Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000

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Edward Gorey was born February 22, 1925, in Chicago, Ill, and died April 15, 2000, in Hyannis, Massachusetts. He followed a career as author, illustrator, and designer. His books for children are generally regarded as nonsense fiction, while his writing for adults is more satirical. He is better known, however, for his illustrations.
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creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [Postcard] 1969 July 22, Barnstable, Mass. [to] Lorraine Kirby, New York, N.Y. / Tedsy [Edward Gorey]. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. Helpful alphabet VIII : the morning after Christmas, 4 a.m. / [Edward Gorey]. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
referencedIn Updike, John. [Letter] 1991 Mar. 27, Beverly Farms, Mass. [to] Mr. [Andreas] Brown, New York City / John Updike. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [Announcements of exhibitions of Edward Gorey's works.] Northwestern University
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. Edward Gorey Papers 1974-1982. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf De Regniers, Beatrice Schenk. Red Riding Hood : production material 1972. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Poets' Theatre (Cambridge, Mass.). Records of the Poets' Theatre, 1950-1968 (inclusive), 1951-1958 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [List of recipients for gift copies] / [Edward Gorey. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
referencedIn Aldrich, David. Gorey stories: typescript, n.d. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [Quotations copied by Edward Gorey]. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
referencedIn Malcolm Whyte papers and Troubador Press publications, 1970-1993 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [Postcard] 1980 September 8, Barnstable, Mass. [to] Andreas Brown, New York, N.Y. / Edward Gorey. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [Letter to Rosalie Lewis, New York, N.Y.] / E. Gorey. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [Original art work for Donald has a difficulty] [art original] / [Edward Gorey]. [1970?] San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [Author's notes] / [Edward Gorey]. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Neumeyer, Peter F., 1929-. Why we have day and night / Peter F. Neumeyer, Edward Gorey. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Brown, Andreas. [Miscellaneous Gorey publishing projects by Pomegranate Communications], ca. 2000-2009. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Bromer Booksellers. Publishing papers, 1977-1991 New Hampshire Newsp Project
creatorOf Crain, W. H. W.H. Crain Costume and Scenic Design Collection ca. 1650-1993 (bulk 1900-1960). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [Letter, 1989 Mar. 2 : Yarmouthport, Mass. [to] Andreas Brown, New York, N.Y.] / [Edward Gorey]. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Neumeyer, Peter F., 1929-. [Draft text for Donald and the ... / [by Peter Neumeyer]. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
referencedIn Gorey, Edward : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. Unpublished Gorey. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Neumeyer, Peter F., 1929-. Why we have day and night : [editing notes] / [by Peter Neumeyer and Edward Gorey]. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [Ephemera, printed, depicting the work of Edward Gorey, or about him]. McGill University Library
referencedIn Ohio State University. Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. Edward Gorey 1925-2000 biographical file. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. Office files of The American Poetry Review, 1973-1982. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Theroux, Alexander. Darconville's cat, 1980. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Gorey, Edward St. John. [Edward St. John Gorey] :artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
creatorOf Neumeyer, Peter F., 1929-. Why we have day and night : [corrected typescript] / [Peter Neumeyer and Edward Gorey]. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Neumeyer, Peter F., 1929-. Why we have day and night / Peter F. Neumeyer, Edward Gorey. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
referencedIn Poets' Theatre (Cambridge, Mass.) records, 1936-1989 (inclusive), 1950-1960 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf O'Hara, Frank, 1926-1966. Creation : a Christmas story : typescript, 1949. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [Letter, not later than 1986 : to Judith Cressy / Ted [i.e. Edward Gorey]. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [List of recipients for author copies] / [Edward Gorey]. - 1993-1997. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
referencedIn Targ Editions Archive, 1953-1994 (Bulk 1979-1985) Fales Library & Special Collections
