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George and Doris Hauman Collection

Identifier: CLRC-968

Scope and Contents

The collection contains one original black pencil and watercolor illustration for The Snow Queen, written by Hans Christian Andersen and illustrated by George and Doris Hauman.


  • circa 1942


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

George and Doris Holt Hauman were American 20th century children's book illustrators. George was born in 1924 and died in 1961. Doris was born in 1898 in West Somerville, Massachusetts and studied at the Normal Art School in Boston. After George's death she taught art at the Derby Academy. She died in 1978. One of their best known works was the 1954 edition of The Little Engine That Could.

Biographical Source:

"George and Doris Hauman Papers." Finding Aid. de Grummond Children's Literature Collection. Hattiesburg, Mississippi: The University of Southern Mississippi, 1998.


1 folder

Language of Materials

No linguistic content; Not applicable


The collection contains one original illustration for the children's book, Snow Queen.

George and Doris Hauman collection, circa 1942
Felicity Hanson
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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