Spencer G. Shaw Papers, 1949-2006  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Shaw, Spencer G.
Title
Spencer G. Shaw Papers
Dates
1949-2006 (inclusive)
Quantity
20.42 cubic ft. (21 boxes, 3 CDs, 1 vertical file)
Collection Number
(Accession No. 5306)
Summary
Papers of a University of Washington professor of Library and Information Science
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was partially provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Spencer G. Shaw is a professor emeritus in the University of Washington's Information School. He completed his undergraduate work at Hampton University in Hampton, VA, received a B.L.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and continued advanced studies at the University of Chicago Graduate Library School.

Shaw taught at Drexel University, Queens College, Syracuse University, Virginia State University, the University of Maryland, the University of Hawaii at Manoa, the University of Illinois, the University of Wisconsin - Madison, the University of North Carolina - Greensboro, the University of North Texas, and the University of Washington, where he was on the faculty of the School of Library and Information Science from 1970 through 1986. He was also a practicing librarian in the Nassau Library System, the Brooklyn Public Library, and the Hartford Public Library.

Dr. Shaw's research and teaching areas included library materials for children, multi-cultural materials for children and young adults, the art and techniques of storytelling, the history of children's literature, library service to special populations, international librarianship, and library services and programs for the aging. From 1961 to 1968 he was the scriptwriter and narrator of a radio program, Story Hour on the Air , produced by radio station WHLI, Hempstead, Long Island, NY, and sponsored by the Nassau Library System.

Dr. Shaw lectured widely, traveling to New Zealand, Hong Kong, Zimbabwe, Japan, Cyprus, Canada, Australia, and Mexico. He was a member of numerous committees of the American Library Association including the Newbery/Caldecott Awards Committees; the Laura Ingalls Wilder Awards Committee; the ALA Board of Directors; the Book Evaluation Committee; the Nominations, Policies and Procedures Committee; and the International Relations Committee. He received the Nancy Blankenship Pryor Award, the Nordstrom Community Service Award, the Distinguished Service Award presented by the American Library Association, and the Grolier Foundation Award. In 1986, the University of Washington established the Spencer G. Shaw Honor Lecture Series.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Photos, correspondence, speeches and writings, curriculum vitae materials, thesis, storytelling materials, cassette tapes, audio tapes, VHS tapes, film reels, posters, plaques, certificates, wall hangings.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 5306-001: Spencer Shaw papers, 1949-2006Return to Top

11.09 cubic feet (11 boxes and 3 CDs)
CD copy of "Story Hour on the Air" radio program tapes (2) from 5/15/1966 and 6/9/68. 1 16 bit listening copy, 1 24 bit archival copy and 1 16 bit working master.
Arrangement: Audio tapes and scripts are arranged chronologically, subject files alphabetically, and lecture notes by course number.

Scope and Content: Storytelling programs, course materials, lecture notes, correspondence, articles, awards, subject series; 1949-2001.

Includes reel-to-reel audio tapes (1961-1968) of Shaw's radio program, Story Hour on the Air.

Shaw's papers also include materials related to the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, the Washington Association of Homes for the Aging, Presbyterian Ministries, Inc., Friends of the Seattle Public Library, the National Book Foundation, and the American Library Association Children's Service Division. They also include his work with the American Library Association's "Library/USA" exhibit at the New York World's Fair.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Spencer Shaw, March 25, 2003.

Processing Info: Processed in 2003-2004.

