Guide to the Elizabeth Orton Jones papers
1913-1980

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Creator: Jones, Elizabeth Orton, 1910-2005
Title: Elizabeth Orton Jones papers
Dates: 1913-1980 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 18.5 linear feet (37 containers)
Collection Number: Coll 200
Summary: Elizabeth Orton Jones (June 25, 1910-May 10, 2005) was an illustrator and writer of children's books, and won the Caldecott Medal for the illustrations in Prayer for a Child in 1945. The collection includes original illustrations, literary manuscripts, photographs, scrapbooks, audio recordings, newspaper clippings and artifacts.
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon, 97403-1299
(541) 346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 

Historical Note

Born June 25, 1910 ("half past Christmas," as she liked to say) in Highland Park, Illinois, Elizabeth Orton Jones was the daughter of George Roberts and Jessie Mae Orton Jones. She graduated from the University of Chicago in 1932 and continued her education a the Ecole de beaux Arts, Fontainebleau, France, and the Art Institute of chicago.

During the 1930s, Jones achieved a substantial reputation as the creator fo excellelnt dry-point etchings of children. At the same time, she began two long and successful careers in the design of greeting-cards and the production of painted woodenware.

In 1938, Oxford University Press brought out Jones' first book Ragman of Paris. Author of eight books and illustrator of fourteen others, she was runner-up for the Caldecott Medal (awarded each year by the American Library Association to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children)in 1943 for Small Rain: Verses from the Bible, edited by her mother, Jessie Orton Jones. She won the Caldecott Medal in 1945 for Prayer for a Child by Rachel Field. In her acceptance speech, she said: "Drawing is very like a prayer. Drawing is a reaching fro something away beyond you. As you sit down to work in the morning, you feel as if you were on top of a hill. And it is as if you were seeing for the first time."

The success of her work during the 1930s and the 1940s enabled Jones to buy a house in Mason, New Hampshire. She then devoted her energy and talents to whatever interested her without concern for financial rewards. Jones painted a large mural at Crotched Mountain center, in Greenfield, New Hampshire, and another for the University of New Hampshire Library. Her interest in the Mason City Library and her work in redecorating and in furshing it's Children's Room led to the Library's award of a grant in recognition of its originality. She also taught classes at the local school for a number of years.

Early in the 1060s, she was one of a local group of creative and energetic teachers who started Andy's Summer Theater, an enterprise run by and for children. Throughout the 1970s and into the 1980s, Elizabeth Orton Jones was busy writing children's plays which have proven to be highly successful. She also designed and made costumes and scenery for those plays.

Elizabeth Orton Jones and her mother worked together on the book This is the Way, about different religions and the common ground they share. Jones’ famous work, Twig, was inspired by a girl she caught sight of while riding on the El train in Chicago.

Although she had no children of her own, she was a lively member of her Mason community and did numerous readings and book signings. Jones almost single-handedly set up the library for children in Mason in 1960, at a time when children’s literature was not taken seriously.

Her collaborators include: Gladys Adshead ( Brownies—Hush!, What Miranda Knew); Betty Bridgeman ( Lullaby for Eggs); and Rachel Field ( Prayer for a Child).

Jones was also an accomplished classical artist; she studied with Camille Liausu in Paris, and took classes in abstract art and painting in New Hampshire.

Jones illustrated Little Red Riding Hood for the Little Golden Books series. In the story the grandmother’s house was modeled after Jones’ own house in Mason, and the wolf’s house was modeled after another local house, now a restaurant called Pickity Place. Jones had two houses in Mason, one named Misty Meadow and the other named Rock-A-Bye.

In her acceptance speech for the Caldecott Medal Jones defined her idea of an artist: “I think of being an artist as an achievement I may work toward my whole life and even then not arrive. Though, I would like to be able to say, right out loud to myself on the morning of my 99th birthday, ‘Old girl, you are an artist.’”

Elizabeth Orton Jones died at the age of 94, on May 13, 2005, at Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough, New Hampshire.

Content Description

The Elizabeth Orton Jones Papers are arranged in the following series: correspondence, literary works, original illustrations, other illustrations, miscellaneous files, audio recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, photographs, and oversize materials.

The correspondence includes public and private aspects of Jones’ life: her relationship with her mother, Jessie Mae Jones, with whom she collaborated on the texts Small Rain, A Little Child, and This is the Way, her response to the Caldecott Medal, the nature of working with the lithographers Lillian and William Glaser, and her thoughts about children’s literature generally.

Literary works by both Elizabeth Orton Jones and Jessie Mae Jones are represented in the collection. These include book manuscripts, plays, articles, film scripts, and obituaries about Elizabeth Orton Jones.

The collection also includes original illustrations for books, greeting cards, and sketches, using various media: pencil, water colour, ink, and paint. Many original illustrations are in the oversize category.

Other reprinted illustrations include illustrations in books, periodicals, tear sheets, and greeting cards. Illustrations used in various stages of the printing and publishing process are also included.

Miscellaneous files include newspaper clippings, mail, and book catalogues, notably The Horn Book, which was started by Jones’ friend, Bertha Mahony Miller.

Elizabeth Orton Jones’ acceptance speech for the Caldecott Medal is among the audio recordings.

The scrapbooks include Elizabeth Jones’ baby book, with pictures of her as a child, put together by Jessie Mae Jones. Elizabeth Jones also kept what seems to be a notebook or writer’s journal, with quotes, books, and daily entries. There is an unbound copy of Maminka’s Children, and a copy of How Far is it To Bethlehem in Braille. Elizabeth Jones also kept two scrapbooks, filled with letters, newspaper clippings, and notes, of the publishing history and public reception of Big Susan and Prayer for a Child, respectively.

Among the artifacts is a plaster cast of Elizabeth Jones’ head and a hand-sewn pillow.

The photographs range from family or personal photographs (some of which date from 1910) to photos of Jones at work painting or drawing in the 1940s and 1960s. There are also later photographs from the 1990s of Jones at Crotched Mountain, and at various children’s book celebrations.

Many of Elizabeth Jones’ original illustrations for books and for greeting cards are classified as oversize.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open to the public.

