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International Wizard of Oz Club records, 1955-1977

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0648
Bib ID 4078933 View CLIO record
Creator(s) International Wizard of Oz Club
Title International Wizard of Oz Club records, 1955-1977
Physical Description 4 boxes (4 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-4. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged remainder listed and arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence received by Schiller, including many letters from Fred Meyer, officer of the club, Dick Martin, an Oz illustrator, Ruth Plumly Thompson, author of many later Oz stories, and several members of the Baum family.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-4. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); International Wizard of Oz Club records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.

Revision Description

2020-04-21 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Baum family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Book clubs (Discussion groups) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Book collecting -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Book collectors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Children's literature -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Illustrators Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Martin, Dick, 1927-1990 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Meyer, Fred Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Oz (Imaginary place) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Schiller, Justin G Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Thompson, Ruth Plumly, 1893-1976 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

The International Wizard of Oz Club was founded in 1957 by Justin G. Schiller (1943-), now a dealer in historical children's literature. This club for collectors of the Oz books of L. Frank Baum publishes THE BAUM BUGLE and other occasional publications about Oz, sponsors conventions, and exchanges want lists among its members.