Harold Jones was born February 22, 1904 in London, England. He was a long-time resident of Putney, England. He attended Goldsmith's College, Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts the Royal College of Art. In 1937 Jones collaborated with Walter de la Mare to produce This Year, Next Year. He authored and illustrated many books of his own, including The Visit to the Farm (1939), The Enchanted Night (1947), The Childhood of Jesus (1964) and There and Back Again (1977). Jones illustrated and designed multiple children's books, including the award winning Lavender's Blue (1954).
Harold Jones died in 1992.
The papers include book dummies, original illustrations, and 29 letters from Walter De La Mare concerning This Year: Next Year (London, 1937) by De La Mare and Jones.
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[Identification of item], Harold Jones Papers, Ax 601, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.
Blake, William. Songs of Innocence
Lines, Kathleen. Oxford Book of Nursery Rhymes.
Here We Go round the Mulberry Bush, and Other Games. Edited and Illustrated by Harold Jones
De La Mare letters, 1 watercolor and 7 original proofs from This Year, Next Year. 1 proof from A Visit to the Farm.
Professional correspondence. Miscellaneous letters from children and librarians
De La Mare, Walter and Harold Jones. This Year, Next Year