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Byrd Baylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-621

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.

Dates

  • circa 1986

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 / 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.

Biographical source:

"Byrd Baylor (1924-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 69. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1992.

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains a typescript and notes for one picture book written by Byrd Baylor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Byrd Baylor.

Title
Byrd Baylor Papers, circa 1986
Status
Completed
Author
Nancy Larsen
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • July 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library