Shirley Hughes Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a corrected proof with an inscription from the creator for the title Stories by Firelight by Shirley Hughes.
- Hughes, Shirley, 1927- (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
Shirley Hughes is an English author and illustrator. She was born near Liverpool, England in 1927 and studied at the Liverpool Art School and the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Arts at Oxford University where she decided to focus on illustrating books. He first children's books were created when her children were young and at the age to be read to.
Biographical source: "Shirley Hughes." Something About the Author. Vol. 110. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2000.
Language of Materials
The collection contains a corrected proof for one title by Shirley Hughes.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Shirley Hughes.
- Authors, English -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, English Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's poetry, English Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustrators -- England Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Short stories Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Winter -- Literary collections Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Shirley Hughes Papers, 1993
- Leslie Czechowski
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- April 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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