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Lathrop, Dorothy P. (Dorothy Pulis), 1891-1980

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Personal name headingLathrop, Dorothy P. (Dorothy Pulis), 1891-1980
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Variant(s)Lathrop, Dorothy Pulis, 1891-1980
LocatedFalls Village (Conn.)
Birth date1891-04-16
Death date1980-12-30
Place of birthAlbany (N.Y.)
Place of deathFalls Village (Conn.)
Field of activityChildren's stories--Authorship Illustration of books
Profession or occupationAuthors Illustrators Artists
Found inDe La Mare, W. J. The three Mulla-mulgars, 1919.
Lathrop, Dorothy P. Bouncing Betsy, 1936: title page (by Dorothy P. Lathrop)
Biog. & geneal. master index, May 19, 2005 (Lathrop, Dorothy P(ulis) (1891-1980), Lathrop, Dorothy Pulis (1891-1980))
Social security death index, May 19, 2005 (Dorothy Lathrop; b. Apr. 16, 1891; d. Dec. 1980, Falls Village, Conn.)
American Writers for Children, 1900-1960. Vol. 22 (1983), pages 222-231: Dorothy P. Lathrop / Janice M. Alberghene (... She was born on 16 April 1891 in Albany, New York, to Cyrus Clark and I. Pulis Lathrop. Her mother was a professional painter and encouraged Lathrop and her younger sister, Gertrude, to observe and draw the natural beauty which they could at that time see from their own back door.)
New York times (Web site), viewed July 15, 2019: Dorothy Lathrop, 89, Illustrator Who Won First Caldecott Medal, Jan. 8, 1981 (Dorothy P. Lathrop, an author, artist and prize-winning book illustrator, died Dec. 30 at her home in Falls Village, Conn. She was 89 years old. An illustrator of many works over a period of four decades, including several children's books of which she was the author, Miss Lathrop was awarded the first Randolph Caldecott Medal in 1938 as the illustrator of the most distinguished picture book published in the United States the previous year. The award was for her illustrations for ''Animals of the Bible'' by Helen Dean Fish. Miss Lathrop attended Teachers College of Columbia University. She later studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and the Art Students League in New York City.)
   <> (Web site), viewed July 15, 2019: Dorothy P. Lathrop (Dorothy Pulis Lathrop (April 16, 1891-December 30, 1980) was an American writer and illustrator of children's books.)
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