Container(s) Description Dates
Brooklyn Public Library
Box/Folder Accession
1/1 5306-001
General Correspondence
1950-1958
1/2 5306-001
Clippings
1949-1959
Nassau Library System
Box/Folder Accession
1/3 5306-001
Historical Features
n.d.
1/4 5306-001
General Correspondence
1960-1971
Correspondence Regarding:
Box/Folder Accession
1/5 5306-001
Story Hour on the Air
1962-1965
1/6 5306-001
"Thank You" correspondence
1962-1970
Scripts - Story Hour on the Air
Box/Folder Accession
1/7-29 5306-001
November 1961 - January 15, 1967
1961-1967
8/1-7 5306-001
January 22, 1967 - June 9, 1968
1967-1968
Reports
Box/Folder Accession
8/8 5306-001
Annual Reports
1960-1968
8/9 5306-001
Miscellaneous
1963-1970
Box/Folder Accession
8/10 5306-001
News Releases
1960
8/11 5306-001
Announcements
1960-1976
8/12 5306-001
Brochures
1965-1970
8/13 5306-001
Bulletins
1960
8/14 5306-001
Programs
1961-1970
8/15 5306-001
Invitations
1960-1969
Subject Series
Box/Folder Accession
8/16 5306-001
Children's Services Program information
1961-1970
8/17 5306-001
Juvenile Book Review
1966
8/18 5306-001
Spencer Shaw Farewell Banquet
1970
8/19 5306-001
Summer Reading
1967, n.d.
Box/Folder Accession
8/20 5306-001
Miscellany
1966, n.d.
Audio Tapes - Story Hour on the Air
General Notes:* Indicates tape does not have corresponding typed transcript.
Box/Folder Accession
2 5306-001
Story Hour Wishes to Charles Perrault and Jacob Grimm*
Scope and Content: "King Thrushbeard," from Grimm's fairy tales; "The Fairies," from Perrault's fairy tales.
January 7, 1961
2 5306-001
"Princess and the Pea," Andersen*
June 24, 1961
2 5306-001
National Children's Book Week
Scope and Content: "Three Golden Oranges."
November 12, 1961
2 5306-001
Holidays - Puerto Rican Day, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, Thanksgiving*
Scope and Content: "The New Pioneer," Dorothy C. Fisher.
November 19, 1961
2 5306-001
A Season of Festivals
Scope and Content: "A Cruse of Oil" from Told Under the Christmas Tree (Hannukah); "The Festival of St. Nicholas," from Hans Brinker - Mary M. Dodge.
December 3, 1961
2 5306-001
Christmas in Poetry and Song*
Scope and Content: "Mince Pie and Mistletoe" (poetry), by P. McGinty.
December 19, 1961
2 5306-001
Twelve Months of Magic
Scope and Content: "The Twelve Months in the Enchanted Book," by Dalglish; "The Twelve Dancing Princesses," from Grimm's fairy tales.
December 31, 1961
2 5306-001
Detectives at Work
Scope and Content: "The Case of the Sensational Secret," from Homer Price, by Robert McCloskey.
January 21, 1961
2 5306-001
"Princess Who Could Not Cry"
January 28, 1962
2 5306-001
Hearts and Flowers
Scope and Content: "Saint Valentine," from Holiday Round Up, by L. Pannell; "The Shepherd's Nosegay," from The Shepherd's Nosegay, retold by Parker Filmore; "Excerpts in re. to Lincoln," Gettysburg Address, poem by Mildred Meigs.
February 11, 1962
2 5306-001
Tom Sawyer, Robin Hood
Scope and Content: Chapter 2 from The Adventures of Tom Sawer, "Glorious White Washer"; "Robin Hood and Little John."
February 25, 1962
2 5306-001
Seeing Is Believing
Scope and Content: "The Squire's Bride," "The Emperor's New Clothes," Andersen.
March 4, 1962
2 5306-001
Young Book Reviewers Share Their Storyland Friends
Scope and Content: Donna Fabrizo, Gr. 5, Sch. #5, Cedarhurst, LI, Miss Happiness and Miss Flower - Godden; Ian Brecher, Gr. 5, Sch. #2, Inwood, LI, The Cricket in Times Square- Selden; librarian: Mrs. Ada Silberg, Peninsula P.L.
March 11, 1962
2 5306-001
Newbery-Caldecott Award Winning Books
Scope and Content:Once a Mouse by Marcia Brown.
March 18, 1962
2 5306-001
Peasant Maids, Dwarfs, and a Bit of Magic
Scope and Content: "Snow White and Rose Red", from Blue Fairy Book, collected and edited by Andrew Lang.
March 25, 1962
2 5306-001
Heroes from the Past
Scope and Content: "David and Goliath," chapter 1; "Polyphemus the Cyclops," from The Odyssey of Homer, retold by Barbara Leonie Picard.
April 1, 1962
2 5306-001
Hans Christian Andersen Story Festival
Scope and Content: "The Swineherd" and "What the Good Man Does Is Always Right" - Andersen.
April 8, 1962
2 5306-001
East Meadow Book Reviewers Talk About Their Book Friends
Scope and Content: "Books," from This Year: Next Year, by Walter de la Mare and Harold Jones; "The Enchanted Shirt," from This Singing World, by John Hay; Diane Auerbach, Gr. 6, Barnum Woods School, The Middle Button, by Kathryn Worth; Daniel Thompson, Gr. 5, Sacred Heart School, Onion John, by Joseph Krumgold; librarian: Miss Laura Seacord, East Meadow P.L.
April 15, 1962
2 5306-001
Easter Joy
Scope and Content: "The Selfish Giant," from The Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde.
April 22, 1962
2 5306-001
Island Park Book Reviewers on the Air
Scope and Content: Vicki Block, Gr. 5, Island Park Radcliffe Road School, The Saturdays, by Elizabeth Enright; David Sanders, Gr. 4, Island Park Radcliffe Road School, James and the Giant Peach, by Roald Dahl; library director: Mrs. Helen Williams, Island Park P.L."Apple Seed John," by Lydia Maria Childs, from One Thousand Poems for Children, selected and arranged by Elizabeth H. Seachrist.
April 29, 1962
2 5306-001
T'is the Merry, Merry Month of May
Scope and Content: "My Mother Is the Most Beautiful Woman in the World," by Becky Reyher.
May 13, 1962
2 5306-001
Cats Here, Cats There, Cats and Kittens Everywhere
Scope and Content: "The Cat That Walked by Himself," from Just So Stories, by Rudyard Kipling; "Cat and Mouse in Partnership," from Grimm's fairy tales; "Washington and His Cat," retold by Joseph Jacobs.
October 14, 1962
2 5306-001
October Trails in Bookland
Scope and Content: "The Poor Turkey Girl."
October 21, 1962
2 5306-001
Ghosts and Goblins and a Witch or Two
Scope and Content: "Teeny Tiny" and "Rapunzel."
October 28, 1962
2 5306-001
Time for Laughter
Scope and Content: "How the Rhinocerous Got His Skin," "The Three Sillies."
November 4, 1962
2 5306-001
Books Are Soldiers, Small and Tall
Scope and Content: "The Bell of Atri."
November 25, 1962
