Douglas Gorsline Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains 2 watercolor studies for the book Gettysburg: Tad Lincoln's Story, written by F. N. Monjo.
- circa 1975
- Gorsline, Douglas W., 1913-1985 (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
Douglas Gorsline was born May 24, 1913, in Rochester, NY, and died in June 1985, in Dijon, France. He followed a career as artist, illustrator, and writer. He illustrated numerous books and wrote and illustrated two books, Farm Boy and What People Wore. In 1973 he was invited by the People's Republic of China to visit the country and paint.
"Douglas (Warner) Gorsline (1913-1985)." Something About the Author. Vols. 11, 43. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1977, 1986.
Language of Materials
The collection contains 2 watercolor studies for one children's book.
- Children's literature -- Illustrations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's stories, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustration of books -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustrators -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- watercolors (paintings) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Douglas Gorsline Papers, circa 1975
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- January 2022: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library