Noncirculating; available for research.
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Clare Turlay Newberry was born on April 10, 1903 in Enterprise, Oregon. She studied art at the University of Oregon, School of the Portland Art Museum, the California School of Fine Arts, and La Grand Chaumiere in Paris, France. Her drawings are based on personal experiences, her family, friends, and pets. She is most noted for her drawings of cats and kittens. Using her friend's cats as models, she would study them and sketch them using various mediums including pencil, crayons, charcoal, and pastels. Her first self-illustrated book, Herbert the Lion (1931) is still in print. Four of Newberry's book were runners-up for the Caldecott Medal. Newberry died on February 12,1970.
Scope and Content
The collection contains four unidentified sketches of kittens and cats.
There are four folders of correspondence from Clare Turlay Newberry in the Adele & Cateau De Leeuw Papers (DG 0258).
Series and Subseries
A. Unidentifiable Sketches
Box/Folder A. Unidentifiable Sketches 1/1 Sketch of cats, ink, 30 January 1957, 1 item. 1/2 Sketch of sleeping calico cat, pastel on velour paper, 8 March 1957, 1 item. 1/3 Sketch of kitten, charcoal and water, n.d., 1 item. 1/4 Sketch of cat's face, pencil, n.d., 1 item.
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The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
The University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive, #5148
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
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