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

Restrictions on Use :  

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation :  

[Identification of item], Elizabeth Orton Jones papers, Coll 200, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Collection is organized into the following series:

  • Series I: Correspondence
    • Subseries A: Incoming
    • Subseries B: Outgoing
    • Subseries C:
  • Series II: Literary Works
    • Subseries A: Elizabeth Orton Jones
      • 1. Book Length
      • 2. Plays
      • 3. Articles
      • 4. Film scripts
      • 5. Obituaries
    • Subseries B: Jessie Orton Jones
      • 1. Book Length
      • 2. Plays
      • 3. Articles
      • 4. Film scripts
      • 5. Obituaries
  • Series III: Original Illustrations
    • Subseries A: Books
    • Subseries B: Greeting Cards
    • Subseries C: Sketches
  • Series IV: Other Illustrations
    • Subseries A: Tear Sheets
    • Subseries B: Periodicals
    • Subseries C: Books
    • Subseries D: Greeting Cards
    • Subseries E: Illustrations for Book Production
  • Series V: Miscellaneous Files
    • Subseries A: Newspaper Clippings
    • Subseries B: Mailings, Pamphlets
    • Subseries C: Book Catalogues
  • Series VI: Audio Recordings
  • Series VII: Scrapbooks
  • Series VIII: Artifacts
  • Series IX: Photographs
  • Series X: Oversize
    • Subseries A: Original Illustrations
    • Subseries B: Illustrations for Book Production


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I:  Correspondence
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Subseries A: Outgoing
Box
Folder
1 1 Letters 1938-1946
1 2 Letters 1958-1999
1 3 Letters undated-
1 4 “Springtime in New York,” letters to parents re: Maminka’s Children 1940-1969
1 5 Letters to parents 1930s-1940s
1 6 Letters to parents 1930s-1940s
1 7 Letters to parents 1930s-1940s
1 8 Letter to father at time of Caldecott Award 1945-
Box
1 9 Letters to parents 1951-1961
1 10 Letters to parents 1970-1977
Subseries B: Incoming
Box
Folder
1 11 A-B
1 12 C-D
1 13 E-F
1 14 G
1 15 H
1 16 J-L
1 17 Jones, Jessie Orton 1969-
1 18 M
1 19 N-R
1 20 S-T
1 21 Thurman, Howard 1953-1955
1 22 Unwin, Nora 1946-1969
1 23 V-Z
1 24 Letters from schoolchildren
1 25 Letters from schoolchildren
1 26 Letters from schoolchildren

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Series II:  Literary Works
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Subseries A: Elizabeth Orton Jones
Subsubseries 1: Book Length
Box
Folder
1 1 “My very first book” 1916-
1 2 “Book” given to parents 1918-
1 3 Book dummy, “All Around Paris,” early version of Ragman of Paris
1 4 Disbound copy of Maminka’s Children
1 5 Part I: “Before the Beginnings”—Twig
1 6 Part II: “Buzzleana”—Twig
1 7 Part II: “Buzzleana”—Twig
1 8 Part III: “Billions of Beginnings”—Twig
Subsubseries 2: Plays
Box
Folder
1 9 Moonbeams 1928-
1 10 Maminka’s Children
1 11 Our Uncle Sam 1956-
1 12 Yellow Submarine 1968-
1 13 Tom Sawyer 1977-
1 14 The Boys—A Play for Children, adapted from portions of The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
1 15 The Little Prince
1 16 Marouf, Cobbler of Cairo
Subsubseries 3: Film Scripts
Box
Folder
2 1 A Little Child
Subsubseries 4: Articles
Box
Folder
2 2 The Horn Book “Reminiscences,” 1999 1999-
2 3 “He was our friend”: A conversational portrait of Jesse Lowe Smith
2 4 Talks on A Little Child, 1947 1947-
2 5 “The Daily Mess”—Voice of the Studio 1946-
2 6 “Pine Needles” 1961-
2 7 “Windows Looking In” 1953-
2 8 “Where are the Birds?”
2 9 “Printer’s Life is the Life for Me!” in Imprint: Oregon 1974-
2 10 “In Remembrance: Bertha Mahony Miller” 1969-
2 11 “In Remembrance” of Margaretta R. Voorhees 1968-
Subseries B: Jessie O. Jones
Subsubseries 1: Book Length
Box
Folder
2 12 The Book pages 1-24
2 13 The Book pages 25-59
2 14 The Book pages 60-83
2 15 The Book pages 84-110
2 16 The Book pages 111-135
2 17 The Book pages 136-170
2 18 The Book, Part II, The Way of Faith, pages 1-20 galley proof
2 19 The Book pages 21-40 galley proof
2 20 The Book pages 41-60 galley proof
2 21 The Book pages 61-79 galley proof
2 22 The Book pages 80-97 galley proof
2 23 A Little Child
2 24 “The Word was Made Flesh”
Subsubseries 2: Articles
Box
Folder
2 25 Research for The Book
2 26 The American Indian in This is the Way
2 27 Research for This is the Way 4/1/1965-
2 28 Research for This is the Way
2 29 Research for This is the Way
2 30 Notes for talk and meditation at Bjorklunden Chapel 8/1/1957-
2 31 Address prepared to give at the Buddhist Church
2 32 “Books, children and religion” 5/1/1953-
2 33 Religious Reading for Children of Today
2 34 “The Miracle of Books” 1953-
2 35 “Ecology, words, and education” 7/1/1971-

