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Earle B. Winslow papers, 1898-1977

Winslow, Earle (Earle B.), 1884-1969

Lithographer, Painter, Teacher, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 0.6 Linear feet

Summary: This small collection of the papers of illustrator Earle B. Winslow measures 0.6 linear feet and dates from 1898-1977. The papers consist primarily of 9 sketchbooks and printed materials, such as clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and reproductions of Winslow's artwork. Additional scattered materials include biographical material, letters concerning Winslow's art-related activities during World War II, notes and writings, and photographs of art work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Earle B. Winslow was born on February 21, 1884 in Northville, Michigan, and several years later his family moved to Grand Rapids. After graduating from Union High School in Grand Rapids, Winslow studied at the Art Institute of Chicago until 1906 when he served a two-year apprenticeship at the Cargills Newspaper Engraving Plant.

Provenance

The Earle B. Winslow papers were donated in 1978 by Mrs. Marsden London, the artist's daughter.