2 5306-001
Chill December Brings the Sleet, Blazing Fire and Christmas Treat
Scope and Content: "How the Good Gifts Were Used by Two."
December 2, 1962
2 5306-001
Neighbor's Windows Shining Bright
Scope and Content: "Reuben Lights a Torch," by Sol Klein; "Mrs. Santa Claus's Christmas Present," by Alice Morris.
December 16, 1962
2 5306-001
Christmas ... Christmas! Timeless Hour!
Scope and Content: "The Youngest Shepherd," by Hal Borland; "A Visit from St. Nicholas," by Clement C. Moore.
December 23, 1962
2 5306-001
Happy Birthday! Happy New Year!
Scope and Content: "Hansel and Gretel."
December 30, 1962
2 5306-001
Father of Fairy Tale Enchantment - Charles Perrault
Scope and Content: "Puss in Boots."
January 6, 1963
2 5306-001
Bowmen and Huntsmen
Scope and Content: "The Skillful Huntsman," "The Three Jolly Huntsmen."
January 20, 1963
2 5306-001
The Scout Trail
Scope and Content: "Nathan Cathecart's Thrilling Midnight Adventure," "Four Men of God."
February 3, 1963
2 5306-001
Love Is a Rainbow of Understanding
Scope and Content: "Robin Hood and Allen-a-Dale," "North Star Shining," by Hildegarde Swift.
February 10, 1963
2 5306-001
And Crown Thy Good With Brotherhood
Scope and Content: "The Hundred Dresses," by Eleanor Estes.
February 17, 1963
2 5306-001
John Newbery, Randolph Caldecott, Frederic Melcher
Scope and Content: "Song of the Swallows," by Lee Politi.
March 17, 1963
2 5306-001
A Day in Spring
Scope and Content: "Hans Clodhopper" - Andersen; "Origin of Spring," from Greek Myths, by Coolidge.
March 31, 1963
2 5306-001
The Glory of Easter
Scope and Content: "The Easter Eggs," - Cather.
April 14, 1963
2 5306-001
Roslyn Book Reviewers on the Air
Scope and Content: Allen Unger, Gr. 7, Roslyn Junior High School, Buffalo and Beaver, by Steven Meader; Allyn Ostrow, Gr. 6, East Hills School, Roslyn, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, by Samuel Clemens; librarian: Mrs. Dorothy Wood, Roslyn (Bryant) Library.
April 21, 1963
2 5306-001
It's Time for Work, It's Time for Play
Scope and Content: "Pinocchio's Adventures in Playtime Land."
April 28, 1963
3 5306-001
Levittown Book Reviewers on the Air
Scope and Content: Lisa Kugler, Lee Road School, Wantagh, L.I., Dancing Star: the Story of Anna Pavlova, by Gladys Malvern; Michael Gallagher, Abbey Lane School, Levittown, L.I., The Slave Who Freed Haiti: the Story of Touissant L'Ouverture, by Katherine Scherman; librarian: Miss Nancy Anderson, Levittown, P.L.
May 5, 1963
3 5306-001
Merry Rollicking, Frolicking May
Scope and Content: Ballad - "Robin Hood and the Widow's Three Sons"; chapter 2 - "Dusting Is Fun," from All of a Kind Family, by Sydney Taylor.
May 12, 1963
3 5306-001
Wantagh Young Book Reviewers on the Air
Scope and Content: Michele Cohen, Life with Father, Day; Justin Ansell, Kidnapped, R.L. Stevenson.
May 19, 1963
3 5306-001
A Penny's Worth of Kindness
Scope and Content: "Little Freddie with his Fiddle," "Unexpected Good Fortune."
June 3, 1963
3 5306-001
Bethpuge Book Reviewers on the Air
Scope and Content: Robin Pomerantz, Gr. 4, Heaven to Betsy, M. Lovelace; Howard Brooks, The FBI, Q. Reynolds.
June 9, 1963
3 5306-001
Over the Hills and Far Away
Scope and Content: "An Honest Life, A Good Heart and a Merry Mind."
June 16, 1963
3 5306-001
Welcome, Again, to the Storyhour Circle
Scope and Content: "Rosa-Too-Little," by Sue Felt.
September 22, 1963
3 5306-001
Time of Wonder, the Library Story Hours
Scope and Content: "The Old Woman and her Pig," "The Prince with Donkey's Ears."
September 29, 1963
3 5306-001
Hey How for Halloween
Scope and Content: "The Tinker and the Ghost," "The Strange Visitor."
October 27, 1963
3 5306-001
Autumn Trails on a November Day
Scope and Content: "Story that had No End," "Cricket and the Ant," "Hare That Defeated the Lion."
November 3, 1963
3 5306-001
Three Cheers for Books, National Children's Book Week
Scope and Content: "The Flea."
November 10, 1963
3 5306-001
A Class Visit to Our Library
Scope and Content: "Peter Humbug and the White Cat," "Lincoln's Gettysburg Address."
November 17, 1963
3 5306-001
We Hail the Merry Harvest Time
Scope and Content: "Tale of Clever Gretel."
November 24, 1963
3 5306-001
In Memoriam - John Kennedy, 1916-1963
Scope and Content: "Balder and the Mistletoe."
December 1, 1963
3 5306-001
The Merry, Merry Christmas Time Is Here
Scope and Content: "The Little Juggler."
December 22, 1963
3 5306-001
Weave Me a Garland, Teller of Tales
Scope and Content: "Twelve Months," "Clever Gretel."
January 5, 1964
3 5306-001
Happy Birthday, Lewis Carroll
Scope and Content: Chapter One: "Down the Rabbit Hole," from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; "The Walrus and the Carpenter."
January 26, 1964
3 5306-001
Stony the Road We Trod
Scope and Content:Amos Fortune, Free Man, by E. Yates, chapters 1 and 10.
February 9, 1964
3 5306-001
Many Hands Build a House; Many Hearts Make a School
Scope and Content: "Beside the Golden Door," "Damon and Pythias."
February 16, 1964
3 5306-001
By Wit or Magic
Scope and Content: "Snow White," "Why Bear Is Stumpy Tailed."
March 8, 1964
3 5306-001
Levittown Book Reviewers on the Air
Scope and Content: Karen Morgenstern, Gr. 5, The Secret Garden, by Frances Burnett Lippincott; Robin di Maglio, Gr.7, It's Like This, Cat, by Emily Neville.
March 15, 1964
3 5306-001
There's Joy in the Mountains /... Blue Sky Prevailing
Scope and Content: Chapter 3, "Out With the Goats," from Heidi, by Johanna Spyri.
[March 15, 1964] March 22, 1964
3 5306-001
Sing, World, Sing
Scope and Content: "The Selfish Giant," "The Passover Story."
March 29, 1964
3 5306-001
Which Is the Way to Fairyland?
Scope and Content: "Princess on the Glass Hill."
April 4, 1964
3 5306-001
National Library Week - Elmont Book Reviewers on the Air
Scope and Content: Jacqueline Pucciarelli, Gr. 5, Miss Osborn the Mop, by Wilson Gage; William Riddick, Gr. 6, Bristle Face, by Zachary Ball.
April 12, 1964
3 5306-001
Come, Come Down to the Fair
