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Grace Paull Collection

Identifier: CLRC-1338

Scope and Contents

The collection contains illustrative material for two children's books illustrated by Grace Paull, including a watercolor cover study and pencil dummy for Little Girl with Seven Names, written by Mabel Leigh Hunt, and a black pencil illustration forGreen Grows the Garden, a book written by Margery (Williams) Bianco.


  • Creation: circa 1936


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

Grace Paull was born in 1898 in Cold Brook, NY. She designed greeting cards for several years after attending art school. In 1932 she began a career as an illustrator of children's books. She also wrote several books for children, which were all self-illustrated. Her early outdoor activities such as skating, skiing, hiking, and exploring had a great influence on her writing and illustrating. Paull died in 1990.

Biographical Source:

"Grace A. Paull (1898-)." Somebody About the Author. Vol. 24. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1981.


2 boxes

Language of Materials



The collection contains illustrative material for two children's books.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by publication title.

Grace Paull Collection, circa 1936
Larry Peterson, November 2004
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Revision Statements

  • September 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library