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Naomi Shihab Nye Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1951

Scope and Contents

The collection contains production material, including typescripts and proofs, for seven titles written or edited by Naomi Shihab Nye.

Dates

  • 1991 - 1999

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

Poet, writer, and editor Naomi Shihab Nye was born in 1952 in Missouri to a Palestinian father and American mother, and earned a degree from Trinity University. She is well known for her poetry, and has also written works for children, and edited poetry anthologies. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.

Extent

1.65 Cubic Feet (2 boxes [1 record carton, 1 legal-size hollinger box])

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains production material for seven children's books.

Arrangement

Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Naomi Shihab Nye.
Title
Naomi Shihab Nye Papers, 1991-1999
Status
Completed
Author
John Barneson
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • February 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
  • July 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library