Shel Silverstein Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a sales dummy for Lafcadio: the Lion Who Shot Back.
- Creation: circa 1963
- Silverstein, Shel (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
Shel Silverstein was born September 25, 1930, in Chicago, Illinois, and died May 10, 1999, in Key West, Florida. He had a long career as artist, cartoonist, and writer, contributing to diverse publications such as Playboy Magazine as well as his well known children's books, including The Giving Tree and Where the Sidewalk Ends
Language of Materials
The collection contains a sales dummy for one book by Shel Silverstein.
- Shel Silverstein Collection, circa 1963
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- August 2023: Collection reprocessed and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library