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Julia L. Sauer Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1498

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a corrected typescript for The Light at Tern Rock, a children's book by Julia L. Sauer.


  • Creation: circa 1951


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

Julia Lina Sauer was born in 1891 in Rochester, New York, and died June 26, 1983, in Rochester, New York. She spent her career as a librarian in the children's department of the Rochester Public Library, during which time she wrote 3 books for children, two of which were Newbery Medal runner-ups: Fog Magic (1944) and The Light at Tern Rock (1952). Biographical Source: "Julia (Lina) Sauer (1891-1983)." Something About the Author. Vols. 32, 36. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1983, 1984.


1 folder

Language of Materials



The collection contains a corrected typescript for one children's book by Julia L. Sauer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Item given by Julia L. Sauer to Irvin Kerlan, who donated it to the University of Minnesota.

Julia L. Sauer Papers, circa 1951
Jim Eyer
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Revision Statements

  • August 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library