Barbara Robinson Papers
Scope and Contents
The Barbara Robinson Collection contains written production material for children's books, including manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence and notes.
- Creation: circa 1965-1986, undated
- Robinson, Barbara, 1927-2013 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library Reading Room.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Children's author Barbara Webb Robinson was born October 24, 1927, in Portsmouth, OH and studied at Allegheny College in Pennsylvania. One of her best known works is The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, published in 1971 and was adapted to stage and screen in the early 1980s. Robinson died July 9, 2013 in Pennsylvania.
.4 Cubic Feet (1 hollinger box)
Language of Materials
Contains written production material for three books by Barbara Robinson.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Robinson in 1993.
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Genre / Form
- Barbara Robinson Papers, circa 1965-1986
- Sharlene Murphy
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- November 2016: Collection reprocessed by Ellen Sugg and new finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library