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Leif Hamre Papers

Summary Information
Title: Leif Hamre Papers
Dates: 1966
Creator: Hamre, Leif
Extent: 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-878
The collection contains a corrected typescript for the children's book, Klart Fly.

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

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Klart Fly, 1966

Biographical Sketch

Leif Hamre was born August 9, 1914, in Molde, Norway, the son of Carl and Olga (Helland) Hamre. He married Ingrid Skovlund on May 31, 1947 (divorced, 1971); married second wife Kjellaug Klyve, June 1, 1973. He has one son from his first marriage. Hamre attended college in Oslo, 1951; the U.S. Air Force Command and Staff College, 1954; and the Norwegian Defense College, 1965. Hamre's stories are about flying and adventure and have been translated into thirteen languages.

Source: Contemporary Authors Online. Gale, 2003.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains a corrected typescript for the children's book, Klart Fly.

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.
  • Hamre, Leif
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Klart Fly 1966 
Note Hamre, Leif
Oslo: Aschehoug, 1966
Box MF 394, 1 folder
Typescript, corrected carbon (89 p.)  Box MF 394, 1 folder