Overlay for a scientific work pg. 75.
70/2 Set of 13 full color illustrations for a series on Transportation, possibly by Holt, Rinehart & Winston, ca. 1950-60.
70/3 Pen & ink, machinery of some sort, p. 53 black. "Insects" 3 piece color separation, Chapter 7 "Family at Train Station" separation, p. 22 black plate "Egyptian scene" 4 part separation, p. 10
70/4 "Scene with car, train, airplane" p. 64 separation overlay "Outdoor scene" p. 16 separation overlay "Three men in outdoor scene, colonial time" p. 25 separation overlay "Symbols" p. 33 separation overlay Separation for yellow plate, p. 19 "Man at table with cup and clay pipe" p. 6, black plate, 2 pieces "Man looking through microscope" p. 19, 3 piece color separation "Woman looking through microscope" p. 39, 2 piece separation "Hospital Ward" p. 34, 2 piece separation F. Proofs, published, unidentified
70/5 Book on a variety of sports, proofs, black and white, 13 items Boy and girl running, 1 item. Miscellaneous proofs, 3 items. Pages from a textbook on science, 4 pp. War scene, blue ink, 1 item. The Flintstones poster.

G. Magazines

71/1 Printed pages, "Yellow-Belly Champ," by George Rosenthal, illustrated by Lee Ames, in MALE , date unknown, pp. 24-25.
71/2 Printed pages and magazine copy, "The Marauders," by J.W. Garrett, illustrated by Lee Ames, in MALE, December 1952, pp. 46-47.
71/3 Magazine copy, "Tormented Honeymoon" with illustration by Lee J. Ames, in MY ROMANCE , April 1949, p. 36.
71/4 Magazine copy, "The Latrinestraffer" with illustrations by Lee Ames, in STAG , March 1951, p. 40-41.
71/5 Magazine copy, "Plants That Eat Animals" by Roy Gallant, illustrated by Lee J. Ames, in SCIENCE WORLD , September 25, 1958, pp. 7-9. (2 copies)
71/6 Printed clippings, untitled sports illustrations, unidentified publications, undated, 4 items.
71/7 Saturday Review , November 8, 1952. Cover illustration of Lincoln. copy of cover.
71/8 WEEKEND MAGAZINE - SUFFOLK SUN , April 13, 1968. Cover illustration by Lee J. Ames for "Case of the Bungling Bank Bandit" - published copy.
71/9 New Republic , November 17, 1947. Illustration of Edith Piaf on p. 32 is captioned by John Taylor, but we have larger version of the original signed Lee Ames. 2 copies of magazine. New Republic September 1, 1947. Clipping of the Edith Piaf illustration, this time the entire illustration is printed. Original illustration.

H. Editorial Cartoons

71/10 "Evita Peron" in NEW REPUBLIC (original and printed copy) "Who's Holding the Curtain" (original) [Tall woman smoking with shorter man smoking] (original) [Angry Man] (original) [Earth and United Nations flag] (original) [Herald blowing trumpet] (photostat copy)

I.  Comic Strips and Comic Books

71/11 Printed pages, "Old Timer Tales of Kit Carson," Boys' Life , May 1951, proof and printed copy, 2 pp.; June 1951, proof and printed copy, 1 p.; July 1951, printed copy, 1 p.; September 1951, printed copy, 2 pp.; October 1951, printed copy, 2 pp.; November 1951, printed copy, 1 p.; December 1951, printed copy, 1 p.; January 1952, printed copy, 2 pp.; February 1952, printed copy, 1 p.; April 1952, printed copy, 1 p.; May 1952, printed copy, 1 p.; June 1952, printed copy, 2 pp.; August 1952, printed copy, 1 p.; September 1952, printed copy, 1 p.; January 1953, printed copy, 1 p; series masthead created by Ames. Published comics for the following:
71/12 "Bobby Gets Hep" Bell Telephone System, 1946. "Edison the Man Who Changed the World" by Reddy Kilowatt. Reddy Kilowatt Comic Book No. 2, 1947. "On the Romance Run with Superseaman Sloppy" for Merchant Seaman only. Published as a public service by Seaman's Health Education Program. (2 copies) "Electricity Around Us" Adventures in Science series, General Electric. "Adventure into the Future" Adventures in Science series, General Electric. International Comics, pp. 1-5, publication unknown.
71/13 "King Solomon's Mines" 1 black & white proof, 2 color proofs of cover. "Samson and Delilah" color proof for cover. "Murderous Gangsters" color proof for cover. "Pan and His Pipes" publication unknown, proof, 5 pp. "War Against Crime" publication unknown, proof, 3 pp. Unidentified single page of comic.