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Series III:  Original Illustrations
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Subseries A: Books
Box
Folder
1 1 Brownies—Hush! Brownie in costume
1 2 “Working on A Little Child—Piley cat and Jones”
1 3 A Little Child – Joseph’s beard
1 4 “The studio floor lamp posed as the Virgin Mary”
1 5 “Miss Margaret Jones posed as an angel”
1 6 A Little Child boy painting a star
1 7 A Little Child stage set preparation, page 1
1 8 A Little Child audience, page 5
1 9 A Little Child Mary and angels page 11
1 10 A Little Child shepherds and angels, page 15
1 11 A Little Child choir of angels, page 17
1 12 A Little Child manger-shepherd scene, page 19
1 13 A Little Child three wise men, page 21
1 14 A Little Child wise men, manger—page 23
1 15 A Little Child carpenter work, page 27
1 16 A Little Child children in costume—page 29
1 17 A Little Child Joseph and Mary, page 31
1 18 A Little Child audience—page 35
1 19 A Little Child girl at piano—page 37
1 20 A Little Child procession down aisle, page 39
1 21 A Little Child last page
1 22 Lullaby for Eggs title page: pencil, baby bird, egg
1 23 Lullaby for Eggs pencil page 25
1 24 Lullaby for Eggs pencil page 32
1 25 Lullaby for Eggs grass/flower, pencil
1 26 Lullaby for Eggs feather in ink
1 27 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 28 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 29 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 30 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 31 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 32 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 33 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 34 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 35 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 36 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 37 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 38 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 39 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 40 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 41 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 42 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 43 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 44 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 45 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 46 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 47 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 48 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 49 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 50 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 51 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 52 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 53 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 54 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 55 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 56 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 57 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 58 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 59 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 60 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 61 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 62 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 63 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 64 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 65 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 66 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 67 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 68 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 69 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 70 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 71 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 72 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 73 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 74 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 75 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 76 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 77 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 78 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
1 79 Maminka’s Children layout of book
1 80 Maminka’s Children dust jacket pipe, knife, pot
1 81 Maminka’s Children sketch (discarded)
1 82 Maminka’s Children page 11 girl and bowl
1 83 Maminka’s Children page 14 goose
1 84 Maminka’s Children page 22 eggs
1 85 Maminka’s Children page 23 clothes
1 86 Maminka’s Children page 26 children crying over washing
1 87 Maminka’s Children page 31 children and bread
1 88 Maminka’s Children page 37 Aunt Patsy’s face
1 89 Maminka’s Children page 41 Maminka and children running
1 90 Maminka’s Children page 47 boy playing accordion
1 91 Maminka’s Children page 50 children on grandfather’s back
1 92 Maminka’s Children page 54 doorway and barn
1 93 Maminka’s Children page 54 doorway and barn
1 94 Maminka’s Children page 58 small house with mouse
1 95 Maminka’s Children page 61 children at water pump
1 96 Maminka’s Children page 64 flower
1 97 Maminka’s Children page 65 girl putting on dress
2 1 Maminka’s Children page 68 girl on stairs
2 2 Maminka’s Children page 68 girl on stairs
2 3 Maminka’s Children page 68 girl on stairs
2 4 Maminka’s Children page 68 girl on stairs
2 5 Maminka’s Children page 72 fruit tree
2 6 Maminka’s Children child tiptoeing page 77
2 7 Maminka’s Children page 92 girl looking at Nativity
2 8 Maminka’s Children page 97 Maminka in doorway with goose and hens
2 9 Maminka’s Children page 101 Christmas tree
2 10 Maminka’s Children page 105 children and hens
2 11 Maminka’s Children page 108 Maminka’s face on pillow
2 12 Minnie the Mermaid
2 13 The Peddler’s Clock trial drawing
2 14 The Peddler’s Clock sketch of cover
2 15 Prayer for a Child page 4 angel ornaments
2 16 Prayer for a Child page 6, 18, 24 ‘B’
2 17 Prayer for a Child page 8, 17 ‘B’
2 18 Prayer for a Child page 10 ‘T’
2 19 Prayer for a Child ‘B’ page 12
2 20 Prayer for a Child page 14 ‘T’ Illustration
2 21 Prayer for a Child page 15 shoes
2 22 Prayer for a Child page 19 ‘S’ Illustration
2 23 Prayer for a Child page 20 girl with cup at table
2 24 Prayer for a Child page 22 ‘B’
2 25 Ragman of Paris Paris silhouette, old ladies
2 26 Ragman of Paris Mich and Tobie, watercolor
2 27 Ragman of Paris people sitting outside cafe
2 28 Ragman of Paris Mich, Tobie, Ragman walking
2 29 Ragman of Paris nun walking through streets with tall steeple
2 30 Ragman of Paris page 28-29—Ragman, Mich, Tobie, pigeons
2 31 Ragman of Paris discarded watercolor sketch, Boulangerie page 30
2 32 Ragman of Paris page 33 Laiterie, watercolor
2 33 Ragman of Paris page 39 woman watering flowers in window
2 34 Ragman of Paris page 48-49—restaurant, waiter
2 35 Ragman of Paris page 50 Tabac, watercolor
2 36 Ragman of Paris page 54 Flower-lady, watercolor
2 37 Ragman of Paris page 64 “cakes,” watercolor
2 38 Ragman of Paris page 74-75 revised—horse and cart
2 39 Ragman of Paris page 76 revised version—Ragman, Mich, Tobie in park
2 40 Ragman of Paris page 78 people in cathedral
2 41 Secrets dust jacket cover design
2 42 Secrets jacket and title page and page 37 animal vegetable border
2 43 Secrets page 5 bird nest
2 44 Secrets page 6 girl in bed
2 45 Secrets page 7 shoes
2 46 Secrets page 8 girl lying in grass
2 47 Secrets page 9 autumn leaves
2 48 Secrets page girl in garden
2 49 Secrets jacket cover page 15 girl in blue dress
2 50 Secrets page 17 girl climbing tree
2 51 Secrets page 19 bird and flowers
2 52 Secrets girl and boy and insect
2 53 Secrets page 23 girl and boy in grass
2 54 Secrets page 25 girl hugging tree with boy
2 55 Secrets page 27 winter trees
2 56 Secrets boy running in grass
2 57 Secrets page 29 girl and butterflies
2 58 Secrets girl on stairs and boy page 32
2 59 Secrets page 34 girl and stairs
2 60 Secrets girl at window page 35
2 61 Secrets girl asleep
2 62 Secrets jacket typeface
2 63 Secrets page 37 printed words
2 64 Secrets dust jacket cover insect flower border
2 65 Secrets acetate—dust jacket insect flower border
2 66 Secrets acetate for color separation— girl in bed
2 67 Secrets acetate and dust jacket girl’s dress in grass
2 68 Secrets acetate and dust jacket girl in grass
2 69 Secrets acetate and dust jacket girl in grass
2 70 Secrets acetate birds and flowers
2 71 Secrets acetate children and insect
2 72 Secrets acetate girl and boy in grass
2 73 Secrets acetate house with border
2 74 Secrets acetate girl on stairs and boy
2 75 Secrets acetate girl on stairs
2 76 Secrets acetate vegetable animal border
2 77 Small Rain cover jacket, page 5 children around book
2 78 Small Rain page 19 small bird
2 79 Small Rain page 24 boy pulling girl in boat
2 80 Small Rain page 25 five children, candy, leaves
2 81 Small Rain page 26 girl, boy, the birds
2 82 Small Rain page 32 girl and sunflowers
2 83 Small Rain page 33 children with overturned carriage
2 84 Song of the Sun sketch for cover
2 85 This is the Way Hindu costume
2 86 This is the Way Zoroastrian girl’s costume
2 87 Twig Elf and Twig in pencil
2 88 Twig pencil sketch dedication page
2 89 Twig page 17 Elf and Sparrow
2 90 Twig pencil sketch page 32
2 91 Twig page 32 in pencil
2 92 Twig pencil sketch page 50
2 93 Twig page 50 in pencil
2 94 Twig pencil sketch page 27
2 95 From The Velveteen Rabbit
2 96 What Miranda Knew food, bees, pgs. 18, 39
2 97 What Miranda Knew house, garden, old man page 5
2 98 What Miranda Knew old man, cat page 7
2 99 What Miranda Knew cat, old people, garden page 9
2 100 What Miranda Knew cat in basket page19
2 101 What Miranda Knew Old Woman and babies page 21
2 102 What Miranda Knew child page 29
2 103 What Miranda Knew angels and old people flying
2 104 What Miranda Knew garden with house, angels, sunlight
2 105 What Miranda Knew angels combing hair—discarded
2 106 What Miranda Knew angels smiling
2 107 What Miranda Knew angels sitting, old people
2 108 What Miranda Knew girl and cat
2 109 What Miranda Knew sleeping angels
2 110 What Miranda Knew hair brushes, safety pins
2 111 What Miranda Knew angels folding laundry
Subseries B: Greeting Cards
Box
Folder
3 1 Sketch tracing for a Christmas card
3 2 Blue and red woman and dog
3 3 Merry Christmas
3 4 Boy with cart of flowers
3 5 Two angels embracing
3 6 Girl with flowers
3 7 Caroling boys and dog
3 8 Three angels
3 9 Child feeding birds
3 10 Angel buttoning coat
3 11 Girl and Christmas tree
3 12 Angel playing organ
3 13 Child and doll in rocking chair
3 14 Child in rain
3 15 Child with flowers
3 16 Child with doll
3 17 Two angels embracing
3 18 Angel with trumpet
3 19 Child with branch
3 20 Two angels embracing
3 21 Two children
3 22 Angel praying
3 23 Manger with halo sketch in pencil
3 24 Angel and baby
3 25 Joyeux Noel ink black
3 26 Red paper Greetings
3 27 Paper flower 1914-
3 28 Joyeux Noel
3 29 Child with flower cart
3 30 Angels and baby
3 31 Angel playing flute
3 32 Sketch of boy with flowers
3 33 Girl and birds, unknown origin
3 34 Sketch of girl sewing
3 35 Boo!
3 36 Boo!
3 37 The Christ Child
3 38 Angel and violin
3 39 Sketch of manger
3 40 Children in snow
3 41 Girl with dolls, flowers
3 42 Boy holding flowers
3 43 Pan with pipes
3 44 Christmas carolers
3 45 Musical angel
3 46 Three angels sitting
3 47 Two angels and Flowers
3 48 Noel Christmas card
3 49 Angel drawing star
3 50 Deer in forest
3 51 Black ink woodcut of saint
Subseries C: Sketches
Box
Folder
3 52 “Preliminary sketch for ‘Miss Micklemuff’s House’ unfinished and unpublished as yet”
3 53 Sketch of father’s feet
3 54 Sketch of Jones and Piley at studio
3 55 Music and Chicago train
3 56 Sketch of Piley cat
3 57 Piley bookmark
3 58 Sketches of cats
3 59 Cat
3 60 Sketch of cats
3 61 Cat asleep
3 62 Cat Piley
3 63 Cats
3 64 Woman sewing in chair
3 65 Painting of children in snow
3 66 Sketch of cat
3 67 Sketch of basket of flowers for Bertha Mahony Miller
3 68 Sketch of basket of flowers for Bertha Mahony Miller
3 69 Basket
3 70 Sketch basket for Bertha Mahony Miller
3 71 Basket for Bertha Mahony Miller
3 72 Basket of flowers for B. Mahony Miller
3 73 Basket for B. Mahony Miller
3 74 Flowers: Chicory, Queen Anne’s Lace
3 75 Caterpillar and cats
3 76 Sketch of butterfly and caterpillar
3 77 Flowers, mushrooms in watercolor
Subseries D: Other Artwork
Box
Folder
4 1 Handmade calendar
4 2 “Pedie” cat face
4 3 “Pedie” cat face
4 4 “And so to bed”
4 5 “And so to bed”
4 6 “The Firebird’”
4 7 “The Firebird”
4 8 “The merry children”
4 9 Children sitting and looking
4 10 “I wish…”
4 11 “Up in the morning”
4 12 “Up in the morning”
4 13 “Once I dreamed…”
4 14 “An old Grapevine”
4 15 “Soap bubble”
4 16 “Soap bubble”
4 17 “Shower bath”
4 18 “New Clothes”
4 19 “New Clothes”
4 20 ‘Girl on a hilltop’
4 21 Girl and doll
4 22 “Sewing circle”
4 23 Girl and doll
4 24 “Story hour”
4 25 Cover art for Parade magazine “Valentine Party”
4 26 Children’s artwork

