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Doris Baker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2012.115

Scope and Contents

Photographs and photograph albums, circa 1950s-1980s, of Doris Baker, author and poet of Virginia Beach, Virginia. The photographs document her travels throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia and include images of scenery, people with whom she met, and people with whom she traveled. Baker was from Muskegon, Michigan and went to work teaching in Department of Defense schools in Europe in the 1950s.

Dates

  • 1950-2013
  • Majority of material found in 1950-1986

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

1.05 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is arranged into two series: Series 1: Photographs; Series 2: Albums.

General

Other Information:

Arrangement, description, and digitization of this collection was made possible by a gift of Doris Baker.
Title
Guide to the Doris Baker Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Katherine Thurlow, Special Collections Staff, & Benjamin Bromley, Public Services Archives Specialist.
Date
2012-03-31
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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