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Inventory of the Bill Barich Papers
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Bill Barich is the author of: Laughing in the Hills (1980), Traveling Light (1984), Hard to Be Good (1987), Big Dreams: Into the Heart of California (1994), and Carson Valley (1997). The collection contains his writing journals, manuscripts and published versions of his writings, promotional materials about his works, as well as literary and editorial correspondence.
Bill Barich was born in Winona, Minnesota, on August 23, 1943 to Russell and Lois Barich. In 1950, Barich moved with his family to Westbury, New York. Barich graduated from Colgate University in 1965 and in February 1966 he joined the Peace Corps as a teacher in Eastern Nigeria (later Biafra). Upon his return he was hired to teach seventh grade in a boarding school in New Jersey. By 1969, Barich left New Jersey and moved to San Francisco.
11.8 linear feet
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection is open for research.