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Finding Aid for the Lee Shippey papers, 1938-1950
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The Los Angeles Book. Los Angeles, n.d. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1950

Box 1, Folder 1

Typescript of text with copious corrections..

Physical Description: 68 leaves.

Scope and Content Note

Also: photographs by Max Yavno used in book (81 pieces in 2 envelopes).
Box 1, Folder 2

Page proofs.

Physical Description: Two copies, one on onion skin. In one envelope.
Box 1, Folder 3

[No further description available].

Box 1, Folder 4

Layout sheets.

Physical Description: 17 leaves. In manila folder.
Box 1, Folder 5

First edition, autographed.

Box 2

Photographs used in The Los Angeles Book.

Physical Description: 81 pieces.


Max Yavno, photographer.
Box 1, Folder 6

It's an old California custom. n.p. 1948. New York: Vanguard Press.

Physical Description: 238 numbered leaves. Boxed in wine colored, cloth slipcase.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript with numerous holograph corrections. Short holograph letter of dedication to UCLA from Shippey inserted.
Also: one copy of book.
Box 1, Folder 7

The great American family. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1938.

Scope and Content Note

Autographed first edition. Fly leaf inscribed to Dear Myrtle [Ingram]... Letter to Mrs. Myrtle Ingram inserted at back of book.
Box 1, Folder 8


Physical Description: 9 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Newsclippings and exhibit materials pertaining to published works in this collection, plus some miscellaneous items.
Box 1, Folder 8

Photographs of Shippey, Yavno, and prominent members of the UCLA Library staff. Also, short note from Shippey to Dr. Powell regarding photographs of him.

Physical Description: 7 pieces.