Ellen Turngren Papers
Scope and Contents
The Ellen Turngren Papers contain typescripts for two novels written by Turngren: Listen, My Heart and Shadows into Mist.
- circa 1956-circa 1958
- Turngren, Ellen, 1885-1964 (Author, Person)
- Turngren, Clara, 1899-1986 (Donor, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
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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.
Language of Materials
Collection contains typescripts for two novels by Ellen Turngren.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Clara Turngren (sister of Ellen Turngren).
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Minnesota -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Swedish Americans -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Ellen Turngren Papers, circa 1956-circa 1958
- Leslie Czechowski
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- July 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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