Harold Jones papers, 1937-1958  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Jones, Harold, 1904-1992
Title
Harold Jones papers
Dates
1937-1958 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.5 linear feet, (1 container)
Collection Number
Ax 610
Summary
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.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

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Languages
English
Sponsor
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.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Authors, English--20th century
  • Children's literature, English--Authorship
  • Illustrated children's books--England--Specimens
  • Illustrators--England

Personal Names

  • De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956
  • Jones, Harold, 1904-1992

Form or Genre Terms

  • Book illustrations
  • Correspondence
  • Manuscripts for publication
  • Mock-ups