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Finding Aid for the Betty Baker Papers, 1962-1969
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Betty Baker Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1962-1969
    Collection number: 1015
    Creator: Baker, Betty
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Betty Lou Baker (1928-1987) was a writer specializing in historical fiction about the Southwestern U.S. The collection consists of Baker's manuscripts, galleys, newspaper clippings, publicity releases, ephemera, and correspondence. Manuscripts include The Shaman's last raid, Killer-of-death, and Walk the world's rim. Correspondence is with various publishers and other members of the Western Writers of America.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Betty Baker, July 1968 and April 1969.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Betty Baker Papers (Collection 1015). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4230347 

    Biography

    Betty Lou Baker was born on June 20, 1928 in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania; became a writer specializing in writing historical fiction about the Southwestern U.S.; she died November 6, 1987 in Tucson, Arizona.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts, galleys, newspaper clippings, publicity releases, ephemera, and correspondence of westerns writer Betty Baker. Manuscripts include The Shaman's last raid, Killer-of-death, and Walk the world's rim. Correspondence is with various publishers and other members of the Western Writers of America.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Baker, Betty--Archives.
    Women authors, American--West (U.S.)--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.