Scope and Content: "Little John Goes to the Fair," from Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, by Howard Pyle.
April 19, 1964
3 5306-001
Garden City Book Reviewers on the Air
Scope and Content: Melissa Mather, Gr. 7, The Rock and the Willow, by Mildred Lee; John Tebbel, Gr. 7,Rascal, by Sterling North.
May 10, 1964
3 5306-001
Listen to these Indian Legends
Scope and Content: "Prologue" and "Hiawatha's Sailing," from The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Longfellow.
May 24, 1964
3 5306-001
Wantagh Young Book Reviewers on the Air
Scope and Content: Julie Euster, Gr. 5, The Good Master, by Kate Seredy; Mark Albert, Gr. 6, Across Five Aprils, by Irene Hunt; librarian: Mrs. Ruth Jervis, Forest Lake School.
May 31, 1964
3 5306-001
Come Along, Come Along, Come to the Fair
Scope and Content: "Angelo, the Naughty One"; interview with guest librarians: Janet Hill (English), B. Barham (Arkansas), S. Glazer (Brooklyn).
June 7, 1964
3 5306-001
It Is a Pleasant Summer Day
Scope and Content: "All in the Morning Early," by Sorche NicLeodhas.
June 14, 1964
3 5306-001
Welcome to You, Rich Autumn Days
Scope and Content: "The Story That Had No End," "St. Francis and the Wolf."
October 4, 1964
3 5306-001
Follow the Gleam: the Great Adventure
Scope and Content: "Theseus," Excerpt - "Call it Courage."
October 11, 1964
3 5306-001
Peace Through Understanding - Unified Nations Week
Scope and Content: "A Garden We Planted Together," "Crow Boy."
October 18, 1964
3 5306-001
Let's Mark the Spell / Ghosts and Witches Chant So Well!
Scope and Content: "Childe Rowland," "The Big Toe."
October 25, 1964
3 5306-001
A Cornucopia of Stories and Poems
Scope and Content: "Tale of Peter Rabbit," "Lazy Harry" - Grimm's fairy tales.
November 8, 1964
3 5306-001
The Wonder of It All
Scope and Content: "Mondabmin," "Ulysses and the Sirens" - Illiad and Odyssey.
November 15, 1964
3 5306-001
Pilgrim Thanksgiving
Scope and Content: "Pilgrim Thanksgiving," by Wilma Hays.
November 22, 1964
3 5306-001
A Joyous Hanukah - The Festival of Lights
Scope and Content: "David Comes Home," from Told Under the Christmas Tree.
November 29, 1964
3 5306-001
Untitled*
December 6, 1964
4 5306-001
O, Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree
Scope and Content: "The Fir Tree."
Dec 13, 1964
4 5306-001
Silent Night, Holy Night
Scope and Content: "The Music Box," "Silent Night, Holy Night."
December 20, 1964
4 5306-001
Holiday Time Is Sparkling Time
Scope and Content: "The Little Engine that Could," "The Twelve Months."
December 27, 1964
4 5306-001
Adventures in Toyland
Scope and Content: "The Little Engine that Could," "Steadfast Tin Soldier."
January 3, 1965
4 5306-001
Fairy Tale Village
Scope and Content: "The Golden Bird."
January 10, 1965
4 5306-001
Man's Best Friend
Scope and Content: Chapter 1, Call of the Wild, by Jack London.
January 17, 1965
4 5306-001
The Coat Remakes the Man
Scope and Content: "Tattercoats," "The Emperor's New Clothes."
January 24, 1965
4 5306-001
A Mixture of Fun and Thought
Scope and Content: "The Tinderbox," "The Crow and the Pitcher," "Belling the Cat."
January 31, 1965
4 5306-001
We'll Walk Hand in Hand Some Day
Scope and Content: Chapter 6, "Heads Up, Eyes Front," from Mary Jane, by Dorothy Sterling.
February 7, 1965
4 5306-001
Hearts Were Made to Give Away
Scope and Content: "Miss Flora McFlimsey's Valentine," "The Spindle, the Shuttle and the Needle."
February 14, 1965
4 5306-001
Brotherhood - the Crest and Crowning of All Good
Scope and Content: "The Happy Prince," by Oscar Wilde.
February 21, 1965
4 5306-001
Pride Goeth Before a Fall
Scope and Content: "King Thrushbeard" - Grimm's fairy tales, "The Squire's Bride - East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon."
February 28, 1965
4 5306-001
Harbingers of Spring
Scope and Content: "March of the Shepherd," "A Bell for Ursli."
March 7, 1965
4 5306-001
1965 Newbery and Caldecott Award Books
Scope and Content: "The Wave," by Margaret Hodges.
March 14, 1965
4 5306-001
Hear the Elf King's Call
Scope and Content: "How Boots Befooled the King."
March 28, 1965
4 5306-001
Boys and Spring Fever
Scope and Content: Chapters 9, 10, 11 of The Adventures of Pinnocchio.
April 4, 1965
4 5306-001
It's Cherry Blossom Time
Scope and Content: "The Golden Crane" - Yamaguchi.
April 11, 1965
4 5306-001
Sing for the Glory of Earth and Passover
Scope and Content: "The Selfish Giant."
April 18, 1965
4 5306-001
National Library Week - Open Your Future
Scope and Content: "Princess and Jose."
April 25, 1965
4 5306-001
May Mother's Day Be Full of Smiles
Scope and Content: "My Mother Is the Most Beautiful Woman in the World" - Reyher.
May 9, 1965
4 5306-001
Do You Believe in Fairies
Scope and Content: "Snow White and Rose Red."
May 16, 1965
4 5306-001
Spring Fever - Where I Would Be I Can Not!
Scope and Content: Chapters 6 and 7, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
May 23, 1965
4 5306-001
Travel the Open Road to the Children's World, Lib/USA
Scope and Content: "Owl and the Pussycat," 5th and 6th grades, Frederick Stubbs School, Wilmington, Delaware; librarians: Miss Crossley, Miss Albrecht.
May 30, 1965
4 5306-001
Children's World, Library/USA
May 30, 1965
4 5306-001
Summer Is Coming, Summer Is Coming
Scope and Content: "Sleeping Beauty," "The Princess and the Pea."
June 3, 1965
4 5306-001
In a Wonderland.../Dreaming As the Days Go By...
Scope and Content: Chatper 1 of Rufus M, by Eleanor Estes.
October 3, 1965
4 5306-001
Worlds Without End
Scope and Content: "The Legend of St. Christopher," adapted and retold by Spencer Shaw.
October 10, 1965
4 5306-001
Gaily We Parade to Storyland
Scope and Content: "The Pancake," "How Six Travelled Through the World."
October 17, 1965
4 5306-001
On Trails in Indian Summer
Scope and Content: "The Poor Turkey Girl," "Origin of the Pleiades."
October 24, 1965
4 5306-001
Sing Out for Books
Scope and Content: "Mousekin's Golden House," "The Little Red Bogie-Man."
October 31, 1965
4 5306-001
Follow Knowledge Like a Sinking Star
