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Janet Turner Collection, 1950-1976

Collection Overview

Title: Janet Turner Collection, 1950-1976

ID: A/32

Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet

Abstract

Artist and faculty member at SFASU. Collection includes newspaper clippings, programs of exhibits, original drawings illustrating The Yazoo River, prints of birds of Eastern Texas and Western Louisiana, magazine articles illustrated by Turner, and biographical information.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of newspaper clippings and some typescripts of newspaper clippings about Miss Turner. Also included are a biographical sketch of Janet Turner, programs for Janet Turner Exhibits at S. F. A. S. U., "This Week at SFA" newsletters mentioning Janet Turner's prints, and magazine articles illustrated by Janet Turner. The collection contains the book jacket designed by Janet Turner for THE YAZOO RIVER and the publishers' glossy prints of illustrations by Janet Turner for THE YAZOO RIVER. The collection includes one group of original black and white drawings by Janet Turner to illustrate the book, THE YAZOO RIVER, by Frank Smith in 1954. Also included is a second group of prints by Janet Turner of birds of Eastern Texas and Western Louisiana, made while she was studying under the Guggenheim Fellowship. The second group also contains a print of Janet Turner's "Construction: Powerhouse" of a scene during the construction of the powerhouse on the SFA campus

Box and Folder Listing

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Typed inventory of typescripts of newspaper articles about Janet Turner, 1950-1957. 1 item.
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Newspaper clippings and typescripts of clippings about Janet Turner, 1950-1952. 24 items.
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Newspaper clippings and typescripts of clippings about Janet Turner, 1953. 25 items.
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Newspaper clippings and typescripts of clippings about Janet Turner, February - March,1954. 27 items.
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Newspaper clippings and typescripts of clippings about Janet Turner, April - November, 1954. 23 items.
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Newspaper clippings and typescripts of clippings about Janet Turner, February - June, 1955. 14 items.
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Newspaper clippings and typescripts of clippings about Janet Turner, December 1955 - 1957. 1 n. d. 25 items.
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Newspaper clippings (without typescripts) about Janet Turner, 1951-1976. 35 items.
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Mimeographed copy of a typed biographical sketch of Janet Turner, 1954. 1 item.
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Programs for Janet Turner Exhibits at SFA, 1963, 1976. 2 items.
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"This Week at SFA" newsletters mentioning Janet Turner's prints, 1960-1965. 3 items.
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Magazine articles illustrated by Janet Turner, 1956, 1966. 3 items.
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Book jacket for THE YAZOO RIVER, illustrated by Janet Turner, 1954. 1 item.
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Publishers' glossy prints of illustrations by Janet Turner for THE YAZOO RIVER, 1954. 4 items.
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Exhibition catalog, 1948-1983, California State U., Chico. 1 item.
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A. Original black and white drawings by Janet Turner to illustrate the book, THE YAZOO RIVER, by Frank Smith, 1954.
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"Mississippi Chemical Co." 1 item.
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Two Negroes fishing (no caption). 1 item.
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Mill of some sort (no caption). 1 item.
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"View of Greenwood, Mississippi." 1 item.
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"Picking Cotton." 1 item.
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"Weighing Cotton." 1 item.
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"Cattle on Levees during a Flood." 1 item.
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Steamboat on the Yazoo River, used on the title page and the book jacket of THE YAZOO RIVER.(Includes a sample of the color of the title page drawing.) 2 items.
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"The Explosion of the Cairo" (a steamboat). 1 item.
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"Arkansas Ram Running through the Federal Fleet." 1 item.
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"View of Vicksburg, Mississippi." 1 item.
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"Lumber Yard." 1 item.
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"Lumber Yard from the Yazoo, Yazoo City." 1 item.
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B. Birds of Eastern Texas and Western Louisiana by Janet Turner - prints made while studying under the Guggenheim Fellowship, 1952.
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A sign with the title of "Birds of Eastern Texas and Western Louisiana," by Janet Turner . 1 item.
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Plate 1: "Mocking Bird" with descriptive card. (color print) 2 items.
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Plate 2: "Texas Waterfowl" and "Stranded Roots" with descriptive card. (color prints) 3 items.
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Plate 3: "Roseate Spoonbill" and "On the Lion's Nose" with descriptive card. (color prints) 3 items.
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Plate 4: "White Pelicans" with descriptive card. 2 items.
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Plate 5: "Black Vultures" with descriptive card. 2 items.
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Plate 7: "Roots and Stilts" with descriptive card. (color print) 2 items.
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Plate 9: "Egg of the Flamingo" with descriptive card (color print) 2 items.
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"Bird of the Swamp." (color print) 1 item.
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Owl in autumn leaves. (probably titled "Nightwatcher") (color print) 1 item.
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"Construction: Powerhouse." (color print) 1 item.