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Hildegard Woodward was born on February 10, 1898 in Worchester, Massachusetts. She studied art at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts where she later taught design. She also worked as an art instructor in private schools throughout New York. In addition to writing and illustrating, Ms. Woodward was also a children's portrait painter. She is most noted for her watercolor illustrations.
Scope and Content
The collection contain pencil and watercolor illustrations, pencil sketches, color separations, color proofs, layouts, and page proofs for three titles. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created.
Great-Great Uncle Henry's Cats (1965) is a chapter book describing the adventures and mischief of some cats on a farm in Michigan just after attaining statehood. It also details the everyday chores of frontier life on Uncle Henry and Aunt Alice's farm. There are 25 watercolor illustrations for this title. The House on Grandfather's Hill (1961) retrospects life on Grandfather's Hill before machinery was used to plow it over to build a house. There are pencil sketches, color separations, and color proofs for this title. Time Was (1941) has pictures and descriptions of various antique appliances, vintage clothing, and early forms of transportation. There are pencil sketches, five watercolor illustrations, color separations, layouts, and page proofs for this title.
Series and Subseries
Box/Folder A. Books Great-Great Uncle Henry's Cats by Julia Bristol Bischoff, with illustrations by Hildegard Woodward (New York: Young Scott Books,1965). 1/1-1/5 Illustrations, pencil and watercolor, 1/1 pp. 3, 6-10, and 14-15, 5 items. 1/2 pp. 16-20, 5 items. 1/3 pp. 28-34 and 36-37, 5 items. 1/4 pp. 39, 41, 43, 45, and 47, 5 items. 1/5 pp. 48-49, 52-53, 57, and 60, 5 items. The House on Grandfather's Hill written and illustrated by Hildegard Woodward (New York: Scribner,1961). 1/6 Pencil sketches, 2 sketches. 1/7 Color separations, pp. 12-13, 3 items. 1/8 Color proofs, 3 items. Time Was written and illustrated by Hildegard Woodward (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1941). 1/9 Pencil sketches, 16 items. 1/10 Illustrations, watercolor, 4 items. 1/11 Color separations, 2 items. 1/12 Layouts with pasted text and watercolor illustrations, 2 items. 1/13 Illustration for dust jacket, watercolor, 1 item. 1/14 Page proofs, 3 items. 1/15 Dust jacket, 1 item.
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Hattiesburg, MS 39406
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