Nebraska Authors

James H. Pickering

Born 1904-08-29 Kansas City, MO (USA)

Died 1969-06-28
New York City, NY (USA)

Buried
Laurel, NE (USA)

Humorist, Artist and Architect, James Pickering created a humorous pictorial map highlighting the businesses, buildings and activities found around the University of Nebraska's campus. The many sorority buildings are sketched and identified, as are the administration buildings; beyond the extent of the campus, dinosaurs range in "unexplored territory."

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Fremont, NE
New York
Missouri

Author Of

  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Humor; Farce; University of Nebraska

Education

Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1931, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Occupation

Art and Display Director
Architect

Places Worked

Ben Simon and Son
Amos Parrish and Co. Fashion and Merchandising Consultants, New York City, NY, 1934-1961
Opened own firm in 1961

Bibliography

J. Pluvius Blotto Does an Annual (or, The Cornshucker). 1931.
Ye Mappe of Ye Good Old University of Nebraska and Adjacent Parts Etc-Etc and Et Cetera in Dear Olde Lincoln Nebraska 1931 A.D. (Map title: Ye Mappe of Ye Universitas Nebraskensis and Adjacent Parts.) 1931.

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