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Lucille Corcos Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1321

Scope and Contents

The collection contains illustrations, dummies, proof sheets, typescripts, research notes, and correspondence for two children's books written and/or illustrated by Lucille Corcos, as well as an illustration for Story Parade magazine.


  • circa 1952-circa 1965


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

Lucille Corcos was born in New York City in 1908. She worked as an an artist and illustrator for national magazines such as Lifeand Vogueand had her art work exhibited in museums throughout the United States, Europe, and South America. She wrote and illustrated five children's books and illustrated both children's and adult books. She died in 1973.

Biographical source: "Lucille Corcos (1908-1973)." Something About the Author. Volume 10. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1976.


.44 Cubic Feet (1 flat box)

Language of Materials



Collection contains production material, including illustrations, for three publications by Lucille Corcos.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Story Parade illustration donated by Dr. Irvin Kerlan. Additional material gift of Lucille Corcos.

Lucille Corcos Papers, circa 1952-circa 1965
Leslie Czechowski
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Revision Statements

  • May 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