Barbara Corcoran papers
Scope and Content
This collection consists of the manuscript material from three titles published between 1977 to 1987. It includes; typescript, corrected typescript, carbon typescript, front matter, book jackets, galley proofs, corrected galley proofs, correspondence, holographs, and plot outlines related to fourteen books.
- undated, 1979-1987
- Corcoran, Barbara (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection materials in English
Access and Use
Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required. 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.
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).
Barbara Corcoran was born in 1911. She was a prolific midlist author who could write several children's and young adult books in a year. She occasionally wrote books under pseudonyms (Paige Dixon, Gail Hamilton) to prevent sales competition between her books which were often published in the same year. Her first book, Sam, was intended for adults but was published as a children's book. For the next three decades she wrote children's and young adult novels. Barbara Corcoran died in 2003.
3 boxes (1.2 cubic feet)
This collection consists of typescript, corrected typescript, carbon typescript, front matter, book jackets, galley proofs, corrected galley proofs, correspondence, holographs, and plot outlines related to fourteen books published between 1977-1987.
Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.
Source of acquisition
Gift of Corcoran, Barabara
- Barbara Corcoran papers, undated, 1979-1987
- CLRC staff
- November 2004, March 2014
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.