Loretta Ellsworth Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains typescripts, correspondence, notes, and research related to two young adult novels by author Loretta Ellsworth: In Search of Mockingbird and The Shrouding Woman.
- 1998 - 2007
- Ellsworth, Loretta (Person)
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
Loretta Ellsworth was born in Mason City, Iowa. She previously worked as a Spanish teacher, and earned an MFA in writing from Hamline University. The Shrouding Woman was her first novel for young readers. Her first novel for adults, Stars Over Clear Lake, was published in 2017. She lives in Lakeville, MN.
1.25 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)
Language of Materials
The collection contains typescripts and publication materials related to two young adult novels written by Loretta Ellsworth.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Loretta Ellsworth.
- Authors, American -- 21st century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Authorship -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Coming of age -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Death -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Minnesota -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Lee, Harper (Depicted) -- Juvenile fiction
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Young adult fiction, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Loretta Ellsworth Papers, 1998-2007
- Larry Peterson
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- July 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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