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Byrd Baylor Papers

Summary Information
Title: Byrd Baylor Papers
Dates: 1986
Creator: Baylor, Byrd
Extent: 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-621
The collection consists of an original manuscript for one title with some notes.

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

Access and Use
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Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


This collection is 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.


I'm in Charge of Celebrations, 1986

Biographical Sketch

Byrd Baylor Schweitzer was born in 1924 in San Antonio, Texas. She attended the University of Arizona. She is an author of books for children and adults. Several of her children's books have been cited as Caldecott Honor Books and she has won numerous other awards for her work. Her books are rooted in the American Southwest with that region's unique culture. She especially focuses on Native American culture and it's rapport with nature. Biographical source: Something About the Author, vol. 69, p. 15-18.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of an original manuscript and some notes for one title.

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.
  • Baylor, Byrd
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
I'm in Charge of Celebrations 1986 
Note Parnall, Peter
New York: Scribner, 1986
Box MF 1385
Notes (11 p.)  Box MF 1385
Typescript, corrected (20 p.)  Box MF 1385