Scope and Contents note
The Holling Clancy Holling papers consist of manuscripts, correspondence, and publicity material. A majority of manuscripts and correspondence in the collection are limited to the book Pagoo.
- Holling, Holling Clancy (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
Collection is open to the public.
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Conditions Governing Use note
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Holling Clancy Holling (1900-1973) was born in Jackson County, Michigan, and graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1923. He then worked in a taxidermy department of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago and spent time working in anthropology under Dr. Ralph Linton. During this period, he married Lucille Webster and within a year of their marriage, he accepted a position as art instructor on the first University World Cruise, sponsored by New York University. For many years, Holling C. Holling dedicated much of his time and interest to making books for children.
0.5 linear feet (1 container)
0.25 Unprocessed linear feet (1 container) : 1 half manuscript box
Language of Materials
H.C. Holling (1900-1973) was an author and illustrator born in Henrietta, Michigan and educated at the Chicago Art Institute. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and publicity material. A majority of the collection constitutes the manuscripts of Pagoo.
Collection is organized into the following series:
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Gift of Holling Clancy Holling in 1967.
General Physical Description note
Processing Information note
Collection processed by processing staff, 1967.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children and Youth Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Children's literature, American -- Authorship Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Hermit crabs -- Juvenile literature Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Holling, Holling Clancy
- Illustrated children's books -- United States -- Specimens Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustrators -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Literature Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Mock-ups Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Guide to the Holling Clancy Holling Papers
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- Finding aid is in English
- Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.