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John Polgreen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1760

Scope and Contents

The collection contains illustrative materials for the book Exploring Under the Earth; the Story Of Geology and Geo-physics, written in 1960 by Roy A. Gallant. Included are original sketches and watercolor for the dust jacket.

Dates

  • circa 1960

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

John Polgreen was born in Syracuse, New York. Educated at Grand Central Art School and R. I. T. in Rochester, New York. He was an author and illustrator of astronomy books.

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

John Polgreen's illustrative works includes layout pages with original crayon sketches and watercolor for a dust jacket for one title.
Title
John Polgreen Papers, circa 1960
Status
Completed
Author
Lois Steer, March 2005
Date
03/28/2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • October 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

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Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library