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Betty Baker Papers, 1964-1977

Summary Information
Title: Betty Baker papers
Dates: 1964-1977
Creator: Baker, Betty.
Extent: 2 boxes (2.0 cubic feet)
Language: Collection material in English
Collection Number: CLRC-331
Abstract:
The Betty Baker papers contain typescripts, notes, correspondence, clippings, galley proofs, and photographs for eleven titles.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Betty Baker, 1969, 1977.

Access Restrictions:

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.

Copyright:

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).

Preferred Citation:

Betty Baker papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Betty Baker was born in 1928 in Bloomsburg, PA and died in 1987 in Tucson, Arizona. She worked as a dental assistant and gift shop owner before turning to writing and lecturing full time. She has published several books for children and young adults including Arizona , Walk to the World's Rim , Dunderhead War , and At the Center of the World .

Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 73, p. 11-14.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of production material for 11 titles published between 1966 and 1977. It includes corrected typescripts, notes, correspondence, clippings, galley proofs, and photographs.

Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
And One Was a Wooden Indian, 1970 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1970  Box 1, Folder 1-2
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 3
 
Correspondence, Notes 1970  Box 1, Folder 4
 
Arizona, 1969 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1969  Box 1, Folder 5
 
Correspondence, Notes 1967-1968  Box 1, Folder 6
 
At the Center of the World, 1973 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 7
 
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Carbon undated  Box 1, Folder 8
 
Correspondence, Notes, Clippings 1972  Box 1, Folder 9
 
Blood of the Brave, 1966 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter undated  Box 1, Folder 10-11
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1965  Box 1, Folder 12
 
Correspondence 1964-1966  Box 1, Folder 13
 
Do Not Annoy the Indians, 1968 
Box 1
Corrected Typescripts undated, 1967  Box 1, Folder 14-16
 
Corrected Galley Proofs 1967, 1968  Box 1, Folder 17-18
 
Correspondence, Notes, Photos, Reproductions 1969-1967  Box 1, Folder 19
 
Dunderhead War; a Novel, 1967 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 20-22
 
Notes, Correspondence 1966-1967  Box 1, Folder 23
 
Dupper, 1976 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1976  Box 1, Folder 24-25
 
Corrected Galley Proof undated  Box 1, Folder 26
 
Correspondence, Notes 1975-1976  Box 1, Folder 27
 
Settlers and Strangers: Native Americans of the Desert Southwest and History as They Saw It, 1977 
Box 1
Corrected Carbon Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 28
 
Corrected Partial Carbon Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 29
 
Correspondence, Notes 1974-1977  Box 1, Folder 30
 
The Spirit is Willing, 1974 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 31-32
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter undated  Box 1, Folder 33
 
Correspondence, Notes 1973  Box 1, Folder 34
 
A Stranger and Afraid, 1972 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 35-36
Box 2
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1972  Box 2, Folder 1-2
 
Corrected Galley Proofs undated, 1972  Box 2, Folder 3-4
 
Correspondence, Notes 1971-1972  Box 2, Folder 5
 
Three Fools and a Horse 1975 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Galley Proof 1977  Box 2, Folder 6
 
Correspondence 1976-1980 
Box 2
Various editorial correspondence 1976-1980  Box 2, Folder 7