Elizabeth Orton Jones Papers, 1957 and 1978

Collection number: MS 138
Size: (39 items) (0.10 cu.ft.)

About Elizabeth Orton Jones, 1910-2005

Illustrator and author of children’s books; her home in Mason, N.H. served as a model for many of her illustrations.

About the Elizabeth Orton Jones Papers

Two letters written by Elizabeth Orton Jones with negatives and preliminary sketches for a 1957 painting commissioned by U.N.H. in honor of Charlotte Thompson. The letters, one to William B. Ewert and the other to Barbara White, express Jones’ wish to donate Jacob Abbot’s 10 volume set of Franconia Stories to the Dimond Library.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Contents of this collection are governed by U.S. copyright law. For questions about publication or reproduction rights, contact Special Collections staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], [Folder], [Box], Elizabeth Orton Jones Papers, 1957 and 1978, MS 138, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Transfered: C. K. Anderson, Library, June 23, 1981 (Accession number: 8084)

Donated: Barbara White and William Ewert, July 31, 1980 (Accession number: 31)



Letters & Postcards
Sketches & Illustrations