1937 Stolp School yearbook with Edward Gorey juvenilia

Inclusive Dates: 
1937
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Descriptive Summary

1 copy of the 1937 Stolp School (Wilmette, Illinois) yearbook, featuring printed line drawings by Edward (“Ted”) Gorey. Eighth-grade students pictured include Gorey, potter Warren MacKenzie, and actor Charlton Heston, each of whom signed his name next to his portrait photograph. The museum also has a handwritten 2012 letter from MacKenzie to curator Patrick Leary regarding the yearbook and his memories of his time at Stolp School.

Biographical Historical Note

Edward Gorey was an American writer and artist noted for his illustrated books.

Warren MacKenzie is a noted American craft potter.