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Hardie Gramatky papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 1567
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the life and career of illustrator, author, and painter, Hardie Gramatky. Materials in the collection include correspondence, photographs, personal papers, and materials related to Gramatky's career as a children's book author and illustrator.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Boxes 24, 57-59, 93 (audiovisual material): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.

Box 61 (born digital material): Restricted fragile material. Access copies of digital files may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.

Conditions Governing Use

The Hardie Gramatky Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Linda Gramatky Smith on the Jockey Hollow Fund, 2015. Gift of Linda Gramatky Smith, 2017.


Material within this collection has been organized by acquisition reflecting the fact that the collection has been acquired in increments over time. Researchers should note that material within each acquisition overlaps with/or relates to material found in other acquisitions. Researchers should also note that similar material can be arranged differently in each acquisition, depending on how the material was organized when it was received by the library.

1864 - 2014
106.2 Linear Feet (103 containers)
Related Names
Gramatky, Hardie, 1907-1979
Language of Materials