William Gropper Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a folded proof for the children's book The Little Tailor, as well as six signed lithograph prints of various folkloric figures, published by Associated American Artists. the prints include, "Finn McCool (or MacCool)," "Davy Crockett," "Diogenes," "Joe Magarac," "Johnny Appleseed," and "Rip Van Winkle."
- Creation: circa 1955, undated
- Gropper, William, 1897-1977 (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
William Gropper was a cartoonist, painter, and lithographer. He was born in 1897 in New York City, and died in 1977 in Manhasset, New York. Much of his work was associated with left-wing politics.
Language of Materials
The collection contains a proof for one children's book created by William Gropper, as well as six signed lithograph prints.
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Genre / Form
- William Gropper Collection, circa 1955, undated
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- July 2023: Collection reprocessed and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library