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Manning Lee papers, 1926-1961

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Lee, Manning de Villeneuve, 1894-1980
Title
Manning Lee papers
Dates
1926-1961 (inclusive)
Quantity
11.0 linear feet, (9 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 530
Summary
Artist and illustrator, Manning Lee (1894-1980), was born in Summerville, South Carolina. He was educated at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. The Manning Lee Papers consist of original book and magazine illustrations, manuscripts, correspondence letters, and a great deal of miscellaneous material.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.
Languages
English

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Manning de Villeneuve Lee (1894-1980) was an artist and illustrator born in Summerville, South Carolina. Lee studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. His paintings can be found in many private and public collections in the United States and abroad. Lee's work often appeared in magazines, and he illustrated more than two hundred books. He specialized in historical subjects and books for young people, including Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped, Rupert S. Holland's Historic Ships, and Andrew Lang's Blue Fairy Book.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Manning Lee Papers consist of original book and magazine illustrations, manuscripts, correspondence, and miscellaneous material.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Manning Lee Papers, Ax 530, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

ManuscriptsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box
1
Manners to Grow On
1
Professional Practices
1
Notes on a Talk to Librarians
1
Gourds In Your Garden
1
Decorations That Add Zest to Your Holidays
1
The Pot of Gold
1
Micky and Mollie
1
Things to Do

Book IllustrationsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
2
Allee, Majorie Hill, Smoke Jumper
1945
2
Anthony, Irvin, Three Ships in Azure
1926
2
Ball, Elsie, George Washington
1964
2
Barnes Margaret, Campbell, Brief Gaudy Hour
1949
2
Blackburn Casper, Annapolis Ahoy!
1945
2
Block Irvin, The Real Book About Ships
1953
2
Boy Scouts Year Book, Stories of Adventurous Flyers
1953
2
Coatsworth, Elizabeth, Aunt Flora
1943
3
Boston Bells
1952
3
Cherry and the Dragon Horse
1954
3
Old Whirlwind
1953
3
Condon, Vesta E. Hernando de Soto
1950
3
Dean, Sidney, W. Fighting Dan of the Long Rifles
1942
3
He Fought for Freedom
1940
3
Knight of the Revolution
1941
3
Trail of the Iron Horse
1952
3
Adventure North
1947
3
Epstein, Samual and Williams. The Real Book About Submarines
1954
4
Fenner, Phyllis R. Indians, Indians, Indians
1950
4
Ford, Edward, Jeff. Roberts Railroader
1948
4
Friel, Arthur O. Renagade
1926
4
Grimm's Fairy Tales
1947
4
Pennyweather Luck
1948
4
Serpahina Todd
1941
4
My First Book About Jesus
1953
4
The Story of Joseph
4
Kahmann, Chesley, Felita
1932
4
Kauffman, Reginald Wright, Spanish Dollar
1925
4
Knox, Rose B. The Boys and Sally
1931
4
Gray Caps
1932
4
Miss Jimmy Deane
1931
4
Fun With Paper Dolls
1949
4
Hobbies
4
How to Make Dolls and Doll Houses
1948
4
Manners to Grown On
1955
4
Things to Do
1965
4
Things You Can Make
1958
4
What to Do Now
1946
5
The Singing Cave
1945
5
Lyon, Jessica, For A Whole Life Time
1949
5
Malkus, Alida, Sidi, Boy of the Dessert
1957
5
Mawhinney, Thomas The Sword Of the House of de Marillac
1925
5
Medary, Marjorie, Prairie Printer
1949
5
Nevin, Evelyn C. The Lost Children of the Shoshones
1946
5
Pannell, Lucile and Cavanah, Holiday Round Up
1950
5
Sawyer, Toplife, Cavalryman
1939
5
Seaman, Augusta Huiell, The Charlemonte Crest
1939
5
The Disappearance of Anne Shaw
5
The Start of Stars
5
The Brass Keys of Kenwick
1931
5
The Black Arrowhead,
1929
5
Kidnapped
1932
5
Treasure Island
1932

IllustrationsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
5
6
Fashion Drawings
1921-1930
6
Lux toilet soap ad layout
1921

Illustrations for PeriodicalsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
6
American Boy
6
Country Gentleman
1934-1939
6
Home Life
1947-1958
6
Jack and Jill
1940-1945
6
Sentinel
1946-1959
6
Upward
1946-1958

Miscellaneous PeriodicalsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
7
St. Nicholas
7
16 unidentified ink illustrations
7
Packard Magazine
7
Blue Book Magazine
April 1944
7
Forward

Miscellaneous IllustrationsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box
8
6 folders of miscellaneous fragments

Correspondence, 1938-1968Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
9
Curtis Publications
1938-1945
9
Doubleday and Co.
1945-1961
9
Franklin Watts
1952-1967
9
Grossett Studio
1941-1953
9
Publisher's Services Inc.
1967-1968
9
Rand McNally
1952-1967
9
Personal miscellaneous letters
1970
9
Fan Mail
1928-1950