Arthur Dorros Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection includes typescripts for three children's books written by Arthur Dorros.
- Creation: circa 1991-circa 1993
- Dorros, Arthur (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
Arthur M. Dorros was born May 19, 1950 in Washington D.C. He earned a BA at the University of Wisconsin Madison, and did postgraduate study and teaching certification at Pacific Oaks College. In addition to various jobs, including builder, photographer, and teacher, among others, Dorros has been an author and illustrator for several decades. His first picture book for children, Pretzels, was published in 1981. Having lived in South America for a period, Dorros has a strong interest in the Spanish language and cultures of the region, and has featured Mexico and countries in South America in many of his books, including Abuelo and Tonight is Carnaval. He has written both fiction and nonfiction for children, as well as one novel (Under the Sun) for young adults. He lives in Seattle, Washington.
"Arthur Dorros (1950-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 296. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2016.
Language of Materials
The collection contains typescripts for three children's books written by Arthur Dorros.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by book title.
translation missing: en.enumerations.subject_term_type.Topical
Genre / Form
- Arthur Dorros Papers, circa 1991-circa 1993
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- July 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
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