Artist and illustrator, Manning Lee (1894-1980), was born in Summerville, South Carolina. He was educated at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. The Manning Lee Papers consist of original book and magazine illustrations, manuscripts, correspondence letters, and a great deal of miscellaneous material.
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Manning de Villeneuve Lee (1894-1980) was an artist and illustrator born in Summerville, South Carolina. Lee studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. His paintings can be found in many private and public collections in the United States and abroad. Lee's work often appeared in magazines, and he illustrated more than two hundred books. He specialized in historical subjects and books for young people, including Robert Louis Stevenson's
Kidnapped, Rupert S. Holland's
Historic Ships, and Andrew Lang's
Blue Fairy Book.
The Manning Lee Papers consist of original book and magazine illustrations, manuscripts, correspondence, and miscellaneous material.
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Preferred Citation :
[Identification of item], Manning Lee Papers, Ax 530, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.
Collection is organized into the following series:
Series: Book Illustrations
Series: Illustrations for Periodicals
Series: Miscellaneous Periodicals
Series: Miscellaneous Illustrations
Processing Note :
Collection processed by processing staff, September 1969.
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