Edgar Parin D'Aulaire lithographs and illustrations, 1952; 1976  PDF

Overview of the Collection

D'Aulaire, Edgar Parin, 1898-
Edgar Parin D'Aulaire lithographs and illustrations
1952; 1976 (inclusive)
4.0 linear feet, (2 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 443
Edgar Parrin D'Aulaire (1898 - 1986), a native of Switzerland, wrote and illustrated children's books, with his wife, Ingri Mortenson d'Aulaire. The collection contains lithographs, colored drawings, and black and white printed pages for two children's books.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
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Collection is open to the public.

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Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.

Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Edgar Parrin D'Aulaire (1898 - 1986) was born in Switzerland, and studied at the Art Academy, and the Hoffman School in Munich. He also studied in Paris and Florence. He came to the United States in 1929.

He wrote and illustrated children's books, with his wife, Ingri Mortenson d'Aulaire.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains lithographs for the book Buffalo Bill, published by Doubleday in 1952.

Also includes an addendum of June 1976, that contains rolled drawings for the book, The Terrible Troll-Bird, which was published by Doubleday in 1972. Drawings consist of oversize black and white printed pages, and colored drawings for the book and dust jacket.

The dates of the collection correspond to the dates of publication; it is not known when the drawings were created.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edgar Parrin D'Aulaire lithographs and illustrations, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Children's literature
  • Children's literature--Authorship
  • Children's literature--Illustrations
  • Personal Names :
  • D'Aulaire, Edgar Parin, 1898-
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Drawings
  • Illustrations
  • Lithographs