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Lise Somme McKinnon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-929

Scope and Contents

The collection contains corrected typescripts and some miscellaneous manuscript pages for Swedish and Norwegian titles translated by Lise Somme McKinnon, including several titles by Norwegian writer Babbis Friis-Baastad and one title by Swedish writer Gunnel Linde

Dates

  • circa 1965-1972

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Lise Somme McKinnon was a translator of Scandinavian literature in the twentieth century. Her translation of Don't Take Teddy, by Babbis Friis-Baastad, was awarded the Mildred L. Batchelder Award for outstanding translated book for children in 1969.

Extent

4 folders

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains written material related to four titles translated by Lise Somme McKinnon.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lise Somme McKinnon

Creator

Title
Lise Somme McKinnon Papers, circa 1965-1972
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library