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Series IV:  Published Artwork
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Subseries A: Greeting Cards
Box
Folder
1 1 Noel card
1 2 “Elizabeth O. Jones”
1 3 “Elizabeth Jones 1933”
1 4 “Elizabeth O. Jones”
1 5 “Elizabeth Orton Jones”
1 6 “Elizabeth Orton Jones”
1 7 “Noel—Elizabeth Orton Jones”
1 8 “Elizabeth Orton Jones”
1 9 “The Pfanstiehls”
1 10 “Christmas Greetings from the Pfanstiehls”
1 11 Music, candles
1 12 Window, stars—Norths
1 13 Book End, Mason, New Hampshire
1 14 Nativity scene
1 15 Nativity scene
1 16 Crèche scene
1 17 Woodcut house in snow
1 18 Lamb with star
1 19 Girl and boy holding hat
1 20 Boy and girl holding hat
1 21 Illustration from Song of the Sun
1 22 Children in manger with hens
1 23 Angel with sheet music
1 24 Angel and birds
1 25 Angel and birds
1 26 Angel and candle
1 27 Angel and flower
1 28 Candle and angel
1 29 Angel with candle
1 30 Angel with flame
1 31 Angel and doll
1 32 Angel with egg
1 33 Angel with dandelion
1 34 Angel with dandelion
1 35 Angel praying
1 36 Angel sleeping on a cloud
1 37 Angel painting star
1 38 Angel and star
1 39 Angel and star
1 40 Angel and cello
1 41 Angel playing clarinet
1 42 Angel playing violin
1 43 Angel blowing horn
1 44 Angel with musical instruments
1 45 Angel in manger
1 46 Child with mouse
1 47 Child and lamb
1 48 Child with lamb
1 49 Child with flowers
1 50 Child with flowers
1 51 Child with flowers
1 52 Child with flowers
1 53 Child with flowers
1 54 Child with flowers
1 55 Child as organ grinder
1 56 Child as organ grinder
1 57 Children playing doctor
1 58 Children knitting
1 59 Girl sweeping
1 60 Girl sweeping
1 61 Child as Native American
1 62 Child as fireman
1 63 Girl walking
1 64 Child running
1 65 Girl standing
1 66 Girl and American flag
1 67 Girl with USA flag
1 68 Children singing with dog
1 69 Child singing carols
1 70 Children singing carols
1 71 Boy and wagon
1 72 Girl sewing
1 73 Girl and apples
1 74 Girl with doll
1 75 Snowman
1 76 Umbrella, rainbow
1 77 Deer on branch
1 78 Child with pussy willows
1 79 Child with spring blossoms
1 80 Child with birds
1 81 Child with birds
1 82 Child with ducklings
1 83 Child with birds
1 84 Child with birds
1 85 Child with birds
1 86 Child bowing to tree
1 87 Child with candy cane
1 88 Boy with flower
1 89 Angel and deer
1 90 Angel and deer
1 91 Angel and deer
1 92 Angel and deer
1 93 Angel and sheet music
1 94 Angel and sheet music
1 95 Angel and sheet music, window
1 96 Angel at doorway
1 97 Angel and flowers
1 98 Angel and tree
1 99 Angel and child
1 100 Angels and child
2 1 Angels with child
2 2 Angels and child in manger
2 3 Angels with child
2 4 Angels with child
2 5 Angels and baby
2 6 Angels and baby
2 7 Angels with child
2 8 Angels with tree
2 9 Angels and tree
2 10 Angels looking at a star
2 11 Angels with candles
2 12 Angels with candles
2 13 Angels with candles
2 14 Angels with candles
2 15 Angels with candles
2 16 Two angels looking at piano
2 17 Angels with sheet music
2 18 Two angels with flowers
2 19 Angels with flowers
2 20 Angels carrying dish, fruit
2 21 Angels carrying a dish, fruit and flowers
2 22 “Noel” angels
2 23 “Noel” angels
2 24 “Noel” Bennetts
2 25 “Noel” choir
2 26 Nativity scene
2 27 Crèche scene
2 28 Nativity scene
2 29 Crèche scene
2 30 Nativity scene
2 31 Nativity scene
2 32 Crèche scene
2 33 Children and frosted window
2 34 Two children in snow with candy cane
2 35 Two children with candle, mistletoe
2 36 Children around Christmas tree
2 37 From This is the Way
2 38 Choir boy with music
2 39 Choir girls and boys
2 40 Deer and star
2 41 Women with chick “Greetings”
2 42 Boy and Christmas tree “Greetings”
2 43 “Greetings” elf with deer
2 44 “Greetings” girl and lambs
2 45 “Best wishes” with two dogs
2 46 “Greetings” candle
2 47 Soldier and two ladies
2 48 Soldier and two ladies
2 49 “Be Happy” two squirrels with snow flakes
2 50 “Merry Christmas” woman and dog
2 51 “Merry Christmas” girl and candle
2 52 Boy as Santa Claus
2 53 Boy and Santa Claus
2 54 Boy and stocking
2 55 Girl holding stocking for Christmas
2 56 Girl carrying tree
2 57 Girl carrying wreath
2 58 Children with Christmas tree and snow
2 59 Children with Christmas tree
2 60 Children with trees
2 61 Two children going into church
2 62 Two children entering church
Subseries B: Periodicals
Box
Folder
2 63 The Household Magazine 12/1/1935-
2 64 The American Girl Sep-34-
2 65 The American Girl, The Household Magazine Jan-35-
2 66 The American Girl Apr-35-
2 67 Story Parade Aug-42-
2 68 Story Parade Dec-42-
2 69 Story Parade Oct-43-
2 70 Books for Elementary Schools Mar-46-
2 71 Reading for Democracy Apr-05-1947
2 72 Story Parade 2/1/1947-
2 73 Story Parade Dec-47-
2 74 The Quarterly Bulletin of Frontier Nursing Service, Inc. Autumn 1948-
2 75 The Quarterly Bulletin of Frontier Nursing Service, Inc. Autumn 1950-

