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Luci Shaw Papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Correspondence

Journals

Manuscripts

Published Material

Activities

Secondary Material

Biographical

Photographs

Accession 2011-0251



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Luci Shaw Papers, 1922-2005 | College Archives & Special Collections

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Collection Overview

Title: Luci Shaw Papers, 1922-2005Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1969-2005

ID: SC/046

Primary Creator: Shaw, Luci (1928-)

Extent: 105.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by series with folder level control.

Date Acquired: 00/00/1991

Subjects: Bible. O.T. Genesis., Bible stories, English - O.T. Genesis., Christianity and literature., Christianity and the arts., Christian life, Christian literature - Authorship., Christian poetry, American., Christmas - Meditations., Deck, Northcote, 1875-1957, Deck, Northcote, 1875-1957 - Correspondence., L'Engle, Madeleine - Correspondence., L'Engle, Madeleine - Friends and associates., Poets, Poets - United States - Correspondence., Prayer., Shaw, Luci, Shaw, Luci - Correspondence., Spiritual life - Literary collections., Wheaton College (Ill.) - Alumni., Women authors, American, Women authors, American - Biography.

Forms of Material: Articles, Correspondence, Poetry, Reviews

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Luci Shaw Collection includes the papers of Luci Deck Shaw Hoyte. Luci Shaw, her professional name, is an accomplished poet, essayist, and teacher. Included in the papers of this poet and publishing executive are correspondence, manuscripts, and published works. Her papers comprise 39 linear feet of material.

Correspondence includes personal, family, as well as professional and business. The various correspondence cover the years of 1922 to the present, with the earliest being between Luci Shaw's missionary parents and Dr. and Mrs. Northcote Deck. Dr. Deck was also the author of several books. This series comprise the bulk of the collection.

Typescripts, drafts, and proof pages display her writing at various stages of completion. This manuscript section spans several feet and constitutes the second largest portion of the collection.

Biographical Note

Luci Shaw was born in 1928 in London, England, and has lived in Canada, Australia and the U.S.A. A 1953 high honors graduate of Wheaton College in Illinois, she became co-founder and later president of Harold Shaw Publishers, and since 1988 has been a Writer in Residence at Regent College, Vancouver, Canada.

Shaw is a frequent retreat facilitator and leads writing workshops in church and university settings. She has lectured in North America and abroad on topics such as art and spirituality, the Christian imagination, poetry-writing, and journal-writing as an aid to artistic and spiritual growth. A charter member of the Chrysostom Society of Writers, Shaw is author of ten volumes of poetry including Polishing the Petoskey Stone (Shaw, 1990), Writing the River (Pinon Press, 1994/Regent Publishing, 1997), The Angles of Light (Waterbrook, 2000), The Green Earth: Poems of Creation (Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2002), has edited three poetry anthologies and a festschrift, The Swiftly Tilting Worlds of Madeleine L’Engle, (Shaw, 1998). Her most recent books are What the Light Was Like (Word Farm), Accompanied by Angels (Eerdmans), The Genesis of It All (Paraclete), and Breath for the Bones: Art, Imagination & Spirit (Nelson). Her poetic work and essays have been widely anthologized. Shaw has authored several non-fiction prose books, including Water My Soul: Cultivating the Interior Life (Zondervan) and The Crime of Living Cautiously (InterVarsity). She has also co-authored three books with Madeleine L’Engle, WinterSong (Regent), Friends for the Journey (Regent), and A Prayer Book for Spiritual Friends (Augsburg/Fortress). Shaw is poetry editor and a contributing editor of Radix, as quarterly journal published in Berkeley, CA, that celebrates art, literature, music, psychology, science and the media, featuring original poetry, reviews and interviews. She is also poetry and fiction editor of Crux, an academic journal published quarterly by Regent College, Vancouver, Canada. She and her husband John Hoyte live in Bellingham, Washington and are members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. She loves sailing, tent camping, knitting, gardening, and wilderness photography.

