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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.
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Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); International Wizard of Oz Club records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Wapner, Raymond M. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1978. Accession number--M-78.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.
2020-04-21 EAD document created by CCR.
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.