Jean Rosow Sketches of Trinity University

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referentie code

US TxSaTua UA0309

Name and location of repository




Jean Rosow Sketches of Trinity University


  • 1987, 1992 (Vervaardig)


1 document box, 2 flat files of material.

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Jean (Coulter) Rosow is a fine and commercial artist, known for her depictions of San Antonio landmarks and events. Originally from La Grange, Illinois, Coulter marriage David Frank Rosow from San Antonio in 1966. As early as 1973, she was commissioned to sketch the Koehler House for the San Antonio Art League, and illustrated "Out of Sight San Antonio," a book of notable structures with architect Ron Bechtol in 1979. By the early 1980s she was a requested graphic artist, with drawings regularly appearing the in the San Antonio Express News. She held her first independent exhibition 1983. As a member of many clubs and organizations, her work was often featured as the visual representation of such organizations and their associated events and publications, including logos, cookbooks, calendars, and posters. In 1992 she was selected to design the annual Fiesta poster. Her main medium throughout this period was working in pen, ink, and watercolor. Though, in 1996 her identifiable style was displayed across VIA transportation buses as transitory murals around town.
In 1987 Trinity University commissioned Rosow to do a series of drawings of campus buildings and scenes. Her illustrations were thus used in various print material including courses of study bulletins, brochures, and the Trinity University Women’s Club 1996 cookbook.

Content and structure elements

Bereik en inhoud

This collection consists of original sketches, prints, and negatives of commissioned campus artwork by Jean Rosow.


The collection is arranged alphabetically, by subject. Item descriptions will indicate if subject entails original sketch, prints, and negatives. Physical arrangement of the original sketches is by size.

Conditions of access and use elements

Voorwaarden voor raadpleging

This collection is open and available to the public for research in the Special Collections & Archives reading room. The materials are non-circulating.

Physical access

Technical access

Voorwaarden voor reproductie

The materials in this collection may be protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). The materials are available for personal, educational, and scholarly use. It is the responsibility of the researcher to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner or his or her heirs for any other use, such as reproduction and publication.

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Acquisition and appraisal elements

Geschiedenis beheer

Artwork was commissioned by the university in 1987 and 1992 for print material and marketing. Illustrations were also selected for the Trinity University Women's Club cookbook, published in 1996. It is unknown where these illustrations resided at the time and how they were pulled and selected for the publication.

Directe bron van verwerving

Strategic Communications and Marketing transferred these illustrations in 2018-2019.

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Specialized notes

  • Citation: Jean Rosow Sketches of Trinity University. UA0309. Coates Library Special Collections and Archives. Trinity University (San Antonio, Tex.).
  • Processing information: Processed by Abra Schnur, Fall 2021

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Voorwaarden voor raadpleging en gebruik

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Fysieke opslag

  • Kaartenkast: UA0309 |F1|32060012373425
  • Kaartenkast: UA0309 |F2|32060012373383
  • Ponskaartendoos: UA0309 |B1|32060012373342