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Setup copy of the book Mustang: Wild Spirit of the West. Pages 1-114, including front end papers and title pages. Page proofs taped to white sheets of paper with photocopies of Robert Lougheed sketches to illustrate. Pages marked with editorial notes, presumably by author.

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection consists of a setup copy of the book Mustang: Wild Spirit of the West by Marguerite Henry and Velma Johnston, with illustrations by Robert Lougheed. The book consists of 114 pages of possibly page proofs for Mustang. These pages are taped to sheets of paper which were placed in a three-ring binder. The pages have editorial notes written in pencil and ink throughout the text. Photocopies of Robert Lougheed sketches and drawings are taped into place where they are expected within the final production of the book.

Also included is a letter dated September 10, 1959, on White House stationary and the pen used by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to sign a bill protecting wild horses (86th Congress, H. R. 2725) mounted on a matte board.

Dates

  • circa 1950s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 0.42 Linear Feet (1 document box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the NCWHM Special Collections at Dickinson Research Center Repository

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