Evelyn Shaw Papers
Scope and Contents
The Evelyn S. Shaw Papers contain corrected typescripts and proofs for five non-fiction books for children.
- Creation: 1970 - 1979
- Shaw, Evelyn S. (Person)
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
Evelyn Shaw was a scientist and author who was born January 19, 1927, in Jersey City, NJ. She earned a Ph.D. from New York University and worked for the American Museum of Natural History and later Stanford University. An expert on schooling fish, in addition to her books for children, she published academic works, as well as the book Female Strategies, examining female behavior in nature. She died in 2003.
Source: Obituary, San Francisco Chronicle, May 23, 2003. http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Children-s-writer-biologist-Evelyn-Shaw-Wertheim-2615364.php
Language of Materials
The collection contains written production material for five books by Evelyn S. Shaw.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Evelyn S. Shaw.
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Genre / Form
- Evelyn Shaw Papers, 1970-1979
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- July 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library