Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


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I. Books. Arranged alphabetically by title:

  • The Boy Who Drew Birds (Coward-McCann, 1959). Manuscript, original art, proofs, marketing materials (2 folders)
  • The Cat Who Couldn't Purr (Coward-McCann, 1957). Manuscript, original art, book production and marketing materials (3 folders)
  • The Cat Who Thought He Was a Tiger (Coward McCann, 1956). Art, book production materials. (2 folders)
  • A Child's Book of Nonsense (Coward-McCann, 1960). Manuscript, art, proofs, book production (5 folders)
  • The Dog Who Grew Too Much (Coward-McCann, 1958). Manuscript draft, art, book production materials (2 folders)
  • I Can't Said the Ant: a Second Book of Nonsense (Coward-McCann, 1961). Manuscript, original art, unbound pages, marketing (3 folders)
  • "The Kingdom that Turned off its Ears" (unpublished?). Manuscript, art (1 folder)

II. Personal

  • Biographical. Includes resumes
  • Correspondence. Letters from Polly Cameron to unknown recipient, undated; children's fan letters to Cameron, ca. 1958 (2 folders)
  • Children's art and greetings notes
  • Financial. Largely invoices for graphic design fees
  • House plans and drawings. Includes some cost figures
  • Miscellaneous

III. Graphic Design Work. Contains final, printed examples.

  • The American Girl. Brochures, announcements, sales promotions
  • Book jackets and book/publisher ads
  • Miscellaneous. Includes greeting cards, Floor Covering Weekly promotions, etc.

For more information about this collection and any related materials contact the Public Services Department, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Call (812) 855-2452 or send an email using our Ask a Question form.