Log In | Contact Us | View Cart (0 items)
Browse: Collections Digital Content Subjects Creators Record Groups

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



Contact us about this collection

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

By The Wheaton College Archives & Special Collections Staff

Printer-friendly Printer-friendly | Email Us Contact Us About This Collection

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


Browse by Series:

[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],
[All]

Series 8: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: ParentsAdd to your cart.
Box 100Add to your cart.
Item 1: J. Northcote DeckAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Luci Shaw w/ Gladys age 99, 1989Add to your cart.
Item 3: Dr. J. Northcote and Gladys Deck, 1951Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: SiblingsAdd to your cart.
Box 100Add to your cart.
Item 4: Luci, age 3, and John, age 1Add to your cart.
Item 5: Luci Deck at Braulsome Hall Girl's School, 1934Add to your cart.
Item 6: Luci Deck, age 7 (kneeling)Add to your cart.
Item 7: Luci Deck, age 7, and John Deck, age 5 (both standing)Add to your cart.
Item 8: Luci Deck, age 7 (kneeling, holding object)Add to your cart.
Item 9: John Deck, age 5 (kneeling, holding figurine)Add to your cart.
Item 10: Luci and John, 1939Add to your cart.
Item 11: Luci and John, CIM London, 1952 AugustAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Harold ShawAdd to your cart.
Box 100Add to your cart.
Item 12: Luci Deck (studio portrait)Add to your cart.
Item 13: Luci Deck, 1953Add to your cart.
Item 14: CarAdd to your cart.
Item 15: Building (McAlister Hall?)Add to your cart.
Item 16: Luci DeckAdd to your cart.
Item 17: Luci DeckAdd to your cart.
Item 18: Annetta Howard '53, and Wendell Searers '53Add to your cart.
Item 19: Luci Deck and Harold Shaw w/ friendsAdd to your cart.
Item 20: Ringing the tower bell, 1953Add to your cart.
Item 21: Luci in wedding dressAdd to your cart.
Item 22: Luci Shaw, 1953Add to your cart.
Item 23: Luci Shaw, 1953Add to your cart.
Item 24: Luci and Harold ShawAdd to your cart.
Item 25: Harold ShawAdd to your cart.
Item 26: Howard Shaw, 1953Add to your cart.
Item 27: Luci and Harold ShawAdd to your cart.
Item 28: Luci Shaw, 1954Add to your cart.
Item 29: Luci Shaw and Clyde S. KilbyAdd to your cart.
Item 30: Luci and Harold Shaw, Cape CodAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: Luci ShawAdd to your cart.
Box 100Add to your cart.
Item 31: Luci Shaw (outdoors, wearing kerchief), 1962Add to your cart.
Item 32: Luci Shaw(Friends University staff card), 1987Add to your cart.
Item 33: Luci Shaw, Annie Dillard, and Madeleine L'Engle, 1996Add to your cart.
Item 34: Luci Shaw, Annie Dillard, Madeleine L'Engle, and Lee Smith, 1996Add to your cart.
Item 35: Luci Shaw, Annie Dillard, Madeleine L'Engle, and Lee Smith, 1996Add to your cart.
Item 36: Luci Shaw, Annie Dillard, Madeleine L'Engle, and Lee Smith, 1996Add to your cart.
Item 37: Madeleine L'Engle and Luci Shaw, 1996Add to your cart.
Item 38: Luci Shaw--at 80th Birthday Celebration for Madeleine L'Engle (Buswell Library, Wheaton College), 1998Add to your cart.
Item 39: Madeleine L'Engle--at her own 80th Birthday Celebration (Buswell Library, Wheaton College), 1998Add to your cart.
Item 40: Madeleine L'Engle--at her own 80th Birthday Celebration (Buswell Library, Wheaton College), 1998Add to your cart.
Item 41: Madeleine L'Engle--at her own 80th Birthday Celebration (Buswell Library, Wheaton College), 1998Add to your cart.
Item 42: Barbara Braver, Madeleine L'Engle, and Luci Shaw--at 80th Birthday Celebration for L'Engle (Buswell Library, Wheaton College), 1998Add to your cart.
Item 43: Luci Shaw and Karen Mains, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 44: Luci Shaw with unidentified woman, undatedAdd to your cart.
from Martha Kilby
Item 45: Luci Shaw with 16 others, undatedAdd to your cart.
from Martha Kilby
Folder 15: Luci Shaw (and Family), 1986Add to your cart.
missing

Browse by Series:

[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],
[All]


Page Generated in: 0.198 seconds (using 499 queries).
Using 7.7MB of memory. (Peak of 7.86MB.)

Powered by Archon Version 3.21 rev-3 beta
Copyright ©2017 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign