Today, there are thousands of books in the collection. They range from historical to contemporary and provide a wide assortment. There are also periodicals dating as far back as 1788, continuing to the present.
H. A. and Margaret Rey, authors of Curious George, were among the first authors to contribute their works to the collection. There is a complete set of Curious George books in the collection, as well as some original sketches and drawings.
The de Grummond collection is housed in the USM McCain library. There is also an exhibit room in the Cook Library.
Jones, Dee. "The Reality of One Woman's Dream: The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection" Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook 1999: 301-305.