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Betty Stull Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1930

Scope and Contents

The collection contains one pencil and paste-up dummy for the picture book Five Cent, Five Cent, as well as one page of related notes.


  • circa 1966/1967


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

Elizabeth (Laughner) Stull Schaffer illustrated the children's book Five Cent, Five Cent. She lived with her husband, Dr. James Stull, and family in Liberia in the 1960s and 1970s as medical missionaries before returning to the United States. She lives in Massachusetts.

Biographical sources:

"Liberia As I Saw It, Paintings by Betty Stull Shaffer." Our Senior Scoop. The Southamptom Council on Aging. Newsletter. May 2020.

"Great Grandma Betty Schaffer's Art Show." Youtube. March 31, 2021.


1 box

Language of Materials



The collection contains a pencil dummy and notes for a children's book illustrated by Betty Stull.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Dummy sent to the collection by the publisher, on behalf of Betty Stull and Edna W. Chandler. Notes donated by Betty Stull.

Related Materials

The typescript for this book can be found in the Edna Walker Chandler papers.

Betty Stull Papers, circa 1967
Jim Eyer
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Script of description

Revision Statements

  • April 2023: Collection reprocessed and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library