Virginia Euwer Wolff Papers
Scope and Contents
The Virginia Euwer Wolff papers includes correspondence, edited typescripts, gallery proofs, and page proofs from five of her young adult novels and the idea pitch from an unpublished title, Community Service.
- Creation: 1996 - 2008
- Wolff, Virginia Euwer, 1937- (Person)
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Virginia Euwer Wolff was born in Portland, OR in 1937 and graduated with a degree in English from Smith College. After the birth of her two children, Wolff became a school teacher, teaching in a variety of locations, including Philadelphia and Long Island, before moving back to Oregon where she taught high school until 1998. Her first novel, written for adults, was titled Rated PG and published in 1980. Her first young adult novel, Probably Still Nick Swansen was published in 1988. She lives in Oregon City, OR.
Information sourced from:
"Virginia Euwer Wolff." Something About the Author. Vol. 137. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2003.
"About Virginia." Virginia Euwer Wolff personal website. Accessed June 2020. www.virginiaeuwerwolff.com/about/about.html.
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Language of Materials
The Virginia Euwer Wolff papers includes correspondence, edited typescripts, gallery proofs, and page proofs from five of her young adult novels and the idea pitch from an unpublished title.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Virginia Euwer Wolff.
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Genre / Form
- Authors, American -- 20th century
- Best friends -- Juvenile fiction
- City and town life -- Juvenile fiction
- Death -- Juvenile fiction
- Friendship -- Juvenile fiction
- High schools -- Juvenile fiction
- Learning disabilities -- Juvenile fiction
- Music -- Juvenile fiction
- Musicians -- Juvenile fiction
- Novels in verse
- Poor -- Juvenile fiction
- Self-acceptance -- Juvenile fiction
- Single parent families -- Juvenile fiction
- Softball -- Juvenile fiction
- Violin -- Juvenile fiction
- World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Juvenile fiction
- Young adult fiction, American
- Virginia Euwer Wolff Papers, 1996-2008
- Cheryll Fong
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- June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
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