Virginia Sorensen - I Knew a Woman manuscript
Scope and Content Note
The collection comprises a corrected typewritten manuscript, which became the first part of the novel published as Many Heavens (Harcourt, Brace, 1954).
- Sorensen, Virginia, 1912-1991 (Person)
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The collection is open and available for use by researchers in the Andersen Library Reading Room.
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Copyright has been retained by the author.
Virginia Eggertsen Sorensen was born in 1912 in Provo, Utah. She became a student journalist during high school and graduated from Brigham Young University in 1934. She married Frederick Sorensen and began a family. Her first book, influenced by her Mormon background, was published in 1942, titled A Little Lower Than the Angels. She began writing books for children, and was awarded the Newbery Medal in 1957 for her book Miracles on Maple Hill. She died in 1991.
.25 Cubic Feet
The collection comprises a corrected typewritten manuscript, which became the first part of the novel published as Many Heavens.
Mezz (R80, D4, S1); shared w/#12
- Virginia Sorensen - I Knew a Woman manuscript
- Leslie Czechowski
- November 2004
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