Charlotte Baker Papers

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Mills College
Special Collections, F. W. Olin Library
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, California 94613

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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