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Harold Jones papers, 1937-1958

Overview of the Collection

Jones, Harold, 1904-
Harold Jones papers
1937-1958 (inclusive)
0.5 linear feet, (1 container)
Collection Number
Ax 610
Harold Jones (1937-1958) was an author and illustrator. 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.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

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.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harold Jones Papers, Ax 601, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Book DummiesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 1
Blake, William. Songs of Innocence
1 2
Lines, Kathleen. Oxford Book of Nursery Rhymes.
1 3
Here We Go round the Mulberry Bush, and Other Games. Edited and Illustrated by Harold Jones

Correspondence and IllustrationsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 4
De La Mare letters, 1 watercolor and 7 original proofs from This Year, Next Year. 1 proof from A Visit to the Farm.
1 5
Professional correspondence. Miscellaneous letters from children and librarians
Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 6
De La Mare, Walter and Harold Jones. This Year, Next Year