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Victor Barnouw Papers

Summary Information
Title: Victor Barnouw Papers
Dates: 1966
Creator: Barnouw, Victor
Extent: 15 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-395
The papers consist of corrected typescripts for a single title.

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

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Dream of the Blue Heron, 1966

Biographical Sketch

Victor Barnouw was born in The Hague, Netherlands in 1915. He came to the United States in 1919 and became a naturalized citizen in 1924. He attended Princeton University from 1933 to 1935. He received his A.B. from Columbia University in 1940and his PhD from Columbia in 1948. He spent most of his career teaching anthropology at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee until he retired in 1979. He wrote numerous anthropological books and one children's book, Dream of the Blue Heron, published in 1966.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of four typescripts for a single novel, published in 1966.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Barnouw, Victor
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Dream of the Blue Heron 1966 
Note Ward, Lynd
New York: Delacourte Press, 1966
Box MF 62
Typescript, corrected carbon (237 p.)  Box MF 62
Typescript, corrected carbon (84 p.)  Box MF 62
Typescript, corrected carbon (74 p.)  Box MF 62
Typescript, corrected carbon (269 p.)  Box MF 62