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   Abby E. Underwood Papers, 1888-[ca. 1930]

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Abby E. Underwood Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079419 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Underwood, Abby E., 1871-1941.
Title:Abby E. Underwood Papers, 1888-[ca. 1930]
Physical description:ca. 325 items (3 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Language(s):In English
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Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists primarily of Underwood's pen-and-ink designs for these articles, with manuscript captions and notes to the printer; and illustrations for children's stories which appeared in The Sun , ca. 1905-1910, together with typescripts, proofs, and printed copies of the stories, several of which are by Underwood. The collection also includes correspondence relating to a projected series of costume designs for The Ladies' Home Journal , a manuscript of a work on geography, and scrapbooks and clippings relating to these projects.

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Using the Collection

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Access Restrictions

This collection is located on-site.

Preferred Citation

Abby E. Underwood Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 09/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.
    2012-01- 26 EAD created by PTL

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Drawings.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Illustrations.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Artists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Blashfield, E. H.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Brainard, Eleanor Hoyt.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Children's literature.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Costume design.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Fashion drawing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Fashion illustrators.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Illustrators.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Journalism.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Ladies' home journal.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Newspapers--Sections, columns, etc.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sun (New York, N.Y. : 1836)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Women--Periodicals.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Artist, illustrator. Miss Underwood was born in Kalamazoo, Mich. and studied art in Chicago and in New York under Kenyon Cox and E.H. Blashfield. For more than 25 years she was an illustrator on the staff of the New York Sunday Sun , providing the illustrations for a regular two-page fashion spread, with text by Eleanor Hoyt Brainard.

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