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Isabel Clare Paul Come Out! In Detroit Artwork collection

Identifier: MSS 830

Scope and Contents

The Isabel Clare Paul Come Out! In Detroit Artwork collection consist of materials used to plan and model the comic Come Out! In Detroit (2022). The collection includes a sketchbook with notes, sketches, and story drafts, as well as several illustration boards.


  • Creation: 2021 - 2022

Conditions Governing Access

Physical material for this collection is stored off site. Please request 5 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open and available for research in the MSU Libraries Special Collections' reading room. Researchers are limited to accessing one folder at a time for security.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the authors of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Isabel Clare Paul is a freelance illustrator currently based in Michigan. Paul received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan.

In 2022, Paul donated materials documenting the creative process to produce the comic "Come Out! In Detroit: The Story of Christopher Street Detroit ’72." The comic was produced in collaboration with historian Dr. Tim Retzloff, using personal accounts and archival materials as sources from various Michigan institutions to tell the story of the first Pride March in Michigan.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated by Isabel Clare Paul in 2022.

Processing Information

Eli Landaverde processed this collection in 2022.

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Repository Details

Part of the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections Repository

MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing MI 48823 USA