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Lone Thygesen Blecher and George Blecher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-2015

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.

Dates

  • 1979 - 1987

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

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.

Extent

.4 Cubic Feet (1 hollinger box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains production material for two titles translated by the Blechers.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of George Blecher and Lone Thygesen Blecher

Creator

Title
Lone Thygesen Blecher and George Blecher Papers, 1979-1987
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 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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Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library