Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943

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This was given to Mary Schofield by William H. Nolan, 1979.

From the description of An Old Woman who lived in a Shoe : photocopy of original manuscript, nd. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872551

English author and illustrator.

From the description of Bedtime, 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367390507

Beatrix Potter was born July 28 (or 6 according to some sources), 1866 in London, England; she died December 22, 1943 in Sawrey, England. She was the daughter of a barrister. In 1913, she married William Heelis, a lawyer. Ms. Potter was tutored by governesses, except for some brief private instruction, she was self taught in art. Ms. Potter was an author and illustrator of books for children, later a sheep farmer in the Lake District and a conservationist. Her first book,Tale Of Peter Rabbitwas privately printed. Biographical Source: Yesterday's Authors Of Books For Children, vol. 1, p. 205-217.

From the description of Beatrix Potter Collection 1928-1929. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 462884262

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creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Autograph letter signed : London, to Noel Moore, 1897 Mar. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Autograph letter signed : London, to Noel Moore, 1896 Apr. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Autograph letter signed : London, to Noel Moore, 1895 Mar. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson),. Frederick R. Koch collection, 1640-1983. Yale University Library
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Autograph letters signed (11) : Falmouth, London, etc., to Noël Moore, the son of a former governess, 1892 Apr. 11-1898 Dec. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Autograph letter signed : Sidmouth, to Noel Moore, 1898 Apr. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Frederick R. Koch collection, 1640-1983 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Autograph letter signed : Falmouth, to Noel Moore, 1892 Mar. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson),. Frederick R. Koch collection, 1640-1983. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Maltby, Richard, 1937-. Miss Potter : screenplay / by Richard Maltby Jr. Texas State University-San Marcos, Albert B. Alkek Library
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Autograph letter : London, to "my dear Marjory" Moore, 1900 Mar. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Moore, Anne Carroll, 1871-1961. Anne Carroll Moore papers, 1898-1960, bulk (1920-1960). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Potter, Beatrix : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Bedtime, 1893. American Primers
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Autograph letter signed : London, to Noel Moore, 1897 Feb. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Autograph letter signed : Windermere, to Noel Moore, 1895 Sept. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn John MacKay Shaw Collection, 1737-2007
creatorOf Davis, Mary Gould, 1882-1956. Mary Gould Davis papers, 1927-1959. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Autograph letter signed : Ambleside, to Noel Moore, 1896 Aug. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Mary Gould Davis papers, 1927-1959 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Autograph letter signed Beatrix Potter to: "My dear Nancy [Dean]", July 30, 1940. Wellesley College
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Beatrix Potter Collection 1928-1929. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Letters to the Moore children : manuscript, 1896-1902. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Linder, Leslie. Leslie Linder collection of Beatrix Potter French translations papers, 1903-1973. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Autograph letter signed : London, to Noel Moore, 1895 June 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Anne Carroll Moore papers, 1898-1960, 1920-1960 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Autograph letter signed : London, to Noel Moore, 1895 Feb. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. An Old Woman who lived in a Shoe : photocopy of original manuscript, nd. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Collamore, Harry Bacon. Beatrix Potter collection, 1884-2002, bulk 1890-1943. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Heelis, Sylvie. Beatrix Potter collection, 1884-1997, bulk 1890-1943. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn Rosamond B. Loring collection of printed endpapers, 1900-1950 (inclusive), 1920-1941 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Cotsen Children's Library collection of food tins. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Schofield, Mary L.,. Mary Schofield papers, 1862-1992. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Autograph letter signed : St. Leonards on Sea [i.e. Hastings], to Noel Moore, 1898 Dec. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Created by John MacKay Shaw person
associatedWith Davis, Mary Gould, 1882-1956. person
associatedWith Kingman, Nancy Dean. person
associatedWith Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson), person
associatedWith Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. person
associatedWith Linder, Leslie. person
associatedWith Loring, Rosamund B. (Rosamond Bowditch), 1889-1950 person
associatedWith Maltby, Richard, 1937- person
associatedWith McKell, David McC., Col, person
associatedWith Moore, Anne Carroll, 1871-1961. person
associatedWith Moore, Eric, person
associatedWith Moore, Marjorie, person
associatedWith Moore, Noel, person
associatedWith Moore, Noël, 1887-1969, person
associatedWith Moore, Winifrede, person
associatedWith Schofield, Mary L., person
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England
Great Britain
Subject
Women authors, English--History--Sources
Children's literature
Illustrators--Correspondence
Women artists--History--Sources
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Artists
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Birth 1866-07-28

Death 1943-12-22

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