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Sue Ferrara Collection of Baum Research Material

A description of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 3 May 2010

Biographical History

Susan Ferrara is a Baum biographer and scholar. She is the author of The Family of the Wizard: the Baums of Syracuse and other books on L. Frank Baum and his work.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Sue Ferrara Collection of Baum Research Material consists of research material gathered by Susan Ferrara during the course of her work.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is unprocessed and remains in original order.


Access Restrictions:

The collection is currently unprocessed and not available for research. Please contact Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings


Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919.
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919. -- Biography.
Ferrara, Susan.
Wizard of Oz (Fictitious character)


Children's literature, American.


Oz (Imaginary place)

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Manuscripts for publication.
Research notes.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Sue Ferrara Collection of Baum Research Material,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Sue Ferrara.

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