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Series V:  Miscellaneous Files
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Subseries A: Newspaper Clippings
Box
Folder
1 1 Newspaper clippings Undated-
1 2 Newspaper clippings 1934-1936
1 3 Newspaper clippings April-Dec-37
1 4 Newspaper clippings April-Dec-38
1 5 Newspaper clippings April-Dec-39
1 6 Newspaper clippings July-Dec-40
1 7 Newspaper clippings 19-Sep-41-June 1942
1 8 Newspaper clippings 19-Nov-43-December 1944
1 9 Newspaper clippings
1 10 Newspaper clippings February-Oct-45
1 11 Newspaper clippings 19-Nov-45-December 1946
1 12 Newspaper clippings 19-Dec-58-August 1959
Subseries B: Tear Sheets 9/1/1998-
Box
Folder
1 13 American Junior Red Cross News
1 14 “Bidushka Lays an Easter Egg” 12/1/1940-
1 15 Child Life 1938-1940
1 16 The Horn Book September-Oct-40
1 17 Junior Etiquette 1936-1937
1 18 Junior Home 1934-
1 19 McCall Printed Patterns
1 20 From Prayers for Every Day
1 21 Publisher’s Weekly 1937-1943
Subseries C: Book Lists and Reviews
Box
Folder
1 22 Illinois Library Association
1 23 School Library List Supplement
1 24 The 21? Classroom
1 25 Reviews of Maminka’s Children
Subseries D: Book Catalogs and Advertisements
Box
Folder
1 26 Oxford University Press
1 27 Macmillan
1 28 Catalogs and advertisements 1938-1940
1 29 Advertisement for Ragman of Paris
1 30 Advertisements, various
Subseries E: Programs and Pamphlets
Box
Folder
1 31 Programs and pamphlets
1 32 Programs and pamphlets
Subseries F: Newsletters
Box
Folder
1 33 Pediatric Division of The Bronx Hospital The Children’s Hour 1942-
1 34 Bradford Alumnae Association
1 35 Chicago Children’s Reading Round Table Bulletin 1944-1946
1 36 Chicago Fellowship of Reconciliation Forward
1 37 The Friends Meeting Information I 1952-
1 38 Highland Park Historical Society The Lamplighter 1997-
1 39 Hobby Horse Review; Junior Reviewers 1937-1948
1 40 Macmillan Company The Title Page 1945-
Subseries G: Exhibitions
Box
Folder
1 41 Etching exhibitions 1935-1937
1 42 Crotched Mountain Meditation Chapel 1963-
1 43 Weeden Gallery
Subseries H: Andy's Summer Playhouse
Box
Folder
1 44 Publicity
1 45 Programs
1 46 Jones’s application for an National Endowment for the Humanities grant 1979-
Subseries I: Biographical
Box
Folder
1 47 Biographical material
1 48 House in the Pines yearbook 1929-
1 49 University of Chicago graduation and diploma 3/1/1932-
1 50 Caldecott Award material
1 51 Thesis on Caldecott winners by Ann B. Harris 1970-
1 52 Obituaries
1 53 Obituaries

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Series VI:  Recordings
Container(s)
Description
Subseries A: Audio Recordings
Box
1 Newbery-Caldecott Medal Acceptance Speeches (cassettes)
1 Meet the Authors (reel-to-reel) Little Golden Books, Read and Hear Little Red Riding Hood, 45/RPM00156
2 “Carnival of Books” 1951 (phonograph record), 45 rpm phonograph recording of Little Red Riding Hood (“Read and Hear by the Golden Press)
Subseries B: Motion Picture Film
Box
3 A Little Child (color) Released through Children’s Productions, Members of Palo Alto Children’s Theater

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Series VII:  Scrapbooks
Container(s)
Description
Box
1 “The New Baby’s Biography”
2 Scrapbook of pictures from magazines
3 Big Susan notes, newspaper clippings, etc.
4 A Little Child notes, newspaper clippings, etc.
5 Prayer for a Child notes, newspaper clippings, etc.
6 “Jones cards and book illustrations”
7 Commonplace book
8 Ornate scrapbook covers (photographs incorporated into collection)

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Series VIII:  Artifacts
Container(s)
Description
Box
1 Plaster imprint of Jones’s infant hand
2 Madame Pouf doll
3 Lock of hair from five-year-old Jones
4 Bohemian wooden hand-painted folk art ornaments
5 Caldecott medal
6 Plaster relief of Jones’s head in profile

