Noncirculating; available for research.
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Anne Hicks Siberell was born in Los Angeles, California. She attended the University of California, the Chouinard Art Institute, the Silvermine College of Fine Arts, and the College of San Mateo. In addition to writing and illustrating books, Ms. Siberell worked for Victor Gruen Architects and Walt Disney Productions as an assistant art editor. She is most noted for her woodcuts, which she prints on her own handmade paper. She has numerous permanent and traveling exhibits throughout California, New York, and Washington, D.C.
Scope and Content
The collection contains illustrations, dummies, sketches, and color separations 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.
Climbing Sun: The Story of a Hopi Indian Boy (1980), by Marjorie Thayer and Elizabeth Emanuel, focuses on the culture and daily life of a Hopi Indian boy including his home and family, tribal symbols and ceremonies, and kachinas. The illustrations are woodblock prints. There are research articles, sketches, woodcut illustrations, proofs, and color separations for this title. The other title in the collection, Houses: Shelters from Prehistoric Times to Today (1979), was written and illustrated by Ms. Siberell. The book gives an informative tour of houses from various time periods throughout the world, including futuristic homes, adobes, frame homes and prehistoric shelters. There are research pamphlets, notes and articles, a typescript, and a galley. There are also illustration materials including dummies, illustrations, watercolor tests, and color separations.
Series and Subseries
Box/Folder A. Books Climbing Sun: The Story of a Hopi Indian Boy by Marjorie Thayer and Elizabeth Emanuel, woodcuts by Anne Siberell (New York: Dodd, Mead, 1980). 1/1 Research articles, 15 items. 1/2 Sketches, pencil and ink, 35 items. 1/3 Preliminary illustrations, ink and colored pencil, 28 items. Color swatches, 3 items. 1/4 Illustrations, ink woodcuts, 17 items. 1/5 Proofs, includes some typeset and illustration inserts, 57 items. 1/6 Color separations for dust jacket, 3 items. Houses: Shelters from Prehistoric Times to Today written and illustrated by Anne Siberell (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1979). 2/1 Research pamphlets, 14 items. 2/2 Research articles, 125 items. 2/3 Notes, 15 pp. 2/4 Typescript, "early version," 6 pp. 2/5 Sketches, 13 items. 2/6-2/9 Dummies, 4 sets. 2/10 Preliminary illustrations, ink, 7 items. 3/1-3/2 Illustrations, ink, 3/1 6 items. 3/2 6 items. 3/3 Watercolor tests on paper, 4 items. 3/4-3/7 Color separations, 3/4 1-8, 8 items. 3/5 9-14, 8 items. 3/6 15-22, 8 items. 3/7 23-30 and end papers, 8 items. 3/8 Galley, 5 December 1978, 6 pp.
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