J.  Advertisements

72/1 Covington Fabrics Corporation: proofs and printed pages, Curtain and Drapery and Department Magazine, 46 items.
72/2 Sealtest Dairy Products: printed clippings, 12 items. Historic monuments and sites, pamphlets, 8 items. Coney Island Day Camp, brochures, 3 items.
72/3 Advertising brochures for companies, 31 items. Advertising brochure for Walluminum Wall Tile, brochure and 3 original drawings.
72/4 "Parents as Teachers" Metropolitan School Study Council. Brochure and photostat of illustrations. Miscellaneous newspaper ads.

K. Greeting Cards

73/1 Original illustration and printed version, 3 cards.
73/2 Original illustration and printed version, 3 cards.
73/3 Original illustration and printed version, 3 cards.
73/4 Printed cards only, 8 cards.

L. Unpublished Books

73/5 "Still life" and "Landscape" presumably for a book on drawing. original watercolor for "Landscape" original watercolor for "Still life - Melons and Oranges" double page spread showing "Melons and Oranges" developed from beginning to end in 12 panels.
74/1 "An Aesop's Fable" by Lee J. Ames layout dummy, 5 pp.; typescript, copy, 3 pp. "The Artist's Portfolio with The Drawing Board" by Lee J. Ames dummy, color, 9 pp. [Comic Strip for Children] agent correspondence; sketches, 3 pp.; original panel illustration, 1 item; photostat sheets, 2 items; photocopies, 8 pp.
74/2 "The Fun of Drawing" by Lee Ames. dummy, 48 pp. in 3 gatherings. "Goldibear and the Three People" by Lee J. Ames correspondence with agent and publishers, 11 items; background research; typescripts, 4 versions; sketches, 4 items; sketches, photocopies, 5 items; jacket sketches, 2 items; sketches, photocopies, 13 items; paste-up; color separation, 2 different designs; color photocopy.
74/3 "I Can Draw a Party" by Lee J. Ames dummy in spiral binding correspondence "Little Red Fox and the Riding Hood" by Lee J. Ames synopsis, 1 p.
74/4 "Make 10 Dinosaurs" by Lee J. Ames proposal, 2 pp. sketches, 10 items; photocopies, 13 items; photographs, black & white, 8"x10", 16 items; photographs, black and white, 3 1/2" x 5", 36 items; photograph negatives.
74/5 "The Mystery at Bar Rocker X Corral" [a three dimensional book] by Lee J. Ames dummy with 8 panels, watercolor synopsis of books
74/6 "Ninety-North: A Biography of Robert E. Peary" by Lee J. Ames manuscript, notes, 8 pp.; manuscript, outline, 5 pp.; manuscript, 18 pp.; manuscript, 7 pp.; manuscript, 5 pp.; typescript, 4 pp.; typescript, 5 pp.; typescript, 17 pp.; typescript, 24 pp.; Author's Questionnaire for Alfred A. Knopf.
75/1 "Walls of New York" by Isaac Asimov and Lee J. Ames correspondence with publisher, 1 item; typescript, text, 3 pp.; typescript, text, 3 pp.; photo spreads, 4 pp.
75/2 "Craft Series" typescripts for "Pottery: A Timeless Expression," "Film Fun," and "Jump Right in and Paint" M. Unidentified Works
75/3 Man and horse in bed with can labelled Pratt Food Co. on bed, watercolor Woman and two children drawing, double page spread Title page double page spread with dog, clown, train, etc. color Boxer, signed "Ames 60" watercolor Couple dancing, full color, in decorated mat Tree, watercolor Boy in tree, 2 piece separation
75/4 Abstract art, 3 pieces (1 in color) with group of 13 photographs labelled "Abstract photo spread"
75/5 [Mesquite tree and barn] watercolor [outdoor scene with "slow" sign] watercolor, ca. 1940-50 [Woman leaning on wall, red highlights on dress] watercolor [4 children in front of house shooting at each other] Pen and ink, signed Lee J. Ames '62. [3 mountains] tempera [8 trees] tempera [Military Chapel, 1942] watercolor [Cowboy holding 2 guns and spitting] watercolor 12 page booklet with Christmas theme, possibly for a small Christmas carol book (watercolor or tempera) [Man shaving with wife and son watching] tempera [teddy bear and frog walking through forest] ca. 1942-44 watercolor
76/1 Caricatures, ca. 1938, graphite (5 items) Caricatures, political figures, pen & ink (6 items)
76/2 Sketch pad ca. 1940-48 76/2 Girl, watercolor Girl sitting next to bed putting on socks, pen and ink Woman on beach with man in background pen & ink with orange wash Woman on beach pen & ink
76/3 Set of 3 illustrations, pen & ink (girl hiding behind mother's skirt; one boy pushing another out of the way, 2 versions)
76/4 Boy Scouts, pen & ink Abraham Lincoln profile, pen & ink Man and Woman walking hand in hand on beach
76/5 Set of 3 illustrations (reptiles, dinosaurs, St. Bernard) color pencil
76/6 [Fly] watercolor [Boy and girl] watercolor [Loggers] colored pencil dated 1/30/68
76/7 Group of 8 pencil sketches of heads and bodies in action "Bang You're Killed" original, pen & ink
76/8 [Injured Fish] photocopy [Head on anvil] photocopy Greeting card, dummy. N. Unpublished illustrations, early in career
76/9 Self portrait ca. 1940-50 Tom Abruzzo ca. 1938 German? 1943, signed Abromowitz page with 7 figures ca. 1948 2 buildings, pencil Barracks mate 1942 Soldier with woman in purple dress Army vehicles outdoors Bed scene at top; two men in robes at bottom Men on tank Two cowboys leaning on fence Reclining man; back of walking man Young lion or lioness 1941 three female nudes Male head profile Male head full face 2 soldiers Recruiting office 2 caricatures


