Skip to main content

Gladys Emerson Cook papers, circa 1941-1946

Cook, Gladys Emerson, 1899-1976

Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 12 Items

Summary: 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 Note

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.

Provenance

Donated 2016 by art historian Christine I. Oaklander who purchased the papers at auction.