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Dagmar Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1692

Scope and Contents

The Dagmar Wilson papers include a pastel sketch, tempera, pencil and chalk studies, illustrations in ink, a dummy in tempera with mimeograph, an illustrator's dummy in crayon, and related material for children's books illustrated by Dagmar Wilson.

Dates

  • circa 1948-circa 1961

Creator

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

Dagmar Wilson was born in 1916 in New York. She graduated from the Slade School, University College, and worked as an artist and illustrator. In addition to her illustration, Wilson was an activist, primarily focusing on anti-nuclear activities, including founding the organization Women Strike for Peace. She died in 2011.

Biographical Source:

"Dagmar Wilson (1916-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 31. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1983.

Extent

3 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection includes illustrative material for children's books illustrated by Dagmar Wilson.

Arrangement

Collection guide arranged by published title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred to the library by Dr. Kerlan in 1956; additional donation made by the illustrator in 1980.

Creator

Source

Title
Dagmar Wilson Papers, circa 1948-circa 1961
Status
Completed
Author
Karen Spilman
Date
02/17/2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • November 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library