John O'Hara Cosgrave II Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains ink illustrations, a watercolor study, proof sheet, and one color print from three children's books illustrated by Cosgrave.
- Creation: circa 1950-circa 1958
- Cosgrave, John O'Hara, II, 1908-1968 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
John O'Hara Cosgrave II (1908-1968) was a writer and artist, best known for his maritime artwork. He was born in San Francisco and died in Massachusetts.
Language of Materials
Collection contains illustrative material and proofs for several children's books.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by John O'Hara Cosgrave.
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Genre / Form
- John O'Hara Cosgrave II Papers, circa 1950-circa 1958
- Leslie Czechowski
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- October 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library