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Lynn Hall Papers

Identifier: CLRC-783

Scope and Contents

The collection contains drafts, correspondence, and notes, for sixteen books written and published by Lynn Hall in the 1960s and 1970s.


  • 1966 - 1980


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Author Lynn Hall was born November 9, 1937 in Lombard, IL. Hall worked at various jobs, including secretary and veterinarian assistant, from the mid-50s to the mid-60s before her first book, The Shy Ones, was written in 1967. She has written dozens of books for children, some juvenile nonfiction, and a number of young adult novels. Many of her works focus on animals, including dogs and horses. She lives in Iowa.

Source: "Lynn Hall (1937-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 79. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1995.


1.25 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)

Language of Materials



Lynn Hall papers contains production material for children's books written by Hall in the 1960s and 1970s.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by publication title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lynn Hall.

Lynn Hall Papers, 1966-1980
Felicity Hanson
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Revision Statements

  • June 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library