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TitleHyman Shapiro Archive
DescriptionTyped and handwritten manuscript chapters of History of the British People (intended for the Then and There series of educational history books); Typed and handwritten manuscripts for other works of Hyman Shapiro, Other published works written by other authors, 1957- c.1970; Correspondence between Shapiro and publishers, 1953- c.1975; Typed and Xeroxed research notes, and Political material; 1910-1930.

The Hyman Shapiro collection was donated by Mrs Gladys E Morris, daughter of Hyman Shapiro, in August 2017. Shapiro taught History and English at a number of secondary schools in and around Glasgow, including Woodside Secondary School before being appointed head of department at Glasgow College. He died before the History of the British People was completed. He did however publish five other works between 1945 and 1972, "Radical Revolt" on Clydeside in 1820, John Wilkes and Parliament, Keir Hardie and the Labour Party, Scotland in the days of Burns, Scotland in the days of James VI.
Date1910- 1975
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