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Nancy Luenn Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1994

Scope and Contents

The collection contains production material for six juvenile books written by Nancy Luenn, including drafts, correspondence, proofs, notes, and research. One of the titles The Changing of the Unicorn is unconfirmed as published.


  • 1978 - 1997


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

Nancy Luenn was born December 28, 1954, in Pasadena, California. She became a writer and a lecturer on the writing process. She writes both for young adults and for younger children. Two of her interests are the environment and mythology, both of which appear as themes in many of her books. She has received several awards and honors for her work.

Biographical Source:

"Nancy Luenn." Something About the Author. Vol. 51, 79. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1988 and 1995.


2.5 Cubic Feet (2 record cartons)

Language of Materials



The collection contains written production material for six titles written by author Nancy Luenn.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Nancy Luenn.

Nancy Luenn Papers, 1978-1997
Jim Eyer
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Revision Statements

  • October 2019: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
  • July 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library