Pat Marriott Collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1840 PM
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1949-2011
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 artwork box

Scope and Content

Original artwork and related material by Pat Marriott. The collection consists of original artwork for three titles - 'Tiger Adventure' by Willard Price, and 'The Stolen Lake' and 'Is' by Joan Aiken, along with preliminary cover artwork for two more titles by Joan Aiken; a file of printed book jackets for various titles by Price and Aiken, all designed by Pat Marriott; and a small quantity of supplementary biographical material.

Administrative / Biographical History

Created by Pat Marriott during the course of her career as an illustrator.


The collection is arranged as follows:

PM/01 Original artwork

PM/02 Book jackets

PM/03 Biographical material

Access Information

Accessible to all researchers, by appointment onlly.

Archivist's Note

Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books, was established as a registered charity and company limited by guarantee in 1996, with the aims of preserving, maintaining and adding to a growing and accessible collection of archival material, artwork and printed books relating to modern British children's literature. The collection is intended to form part of the national heritage in an archive and library of present and future historical interest for the public benefit. (See Memorandum of Association)

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright in all original artwork resides with Pat Marriott's estate.

Custodial History

Following Pat Marriott's death, all of her artwork and papers passed into the possession of her niece, Hilary Hinckley. The artwork and supplementary material in this collection were donated to Seven Stories by Hilary Hinckley in 2011.