Elizabeth MacKinstry papers , circa 1920-1940

Overview of the Collection

MacKinstry, E. (Elizabeth)
Elizabeth MacKinstry papers
circa 1920-1940 (inclusive)
1 linear feet, (2 containers)  :  2 manuscript boxes
Collection Number
Coll 616
Elizabeth MacKinstry (1878-1956) was an American poet, sculptor, and illustrator. The collection includes MacKinstry's dummies, sketches, and pen and ink illustrations for children's books. Seven published books illustrated by MacKinstry are also included.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 5413463068
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Elizabeth MacKinstry (1878-1956) was an American poet, sculptor, and illustrator.

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The Elizabeth MacKinstry papers primarily include original artwork created by MacKinstry for children's books authored by MacKinstry and others. Materials include dummies, sketches, color and black and white ink illustrations, published books, and presentation copies.

Titles represented in the collection include Trees by Joyce Kilmer (1929), Puck in Pasture by E. MacKinstry (1925), Under the Tree by Elizabeth Madox Roberts (1922), Trees, Old Poets, Servant Girl and Grocer's Boy by Joyce Kilmer, Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen (1929), The White Cat and Other French Fairy Tales by Madame D'Aulnoy (1928), and several unpublished works.

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Subject Terms

  • Children's literature--Illustrations