Cornelius Hugh De Witt
(1905 - 1995)
Cornelius Hugh de Witt was born in Germany and trained in Europe. Started children’s illustrations around 1938. Did many books for Western Publishing, Artists and Writers Guild and Little Golden Books.
His papers are held by the University of Oregon Libraries: https://blogs.uoregon.edu/scua/2016/10/17/new-chil...
Basic anatomy and physiology for young people. A shorter version of “The Human Body.”
An anthology of Christmas stories and poems featuring many of the Golden Book artists and writers.
Earth, Sea and Sky (1968)
An introduction of astronomy and earth science for children.
An illustrated history of fire fighting.
One page stories are accompanied by pictures of vocabulary words.
The Golden Encyclopedia (1946)
This one-volume encyclopedia is beautifully illustrated and will serve as a child’s first reference book.
This is a brief survey of the the world’s geography, copiously illustrated.
This revised edition is significantly shorter than the original.
A brief illustrated world history.
This is a later version of this picture dictionary.
The Golden Treasure Book (1951)
An early Golden Book treasury featuring some of the most successful artists.
An illustrated history of the United States of America for children.
Horse Stories (1950)
A collection of stories about horses.
Elementary anatomy and physiology for young people.
Inside the Earth (1968)
This is a selection of material from the authors’ “Planet Earth.”
Johnny’s Machines (1949)
A boy and a machine -- classic.
The Little Golden ABC (1951)
An illustrated ABC.
My Colour Book of Geography (1969)
An illustrated introduction to the world we live in.
An illustrated geography of the Pacific region, likely issued to help children understand the War in the Pacific.
The New Golden Encyclopedia (1963)
An illustrated encyclopedia for children.
The Night Before Christmas (1948)
First published in 1946, two songs were added for this third edition of the Christmas classic.
Planet Earth (1963)
An illustrated book about geoscience for children.
Day-to-day frontier life in Ohio.
The Story of Alaska (1940)
’Seward’s Folly’ turned out to be one of the best bargains the United States ever made. At the time a territory, Alaska soon became a state.
The Story of California (1944)
An illustrated history and geography of the State of California.
The Story of Florida (1947)
The story of Florida, copiously illustrated with lithographs.
The Story of New England (1941)
An illustrated story of New England for young people.
The Story of the Great Lakes (1942)
An illustrated look at the Great Lakes.
History and geography of the Great Plains including the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, and parts of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico and Texas.
The Story of the Mississippi (1941)
The mighty Mississippi in full color.
A history of the German settlers in Pennsylvania.
The Story of the South West (1948)
Colorful description of the southwest United States for children.
History and geography of the Great Smoky Mountains.
They Went Exploring (1942)
A beautifully illustrated history of man’s exploration of his world.
A picture quiz book.
An introduction to physics for young people.