Lone Thygesen Blecher and George Blecher Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, reviews, and contracts for two translations by the Blechers: If You Didn't Have Me by Ulf Nilsson, and The Battle Horse by Harry Kullman.
- 1979 - 1987
- Blecher, George (Translator, Person)
- Blecher, Lone Thygesen (Translator, Person)
- Nilsson, Ulf, 1948- (Author, Person)
- Kullman, Harry (Author, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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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
George and Lone Blecher are award-winning translators of Swedish and Danish literature. Their numerous children's book translations include If You Didn't Have Me by Ulf Nilsson and The Battle Horse by Harry Kullman, which won the Mildred Batchelder Award from the American Library Association as the best foreign children's book and best foreign young adult book of the year.
.4 Cubic Feet (1 hollinger box)
Language of Materials
The collection contains production material for two titles translated by the Blechers.
Arranged alphabetically by title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of George Blecher and Lone Thygesen Blecher
- Children's literature, Swedish -- Translations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Farm life -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Self-reliance -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Social classes -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Sweden -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Translators Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Lone Thygesen Blecher and George Blecher Papers, 1979-1987
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- January 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
- July 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
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