Processed: December 1998; Revised January 1999

This finding aid is a product of a grant funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Accession Number: 98-062

Inclusive Dates: 1993-1996

Volume: .85 cubic ft.

Given By : Lee Ames

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Draw 50 Birds by Lee Ames with Tony D' Adamo; Doubleday, 1996.

correspondence
dummy, photocopy
page proofs, photocopy, 2 versions
front matter

 

Draw 50 People by Lee Ames with Creig Flessel; Doubleday, 1993.

art logs, 2
separations, 50


Accession Number: 2002-317

Inclusive Dates: 2000-2003

Volume: 1.3 cubic ft.

Given By : Lee Ames

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Draw 50 Animal ‘Toons by Lee Ames and Bob Singer; Doubleday/Broadway, 2000.

Copy-edited typescript
1st pass pages
2nd pass pages
Confirmation pages
Pages 1-5 proofs for text
Biographical pages for Bob Singer
50 artwork mechanicals on board
20 text mechanicals on board

 

Draw 50 Baby Animal s by Lee Ames and Bob Singer; Doubleday/Broadway, 2003.

Galleys


Accession Number: 2002-329

Inclusive Dates: 1983; 1998-2000

Volume: .66 cubic ft.

Given By : Lee Ames

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Draw 50 Animal ‘Toons by Lee Ames and Bob Singer; Doubleday/Broadway, 2000.

Author's notes
Preliminary sketches
Original sketches
Photocopies of sketches
4 color proofs for text
Cover proof
Correspondence

 

Draw 50 Alien Toons by Lee Ames and Ric Estrada; Doubleday/Broadway, 1998.

Author's notes
Preliminary sketches
Original sketches
Photocopies of sketches
Page proofs
Correspondence

 

Mickey's Drawing Class with Step-By-Step Method Developed by Lee J. Ames ; Little Simon, 1983.

Color photocopy of page with note by Lee Ames


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