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Hamilton, Virginia, 1934-2002

LC control no.n 2003037861
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LC classificationPS3558.A444
Personal name headingHamilton, Virginia, 1934-2002
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Variant(s)Adoff, Virginia Hamilton, 1934-2002
Adoff, Virginia Esther, 1934-2002
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1934-03-12
Death date2002-02-19
Place of birthYellow Springs (Ohio)
Place of deathDayton (Ohio)
AffiliationAntioch College Ohio State University New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997)
Profession or occupationNovelists Essayists
Found inWillie Bea and the time ... 1989, c1983: CIP title page (Virginia Hamilton) copyright page (Virginia Hamilton Adoff)
New York times, Feb. 20, 2002: obituaries (Virginia Hamilton; writer for children; d. Feb. 19, 2002 in Dayton, Ohio at age 65)
Something about the author, c1995: volume 79, pages 89-96 (Hamilton, Virginia (Esther); b. Mar. 12, 1936; married Arnold Adoff (an anthologist and poet), Mar. 19, 1960; photograph; lists many awards, honors; lists many fiction for children, biographies for children, and "other")
Virginia Hamilton: speeches, essays, and conversations, 2010: page 353 (born on March 12, 1934)
Wikipedia, Dec. 4, 2014 (Virginia Esther Hamilton (March 12, 1934 - Feb. 19, 2002) was an African-American author of children's books; for lifetime achievement Hamilton won the international Hans Christian Andersen Award for writing children's literature in 1992)
African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Hamilton, Virginia Esther; fiction writer, children's book writer / illustrator, essayist; born 12 March 1936 in Yellow Springs, Ohio, United States; attended Antioch College, after three years, transferred to Ohio State University for one year, and then studied at the New School for Social Research in New York; won the John Newbery Medal, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the National Book Award and several others; died 19 February 2002 in Ohio, United States) WWW site, viewed Aug. 23, 2018: Ohio death records, 1908-1932, 1938-2007 (Virginia Esther Adoff (Virginia Esther Hamilton); b. Mar. 12, 1934, Greene [County], Ohio; d. Feb. 19, 2002, Dayton, Ohio, aged 67; residence: Yellow Springs, Ohio) Social security death index, 1935-2014 (Virginia E. Adoff; b. Mar. 12, 1934; d. Feb. 19, 2002; last residence: Yellow Springs, Ohio)
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