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Diana Thorne Papers

Summary Information
Title: Diana Thorne Papers
Dates: 1932, undated
Creator: Thorne, Diana, 1895-
Extent: 9 folders of print materials; 153 illustrations and related materials
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1553
Abstract:
Collection contains page proofs, ink illustrations, correspondence, and prints of dogs and cats.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.

Copyright:

This collection is 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.


Arrangement

How To Draw the Dog,

Your Dogs and Mine, 1932

Newspaper articles about Thorne,

Clippings from magazine with Thorne's illustrations and/or articles,

Unidentified (ink illustrations of cats and dogs),


Biographical Sketch

Diana Thorne was born in 1895 in Winnepeg, Manitoba. She went to Germany in 1912, but when the first World War broke out, she was detained as a possibly hostile Alien until she escaped to England. While in England she worked as a reporter, librarian and Writer. While in England she first started experimenting with etching and engraving. In 1917 she moved to the United States where she becamed a well known illustrator of dogs. She would later go on to sell prints of her ingravings as an artist.

Biographical Information: http://www.artoftheprint.com/artistpages/thorne_diana_skiing.htm 2/8/2008


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains page proofs, ink illustrations, correspondence, and prints of dogs and cats.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Thorne, Diana, 1895-
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
How To Draw the Dog  
Box MC 1157
color page proofs in portfolio (22 p.)  Box MC 1157
 
Your Dogs and Mine 1932 
Note  New York: Minton, Balch, and Co., 1932
Box MC 803
sheets with ink illustration (9 p.)  Box MC 803
 
ink illustrations (19 p.)  Box MC 803
 
sheets with prints, 1 study for jacket, 1 study for title page (in folder) (3 p.)  Box MC 803
 
page dummy, plus one loose print (14 p.)  Box MC 803
 
sheets of ink illustrations (19 p.)  Box MC 803
 
clipping (1 p.)  Box MC 803
 
Newspaper articles about Thorne  
Box MF 2000
brochures (6 p.)  Box MF 2000
 
exhibits (3 p.)  Box MF 2000
 
bibliographical info. (14 p.)  Box MF 2000
 
correspondence, n.d. (22 p.)  Box MF 2000
 
correspondence, 1937-1940 (84 p.)  Box MF 2000
 
correspondence, 1936-1969 (69 p.)  Box MF 2000
 
correspondence, 1933-1935 (26 p.)  Box MF 2000
 
correspondence, 1930-1932 (67 p.)  Box MF 2000
 
Clippings from magazine with Thorne's illustrations and/or articles  
Box MC 804
research material (8 p.)  Box MC 804
 
Unidentified (ink illustrations of cats and dogs)  
Box MC 804
large ink illustrations of cats (13 p.)  Box MC 804
 
small ink illustrations of cats (43 p.)  Box MC 804
 
print of dog (1 p.)  Box MC 804