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CLARE TURLAY NEWBERRY PAPERS

Collection Number
Collection Dates
Collection Volume
DG0732
1957, n.d.
.60 cu.ft. (1 box)

Biographical Sketch | Scope & Content | Related Collections | Series & Subseries | Box Inventory

Provenance
Material was donated by Clare Turlay Newberry in 1966.

Restrictions
Noncirculating; available for research.

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
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.

Source:

Scope and Content
The collection contains four unidentified sketches of kittens and cats.

Related Collection
There are four folders of correspondence from Clare Turlay Newberry in the De Leeuw Papers (DG 0258).

Series and Subseries

A. Unidentifiable Sketches

                         
                         

Box Inventory

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.

Processed: July 18, 1998
Revised: June 2001

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