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Ellen Turngren Papers

Summary Information
Title: Ellen Turngren Papers
Dates: 1956-1958
Creator: Turngren, Ellen, d.1964
Extent: 13 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1585
Collection contains corrected typescripts for two children's books.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


This collection is 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.


Listen, My Heart, 1956

Shadows Into Mist, 1958

Biographical Sketch

Ellen Turngren was born in Montrose, Minnesota. She worked as a teacher and editor of a county newspaper among other positions. She wrote three children's 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: Something About the Author , vol. 1, p. 230.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains corrected typescripts for two children's books.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Turngren, Ellen, d.1964
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Listen, My Heart 1956 
Note Bock, Vera
New York: Longmans, Green, 195l6
Box MF 797
typescript, corrected carbon (394 p.)  Box MF 797
Shadows Into Mist 1958 
Note Bock, Vera
New York: Longmans, Green, 1958
Box MF797
typescript, corrected carbon (234 p.)  Box MF797