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Theodor S. Geisel collection

MS-1100
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1100
The Theodore S. Geisel collection contains watercolors, ink drawings, sketches, an advertising figurine, correspondence, a puzzle, greeting card mockups, 'College Humor' magazines and advertising ephemera of illustrator and author Theodore S. Geisel (AKA Dr. Seuss). The collection is heavily weighted towards the early segment of Geisel's career, in particular his role as an illustrator for corporate advertisers, such as Standard Oil and Chilton Pen Co. as well as work for humor magazines. The collection also contains work that Geisel did for the War Department during World War II.

Dates

  • 1929 - 2004

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

8 linear ft. (10 boxes)

Overview

Contains watercolors, drawings, sketches, a figurine, correspondence, greeting card mockups, magazines, and advertising ephemera of illustrator and author Theodore S. Geisel (AKA Dr. Seuss.)

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA