Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Lewicki mss., ca. 1958-1962, consist of research notes, photographs of family members used as models for characters, and the original artwork of James Lewicki, 1917-1980, for Life magazine's series on American Folklore. The series was published in five parts beginning in August 1959 and subsequently republished in a single volume as The Life Treasury of American Folklore, by the Editors of Life, New York: Time, Inc., 1961.

Acquired: 2002

NOTE: Some items are housed off site.

Collection size: 375 items

NOTE: Access to this collection requires advance notice. Please contact the Curator of Manuscripts for additional information.

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.