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Holling Clancy Holling papers, ca.1832-1989
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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. 1923 New Mexico Made Easy with words of modern syllables 1923 Sun & Smoke: Verse and woodcuts of New Mexico 1926 Little Big Bye-and-Bye 1927 Rum-Tum-Tummy: The Elephant Who Ate 1927 Roll Away Twins 1928 Choo-Me-Shoo 1928 Claws of the Thunderbird: A Tale of Three Lost Indians 1928 Rocky Billy, The Story of the Bounding Career of a Rocky Mountain Goat 1930 Twins Who Flew Around the World 1930 The Blot: Little City Cat, by Phyllis Crawford 1931 Little Folks in Other Lands, by Watty Piper (a.k.a. Eulalie Page) 1932 The Road in Storyland, by Watty Piper (a.k.a. Eulalie Page) 1932 Book of Cowboys 1934 Folk Tales Children Love, by Watty Piper (a.k.a. Eulalie Page) 1935 Book of Indians 1939 Little Buffalo Boy 1941 Paddle-to-the-Sea 1942 Tree in the Trail 1943 Children of Other Lands, by Watty Piper (a.k.a. Eulalie Page) 1948 Seabird 1951 Minn of the Mississippi 1957 Pagoo 1964 The Magic Story Tree: A Favorite Collection of Fifteen Fairy Tales and Fables
98.6 linear feet (200 boxes)
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