Edward Gorey Collection
Scope and Contents
This collections consists of articles, article illustrations, drawings, screenplays, programs, picture postcards, posters, correspondence, and realia.
- Creation: undated
- Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
There are no access restrictions on this collection.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Biographical / Historical
Edward Gorey, (1925-2000) was an American author and illustrator. Gorey authored numerous works such as "The Gashlycrumb Tinies," "The Doubtful Guest," and "The Wuggly Ump." In addition, Gorey also designed sets and costumes for numerous theater productions and contributed illustrations to a multitude of publications including books and serials.
9 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
Collection of magazines, clippings, dust jackets, and other ephemera containing illustrations of Edward Gorey. Also includes book catalogs, profiles of Gorey, and reviews of Gorey works.
This collection is arranged into five series: I. Articles; II. Miscellaneous Items; III. Coffee Mugs; IV. T-shirts/Sweatshirts; and V. Cards, Stamps, and Buttons.
- Edward Gorey Collection
- Hannah Sabal
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