Subject/Index Terms

Bible. O.T. Genesis.
Bible stories, English - O.T. Genesis.
Christianity and literature.
Christianity and the arts.
Christian life
Christian literature - Authorship.
Christian poetry, American.
Christmas - Meditations.
Deck, Northcote, 1875-1957
Deck, Northcote, 1875-1957 - Correspondence.
L'Engle, Madeleine - Correspondence.
L'Engle, Madeleine - Friends and associates.
Poets
Poets - United States - Correspondence.
Prayer.
Shaw, Luci
Shaw, Luci - Correspondence.
Spiritual life - Literary collections.
Wheaton College (Ill.) - Alumni.
Women authors, American
Women authors, American - Biography.

Administrative Information

Repository: College Archives & Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 39 linear feet

Access Restrictions: Access to journals is restricted to those researchers possessing written permission from Luci Shaw.

Use Restrictions: Duplication may be restricted if copying could cause damage to items.

Acquisition Source: Gift

Acquisition Method: Luci Shaw papers were received by donation to Wheaton College beginning in 1991.

Preferred Citation: Luci Shaw Papers (SC-46), Wheaton College Special Collections, Wheaton, Illinois.

Other Note: The Luci Shaw Collection houses the personal and professional papers of Luci Deck Shaw Hoyte. Luci Shaw, her professional name, is an accomplished and widely published poet and author. She was co-founder of Harold Shaw Publishing, later becoming president of the firm.

