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Ruth Carlsen papers, undated, 1949-1987

Summary Information
Title: Ruth Carlsen papers
Dates: undated, 1949-1987
Creator: Carlsen, Ruth Christoffer.
Extent: 3 boxes (2.7 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-743
Abstract:
This collection consists of typescript, galley proof, correspondence, notes, clippings, and reviews for eight published items and unpublished materials from 1951-1973.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Carlsen, Ruth Christoffer

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required. Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Copyright:

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Preferred Citation:

Ruth Carlsen papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Ruth Christoffer Carlsen was born in 1918 in Wisconsin. She is an accomplished children’s author. She married in 1941 and currently resides in Iowa with her husband.


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection contains material related to for eight items published from 1951-1973 and unpublished materials including typescript, galley proof, correspondence, notes, clippings, and reviews.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • This 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.
  • Carlsen, Ruth Christoffer.
  • Family life -- Fiction.
  • Families -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Brothers -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Family -- Fiction.
  • Brothers.
  • Families.
  • Colorado -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Colorado.
  • Fantasies.
  • Science fiction.
  • Time travel.
  • Amnesia.
  • Amnesia -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Time travel -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Magic.
  • Babysitters.
  • Magic -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Babysitters -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Fantasy fiction.
  • Tree houses.
  • Friendship.
  • Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Tree houses -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Fantasy.
  • Chiming clocks -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Chiming clocks.
  • Ghost stories.
  • Humorous stories -- Juvenile.
  • Orphans.
  • Family vacations.
  • Brothers and sisters.
  • Antique and classic cars.
  • Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Orphans -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Family vacations -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Antique and classic cars -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Juvenile works.
  • Fiction.
  • Head -- Wounds and injuries.
  • Extrasensory perception.
  • Head -- Wounds and injuries -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Extrasensory perception -- Juvenile fiction.
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Correspondence with Children, 1971-1980 
Box 1
Correspondence 1971-1980  Box 1 , Folder 1-6
 
Correspondence with Publishers, 1970-1977 
Box 1
Correspondence 1970-1977  Box 1 , Folder 7
 
Drawings and Stories from Children, 1976-1980 
Box 1
Correspondence 1976-1980  Box 1 , Folder 8-9
 
Half-Past Tomorrow 1973 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 10-12
 
Carbon Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 13-15
 
Galley Proof undated  Box 1 , Folder 16
 
Henrietta Goes West, 1966 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 17
 
Galley Proof, Carbon Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 18
 
Correspondence 1952-1973  Box 1 , Folder 19
 
Hildy and the Cuckoo Clock, 1966 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 20
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 1 , Folder 21
 
Galley Proof undated  Box 1 , Folder 22
 
Galley Proof, Clippings, Reviews 1961-1967  Box 1 , Folder 23
 
Correspondence 1962-1972  Box 2 , Folder 1
 
Holiday Letters, 1969-1986 
Box 2
Correspondence 1969-1986  Box 2 , Folder 2
 
Miscellaneous, 1969-1971 
Box 2
Correspondence 1969-1971  Box 2 , Folder 3
 
Monty and the Treehouse, 1967 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 3-4
 
Xeroxed Typescript 1967  Box 2 , Folder 5
 
Carbon Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 6
 
Correspondence 1966-1987  Box 2 , Folder 7-8
 
Correspondence from Children 1968-1973  Box 2 , Folder 9
 
Correspondence 1980-1986  Box 2 , Folder 10
 
Mr. Pudgins, 1951 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 11
 
Correspondence with Editor 1949-1951  Box 2 , Folder 12
 
Correspondence with Children 1951-1973  Box 2 , Folder 13-16
 
Correspondence with Librarians 1951-1973  Box 2 , Folder 17
 
Ride a Wild Horse, 1970 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript 1970  Box 2 , Folder 18-20
 
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence 1972  Box 2 , Folder 21
 
Carbon Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 22
 
Galley Proof, Correspondence, Notes 1969-1970  Box 2 , Folder 23
 
Sam Bottleby, 1968 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 24
 
Corrected Typescript, Clippings 1965  Box 2 , Folder 25
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 26-27
 
Corrected Cabon Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 28
 
Carbon Typescript 1968  Box 2 , Folder 29
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 30-31
Box 3
Galley Proof 1968  Box 3 , Folder 1
 
Correspondence 1967-1969  Box 3 , Folder 2
 
Sometimes It's Up, 1971 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence, Notes 1966-1972  Box 3 , Folder 3
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 4-6
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1971  Box 3 , Folder 7
 
Galley Proof undated  Box 3 , Folder 8