Elizabeth Orton Jones


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Jones, Elizabeth Orton. Maminka's Children. New York: Macmillan, 1940.
Maminka's Children
is a collection of stories about Jones' happy memories of a
Bohemian family that lived with the Jones family when Elizabeth was a child. Elizabeth Orton Jones Papers, Coll. 200.

 

Letter from Doris Patee, Jones' editor at Macmillan, accepting Jones' book
Maminka's Children
, July 6, 1939. Elizabeth Orton Jones Papers, Coll.200.

 

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Original illustrations for Maminka's Children. Elizabeth Orton Jones Papers, Coll. 200.

 

Letter from Elizabeth Orton Jones to her mother, ca. 1940.
Jones was in New York working on the production of Maminka's Children.
In her letter, she describes her experiences working with William and Lillian Glaser
on the illustrations for the book.
Elizabeth Orton Jones Papers, Coll. 200
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Elizabeth Orton Jones, 1940.
Elizabeth Orton Jones Papers, Coll. 200.

 

Elizabeth Orton Jones in her studio working on the illustrations for Prayer for a Child, ca. 1943.
Elizabeth Orton Jones Papers, Coll. 200
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Original illustrations for Prayer for a Child. Elizabeth Orton Jones Papers, Coll. 200.

 

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Field, Rachel.  Prayer for a Child.  New York: Macmillan, 1944. 
Illustrated by Elizabeth Orton Jones.  
Elizabeth Orton Jones Papers, Coll. 200.

 

Jones, Elizabeth Orton. Big Susan.
New York: Macmillan, 1960. (The first edition was issued in 1947).
Elizabeth Orton Jones Papers, Coll. 200
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Original drawings for Big Susan.  
Elizabeth Orton Jones Papers, Coll. 200
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