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Irwin Shapiro Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1593

Scope and Contents

The Irwin Shapiro Papers contain one photostat typescript for a collection of stories with the title American Folklore Book. Though this typescript appears to be unpublished, several of the stories featured in it appear in the Golden Book Tall Tales of America, written by Shapiro and published in 1958.

Dates

  • undated

Creator

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

Irwin Shapiro was born may 19, 1911, in Pittsburgh, PA, and died November 7, 1981. His interests included art and folklore; much of his writing reflects his interest in folklore.

Biographical Source: "Irwin Shapiro (1911-1981)." Something About the Author. Vol. 32. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1983.

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains a photostat typescript for a collection of folklore.
Title
Irwin Shapiro Collection, undated
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • July 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library