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Virginia Olsen Baron Papers, 1968-1969

Summary Information
Title: Virginia Olsen Baron papers
Dates: 1968-1969
Creator: Baron, Virginia Olsen.
Extent: 1 box (0.3 cubic feet)
Language: Collection material in English
Collection Number: CLRC-444
The collection consists of material for a single title, Here I Am! , edited and published by Virginia Baron in 1969.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Virginia Baron.

Access Restrictions:

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).

Preferred Citation:

Virginia Olsen Baron papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.

Biographical Sketch

Virginia Olsen Baron was born in 1931 in Wilkes-Barre, PA. She attended Beaver College (now Arcadia University) from 1949-1951. In addition to being a writer and editor of poetry, Baron has also been chairman of the Children's Program series at Columbia University (1956-1958), president of Greenhouse Nursery School (1957-1958), a radio producer (1960-1961), publicity director for a publisher (1962-1964), and member of the board of directors of Columbia Press beginning in 1963.

Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection includes publication materials for a single book, Here I Am! which Virginia Baron edited and published in 1969. Materials include corrected typescripts, galley proofs, correspondence, notes and children's art.

Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Here I Am!, 1969 
Box 1
Holograph, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 2
Carbon Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 3
Carbon Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 4
Corrected Galley Proof undated  Box 1, Folder 5
Correspondence 1968-1969  Box 1, Folder 6
Notes undated  Box 1, Folder 7-8
Illustrations by Children undated  Box 1, Folder 9