Virginia C. Holmgren papers, 1959-1979  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Virginia C. Holmgren papers
Dates
1959-1979 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.25 linear feet, (1 container)  :  1 half manuscript box
Collection Number
Coll 598
Summary
Virginia C. Holmgren (1909-2003) was an Oregonian author of juvenile and adult fiction and natural history books. The collection includes typed manuscripts, publisher correspondence, and published books.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room.

Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Virginia Cunningham Holmgren was born on June 20, 1909 in Dayton, Ohio. She received her BS in education from Ohio State University in 1931 and MA in language arts from Northwestern in 1941. She married Lloyd E. Holmgren in 1949 in Lima, Peru.

Holmgren lived in Portland, Oregon and published children's books, young adult romances, and natural history magazine articles.

Holmgren died in 2003.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Virginia C. Holmgren papers include manuscripts for publication and related material for books written by Holmgren between 1959-1979. Materials include typed manuscripts, publisher correspondence, and published books.

Titles of works represented in the collection include Kathy Herself, How Big is a Baby?, The War Lord, Swallows Come Home, and The Adventures of Brother Cat.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Virginia C. Holmgren papers, Coll 598, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Children's literature--Authorship
  • Young adult literature--Authorship