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James Skofield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1797

Scope and Contents

The collection contains written production material for two titles translated from German by Skofield, including typescripts, proofs, and correspondence. The books include How I Became an American by Karin Gundisch, and Thanks to My Mother by Schoschana Rabinovici.

Dates

  • 1996 - 2002

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

James Skofield was born in Karachi, Pakistan. He earned a B.A. from Wesleyan University and became a poet, author, and translator of books for children.

Biographical source: "James Skofield." Something About the Author. Vol. 95. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1998.

Extent

1.25 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains written production material for two titles translated into English by James Skofield.

Arrangement

Finding Aid arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of James Skofield.

Related Materials

See the Schoschana Rabinovici Papers and Karin Gundisch Papers for additional materials related to these titles.

Creator

Title
James Skofield Papers, 1996-2002
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

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

Collecting Area Details

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