Alex Boies collection of Ueland family letters
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains letters from Brenda Ueland to her grandaughter, Alex Boies (née Gray), dated 1960-1967. The collection also includes letters written by Brenda and Annie Ueland to their sister Elsa Ueland dated 1915-1960, as well as various clippings, writings, and photographs of Brenda Ueland.
- Creation: 1915-1962
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Restrictions on Access
The collection is open and available for use in the Andersen Library reading room.
Restrictions on Use
Copyright is retained by the copyright holder.
Alex Boies is the grandaughter of Brenda Ueland, a notable journalist, editor and writer. Boies' mother, Gabrielle McIver, was the daughter of Brenda Ueland and Wallace Benedict. A bulk of the collection consists of letters from Brenda to Alex sent between 1960-1967.
1 Linear foot (1 box)
Collection contains letters to and from various members of the Ueland family (bulk), clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous other writing.
Mezz (R70, D3, S7)
Collection was donated to the Upper Midwest Literary Archives in 2007 by Alex Boies. Accrauls were received in 2011.
The collection was processed and the finding aid written by Kathryn Hujda, 2017, with generous support from Creative Heritage Initiative donors.
- Alex Boies collection of Ueland family letters
- Kathryn Hujda
- April 2017
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