Scope and Content: "The Teacher Comes to Dinner," in Lucky Days for Johnny, by I. Smith.
November 7, 1965
4 5306-001
Woodland Friends in Storyland
Scope and Content: "Mousekin's Golden House," "The Hare and the Hedgehog."
November 14, 1965
4 5306-001
Harvests Have Been Gathered - T is for Thanksgiving Day
Scope and Content: "Thanksgiving" from Little Men, by Louisa May Alcott.
November 20, 1965
4 5306-001
Books Are for Giving
Scope and Content: "The Old Woman and the Tramp."
November 28, 1965
4 5306-001
The Eve of St. Nicholas
Scope and Content: "The Festival of St. Nicholas."
December 5, 1965
4 5306-001
Christmas Surprises
Scope and Content: "The Tailor of Gloucester" - B. Potter.
December 12, 1965
4 5306-001
O Hanukah, O Christmas Day
Scope and Content: Chapter from A Christmas Carol, by Dickens; "A Cruse of Oil."
December 19, 1965
4 5306-001
A Christmas Greeting to All My Friends
Scope and Content: "A Certain Small Shepherd" - Caudill.
December 26, 1965
5 5306-001
Ring Out, O Bells, with Birthday Cheer
Scope and Content: "The Three Spinning Fairies," "Peter the Goatherd."
January 2, 1966
5 5306-001
Unusual Characters in Storyland
Scope and Content: "The Darning Needle," "The Pot and the Candles."
January 9, 1966
5 5306-001
It's Like This, Cat
Scope and Content: "Dick Whittington and His Cat."
January 16, 1966
5 5306-001
On the Wind of January
Scope and Content: Chapters 18, 19, "Winter in Dorfli" and "The Winter Continues," from Heidi, by Johanna Spyri.
January 23, 1966
5 5306-001
Let's Go On an Imaginary Safari
Scope and Content: "The Beginning of the Armadillos."
January 30, 1966
5 5306-001
Heroes, Real and Imaginary
Scope and Content: Selections from Paul Bunyan: "Babe the Blue Ox," and "The Winter of the Blue Snow."
February 6, 1966
5 5306-001
Love Is a Many Splendored Thing
Scope and Content: "Robin Hood and Allan-a Dale," "Biographies - Donglan, Anderson, Price, DuBois."
February 13, 1966
5 5306-001
None Is Mine Enemy / None an Outsider
Scope and Content: "My Song Yankee Doodle."
February 20, 1966
5 5306-001
Pepper and Salt, Howard Pyle's Seasoning
Scope and Content: "The Apple of Contentment."
February 27, 1966
5 5306-001
When E'er You Make a Promise (Girl Scouts)
Scope and Content: "Pandora, The First Woman."
March 6, 1966
5 5306-001
Falorie Men and Mission Swallows
Scope and Content: "Song of the Swallows."
March 13, 1966
5 5306-001
1966 Newbery and Caldecott Awards
Scope and Content: "Tom Tit Tot."
March 19, 1966
5 5306-001
Spring Time with Hans Christian Andersen
Scope and Content: "Thumbelina."
March 27, 1966
5 5306-001
Sleepy Time Plus Love Time Equals Spring Fever
Scope and Content: "Little Burnt Face," "Tick Running and a Heartbreak," from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
April 3, 1966
5 5306-001
Break Forth into Joy / Sing Together
Scope and Content: "The Easter Eggs."
April 10, 1966
5 5306-001
A Flight into Fancy
Scope and Content: "Mr. and Mrs. Vinegar."
April 17, 1966
5 5306-001
A Carnival of Animals
Scope and Content: "Bremer Town Musicians," "Bell of Atri."
April 24, 1966
5 5306-001
Let's Play "Cops and Robbers"
Scope and Content: "The Case of the Sensational Scent."
May 1, 1966
5 5306-001
My Mother in a Family Album
Scope and Content: "My Mother Is the Most Beautiful Woman in the World."
May 8, 1966
5 5306-001
Story Time Is Fun Time
Scope and Content: "The Simpleton and His Little Black Hen."
May 15, 1966
5 5306-001
Chinese Beauty and Wisdom. One Only Knows
Scope and Content: "The Blue Rose."
May 22, 1966
5 5306-001
Soldier Rest, Thy Warfare O'er
Scope and Content: "The Story of David and Goliath."
May 29, 1966
5 5306-001
Come, Let Us Play
Scope and Content: "Snow White."
June 5, 1966
5 5306-001
On the Road to Anywhere
Scope and Content: "The Wonderful Knapsack."
June 12, 1966
5 5306-001
Born Free, Film and Book by Joy Adamson
Scope and Content: Guest Reviewers: Martha Rice, W. Trespar Clark H.S., East Meadow; William Donald, Freeport H.S.; librarian: Mrs. Helen Wilmott, Freeport H.S.
July 24, 1966
5 5306-001
Vacation Ends, School Begins
Scope and Content: "Doctor Know-It-All."
September 11, 1966
5 5306-001
May You Be Inscribed for a Good Year! May Your Fate Have Been Sealed for a Good Year!
Scope and Content: "The Most Precious Gift," "The Wise King and the Little Bee."
September 18, 1966
5 5306-001
Untitled*
October 2, 1966
5 5306-001
A Huntin' We Will Go
Scope and Content: "The Skillful Huntsman," "Three Jovial Huntsmen," "The Bald Huntsman."
October 16, 1966
5 5306-001
Untitled*
October 19, 1966
5 5306-001
Wild Geese Calling
Scope and Content: "The Fox and the Geese," "The Golden Goose."
October 23, 1966
5 5306-001
Hallowe'en Cats and Witches Fly during Book Week
Scope and Content: "The King of Cats," "Three Magic Oranges."
October 30, 1966
5 5306-001
Tyranny or Freedom
Scope and Content: Chapter 2, "Faith" in The Apple and the Arrow, by Mary and Conrad Buff.
November 6, 1966
5 5306-001
Autumn Trails on a November Day
Scope and Content: "The Cricket and the Ant," "To Your Good Health."
November 13, 1966
5 5306-001
Thanksgiving Feast and Festival
Scope and Content: "Clever Gretel," "Stone Soup."
November 20, 1966
5 5306-001
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall / Who's the Real One of All?
Scope and Content: Chapters 1-3 from The Prince and the Pauper, by Mark Twain.
November 27, 1966
5 5306-001
Chill December Brings Christmas Treat
Scope and Content: "How the Good Gifts Were Used by Two."
December 4, 1966
5 5306-001
Always and Always the Lamp Burns Bright
Scope and Content: "Zlateh the Goat."
December 11, 1966
6 5306-001
Twine, Mistletoe and Holly / Let's All Be Jolly
Scope and Content: "The Cat of Doverfell," "Little Gottlieb," "The Elves and the Shoemaker."
December 18, 1966
6 5306-001
Long, Long, Ago
Scope and Content: "The Shepherd's Pipe," "The Legend of Baboushka."
December 25, 1966
6 5306-001
I'm the New Year / Come Look at My Wares
Scope and Content: "The Twelve Months."
January 1, 1967
6 5306-001
Questions, Answers, Riddles All / In Your Book for Big and Small
