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Shel Silverstein Papers

Summary Information
Title: Shel Silverstein Papers
Dates: 1963
Creator: Silverstein, Shel
Extent: 1 box
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1687
The collection contains a dummy for 1 title.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


This collection is 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.


Materials are arranged by published title.

Biographical Sketch

Shel Silverstein was born September 25, 1930, in Chicago, Illinois, and died May 10, 1999, in Key West, Florida. He had a long career as artist, cartoonist, and writer, contributing to diverse publications such as Playboy Magazine and children's literature.

Biographical Sources:

Something About the Author , vols. 27, 33, 92, 116

Children's Literature Review, vol. 96

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains a dummy for 1 title.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Silverstein, Shel
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Uncle Shelby's Stories of Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back 1963 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1963
Box MC981
salesman's dummy for early version entitled Lafcadio the Lion (1 p.)  Box MC981