Holling Clancy Holling papers, 1955-1956  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Holling, Holling Clancy
Holling Clancy Holling papers
1955-1956 (inclusive)
0.5 linear feet, (1 container)
Collection Number
Ax 304
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.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

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Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

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.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Authors, American--20th century
  • Children's literature, American--Authorship
  • Hermit crabs--Juvenile literature
  • Illustrated children's books--United States--Specimens
  • Illustrators--United States

Personal Names

  • Holling, Holling Clancy

Form or Genre Terms

  • Correspondence
  • Mock-ups