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Victoria Poyser Lisi Collection

Identifier: AR0902

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  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

This collection contains original artwork, sketches and concept art, prints, published works, and cover illustrations by fantasy artist Victoria Poyser Lisi. Many items are still sealed in their original plastic covers and signed by the artist herself. Several are also framed or attached to matboards. The original pieces and sketches are largely done in watercolor or pencil, though some are painted with acrylics. The content of the pieces ranges from all manner of fantasy-related creatures and scenes, including Santa's workshop, mermaids, angels, wizards and sorcerers, dragons, etc.


  • Creation: 1975-2003
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1978-1983
  • Acquisition: Date acquired: 00/00/2018


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is not restricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.


4.00 boxes

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Original pieces and published examples of fantasy art work by illustrator Victoria Poyser Lisi.

Arrangement Note

Items in this collection are arranged into series by type of artwork.

Physical Access Requirements

The bulk of this collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use. Items stored in the map case (as indicated below) are located on-site at the Willis Library and available for same day paging.

Source of Acquisition

Kennedy Poyser; Victoria Poyser Lisi

Method of Acquisition

Gift - transferred from Rare Books

Accruals and Additions


Related Materials

Separated Materials

22 books removed to and cataloged in Rare Books

Other Descriptive Information

Collection items were moved over from Rare Books - initially acquired in 2003, 2004, 2005

Victoria Poyser Lisi Collection
Nicole Yatsonsky
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Repository Details

Part of the University of North Texas Special Collections Repository

University of North Texas, Willis Library
1155 Union Circle # 305190
Denton TX 76203 US