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Series IX:  Photographs
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
1 1 George R. Jones, Jones, Jessie O. Jones 1911-
1 2 Infant Jones with parents
1 3 George R. Jones and E.O. Jones, 1 year old
1 4 Jones and grandmother Meempsie
1 5 Jones as a baby
1 6 Jones at age 1
1 7 Jones as a baby
1 8 Jones as a baby
1 9 Jones at age 2 ½
1 10 Jones at age 3
1 11 Child Jones
1 12 Jones as a young child
1 13 Jones and cousin Lucy in NYC
1 14 Jones and cousin Lucy in NYC
1 15 Jones at age 3 ½
1 16 Jones as a child
1 17 Jones as a child
1 18 Jones at age 5
1 19 Jones at age 6 ½
1 20 Jessie O. Jones with Jones
1 21 Jones, Jessie O. Jones, infant Thomas O. Jones
1 22 Jones reading a book
1 23 Jones at age 6 ½
1 24 Jones 1918-
1 25 Jones with 7th grade haircut
1 26 Jones and sister Annette with Mamie
1 27 Jones at 21
1 28 Jones at 21, U of Chicago graduate
1 29 Jones at 21, U of Chicago graduate
1 30 Jones
1 31 Jones taken by John Mills, Jr. 1940-
1 32 Jones
1 33 Jones at 272 [address?]
1 34 Jones at 272
1 35 Jones in a car
1 36 Jones standing by a fence
1 37 Jones standing by a tree
1 38 Jones on snowshoes
1 39 Jones at the Cape
1 40 Jones on telephone
1 41 Jones 1998-
1 42 Elderly Jones reading Little Red Riding Hood
1 43 Elderly Jones
1 44 Elderly Jones
1 45 Elderly Jones
1 46 Jones in profile
1 47 Plaster relief of Jones in profile
1 48 Jessie Mae Orton 1905-
1 49 Jessie O. Jones as a bride
1 50 Jessie Orton Jones as a bride
1 51 Unidentified woman – Jessie O. Jones[?]
1 52 Jessie Orton Jones 1945-
1 53 Jessie Orton Jones
1 54 Jessie Orton Jones with “Old Timers” 4/1/1950-
1 55 Jessie Orton Jones at Misty Meadow
1 56 George R. Jones as a college student
1 57 George R. Jones
1 58 George R. Jones
1 59 George R. Jones
1 60 George R. Jones
1 61 George R. Jones
1 62 George R. Jones in Public Service Co. News
1 63 George R. Jones
1 64 George R. Jones
1 65 George R. Jones
1 66 George R. Jones and Jessie O. Jones
1 67 Thomas O. Jones as a baby
1 68 Thomas O. Jones as a baby
1 69 Thomas O. Jones as a baby at age three
1 70 Thomas O. Jones
1 71 Thomas O. Jones
1 72 Thomas O. Jones
1 73 Thomas O. Jones at high school graduation
1 74 Thomas O. Jones in uniform
1 75 Infant Erndie (Annette Jones)
1 76 Infant Erndie (Annette Jones)
1 77 Infant Erndie (Annette Jones) 1919-
1 78 Erndie at four years
1 79 Erndie, Country Day School
1 80 Erndie as a young woman
1 81 Erndie
1 82 Erndie
2 1 Mrs. A. R. Jones
2 2 Meempsie, Jones’s grandmother Mrs. A. R. Jones
2 3 Meempsie, Jones’s grandmother Annette
2 4 Meempsie and Erndie
2 5 Jones children with grandmother
2 6 Meempsie’s house, 347 Sheridan Road
2 7 Meempsie’s house, 347 Sheridan Road
2 8 Meempsie’s house
2 9 Jones, Erndie, Wellie and best man
2 10 Family photo
2 11 Four generations
2 12 George O. Jones, Elizabeth Yates McGreal, William McGreal, Jones, Annette Jones Reynolds
2 13 Jones with mother, sister, nephew and niece
2 14 Jones, Annette Jones Reynolds, William McGreal, Elizabeth Yates McGreal, Hadley Reynolds
2 15 Jones with parents and Helen Crathern
2 16 Jones with her mother and Jimmie [S____?]
2 17 Jones with her mother and Jimmie [S____?]
2 18 Jessie O. Jones and Jones
2 19 Jessie O. Jones and Jones
2 20 Jessie O. Jones and Jones
2 21 Jessie O. Jones and Jones
2 22 Jones and Jessie O. Jones walking by schoolhouse, Mason New Hampshire
2 23 Jones and Jessie O. Jones 1950
2 24 Annette and Frances
2 25 Four people—Jones family?
2 26 Jones, Deedee, Tom, Mamie and unidentified man
2 27 Deedee and Mamie
2 28 Deedee and Hadley 1948
2 29 Mamie and Fred
2 30 “Unc” Uncle Russell
2 31 Lucy Jacobs, Cousin Jessi’s niece
2 32 Aunt Helen Gonzales in Japanese dress
2 33 Jones at Barta Camp
2 34 The Barta Camp, Jones in back row ca. 1934-
2 35 The Barta Camp 1932-
2 36 Girls around fountain at Highland Hall school
2 37 Girls under trees at Highland Hall school
2 38 Girls and women standing in front of building at Highland Hall school
2 39 Highland Hall at Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
2 40 House in the Pines school
2 41 Skinny and Jones at House in the Pines
2 42 Skinny and Florence at House in the Pines
2 43 Three unidentified girls, House in the Pines
2 44 Florence Mary Mason in costume, House in the Pines
2 45 Jones and two girls, House in the Pines
2 46 Ruth Skinner in costume, House in the Pines
2 47 Students in costume, House in the Pines
2 48 House in the Pines, Jones in front row 1929-
2 49 Fontainebleau
2 50 Fontainebleau
2 51 Napoleon’s residence at Fontainebleau
2 52 Jones in Mason New Hampshire 1946
2 53 Jones on steps at Misty Meadow
2 54 Jones washing windows at Misty Meadow
2 55 Jones washing windows at Misty Meadow
2 56 Jones in Mason New Hampshire
2 57 Jones wading in brook at Misty Meadow
2 58 Jones at Misty Meadow ca. 1948-
2 59 Jones in Misty Meadow
2 60 Jones at Misty Meadow
2 61 Jones at Misty Meadow
2 62 Misty Meadow
2 63 Exterior of house, Misty Meadow
2 64 Exterior of house, Misty Meadow
2 65 Exterior of house, Misty Meadow
2 66 Exterior of house, Misty Meadow
2 67 Exterior of house, Misty Meadow
2 68 Exterior of house, Misty Meadow
2 69 Exterior of house, Misty Meadow
2 70 Misty Meadow interior
2 71 Misty Meadow interior
2 72 Misty Meadow interior
2 73 Misty Meadow interior
2 74 Misty Meadow interior
2 75 Misty Meadow interior
2 76 Jones[?] looking in window at Misty Meadow
2 77 Misty Meadow interior
2 78 Christmas tree at Misty Meadow
2 79 Misty Meadows interior
2 80 Wall art
2 81 Barn at Misty Meadow
2 82 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow, Mason, New Hampshire, 1967, (#1)
2 83 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #2
2 84 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #3
2 85 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #4
2 86 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #5
2 87 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #6
2 88 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #7
2 89 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #8
2 90 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #9
2 91 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #10
2 92 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #11
2 93 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #12
2 94 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #13
2 95 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #14
2 96 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #15
2 97 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #16
2 98 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #17
2 99 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #18
2 100 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #19
2 101 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #20
2 102 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #21
2 103 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #22
2 104 Construction of arches at Misty Meadow #23
2 105 Cat Christmas greetings
2 106 Cats Christmas greetings
2 107 Schoolhouse across street from Misty Meadow
2 108 Boards on barn at Misty Meadow
3 1 Ruth Sawyer, Elizabeth Yates, Jones, Nora Unwin
3 2 Ruth Sawyer, Elizabeth Yates, Jones, Nora Unwin
3 3 Jones and BEM at Ashburnham
3 4 Gladys Adshead
3 5 Gladys Adshead and Jones with scarecrow
3 6 Marguerita Voorhees and unidentified woman
3 7 “LCA Resor Ann at home on Valley Road”
3 8 Kurt in Jones’s brook
3 9 Lucinda, Jessie O. Jones, Jones at Crotched Mountain
3 10 Crotched Mountain murals, Jones and unidentified woman
3 11 Murals, Jones with others at Crotched Mountain
3 12 Jones and murals
3 13 Murals at Crotched Mountain
3 14 Murals at Crotched Mountain
3 15 Murals at Crotched Mountain
3 16 Dedication of panels in chapel at Crotched Mountain
3 17 Dedication of panels in chapel at Crotched Mountain
3 18 Murals at Crotched Mountain 1963-
3 19 Jones’s panel painting 8/1/1958-
3 20 Jones’s panel painting Aug-58-
3 21 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library May-58-
