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Aranka Siegal Papers

Summary Information
Title: Aranka Siegal Papers
Dates: 1981-1985
Creator: Siegal, Aranka
Extent: 31 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1684
Abstract:
The collection contains typescripts, some photocopied or corrected, and front matter, for 2 titles.

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

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Arrangement

Materials are arranged by published title.


Biographical Sketch

Aranka Siegal was born June 10, 1930, in Beregszasz, Czechoslovakia. She grew up under the Nazi regime, and survived Auschwitz with one of her sisters, though the rest of her family was lost. Following the War she came to the United States. Eventually she wrote two autobiographical novels about her experiences under the Nazis, and both have received awards and honors, including a Newbery Honor for her first novel, Upon the Head of the Goat: A Childhood in Hungary in 1982.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vols. 37, 88


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains typescripts, some corrected or photocopied, and front matter, for 2 titles.

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.
  • Siegal, Aranka
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Grace in the Wilderness: After the Liberation, 1945-1948 1985 
Note  New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1985
Box MF1229
typescript, photocopy (232 p.)  Box MF1229
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (276 p.)  Box MF1229
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (184 p.)  Box MF1229
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (316 p.)  Box MF1229
 
Upon the Head of a Goat: A Childhood in Hungary, 1939-1944 1981 
Note  New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1981
Box MF1016
typescript, corrected, partial photocopy, with front matter (162 p.)  Box MF1016
 
typescript, with front matter (393 p.)  Box MF1016