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John Polgreen Collection

Summary Information
Title: John Polgreen
Dates: 1960
Creator: Polgreen, John
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1760
Mr. Polgreen's illustrative works includes layout pages with original crayon sketches and watercolor for dust jacket for one title.

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.


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.


Exploring Under the Earth; the Story Of Geology and Geo-physics, 1960

Biographical Sketch

John Polgreen was born in Syracuse, New York. Educated at Grand Central Art School and R. I. T. in Rochester, New York. He was an author and illustrator of astronomy books.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains illustrative materials for one title written in 1960 by Roy A. Gallant. Included are original crayon sketches and watercolor for dust jacket.

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.
  • Polgreen, John
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Exploring Under the Earth; the Story Of Geology and Geo-physics 1960 
Note by Roy A. Gallant
Garden City, NY: Garden City Books, 1960
Box M. C. 972
Sheets layout pages with original crayon sketches (2 p.)  Box M. C. 972
Original water color for dust jacket (1 p.)  Box M. C. 972