Holling Clancy Holling (1900-1973) was an instructor, freelance designer, advertising artist, and book illustrator. He and
his wife Lucille Webster Holling collaborated on many books, including
The Book of Indians (1935) and
The Book of Cowboys (1936). He later wrote and illustrated fiction, combining nature and history themes, including
Paddle-to-the-Sea (1941). The collection consists of materials relating to books written and illustrated by Holling and Lucille.
Holling Clancy Holling was born Holling Allison Clancy, the oldest of three children, on a farm at Holling Corners, Jackson
County, Michigan, on August 2, 1900. His father Bennett Allison Clancy worked as superintendent of Au Sable Public Schools,
and his mother taught piano. Bennett's career in education ended when Holling was about eight years old, and the family moved
to live with his maternal grandparents at the farm where he was born and spent his summer vacations.
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