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us: Shaffer, Ellen, 1904-1994


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  • Variants

    • us: Shaffer, Ellen Kate, 1904-1994
    • us: Shaffer, Ellen K., 1904-1994
  • Variants

    • us: Shaffer, Ellen Kate, 1904-1994
    • us: Shaffer, Ellen K., 1904-1994
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19040424
    • Death Date

        19940130
    • Birth Place

        Leadville, Colo.
    • Associated Locale

        U.S.
    • Associated Locale

        Saint Helena, Calif.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: University of California, Los Angeles
        • Organization: Dawson's Book Shop
        • Organization: Free Library of Philadelphia
        • Organization: Silverado Museum
    • Organization

        University of California, Los Angeles
    • Organization

        Dawson's Book Shop
    • Organization

        Free Library of Philadelphia
    • Organization

        Silverado Museum
    • Gender

        female
    • Associated Language

        eng
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  • Earlier Established Forms

      Shaffer, Ellen Kate, 1904-1994Shaffer, Ellen Kate,1904-1994
  • Sources

    • found: Her Portrait of a Philadelphia collector, 1956: t.p. (Ellen Shaffer)
    • found: LC data base, 6-27-84 (hdg.: Shaffer, Ellen Kate, 1904-)
    • found: LC manual cat. (usage: Ellen Shaffer, Ellen K. Shaffer)
    • found: Rootsweb website, Sept. 27, 2012 (d. 1/30/1994 in Napa, Calif.)
    • found: Los Angeles Times website, Sept. 27, 2012: obituary. Feb. 12, 1994 (d. Jan. 30, 1994 in St. Helena, Calif.)
    • found: ArchiveGrid WWW site, Jan. 24, 2013: Ellen K. Shaffer papers, 1905-1993 page (Ellen Kate Shaffer was born on April 24, 1904 in the small mining town of Leadville, Colorado. Upon completing high school, she moved with her family to California. After attending library school and graduating from the University of California at Los Angeles, she worked as an antiquarian bookseller and buyer at Dawson's Book Shop for a period of twenty-five years, with two breaks. In 1944 to 1945, she joined the Women's Air Corps and served in Dutch New Guinea and the Philippines. Then in 1951, she spent eight months at the Mexico City College to study Spanish literature. From 1954 to 1970, Shaffer held the position of rare book librarian at the Free Library of Philadelphia, then moved to St. Helena, California to become the curator of the Silverado Museum.)
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    • 1984-07-02: new
    • 2013-01-25: revised
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