Scope and Content: "Three Golden Hairs of Grandfather Know All."
January 8, 1967
6 5306-001
Shoemakers, Tailors, Craftsmen All
Scope and Content: "The Elves and the Shoemaker," "The Clever Tailor."
Janurary 15, 1967
6 5306-001
The Plain Princess
Scope and Content:The Plain Princess, by Phyllis McGinley, part I.
January 22, 1967
6 5306-001
The Plain Princess
Scope and Content:The Plain Princess, by Phyllis McGinley, part II.
January 29, 1967
6 5306-001
America / We Bring Our Lives to Thee
Scope and Content: "North Star Shining Bright," by Hildegarde Swift.
February 6, 1967
6 5306-001
[Untitled]
Scope and Content: "Snegourka," "How Little Metty, the Shepherdess, Married a King."
February 12, 1967
6 5306-001
Crown Thy Good With Brotherhood
Scope and Content: "My Song, Yankee Doodle,"
February 19, 1967
6 5306-001
On the Way to Anywhere
Scope and Content: "How Little Metty, the Shepherdess, Married a King."
February 26, 1967
6 5306-001
Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That
Scope and Content: "Clever Manka."
March 5, 1967
6 5306-001
It's Hard to Believe
Scope and Content: "The Emperor's New Clothes."
March 12, 1967
6 5306-001
1966 Newbery-Caldecott Awards
Scope and Content:Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine, by Evaline Ness.
March 19, 1967
6 5306-001
Happy Easter Day
Scope and Content: "The Egg Tree."
March 26, 1967
6 5306-001
A Trip to the Garden City Public Library
Scope and Content: "The Stubborn Sillies."
April 2, 1967
6 5306-001
Spring Frolic
Scope and Content: "Origin of the Seasons."
April 9, 1967
6 5306-001
Explore Inner Space - Read
April 16, 1967
6 5306-001
Courage Undaunted
Scope and Content: With Florence Friedlander, children's librarian, Shelter Rock Public Library.
April 23, 1967
6 5306-001
On the Road to Enchantment
Scope and Content: "History of Tom Thumb," "Why Pigs Have Curly Tails."
April 30, 1967
6 5306-001
Next Stop -- Westbury
May 7, 1967
6 5306-001
Untitled*
May 14, 1967
6 5306-001
Untitled
May 21, 1967
6 5306-001
Hymn and Prayer for Peace
Scope and Content: "Rustem and Sohrab."
May 28, 1967
6 5306-001
Sing a Song of Seasons, Something Bright in All
Scope and Content: "Three Billy Goats Gruff," "Princess and Jose."
June 5 [i.e., June 4], 1967
6 5306-001
A Visit with the Author - Lorenz Graham
Scope and Content: Excerpt from I, Momolu.
June 11, 1967
6 5306-001
New Trails to Explore
Scope and Content: "The First Voyage of Sindbad the Sailor."
September 24, 1967
6 5306-001
Time of Fulfillment - Indian Summer
Scope and Content: "Hiawatha's Fasting," from The Song of Hiawatha, by Longfellow.
October 1, 1967
6 5306-001
Sail On, O My People, Sail On
Scope and Content: "Sail On, O My People."
October 8, 1967
6 5306-001
I Want to Be Off to Somewhere
Scope and Content: "Travels of a Fox," "The Cat and Mouse in Partnership."
October 15, 1967
6 5306-001
Brooms, Magic and Music
Scope and Content: "The Sorcerer's Apprentice," with music.
November 5, 1967
6 5306-001
A Wish is Quite a Tiny Thing...
Scope and Content: "The Stonecutter," "The Wishing Ring," "The Three Wishes."
November 12, 1967
6 5306-001
Sing We All Merrily / Christmas is Here!
Scope and Content: "The Elves and the Shoemaker," "The First Christmas Tree."
December 17, 1967
6 5306-001
Behold the Star Up Yonder
Scope and Content: "The Shepherd," "Seeking the Way," from This Way to Christmas, by Ruth Sawyer.
December 24, 1967
6 5306-001
Toys in Bookland
Scope and Content: "Flora McFlimsey's Christmas Eve," "Steadfast Tin Soldier."
6 5306-001
Fairy Rings from France
Scope and Content: "Riquet of the Tuft."
January 7, 1968
6 5306-001
Blow, Wind, Blow, With Blustery Breath
Scope and Content: "The Wind and the Sun."
January 14,1968
7 5306-001
A Visit to the Hempstead Public Library
January 28, 1968
7 5306-001
Scouts on Parade
Scope and Content: "The Unknown Scout," "The Story of Scarface."
February 4, 1968
7 5306-001
We Have Tomorrow / We March
Scope and Content: "Why Wisdom Is Found Everywere," "Hat Shaking Dance and Other Tales."
February 11, 1968
7 5306-001
Bears, Bears All Around
Scope and Content: "Snow White and Rose Red."
February 19 [i.e., February 18], 1968
7 5306-001
Let Anything Now Happen
Scope and Content: "The Beginning of Armadillos."
February 25, 1968
7 5306-001
1968 Newbery-Caldecott Awards
Scope and Content: "Urashima Taro and the Princess of the Sea."
March 4 [i.e., March 3], 1968
7 5306-001
T'is Story Time, T'is Story Time!
Scope and Content: "The Princess on the Glass Hill."
March 10, 1968
7 5306-001
For This Place Is Fairy Ground
Scope and Content: "Murdoch's Rath," "The Liar from the Land of Erin."
March 17, 1968
7 5306-001
Franklin Square Book Reviewers
Scope and Content: Thomas Helling, Polk Street School, and Bernard Delia, St. Catherine's of Sienna; Dorothy Gunzenhauser, librarian; Henry Reed, Inc., by Keith Robertson; From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, by E.L. Konigsburg.
March 24, 1968
7 5306-001
Spring Has Come to Make Us Glad
Scope and Content: Chapter 20, "News from Distant Friends," in Heidi, by Johanna Spyri.
March 31, 1968
7 5306-001
May These Be Yours at Passover
Scope and Content: "Mama Has Her Hands Full."
April 7, 1968
7 5306-001
I Dream a World this Eastertide
Scope and Content: "King Robert of Sicely."
April 14, 1968
7 5306-001
He Comes to Share Our Treasure
Scope and Content: "That's Once," "The Silver Jug."
April 21, 1968
7 5306-001
A Visit to the Ocean Side Free Library
Scope and Content: With Mrs. Ricki Lubov, children's librarian.
April 28, 1968
7 5306-001
Cowboys and Indians Around the Council Ring
Scope and Content: "Waukewa's Eagle."
May 5, 1968
7 5306-001
Happy Mother's Day
Scope and Content: "Theseus."
May 12, 1968
7 5306-001
Here Is Fairy Bread to Eat
Scope and Content: "Urashima Taro and the Princess of the Sea," "The Princess and the Pea."
May 19, 1968
7 5306-001
A Knight's Prayer
Scope and Content: "The Passing of Arthur."Two copies.
May 26, 1968
7 5306-001
I Am a Happy Little Wanderer
