Diana Thorne Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains page proofs, ink illustrations, correspondence, and prints of dogs and cats.
- 1930-1940, undated
- Thorne, Diana, 1895-1963 (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
Diana Thorne was born in 1894 or 1895 in Odessa, Russia (some sources say Canada). She eventually settled in the United States where she worked as an engraver, commercial artist, and illustrator, best known for her images of dogs and animals. She died in 1963.
Language of Materials
Collection contains illustrative and related material for work by artist and illustrator Diana Thorne.
- Dogs -- Pictorial works Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Drawings (visual works) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Illustration of books -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustrators -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- prints (visual works) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Diana Thorne Papers, 1930-1940, undated
- Leslie Czechowski
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- February 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library