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Finding Aid for the Ninon MacKnight Papers, 1942-1969
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Box 1

ABC of Trucks and Cars by Anne Alexander. Pictures by Ninon. Los Angeles. ca. 1956.

Physical Description: 19 leaves. 21.5 × 27 cm. Color dummy containing 20 original crayon drawings.

Scope and Content Note

A child's ABC book. This is the first draft of the pictures for the publisher.

Note

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1956.
Gift of Mrs. Ninon MacKnight Smith, January 1960.
Box 1

Illustrations for Mr. Apple's Family, by Jean McDevitt. Los Angeles. ca. 1950.

Physical Description: 47 items. Original pen and watercolor drawings (various sizes). In 2 folders.
Gift of Mrs. Ninon MacKnight Smith, December 1964.
Box 1

Mr. Apple's Family, by Jean McDevitt. Illustrated by Ninon [MacKnight].

Physical Description: 118pp. 20.5 cm. Page proofs with a few directions in pencil. Unbound.

Scope and Content Note

A children's book.

Note

Garden City, New York: The Junior Literary Guild and Doubleday & Company. [c1950].
Gift of Mrs. Ninon MacKnight Smith. March 1960.
Box 1

Mr. Apple's Family, by Jean McDevitt. Illustrated by Ninon [MacKnight]. Los Angeles. ca. 1950.

Physical Description: 5 p.l., 118pp. 20.5 cm. Pencil sketches interspersed with printed text. Publisher's mock-up.
Gift of Mrs. Ninon MacKnight Smith, December 1964.
Box 1

The Teeny Tiny Woman, by Ninon [MacKnight]. Los Angeles. ca. 1955.

Physical Description: 16 leaves. 16 × 16.5 cm. Original drawings and holograph text.

Scope and Content Note

A dummy made to submit to publishers. Unpublished.
Gift of Mrs. Ninon MacKnight Smith, September 1966.
Box 2

Illustrations for Bush Holiday by Stephen Fennimore [pseudonym for Dale Collins]. Los Angeles. ca. 1949.

Physical Description: 3 items. Pen and ink sketches.

Note

Garden City: Doubleday (c1949).
Gift of Wilbur and Ninon [MacKnight] Smith, 1985.
Box 2

Kit Koala: The Shy Little Bear. By Ninon. Los Angeles. ca. 1946-1948.

Physical Description: 10 items, 24 illustrations. Pen and ink.

Scope and Content Note

Illustrations for the children's story published by Rinehart, 1948. With accompanying correspondence from the publisher, ca. 1946-1948.
Gift of Mrs. Ninon MacKnight Smith, January 1985.
Box 2

Letters from various publishers regarding books illustrated by Ninon MacKnight. v.p. 1961-1971.

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Doubleday & Company, Incorporated, CBS Records, and children's author, Anne Alexander, concerning books illustrated by Ninon MacKnight. Letter from Doubleday & Company 26 May 1961, is incomplete.
Gift of Ninon MacKnight Smith, 1985.
Box 2

Original watercolor illustrations for The Fairies.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Gift of Paul Jordan Smith, November 1971.
Box 2

Sleepy Time. n.p. ca. 1969.

Physical Description: 1 vol., 13 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

13 watercolor illustrations by Ninon MacKnight [Smith], and a copy of the book published by CBS Books & Records, 1969. Text by Jill Jackson.
Gift of Wilbur and Ninon Smith, 1985.
Oversize Box 3

Illustrations for Nathan's Dark House by Florence Bourgeois. Woodland Hills. ca. 1942.

Physical Description: 4 items. Watercolor.

Scope and Content Note

4 watercolor illustrations for Nathan's Dark House.

Note

Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company [1942].
Gift of Wilbur and Ninon (MacKnight) Smith, 1985.