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Marguerita Rudolph Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1486

Scope and Contents

The Marguerita Rudolph Papers contains drafts and proofs for two children's books published in 1967. The first is a translation and retelling of How a Shirt Grew in the Field, originally written by Russian writer Konstantin Ushinsky. The second is an adaptation of a Lithuanian folktale called The Magic Sack.


  • Creation: 1965-circa 1967


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

Marguerita Rudolph was born March 14, 1908 in Chernigov, Russia (Ukraine). After the Russian Revolution, Rudolph immigrated to the United States. She graduated from the University of Kansas in 1929 and went on to do a year of graduate studies at the University of Minnesota. Rudolph's first book Mash, the Little Goose Girl, was published in 1939. She for both children and adults, along with Russian-English translations of various titles.

Biographical source:

"Marguerita Rudolph (1908-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 21. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1980.


2 folders

Language of Materials



The collection contains written production material from two children's titles adapted and retold by Marguerita Rudolph.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Marguerita Rudolph.

Marguerita Rudolph Papers, 1965-circa 1967
Sharlene Murphy
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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