Other URL: http://library.wheaton.edu


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Correspondence],
[Series 2: Journals],
[Series 3: Manuscripts],
[Series 4: Published Material],
[Series 5: Activities],
[Series 6: Secondary Material],
[Series 7: Biographical],
[Series 8: Photographs],
[Series 9: Accession 2011-0251],
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Series 3: ManuscriptsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: BooksAdd to your cart.
Box 83Add to your cart.
Folder 1: God in the DarkAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: God in the DarkAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: God in the DarkAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: God in the DarkAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: God in the DarkAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: God in the DarkAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: God in the DarkAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Landscape of the HeartAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Landscape of the HeartAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Landscape of the HeartAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Listen to the GreenAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Listen to the GreenAdd to your cart.
Box 84: Moving into DarknessAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Moving Into DarknessAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Moving Into DarknessAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Moving Into DarknessAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Moving Into DarknessAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Moving Into DarknessAdd to your cart.
Box 85Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Moving into DarknessAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Poems, Extra CopiesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Polishing the Petoskey StoneAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Polishing the Petoskey StoneAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Polishing the Petoskey StoneAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Polishing the Petoskey StoneAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Polishing the Petoskey StoneAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Polishing the Petoskey StoneAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Polishing the Petoskey StoneAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Polishing the Petoskey StoneAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Polishing the Petoskey StoneAdd to your cart.
Box 86: Postcard from the ShoreAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Postcard from the ShoreAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Postcard from the ShoreAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Postcard from the ShoreAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Postcard from the ShoreAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Postcard from the ShoreAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Postcard from the ShoreAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Postcard from the ShoreAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Postcard from the ShoreAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Postcard from the ShoreAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Postcard from the ShoreAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Postcard from the ShoreAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Postcard from the ShoreAdd to your cart.
Box 87Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The Secret TreesAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: The SightingAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: The SightingAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: The SightingAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: The SightingAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: The SightingAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: The SightingAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: The SightingAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: The SightingAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: The SightingAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: The SightingAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: The SightingAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: The SightingAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Sightseers into Pilgrims, CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Box 88Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Life * PathAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Life * PathAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Life * PathAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Life * PathAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Life * PathAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Life * Path - cover proofsAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Life * Path - cover proofsAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Horizons: exploring creationAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Horizons: exploring creationAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Horizons: exploring creationAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Writing the River - PoetryAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Writing the River - PoetryAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Writing the River - PoetryAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Statement of FaithAdd to your cart.
Box 89Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Life PathAdd to your cart.
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Folder 2: WinterSongAdd to your cart.
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Folder 3: WinterSongAdd to your cart.
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Folder 4: Friendship with Madeleine L'EngleAdd to your cart.
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Box 90Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Friends for the JourneyAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Winter Song p. 1 - 90Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Winter Song p. 91-194Add to your cart.
Box 91Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Partners in Prayer (roughdraft)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Partners in Prayer 11/20/98Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Partners in Prayer  11/24/98Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Partners in Prayer  12/12/98Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Partners in Prayer  12/18/98Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Partners in Prayer  2/12/99Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Partners in Prayer  3/18/99Add to your cart.
Folder 8: The Angles of Light (pageproof)Add to your cart.
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Box 92: "Moving into the Light" Original ManuscriptAdd to your cart.
Box 93Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Festshift (Early Drafts)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Festshift (Incomplete Set)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: The Growing Soul (ch. 1-3)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: The Growing Soul (ch. 4-6)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: The Growing Soul (ch. 7-8)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: The Swiftly Tilting Worlds of Madeleine L'Engle (chapters 1-4)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: The Swiftly Tilting Worlds of Madeleine L'Engle (chapters 1-5)Add to your cart.
Box 94Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The Swiftly Tilting Worlds of Madeleine L'Engle (chapters 5-7)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: The Swiftly Tilting Worlds of Madeleine L'Engle (chapters 6-10)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: The Swiftly Tilting Worlds of Madeleine L'Engle (chapters 8-10)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: The Swiftly Tilting Worlds of Madeleine L'Engle (chapters 11-14)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: The Swiftly Tilting Worlds of Madeleine L'Engle (chapters 11-14)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: The Swiftly Tilting Worlds of Madeleine L'Engle (chapters 15-16)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: The Swiftly Tilting Worlds of Madeleine L'Engle (chapters 15-16)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: The Growing Soul (drafts)Add to your cart.
Box 95Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Angels of LightsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: The Green EarthAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: The Crime of Living CautiouslyAdd to your cart.
Box 102Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Accompanied by Angels: Poems of the Incarnation (proof with corrections), 2006 March 2Add to your cart.
Folder 11: What Light was Like (typescript), 2006Add to your cart.
Box 103Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Breath for the Bones: Art, Imagination, and Spirit (draft with tracked changes), 2007 February 23Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Breath for the Bones (manuscript), 2004 March 3Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Breath for the Bones: Art, Imagination, and Spirit (CD-R: final edited version with source files), 2004 March 10Add to your cart.
Box 104Add to your cart.
Folder 1: A Bird in the Church: Poems by Luci Shaw (draft manuscript), undatedAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Messages and TranscriptsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: SongsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: PoemsAdd to your cart.
Box 96: Misc. A-ZAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: A-CAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: D-FAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: G-IAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: L-NAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: O-RAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: SAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: T-ZAdd to your cart.
Box 97: Poems A-Z, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 1: A-CAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: D-GAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: I-LAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: M-PAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: R-SAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: T-WAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: WAdd to your cart.
Box 98: Poems A-Z, 2003Add to your cart.
Box 99Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Poems--Drafts (A-O), 2003Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Poems--Drafts  (P-T), 2003Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Poems, 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Poems--MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Gold Medallion Book Award, 1999Add to your cart.
Box 102Add to your cart.
Folder 7: What Light was Like - Manuscripts of individual poems (A-E), 2004-2005Add to your cart.
Folder 8: What Light was Like - Manuscripts of individual poems (F-O), 2003-2005Add to your cart.
Folder 9: What Light was Like - Manuscripts of individual poems (P-S), 2004-2005Add to your cart.
Folder 10: What Light was Like - Manuscripts of individual poems (T-W), 2003-2005Add to your cart.
Box 103Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Manuscripts of individual poems, 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 16: "A Dream Remembered"--Wheaton College Fiftieth Class reunion poem and comments, 2003Add to your cart.

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[Series 4: Published Material],
[Series 5: Activities],
[Series 6: Secondary Material],
[Series 7: Biographical],
[Series 8: Photographs],
[Series 9: Accession 2011-0251],
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