3 22 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library May-58-
3 23 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library May-05-
3 24 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library 1960-
3 25 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library 1960-
3 26 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library 1960-
3 27 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library 1960-
3 28 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library 1960-
3 29 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library 1960-
3 30 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library 1960-
3 31 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library 1960-
3 32 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library 1960-
3 33 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library 1960-
3 34 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library 1960-
3 35 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library 1960-
3 36 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library 1960-
3 37 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library 1960-
3 38 Children’s room, Mason, New Hampshire public library 1960-
3 39 Children going to Uncle Sam ceremony
3 40 Raising of the Uncle Sam flag designed by Jones
3 41 Mr. Wharff, who lived in Uncle Sam’s house
3 42 Yellow Submarine at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 43 Yellow Submarine at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 44 Yellow Submarine at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 45 Yellow Submarine at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 46 Yellow Submarine at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 47 Yellow Submarine at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 48 Yellow Submarine at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 49 Yellow Submarine at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 50 Yellow Submarine at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 51 Yellow Submarine at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 52 Yellow Submarine at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 53 Yellow Submarine at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 54 Yellow Submarine at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 55 Yellow Submarine at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 56 Yellow Submarine at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 57 Yellow Submarine at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 58 The Little Prince at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 59 The Little Prince at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 60 The Little Prince at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 61 The Little Prince at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 62 The Little Prince at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 63 The Little Prince at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 64 The Little Prince at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 65 The Little Prince at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 66 The Little Prince at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 67 The Little Prince at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 68 Marouf, Cobbler of Cairo at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 69 Marouf, Cobbler of Cairo at Andy’s Summer Playhouse
3 70 Jones and Peggy Durand in Highland Park studio 1939 or 1940-
3 71 Jones at the easel 6/1/1969-
3 72 Jones in her studio
3 73 Jones at work on Prayer for a Child
3 74 Jones at the typewriter
3 75 Jones typing Twig
3 76 Jones at the typewriter
3 77 Jones signing autographs, Evanston Illinois 1943-
3 78 Jones signing autographs, Evanston Illinois 1943-
3 79 Jones signing autographs, Evanston Illinois 1943-
3 80 Jones signing autographs, Evanston Illinois 1943-
3 81 Jones signing autographs, Evanston Illinois 1943-
3 82 Display of Jones’s books
3 83 Jones at book signing with children
4 1 Jones’s and Nora Unwin’s apartment on Beacon Street, Boston
4 2 Jones’s and Nora Unwin’s apartment on Beacon Street, Boston
4 3 Jones’s and Nora Unwin’s apartment on Beacon Street, Boston
4 4 Jones’s and Nora Unwin’s apartment on Beacon Street, Boston
4 5 Jones’s and Nora Unwin’s apartment on Beacon Street, Boston
4 6 View from Jones’s and Nora Unwin’s apartment on Beacon Street, Boston
4 7 Don Stoltenberg
4 8 Don Stoltenberg and Anita Dammin
4 9 Virginia Martenson in painting class
4 10 Ann Crumm in painting class
4 11 Mildred Soule in painting class
4 12 Bea Orchard in painting class
4 13 Valery Downes in painting class
4 14 Mary Stevens in painting class
4 15 Jones at work at DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts 1962-
4 16 Jones at work at DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts 1962-
4 17 Jones exhibit in Boston
4 18 Jones exhibit in Boston
4 19 Jones exhibit in Boston
4 20 Jones exhibit in Boston
4 21 Jones exhibit in Boston
4 22 Jones exhibit in Boston
4 23 Jones exhibit in Boston
4 24 Jones exhibit at the Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 1960s-
4 25 Jones exhibit at the Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 1960s-
4 26 Jones exhibit at the Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 1960s-
4 27 Jones exhibit at the Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 1960s-
4 28 Jones exhibit at the Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 1960s-
4 29 Jones exhibit at the Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 1960s-
4 30 Jones exhibit at the Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 1960s-
4 31 Jones exhibit at the Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 1960s-
4 32 Jones exhibit at the Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 1960s-
4 33 Jones exhibit at the Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 1960s-
4 34 Jones exhibit at the Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 1960s-
4 35 Jones exhibit at the Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 1960s-
4 36 Jones exhibit at the Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 1960s-
4 37 Jones exhibit at the Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 1960s-
4 38 Jones exhibit at the Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 1960s-
4 39 Jones exhibit at the Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 1960s-
4 40 Jones exhibit at the Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 1960s-
4 41 Framed drawings hung on wall
4 42 Cat Piley
4 43 Cat Piley
4 44 Jones and cat Piley, Highland Park, Illinois
4 45 Jones and cat Piley
4 46 Cat Piley
4 47 Cat Piley
4 48 Jones and cats
4 49 Jones and cats Misty and Smokey Ca. 1960-
4 50 Siamese cat CoCo
4 51 Siamese cat
4 52 Siamese cat
4 53 Siamese cats
4 54 Siamese cats
4 55 Siamese cats
4 56 Siamese cats in Beacon Street apartment
4 57 Siamese cats
4 58 Siamese cats
4 59 Siamese cat Chonnie
4 60 Siamese cat
4 61 “Poodles in the Parlor” Summer 1965-
4 62 Helen Shoemaker’s dog at Misty Meadow
4 63 Jones and poodles at Misty Meadow
4 64 Jones at Misty Meadow with poodle
4 65 Helen Shoemaker and poodles at Misty Meadow
4 66 Unidentified woman
4 67 Unidentified woman
4 68 Unidentified woman
4 69 Unidentified woman in old-fashioned dress
4 70 Amys’s maid of honor
4 71 [illegible] at under age of 8 months
4 72 Unidentified children
4 73 Unidentified children
4 74 Unidentified children
4 75 Unidentified children
4 76 Children working in wood shop
4 77 Lake Louise, taken by George R. Jones
4 78 Lake Louise, taken by George R. Jones
4 79 New library at Durham 8/1/1958-
4 80 The dolls’ corner at Ashburnham
4 81 The dolls’ corner at Ashburnham
4 82 The dolls’ corner at Ashburnham
4 83 Unidentified house
4 84 Unidentified room
4 85 Scarecrow
5 Photograph album of Elizabeth Orton Jones and family

