Shroyer (Frederick) papers Edit


Finding Aid Author
Rebecca Hirsch
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The processing of this collection and the creation of this finding aid was funded by the generous support of the National Historic Publications and Records Commission.


  • 1963 – 1966 (Creation)


  • 1 Linear Feet (Whole)
    1 box

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  • Conditions Governing Use

    The collection contains published materials; researchers are reminded of the copyright restrictions imposed by publishers on reusing their articles and parts of books. It is the responsibility of researchers to acquire permission from publishers when reusing such materials. The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Frederick Shroyer papers, Collection no. 0145, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

  • Biographical Note

    Frederick Shroyer (1916-1983) was the book editor for the Los Angeles Examiner, a professor of English and American Literature at California State University--Los Angeles, and USC alumnus.

  • Scope and Content

    This collection contains typescript drafts, autographed by Frederick Shroyer, of It Happened in Wayland (Reynal, 1963) and There None Embrace (Ward, Lock, 1966), and two unpublished manuscripts: Lovely, Dark and Deep and Rage in a Ruined Land. This collection also contains some manuscript notes for There None Embrace.

  • Arrangement

    This collection is arranged alphabetically by title of work.

  • Acquisition

    Papers were donated to USC by Shroyer in 1964 and 1974.

  • Abstract

    This collection contains the papers of Frederick Shroyer, who was a professor of English and American Literature at California State University--Los Angeles. His papers include typescripts of some of his novels and two unpublished manuscripts.


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