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Marianne Olson Mitchell Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1065

Scope and Contents

The Marianne Olson Mitchell Papers contain typescripts, research, and related material for the novel Over the Waves, published under the name Marianne Olson in 1999.


  • Creation: 1996 - 2000


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

Marianne Olson Mitchell was born June 7, 1947, in Phoenix, AZ. She earned a BA from the University of Redlands in 1968 and an MA from the University of Louisville in 1988. Prior to becoming a writer she taught bilingual elementary education, and later became a lecturer in Spanish at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. Her first book, Maya Moon/Dona Luna, was published in 1995. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Biographical Source: "Marianne Mitchell (1947-)." Something About the Author,. Vol. 145. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2004.


3 folders

Language of Materials



The collection contains written production material for one title written by Marianne Mitchell (published under the name Marianne Olson).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Marianne Olson Mitchell.

Marianne Olson Mitchell Papers, 1996-2000
Jim Eyer
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Revision Statements

  • January 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

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