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [Postcard] 1972 September 14, Barnstable, Mass. [to] Phil Lyman, New York, N.Y. / E.G. [Edward Gorey]. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [List of recipients for gifts] / [Edward Gorey]. - 1987. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [Artist's note] / [Edward Gorey]. - [1973?]. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Lurie, Alison. Papers, 1952-1956. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [Instruction regarding card size] / [Edward Gorey]. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [Letter, ca. 1960-ca. 1965 : Cape Cod, Mass. to Lorraine, New York, N.Y.] / Ted [i.e. Edward Gorey]. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973. W.H. Auden letters and miscellany, 1941-1973. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. [Card] 1977 Aug. 31 / EG [Edward Gorey]. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Whyte, Malcolm, 1933-. Malcolm Whyte papers and Troubador Press publications, 1970-1993. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. Another Amphigorey / [Edward Gorey]. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
referencedIn Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972. Letters and cards (51) : Wellfleet, Mass. ; New York, Boonville, and Talcottville, New York ; London ; and Israel, to Clelia D. Carey, 1961-1971. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Langton, Jane, 1922-. Jane Langton papers, 1947-2007 (bulk 1970-2007) Lincoln Public Library
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associatedWith Albondocani Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Aldrich, David. person
associatedWith Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973. person
associatedWith Bromer Booksellers. corporateBody
associatedWith Brown, Andreas. person
associatedWith Crain, W. H. person
correspondedWith Cressy, Judith person
associatedWith De Regniers, Beatrice Schenk. person
associatedWith Edward St. John Gorey, person
associatedWith Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. person
associatedWith Fantod Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. Barnstable, Mass.? to Beatrice Rosen, Miami, Fla.?] person
associatedWith Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. Barnstable, Mass.? to Grigri [i.e. Beatrice Rosen], Miami, Fla.?] person
associatedWith Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. Barnstable, Mass.? to Ma chere [i.e. Beatrice Rosen], Miami, Fla.?] person
associatedWith Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. Barnstable, Mass.? to Margaret (Sullivan), s.l.] person
associatedWith Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. Boston, Mass. to Beatrice Rosen, Miami, Fla.] person
associatedWith Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. Boston, Mass.? to Mlle. de Sombreuilles [i.e. Beatrice Rosen], Chicago, Ill.?] person
associatedWith Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. Boston, Mass.? to Mlle. de Sombreuilles [i.e. Beatrice Rosen], s.l.] person
associatedWith Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. California? to Beatrice Rosen, Miami, Fla.?] person
associatedWith Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. Camp McCoy, Wisc.? to Beatrice Rosen, Miami, Fla.?] person
associatedWith Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. Camp Roberts, Calif. to Beatrice Rosen, Miami, Fla.?] person
associatedWith Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. Camp White, Oregon to Beatrice Rosen, Miami, Fla.?] person
associatedWith Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000. New York, N.Y. to Beatrice Rosen, Miami, Fla.?] person
associatedWith Gotham Book Mart. corporateBody
associatedWith Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc. corporateBody
correspondedWith Kirby, Lorraine person
correspondedWith Langton, Jane, 1922- person
correspondedWith Lewis, Rosalie person
associatedWith Lurie, Alison. person
correspondedWith Lyman, Phil person
associatedWith Neumeyer, Peter F., 1929- person
associatedWith O'Hara, Frank, 1926-1966. person
associatedWith Poets' Theatre (Cambridge, Mass.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Rosen, Beatrice person
associatedWith Steloff, Frances, b. 1887. person
associatedWith The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Theroux, Alexander. person
associatedWith Unknown Edward Gorey. corporateBody
associatedWith Updike, John. person
associatedWith Whyte, Malcolm, 1933- person
associatedWith Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972. person
associatedWith Zachary, Frank. person
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Drawing, American--20th century
Illustration of books--20th century
Cats--Feeding and feeds--Humor
Artists--Correspondence
Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
Postcards--Specimens
Pet sitting--Humor
Christmas cards
Postcards
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Birth 1925-02-25

Death 2000-04-17

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