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Ina R. Friedman Papers

Identifier: CLRC-855

Scope and Contents

The collection contains typescripts, proofs, correspondence, and other material related to the writing and publication of the children's book How My Parents Learned to Eat, by Ina R. Friedman.


  • 1982 - 1985


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

Ina Rosen Friedman was born January 6, 1926 in Chester, PA. She earned a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University and M.A. from Lesley College. Her career endeavors have included writer, lecturer, filmmaker, and storyteller. In 1985, her children's book How My Parents Learned to Eat won the Christopher Award and was a Reading Rainbow selection, among other awards. She has written numerous works on the Holocaust. She lives in Brookline, M.A.

Biographical Source:

"Ina R(osen) Friedman (1926-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 136. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2003.


1 folder

Language of Materials



Ina R. Friedman's papers contain material related to the writing of one children's book by Friedman.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ina R. Friedman.

Ina R. Friedman Papers, 1982-1985
Lois Steer
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Revision Statements

  • May 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library