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Ellen Kindt McKenzie Papers

Summary Information
Title: Ellen Kindt McKenzie papers
Dates: 1968
Creator: McKenzie, Ellen Kindt
Extent: 59 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-927
The collection includes corrected typescripts and 1 corrected carbon typescript for 1 title.

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

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Taash and the Jesters, 1968

Biographical Sketch

Ellen Kindt McKenzie was born June 24, 1928, in Kenosha, Wis. Her first interest was music, and she became a piano teacher. When urged to do so by others, she also began to write, and has written many fantasy books for children. She has written realistic fiction, but prefers fantasy, for which she has received several awards.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author , vol. 80

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains corrected typescripts, and one corrected carbon typescript, for 1 title.

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.
  • McKenzie, Ellen Kindt
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Taash and the Jesters 1968 
Note  New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968
Box MF579, 580
typescript, corrected carbon (231 p.)  Box MF579, 580
typescript, corrected, 1st draft (200 p.)  Box MF579, 580
typescript, corrected, 3rd draft, many pp. missing (215 p.)  Box MF579, 580
typescript, corrected, 4th draft, many pp. missing (216 p.)  Box MF579, 580
typescript, corrected, 5th draft, many pp. missing (216 p.)  Box MF579, 580