Skip to main content

Ellen Turngren Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1585

Scope and Contents

The Ellen Turngren Papers contain typescripts for two novels written by Turngren: Listen, My Heart and Shadows into Mist.

Dates

  • circa 1956-circa 1958

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

Ellen Turngren was born in Montrose, Minnesota in 1883. She worked as a teacher and editor of a county newspaper among other positions. She wrote three books: Listen, My Heart, Shadows into Mist, and Hearts Are the Fields, in the late 1950s and early 1960s. She died in 1964.

Biographical Source: "Turngren, Ellen (d. 1964)." Something About the Author. Vol. 1. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1971.

Extent

3 folders

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection contains typescripts for two novels by Ellen Turngren.

Arrangement

Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Clara Turngren (sister of Ellen Turngren).
Title
Ellen Turngren Papers, circa 1956-circa 1958
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Czechowski
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

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

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library