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Lorence F. Bjorklund Collection

Identifier: CLRC-2251

Scope and Contents

The Lorence F. Bjorklund collections contains a drawing for the title Pontiac, Lion in the Forest, written by Wilma P. Hays and illustrated by Bjorklund.


  • Creation: circa 1965


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

Lorence Bjorklund was born in July 1913 in Saint Paul, MN, and studied art at the Pratt Institute in New York City. He was well known for his book illustrations, including children's books and pulp novels, his specialty being images of the American West. He died in 1978.


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Collection contains one drawing for a title illustrated by Lorence F. Bjorklund.

Related Materials

Written material related to Pontiac, Lion in the Forest available in the Wilma P. Hays Papers.

Lorence F. Bjorklund Collection, circa 1965
Caitlin Marineau
May 2017
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Revision Statements

  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library