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Mallette Dean Papers

Summary Information
Title: Mallette Dean Papers
Dates: Undated
Creator: Dean, Mallette
Extent: 1 box
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-341
Collection contains 1 wood engraving.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


This collection is 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.


Miscellaneous original art, undated

Biographical Sketch

Mallette Dean is primarily known as Harold Mallette Dean. Born in 1907 in Spokane, Washington. He lived there, working as a banker, until 1927 when he moved to San Francisco and enrolled for four years in the California School of Fine Art. He received the Anne Bremer Scholarship and was much influenced by teacher Ray Boynton.During the Depression, he was active in the Federal Public Art Project and was one of the 26 artists commissioned to paint murals at Coit Tower. From 1935, he was a book illustrator, working in wood and linoleum engravings, for Grabhorn Press for 15 years. Then he taught printmaking at the California School of Fine Arts and later at Marin Junior College, north of San Francisco, where he had a home in San Rafael. He died in San Rafael, California on January 6, 1975.

Biography source: January 4th, 2008

Collection Scope and Content Note

Collection contains 1 wood engraving.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Dean, Mallette
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Miscellaneous original art undated  
Box MC 1465
1 wood engraving ( 1 p. )  Box MC 1465