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Elizabeth Shub Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1677

Scope and Contents

The collection contains production material, including typescripts, manuscripts, and proofs, for 8 titles, the majority of which were translated by Elizabeth Shub. The collection also includes a typescript for one title, Seeing is Believing, which was written by Shub.

Dates

  • 1971-circa 1982

Creator

Biographical Sketch

Elizabeth Shub was born in Poland and moved to the United States in 1919, where her father was a literary critic for the Yiddish newspaper The Day. Shub began a career in publishing and worked for Harper & Row, Charles Scribner, and Greenwillow Books. She translated works from German, Yiddish, and French, as well as writing several of her own titles. She died in 2004.

Biographical source:

Lipson, Eden Ross. "Elizabeth Shub, 89, Translator And Editor of Children's Books." Obituary. The New York Times. June 22, 2004. www.nytimes.com/2004/06/22/us/elizabeth-shub-89-translator-and-editor-of-children-s-books.html.

Extent

.4 Cubic Feet (1 hollinger box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains written production material for works translated by Elizabeth Shub.

Arrangement

Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Elizabeth Shub.

Creator

Title
Elizabeth Shub Papers, 1971-circa 1982
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

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

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library