Holling Clancy Holling (1900-1973) was a instructor, freelance designer, advertising artist, and book illustrator. With his
wife Lucille, he illustrated
The book of Indians (1935) and
The book of cowboys (1936). He later wrote and illustrated fiction, combining nature and history themes. The collection consists of materials
relating to books written and illustrated by Holling and his wife Lucille.
Holling was born in Holling Corners, Michigan on August 2, 1900; graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago,
1923; member of the zoology department, Chicago Museum of Natural History, 1923-26; married Lucille Webster in 1925; taught
on the New York University World Cruise, 1926-27; after 1927 was a freelance designer, advertising artist, and book illustrator;
with his wife Lucille, illustrated The book of Indians (1935) and The book of cowboys (1936); later wrote and illustrated fiction, combining nature and history themes, including: Paddle-to-the-sea (1941), Tree in the trail (1942), Seabird (1948), Minn of the Mississippi (1951), and Pagoo (1957); he died on September 7, 1973.
142 boxes (71 linear ft.)
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