Gladys Emerson Cook papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cookgla
Creators:
Cook, Gladys Emerson, 1899-
Dates:
circa 1941-1946
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
12 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Printed material including holiday cards designed by Gladys Cook, "A Portfolio of Purebred Dogs," and "Cats and Kittens" designed by Cook; artwork including pencil sketches of cats and a mock-up of Cook's business card; business records including an author's agreement between Cook and Robert M. McBride & Company for a literary work tentatively titled "Portfolio of Thoroughbred Dogs," 1946.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Gladys Emerson Cook (1899-1976) was an artist active in Massachusetts and New York best known for her sketches of dogs and cats used in book illustrations and advertisements.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2016 by art historian Christine I. Oaklander who purchased the papers at auction.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cats Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dogs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Robert M. McBride & Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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