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Airdrie Amtmann fonds [graphic material, textual record]. 



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

13 cm of graphic material and textual records.

Scope and content

Fonds includes correspondence with the publisher, manuscripts, working drawings, typescripts and proofs, with a detailed description of how "The Stars in the Sky" was made including the illustrator's comments on the drawings.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Textual records
90: Open
LMS container
from 1 to 4
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.
Other accession no.
1983-06 LMS

Terms of use

Copyright varies. The recipient of copies is responsible for determining whether material is subject to copyright and whether use of it does or does not constitute an infringement of copyright under the Copyright Act. Credit Library and Archives Canada.

Graphic material; textual records Finding aid available. Consult archivist. 90 (Paper)

Biography / Administrative history

Illustrator Airdrie Anne Amtmann (now Thomsen) was born in Montreal, Quebec. She studied illustration at the Banff School of Fine Arts (with William Townsend), the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts School of Art and Design (with Guido Molinari and Arthur Lismer) and at The Parsons School/New School for Social Research in New York (with Maurice Sendak) in 1976. Her first published book was "The Stars in the Sky: A Scottish Tale" (1979). Her second book "The Gift Angel" was published in 1987. She has also studied dance and performed with the Toronto Dance Theatre and Les Grands Ballets canadiens. She creates calligraphy and works styled after traditional Tibetan documents.

Subject heading

1. Littérature de jeunesse Archives.
2. Children Literature Archives.