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Finding Aid of the Frederick Shroyer papers

Finding aid prepared by Rebecca Hirsch, 2010

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.

Summary Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
Shroyer, Frederick B.
Frederick Shroyer papers
Collection no.
Date [inclusive]
1.0 Linear feet, 1 box
Textual materials [Box]
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 His papers include typescripts of some of his novels and two unpublished manuscripts.

Preferred Citation

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

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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.

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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by Frederick Shroyer, of It Happened in Wayland (Reynal, 1963) and There None Embrace (Ward, Lock, 1966), and two unpublished manuscripts: Lovely, Dark and Deep and Rage in a Ruined Land.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.

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This collection is arranged alphabetically by title of work.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189

Conditions Governing Access

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

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 The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers.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.


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

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Manuscripts
  • Typescripts

Personal Name(s)

  • Shroyer, Frederick B. -- Archives


  • Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources

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