Thornton Oakley papers, 1904-1983.


Thornton Oakley papers, 1904-1983.

Includes correspondence with Constance Moore and Richard W. Lykes; "An incomplete record of the work of Thornton Oakley ... up to June 1920" handwritten by Oakley, biography, artwork (sketch), speech by Oakley (1951) on Howard Pyle given at the Free Library of Philadelphia, photographs, exhibition catalogs, and magazine illustrations.

4 linear ft.

Related Entities

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Lykes, Richard Wayne (person)

Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911 (person)

American illustrator and writer of children's books. From the description of Howard Pyle letter to Elmer Reynolds July 2, 1887. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 13054039 Illustrator, muralist, writer, art teacher, of Wilmington, Del. From the description of Howard Pyle manuscript collection, 1898-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70977558 Illustrator and children's book author; Wilmington, Del. From the description of Howard Pyle let...

Moore, Constance, 1920-2005 (person)

Free library of Philadelphia (corporateBody)

This is a collection of manuscripts obtained by the Free Library of Philadelphia from various donations. The majority of the collection was donated by Philadelphia book collectors, Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Gimbel and William McIntire Elkins. The collection has an even mix of American and European authors. Although the majority of the authors are represented with only a few pieces of work, eight authors are better represented. These include: American authors James Branch Cabell (1879-1958), Ezra P...

Oakley, Thornton, 1881-1953 (person)

American artist Howard Pyle (1853-1911), who founded the Brandywine School of Art, was one of the pre-eminent illustrators of his time. Four of these students are represented in this collection: Thornton Oakley (1881-1953), Violet Oakley (1874-1961), Henry J. Peck (1880-1964), and Frank E. Schoonover (1877-1972). From the description of Frank E. Schoonover - Thornton Oakley correspondence related to Howard Pyle, 1912-1953. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 6677103...