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Dorothy Divers Papers

Summary Information
Title: Dorothy Divers papers
Dates: circa 1953
Creator: Divers, Dorothy
Extent: .83 cubic feet (1 box)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-463
This collection consists of illustrations and color separations for the book Pedro .

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Divers, Dorothy

Access Restrictions:

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.


Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Preferred Citation:

Dorothy Divers papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Materials are arranged alphabetically by title.

Biographical Sketch of Dorothy Divers

Dorothy Divers was born May 22, 1919 in Valley City, ND. She worked as an artist at Augsburg Publishing House before graduating from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, where she later taught art for 29 years. She died November 22, 2003.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains ink and tempera illustrations with accompanying color separations for the book Pedro , written and illustrated by Divers. Two proofs of the cover are also held in the papers.

Subject Terms
  • This 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.
  • Divers, Dorothy
  • Christian education of children -- South America
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Pedro, 1953 
Box 1
Ink and tempera illustrations with color separations, undated ( 25 illustrations with separations (90 items) )  Box 1
Page proofs for cover, undated  Box 1