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Doris Lee Papers

Summary Information
Title: Doris Lee Papers
Dates: 1944-1958
Creator: Lee, Doris
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1661
The collection includes ink and watercolor studies for two titles and two miscellaneous black and white lithographs

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

Access and Use


Materials are arranged by published title.

Biographical Sketch

Doris (Emrick) Lee was born February 1, 1905, in Aledo, IL.; died June 16, 1983, in Clearwater Fl. She received her BA from Rockford College 1927 and did graduate study at Kansas City Art Institute and California School of Fine Art. Her artisit career (1929-83) included numerous commissioned works, scenes for Rodger's and Hammerstein's play Oklahoma!, and pictorial essays for Life magazine. Her works were exhibited widely and are contained in many permanent collections.

Source: Something About the Author. Vol 44 p109-111.

Collection Scope and Content Note

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.
  • Lee, Doris, 1905-1983
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
The Great Quillow 1944 
Note Thurber, James
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1944
Box MC 1019
ink and watercolor study (1 p.)  Box MC 1019
Touch Blue 1958 
Note Morrison, Lillian, editor
New York: Crowell, 1958
Box MC 1054
ink studies (4 p.)  Box MC 1054
Unidentified Art  
black and white lithographs (2 p.)  Box