Eva Kissin Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a photocopies of selected short wroties with editorial mark-up and two corrected proofs for the short story anthology Stories in Black and White, compiled by Eva Kissin.
- circa 1970
- Kissin, Eva H. (Compiler, 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
Eva Kissin was born Eva Hertz on February 12, 1923 in New York City. Kissin earned a BA from Syracuse University and an MA from New York University. She was a career school teacher who compiled a short story collection contrasting perspectives from Black and white writers. In addition to teaching, she consulted for the Brooklyn Museum, studied literature and film, and served as an adjunct professor at New York University. She died in 2007.
Biographical Source: "Eva H. Kissin (1923-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 10. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1976.
"Eva A. Kissin." Obituary. The New York Times. August 20, 2007.
Language of Materials
The collection includes written material for one book compiled by editor Eva Kissin.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Eva Kissin.
- Book editors Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's stories, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Race relations -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Short stories Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Eva Kissin Papers, circa 1970
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- June 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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