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Virginia Euwer Wolff Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-2158

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edited typescripts, gallery proofs, and page proofs from five of her young adult novels and the idea pitch from an unpublished title, Community Service.

Dates

  • 1996 - 2008

Creator

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 Sketch

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.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

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edited typescripts, gallery proofs, and page proofs from five of her young adult novels and the idea pitch from an unpublished title.

Arrangement

Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Virginia Euwer Wolff.
Title
Virginia Euwer Wolff Papers, 1996-2008
Status
Completed
Author
Cheryll Fong
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library