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Geisel, Theodore Seuss (American author and illustrator, 1904-1991)

Note: Geisel received his undergraduate education at Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., and conducted his postgraduate work at Lincoln College, Oxford. He served in the army during World War II and later became an editorial cartoonist for PM newspaper in New York City. In 1958, Theodore Seuss Geisel founded Beginner Books, Inc., which later became part of Random House. His first book was published in 1937, and was titled " And To Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street." Geisel created two documentary films, both of which won Academy Awards. From 1948 until his death, he annually performed a children's workshop at the La Jolla Museum of Art.

Names:
Geisel, Theodore Seuss (preferred,V,index)
Theodore Seuss Geisel (V,display)
Seuss Geisel, Theodore (V)
Doctor Seuss (V)
Dr. Seuss (V)
Seuss (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
author
illustrator
philanthropist
filmmaker
animator

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Springfield (Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  La Jolla Amago (San Diego county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   La Jolla Amago (San Diego county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Geisel, Theodore Seuss (I)

Biographies:
(American author and illustrator, 1904-1991) ..... [VP Preferred]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Doctor Seuss ........ [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (1994-2001) accessed 13 August 2003
Dr. Seuss ........ [VP]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Geisel, Theodore Seuss ........ [VP Preferred]
.............................................  Artnet News [online] accessed 13 August 2003
.............................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 13 August 2003
Seuss ........ [VP]
.............  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Seuss Geisel, Theodore ........ [VP]
.............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Theodore Seuss Geisel ........ [VP]
...........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  Artnet News [online] accessed 13 August 2003
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (1994-2001) accessed 13 August 2003
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 13 August 2003
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n79053201
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n79053201
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Artnet News [online] accessed 13 August 2003
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 13 August 2003
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