Lorence F. Bjorklund Collection
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.
- circa 1965
- Bjorklund, Lorence F. (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
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.
Language of Materials
Collection contains one drawing for a title illustrated by Lorence F. Bjorklund.
- Children's literature -- Illustrations 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
- Indians of North America -- Biography -- Juvenile literature Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Ottawa Indians -- Juvenile literature Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Pontiac, Ottawa Chief, -1769 (Depicted) -- Juvenile literature
- Lorence F. Bjorklund Collection, circa 1965
- Caitlin Marineau
- May 2017
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 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