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Call No.: MS Am 1735-1737
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Addison, Julia de Wolf Gibbs, 1866-.
Title: Julia de Wolf Gibbs Addison papers,
Quantity: 1 collection (.75 linear feet (1 box, 2 volumes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Illustrated children's books and letters of Julia de Wolf Gibbs Addison, American author, graphic designer, and artitst.
Addison was an American author, artist, and musician.
Arranged in call number order.
Contains manuscripts and letters by Addison including an unpublished typescript Fables and Gables of Brittany with photograph illustrations, and 18 manuscript children's books, most with watercolor illustrations by Addison. Some of the books are written by others including Oliver Wendell Holmes, William Schwenck Gilbert, and John Godfrey Saxe. Also includes letters Addison wrote to her mother Mrs. Franklin Gibbs which form a journal of a tour in Europe, Addison's notes for a talk on illuminated manuscripts, reviews and clippings on her books on art, and printed material about her.