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Ann Kirn Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2011-0928

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of books, with corresponding manuscripts, galleys and artwork related to each book. The books are accompanied by different versions of manuscripts, and both author's and editor's galleys, along with layout sketches and early drawings for each book.


  • created: 1939-1974
  • Other: Date acquired: 09/09/2011

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical or Historical Information

Ann Kirn was professor of art at Florida State University as well as illustrator and writer of 14 children's books Her books include adaptations of folk tales and narratives based on her research and travel experiences.


18.30 Linear Feet

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Arrangement Note

The books are in alphabetical order, and under each book are the galleys, followed by the manuscripts, followed by the layout sketches and drawings.

Ann Kirn Collection
Angela Hassebroek
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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PO Box 3062047
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