Jerome Cushman children’s book illustrations collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains various illustrations from an assortment of children's books collected and arranged by Jerome Cushman. This collection also contains assorted personal material belonging to Jerome Cushman.
- 1953 - 1994
Language of Materials
The materials in this collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.
Biographical / Historical
Jerome "Jerry" Cushman was born Samuel Sivithlopky in Chicago on June 1, 1914. Adopted as a toddler his name was changed to Samuel Jerome Cushman. He graduated from Park College in Parkville, Missouri in 1938 with a BA in English, becoming a librarian and earning a BS in Library Science in 1940. Jerry served as a reference librarian, a public librarian, a teacher of children's literature, a senior lecturer at UCLA's Library School and director of the Public Library System in New Orleans. He retired in 1984, at age 70.
1 Linear Feet (1 box)
This collection contains material donated from Jerome Cushman. Items include a collection of children's book illustrations, a series of record albums and miscellaneous personal effects.
This collection is arranged into series by material type.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Jerome Cushman.
- Children's literature -- Illustrations. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for Jerome Cushman Children's Book Illustrations Collection
- Norman Lee '06
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