Byrd Baylor Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a a corrected typescript and notes related to the picture book I'm in Charge of Celebrations, written by Byrd Baylor.
- circa 1986
- Baylor, Byrd (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
Byrd Baylor Schweitze) was born in 1924 in San Antonio, Texas and attended the University of Arizona. She is an author of books for children and adults, and several of her children's books have been cited as Caldecott Honor Books. Her books focus on the region of the American Southwest. Baylor died in 2021.
"Byrd Baylor (1924-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 69. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1992.
Language of Materials
The collection contains a typescript and notes for one picture book written by Byrd Baylor.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Byrd Baylor.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's stories, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Deserts -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Picture books Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Byrd Baylor Papers, circa 1986
- Nancy Larsen
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- July 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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