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ANNE AND HARLOW ROCKWELL PAPERS

Collection Number
Collection Dates
Collection Volume
DG0828
1966-1967
.40 cu.ft. (1 box)

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

Provenance
Material was donated by Anne and Harlow Rockwell 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
Anne Foote Rockwell was born on February 8, 1934 in Memphis, Tennessee. She studied art at the Sculpture Center and Pratt Graphic Arts Center. She married Harlow Rockwell, also an illustrator, on March 16, 1955. She became interested in illustrating after she and Harlow had their first child. She wrote and illustrated over 75 books and collaborated with her husband on 26 others.

Harlow Rockwell studied art at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Pratt Institute in New York. He wrote and illustrated many books and also illustrated books for his wife Anne, whom he shared an art studio with in Greenwich, Connecticut. He also was a free-lance magazine illustrator and a printmaker. He died in April 1988.

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Scope and Content
The collection contains illustrations and sketches for two titles. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created.

Filippo's Dome (1967) is a true story of a family who spend their summers at the beach. There are three illustrations by Anne Rockwell for this title. Sally takes home a caterpillar and watches it change into a monarch butterfly in Sally's Caterpillar: A True Story (1966). There are sketches and illustrations by Harlow Rockwell for this title.

Series and Subseries

A. Books

Box Inventory

Box/Folder 

A. Books

     Filippo's Dome written and illustrated by Anne Rockwell (New York:
     Atheneum, 1967). 

     1/1       Illustrations, pencil, 3 items.

     Sally's Caterpillar: A True Story by Anne Rockwell, pictures by
     Harlow Rockwell (New York: Parents Magazine Press, 1966). 
     
     1/2       Sketches of caterpillars, various mediums, 2 large sketch sheets.

     1/3       Illustration for dust jacket, pen and colored ink, 1 item.
     


Processed: September 29, 1998
Revised: July 2001

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