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Series X:  Oversize
Container(s)
Description
Subseries A: Original Illustrations
Box
Folder
1 1 Big Susan dust jacket illustration
1 2 Big Susan back dust jacket image
1 3 Big Susan silkscreen dust jacket dolls falling
1 4 Big Susan discarded sketch for dedication page
1 5 Big Susan page 2 doll house
1 6 Big Susan doll in chair page 11
1 7 Big Susan discarded illustration page 13
1 8 Big Susan page 30 dolls sitting sadly
1 9 Big Susan page 36 doll in sink (page 22)
1 10 Big Susan dolls and baby page 47
1 11 Big Susan two dolls page 58
1 12 Big Susan page 66 Christmas tree
1 13 Big Susan page 73 dolls sitting at dinner table
1 14 Big Susan page 83 girl kneeling
1 15 Big Susan girl kneeling page 83
1 16 Big Susan sketch for dolls and typewriter
1 17 A Little Child stage preparation scene
1 18 A Little Child stage scene Mary Joseph and manger
1 19 Lullaby for Eggs page 3 hummingbird
1 20 Lullaby for Eggs page 5 egg and feather border
1 21 Lullaby for Eggs page 7 Earth and Moon
1 22 Lullaby for Eggs page 9 different nests and eggs
1 23 Lullaby for Eggs page 11 bird, nest, brick wall
1 24 Lullaby for Eggs page 13 view of wilderness through binoculars
1 25 Lullaby for Eggs page 15 book ‘In the Alaskan…’
1 26 Lullaby for Eggs page 17 bird diving down to nest in meadow
1 27 Lullaby for Eggs page 19 desk with sea gull picture
1 28 Lullaby for Eggs page 21 canyon and birds
1 29 Lullaby for Eggs page 23 cats at window
1 30 Lullaby for Eggs page 27 nest and eggs with cityscape
1 31 Lullaby for Eggs page 29 children looking at bird house
1 32 Lullaby for Eggs page 31 boy’s face with feather
1 33 Minnie the Mermaid room with chair in ship
1 34 Minnie the Mermaid boy swimming
1 35 Minnie the Mermaid bow of a wooden ship
1 36 Minnie the Mermaid Minnie and child looking at birds
1 37 Minnie the Mermaid by Tom and Elizabeth Jones
1 38 Minnie the Mermaid boy sitting in the sand
1 39 Minnie the Mermaid Minnie on a pillow holding a fish
1 40 Minnie the Mermaid page 19, 3 colors
1 41 Minnie the Mermaid elves
1 42 Prayer for a Child unpublished title page
1 43 A Prayer for Little Things girl and lamb
1 44 A Prayer for Little Things raindrops on grass
1 45 A Prayer for Little Things owls on tree limbs
1 46 A Prayer for Little Things child in bed, stars in background
1 47 A Prayer for Little Things bird nest with three beaks
1 48 A Prayer for Little Things kitten looking up
1 49 A Prayer for Little Things boy standing by big tree
1 50 A Prayer for Little Things baby animals
1 51 A Prayer for Little Things collage of young animals
1 52 A Prayer for Little Things baby birds on tree branches
2 1 Ragman of Paris page 29 in watercolor
2 3 Ragman of Paris page 36-37 butcher shop
2 3 Ragman of Paris page 20 children and Cordonnerie, watercolor
2 4 Ragman of Paris page 68-69 cart with goats, watercolor
2 5 Ragman of Paris page 80 Mich and Tobie in church, watercolor
2 6 Ragman of Paris page 85 Ragman and Mich and Tobie, night
2 7 Ragman of Paris page 18-19 Mich, Tobie, Mimi the horse
2 8 Ragman of Paris Mimi the horse, title page
2 9 Ragman of Paris Mich and Tobie page 18
2 10 Secrets binding stamp
2 11 Small Rain page 37 boy on sled with birds
2 12 Small Rain page 35 children playing in field
2 13 Small Rain page 31 face of boy
2 14 Small Rain page 29 girl and cat in doorway
2 15 Small Rain page 23 four children, dog, sky
2 16 Small Rain three children and dog page 21
2 17 Small Rain boy sitting on rock with bug page 19
2 18 Small Rain page 18 girl kneeling with flowers
2 19 Small Rain page 17 child and dog by crashing waves
2 20 Small Rain page 15 children by stream and flowers
2 21 Small Rain page 11 children playing instruments
2 22 Small Rain page 7 ink of stars and boy
2 23 Small Rain title page
2 24 This is the Way costume sketch for Buddhist children
2 25 What Miranda Knew painting of balloon man and children
2 26 What Miranda Knew old man and woman asleep in chairs, cats
2 27 What Miranda Knew dust jacket illustration
2 28 Studies for greeting cards: Angels and child
2 29 Studies for greeting cards: Angels in grass
2 30 Studies for greeting cards: Candle and mice
2 31 “Over the fence”
2 32 “Whither away?”
2 33 “Winter’s Child”
2 34 Child drawing
2 35 “Evening”
2 36 “Dandelion seeds”
2 37 “Around the Maypole”
2 38 “Around the Maypole”
2 39 “Rainy Day”
2 40 “Rainy Day”
2 41 “Hungry Birds”
2 42 Cat “Pedie”
2 43 Murals for Highland Park Hospital
2 44 Doodles
2 45 Doodles
3 1 Big Susan dust jacket Illustration
3 2 Big Susan page 66 Christmas tree
3 3 Brownies—Hush! three elves jumping into cup
3 4 Lullaby for Eggs dust jacket
3 5 Lullaby for Eggs end papers feathers
3 6 Ragman of Paris page 60-61 children at gates to gardens
3 7 Ragman f Paris page 44-45 children at book stalls, trees
3 8 This is the Way dove and branch
3 9 Twig dust jacket image sketch in pencil
3 10 Studies for greeting cards: red and green elves
3 11 “Christ child” and “Here comes Jimmie” greeting cards
3 12 Murals for Highland Park Hospital
3 13 Painting of birds in a tree
3 14 Children and man with autumn leaves
3 15 Watercolor painting
3 16 Pencil drawing of girl and children reading book
3 17 Pencil drawing of girl reading from book
3 18 Children playing piano
4 1 Big Susan end paper
4 2 Secrets blue sky and cloud
4 3 Song of the Sun border, birds
4 4 Song of the Sun boy facing sun
4 5 Song of the Sun boy looking out window at falling snow
4 6 Song of the Sun boy lying by tree; border
4 7 Song of the Sun boy in stream; spider web in foreground
4 8 Song of the Sun Saint Francis statue with animals in foreground
4 9 Song of the Sun boy in forest; leaves blowing in the wind
4 10 Song of the Sun boy in moonlit scene
4 11 Song of the Sun backyard scene with boy and woodpile
4 12 Song of the Sun backyard scene boy near woodpile looking at sky
4 13 To Church We Go practice and trial drawing
Subseries B: Illustrations for Book Production
Box
Folder
3 19 Lullaby for Eggs dust jacket design acetate
3 20 Lullaby for Eggs dust jacket design acetate
3 21 Lullaby for Eggs acetate for color separation
3 22 Secrets dust jacket cover and measurements
3 23 Secrets printed ink cloud
5 6 This is the Way page 22-23
Subseries C: Literary Works
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6 How Far is it to Bethlehem? in Braille
Subseries D: Puzzle
Box
Folder
5 1 Jigsaw puzzle of Prayer for a Child by Award Puzzles, The Caldecott Collection, JTG of Nashville, 1991

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