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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charlotte Baker Papers
    Dates: undated
    Collection Number: Consult repository.
    Creator/Collector: Baker, Charlotte, 1910-2009
    Extent: Consult repository.
    Repository: Mills College
    Oakland, California 94613
    Abstract: Charlotte Baker Montgomery (1910-2009) received her BA from Mills College in 1929 and her MA from the University of California at Berkeley in 1930. In addition to her career as a writer and illustrator of books for children, she and her husband were very active in the work of the Humane Society. She has twice been awarded the Cokesbury Award by the Texas Institute of Letters: in 1953 for Magic for Mary M., and in 1955 for Best of Friends. In 1972, her book Cockleburr Quarters was nominated for the Newbery Award.
    Language of Material: English


    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    Charlotte Baker Papers. Mills College

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Charlotte Baker papers include the manuscripts of eleven of Charlotte Baker's books, as well as associated research notes, correspondence, and reviews. The accompanying artwork for fourteen books includes 327 finished drawings and 24 designs for jackets or endpapers.

    Indexing Terms

    Baker, Charlotte, 1910-2009
    Baker, Charlotte, 1910-2009 -- Manuscripts.

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