Scope and Content: "Little Red Riding Hood" ["Little Red Cap"].
June 2, 1968
7 5306-001
[Final Broadcast]
General Notes: Labelling on the tape box is conflicting.
[June 9, 1968]
UW Graduate School of Library and Information Science
Workshops
Box/Folder Accession
8/21-26 5306-001
Annual Storytelling Workshop
1978-2001
Subject Series
Box/Folder Accession
8/27-28 5306-001
Spencer Shaw Honor Lecture
1987-2002
Personal Papers
Box/Folder Accession
8/29 5306-001
Biographical Features
1998
8/30-33 5306-001
General Correspondence
1965-2001
Speeches
Box/Folder Accession
8/34-35, 9/1 5306-001
Bringing Together Youth and Literature
1964-2000
9/2-5 5306-001
Guest Speaker
1958-1999, n.d.
9/6-8 5306-001
International Lectures
1970-1998
9/11 5306-001
Lectures
1956-2000
9/12 5306-001
Tributes and Memorials
1979-2000
Writings
Box/Folder Accession
9/13-14 5306-001
Published Materials
1948-1998
9/15-17 5306-001
Published Manuscripts
1965-1983, n.d.
9/18 5306-001
Biographies of Librarians and Storytellers
1982-1997, n.d.
9/19 5306-001
Reviews
1948-1977
Books
Box/Folder Accession
11 5306-001
Storytelling for Everyone
1996
11 5306-001
Storytelling and the Library
1995
11 5306-001
The World of Storytelling
1999
Books of Others
Box/Folder Accession
11 5306-001
Booktalk (signed), by Aidan Chambers
1985
11 5306-001
Writing Books for Boys & Girls (signed), by Helen Ferris
1952
Curriculum Files
Box/Folder Accession
9/20 5306-001
Children's Books (Lib. 451a)
1963
9/21 5306-001
Children's Literature II (Lib. 554)
1976
9/22 5306-001
Children's Materials (Lib. 550)
1983
9/23-24 5306-001
Comparative Book Illustrations and Styles of Art in Children's Books (Lib. 450)
1985
9/25-27 5306-001
Development of Children's Services
1905-1981, n.d.
9/28-31 5306-001
History of Children's Literature (Lib. 451, 555)
1972, 1980, n.d.
10/1-3 5306-001
Multi-cultural Course
1981
10/4-8 5306-001
Public Library Services for Children (Lib. 567, 553)
ca. 1970s-1990s
10/9 5306-001
Survey of Children's Literature (Lib. 450)
191983-1985
Publicity
Box/Folder Accession
10/10 5306-001
Storytelling Programs
1974, 1994, n.d.
10/11-12 5306-001
General
1958-1998
Box/Folder Accession
10/13 5306-001
Newsletters
1986, 1996
Awards
Box/Folder Accession
10/14 5306-001
American Library Association, Association for Library Service to Children, Distinguished Service Award
1998
10/15 5306-001
American Library Association, Black Caucus, Distinguished Service Award
10/16 5306-001
Certificates
1973-1998
10/17 5306-001
Grolier Award
1981-1982
10/18 5306-001
Nancy Blankenship Pryor Award
1988-1997
10/19 5306-001
Nordstrom Cultural Diversity Award
1997
10/20 5306-001
Washington Library Association, President's Award
1986
10/21 5306-001
University of Wisconsin, Honorary Degree
1992
10/22 5306-001
University of Wisconsin. School of Library and Information Studies, Alumnus of the Year Award
1990-1992
Scrapbook
Box/Folder Accession
10/23 5306-001
Radio Shows Scrapbook
1961-1979
Audio Tapes
Box/Folder Accession
7 5306-001
[Unidentified]
June 4, 1968
7 5306-001
[Unidentified]
June 17, 1968
7 5306-001
[Unidentified]
December 31, 1968
7 5306-001
[Unidentified]
June 10?
7 5306-001
[Unidentified] Shaw Dupl., Part #1
April 23, 1952
7 5306-001
Interview - KCTS, Channel 9, UW
General Notes: Taped December 12, 1971; broadcast March 3, 1971.
1971
7 5306-001
Talk - Annual Conference of the Elementary School Principals Assoc. of Wash.
October 16, 1973
7 5306-001
"Programmed Robots or Creative Rebels," Washington State ASL Annual Convention
March 19-20, 1971
7 5306-001
"A Child Again"
n.d.
7 5306-001
"Story Pioneer"
n.d.
7 5306-001
KING, Channel 5 - Christmas Special
December 18, 1974
7 5306-001
University of Hawaii
General Notes: Two tapes.
February 11, 1969
7 5306-001
Kaiulani Hotel, Hawaii - Morning Session
February 15, 1969
7 5306-001
Kaiulani Hotel, Hawaii - Afternoon Session
General Notes: Two tapes.
February 15, 1969
7 5306-001
7th Annual Story Telling Institute "How Golden Is Childhood"
May 16, 1970
Subject Series
Box/Folder Accession
10/24 5306-001
Ashanti to Zulu Recording
1977
10/25 5306-001
Australia Visits
1976-1980
10/26 5306-001
Black Heritage Society of Washington State
1983-1986
10/27 5306-001
Bon Marché Northwest Black Pioneers Tribute
1988-2000
10/28-29 5306-001
Community Service with Religious Institutions
1956-2001
10/30 5306-001
The Day When the Animals Talked
1977
10/31-32 5306-001
Farewell to Seattle
2001
10/33 5306-001
Hampton University Alumni Association, Puget Sound Chapter
1965-1997
10/34-36 5306-001
Hawaiian Education Association Librarianship Institute
1970
10/37-38 5306-001
Hawaii
1969-1970
11/1 5306-001
National Book Award Judging
1998
11/2 5306-001
New Zealand Visits
1978-1990
11/3 5306-001
Retirement
1986
11/4 5306-001
Retirement Banquet
1986
11/5-6 5306-001
United States Librarians to Toyanaka Library, Osaka, Japan
1978-1995
11/7 5306-001
University Presbyterian Church, Seattle, Wash.
1973-2001
Box/Folder Accession
11/8-10 5306-001
Clippings
1955-2000
11/11 5306-001
Miscellany
1980, 1999
Box/Folder Accession
11/12 5306-001
UW Organization of Afro-American Faculty and Staff
n.d.
11/13 5306-001
UW Special Committee on Minority Faculty Affairs
1984-1985
American Library Association
Subject Series
Box/Folder Accession
11/14-15 5306-001
New York World's Fair, Library/USA
1963-1965
11/16 5306-001
Honorary Membership for Life
1988
Children's Services Division
Box/Folder Accession
11/17 5306-001
General Correspondence
1964-1992
Subject Series
Box/Folder Accession
11/18-19 5306-001
New York World's Fair, Children's World, Library/USA
1963-1964
11/20 5306-001
Laura Ingalls Wilder Award
1981-1983
11/21 5306-001
Shaw's Presidency
1974-1976
Box/Folder Accession
11/22-23 5306-001
Childcraft Editoral Advisory Board
1971-1981
11/24 5306-001
Friends of the Seattle Public Library
1978-2000
11/25 5306-001
Presbyterian Ministries Board of Trustees
1992-1998
11/26 5306-001
Washington Association of Homes for the Aging / American Association of Homes for the Aging
1993-1995

