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Virginia Olsen Baron papers

Identifier: CLRC-444

Scope and Content

This collection includes publication materials for a single book, Here I Am!which Virginia Baron edited and published in 1969. Materials include corrected typescripts, galley proofs, correspondence, notes and children's art.


  • 1968-1969


Language of Materials

Collection material in English

Restrictions on Access

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Restrictions on Use

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Biographical Sketch

Biographical Sketch Virginia Olsen Baron was born in 1931 in Wilkes-Barre, PA. She attended Beaver College (now Arcadia University) from 1949-1951. In addition to being a writer and editor of poetry, Baron has also been chairman of the Children's Program series at Columbia University (1956-1958), president of Greenhouse Nursery School (1957-1958), a radio producer (1960-1961), publicity director for a publisher (1962-1964), and member of the board of directors of Columbia Press beginning in 1963.


1 box (0.3 cubic feet)


The collection consists of material for a single title, Here I Am!, edited and published by Virginia Baron in 1969.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Virginia Baron.
Virginia Olsen Baron Papers, 1968-1969
Nancy Larsen
October 2003
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Description is in English

Collecting Area Details

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