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Marcellus Hall Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2244

Scope and Contents

This collection contains over sixty pages of illustrations, sketches, and notes on the artwork for the book The City I Love. The majority of the art work is paint on paper with some ink on paper as well as text (notes).


  • 2008 - 2009


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

Marcellus Hall is an artist and musician who lives in New York City. He grew up in Minneapolis and went to school at the Rhode Island School of Design. He has illustrated numerous children’s books as well as had his work appear in magazines such as the New Yorker and The Atlantic.


1 folders

Language of Materials



This collection contains artwork from the book The City I Love.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Illustrator, Marcellus Hall

Marcellus Hall Papers, 2008-2009
Kristell Benson
February 16, 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library