Accession No. 5306-002: Spencer Shaw papers, 1956-2006Return to Top

9.33 cubic feet (10 boxes)
Arrangement: Arranged as received.

Scope and Content: Photos, correspondence, speeches and writings, curriculum vitae materials, thesis, storytelling materials, cassette tapes, audio tapes, VHS tapes, film reels, posters, plaques, certificates, wall hangings.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Acquisition Info: Source: the estate of Spencer Shaw, October 5, 2010.

Processing Info: Processed in 2010.

Container(s) Description
Box Accession
1 5306-002
Travel/personal photos (Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Japan; mid-90s), Correspondence
2 5306-002
Speeches and writings, Curriculum vitae materials, Thesis
3 5306-002
Storytelling materials (programs, conferences, articles
4 5306-002
Photo album, Writings
5 5306-002
Cassette tapes, VHS, Small film reel
6 5306-002
Audio reels/recording tape (medium size; one reel without a box)
7 5306-002
Small film reel, VHS tapes
8 5306-002
Event poster, Plaques, Large film reel
9 5306-002
Plaques, Folder of certificates (removed from frames)
10 5306-002
Three large wall hangings/plaques

Accession No. 5306-003: Spencer G. Shaw papers, 1963-1980Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Two incoming letters relating to Madeleine L'Engle: one is from Madeleine L'Engle thanking Spencer Shaw for his letter of congratulations for L'Engle's recent Newberry Award to A Wrinkle in Time (1963) and the other relating to a visit L'Engle was to make to Seattle in 1980.

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's copyrights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Info: Items were found in the book belonging to Shaw, The Young Unicorns by Madeleine L'Engle.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Aged--Housing--United States
  • Aged--Services for--United States
  • Children--Books and reading
  • Children's librarians--Washington (State)--Seattle--Archives
  • Children's literature--Study and teaching
  • College teachers--Washington (State)--Seattle--Archives
  • Library schools--Faculty
  • Library science teachers--Washington (State)--Seattle--Archives
  • Radio programs for children--New York (State)--Long Island
  • Storytellers--Washington (State)--Seattle--Archives
  • Storytelling--Study and teaching
  • Teaching--Aids and devices
  • Young adult literature--Study and teaching
  • Personal Names :
  • Shaw, Spencer G.--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • American Library Association
  • American Library Association. Children's Services Division
  • Nassau Library System
  • University of Washington. Graduate School of Library and Information Science
  • University of Washington. Information School
  • University of Washington. School of Library and Information Science
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • University of Washington. University Archives