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Finding Aid for the Frances Toor Papers, 1920-1956
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Description
Frances Toor (1890-1956) was a folklorist. Her publications include Frances Toor's guide to Mexico: compact and up-to-date (1934), New guide to Mexico (c. 1944), A treasury of Mexican folkways (1947), Festivals and folkways of Italy (1953), and The golden carnation, and other stories told in Italy (c. 1960). The collection consists of books by Toor and Arsène Kersaudy, printed material, one manuscript by Kersaudy, travel brochures, research materials, and photographs used to illustrate Toor's Festivals and folkways of Italy. Also in the collection is a concert program inscribed by Mexican composer and conductor Carlos Chávez.
Background
Toor was born in 1890; became a folklorist; publications include Frances Toor's guide to Mexico: compact and up-to-date (1934), Mexican popular arts (1939), New guide to Mexico (c. 1944), A treasury of Mexican folkways (1947), Three worlds of Peru (1949), Festivals and folkways of Italy (1953), and The golden carnation, and other stories told in Italy (c. 1960); she died in 1956.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.