Elma Ehlrich Levinger papers, 1912-1958 PDF
- Levinger, Elma Ehrlich, b. 1887
- Elma Ehlrich Levinger papers
- 1912-1958 (inclusive)19121958
- 1.5 linear feet, (1 container)
- Collection Number
- Ax 309
- Elma Levinger (1887-1958) was an author known for her books on Jewish history and culture. The biographical material, manuscripts, and publications in the collection represent her work.
- University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open to the public.
Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.
- Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Elma Levinger (October 6, 1887-1958) was an author, nationally known for her plays and books on Jewish history and culture. Born in Chicago, she was educated at the University of Chicago, and at Radcliffe College. Elma Levinger won numerous prizes for her plays and novels, including an award of honor for her outstanding contributions to Jewish juvenile literature by the National Jewish Book Council. Twelve of her books have been done in Braille.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The collection includes biographical information, news clippings, manuscripts, and publications of her work.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
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[Identification of item], Elma Ehrlich Levinger Papers, Ax 309, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon, Eugene, Or.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
Biographical InformationReturn to Top
ManuscriptsReturn to Top
At the Crossroads
Benefit of Clergy
The Dove and the Eagle
The Long Trail
The Lost Saint
Mightier Than the Sword
Son of the House
The Wilderness Road
Miscellaneous short pieces
PublicationsReturn to Top
An Assembly Program On Social Justice: For the High School
Bondsmen: A Play for the High School
"The Call of the Trumpet." Tear sheet
"The Feast of Lights: A Story of Israel." From World Youth Adventures in Israel
Great Jewish Women in American History
In the Night Watches: A drama in One Act for Youth Clubs
In the Night Watches: A One-act Play for the High School Department of the Religious School
The Jews in America. Tear sheet
Joseph and His Brothers. Libretto
The Last Curtain. Tear sheet from The Review
A Purim Present
A Child of the Frontier: A One Act Play About Abraham Lincoln
Elijah: Prophet of the One God. Heroes of God Series
Bread for Beauty
The Return of the Prodigal
Ruth: A little play for Shabuoth
"Snaring the Lion: A play in one act." The Drama: A Quarterly Review
The Tenth Man
Through the School Year
The Wall Between
The Young Defender: A Short Sketch for Hanukka
A Peace Pageant: For Children and Young People
Playmates in Egypt
Alaric Jourdan's House and Other Plays
Jephthah's Daughter: A Biblical Drama in One Act. Two copies
The Jewish Holidays: Brief Descriptions and Explanations of the Jewish Holy Days and Festivals
Israel's Arrow: A Lag B'omer fantasy in verse. Two Copies.
It Is Time: A Peace Play in One Act
Great Jews Since Bible Times for Young People
"Green Shutters" from The Review
In Many Lands: Stories of How the Scattered Jews Kept Their Festivals
The Great Hope. Tear sheets
Fighting Angel: The Story of Henrietta Szold
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- American literature--Jewish authors
- Jewish authors--United States--20th century
- Jewish literature--Authorship
- Jews--History--Juvenile literature
- Women authors, American--20th century
- Young adult literature, American--Authorship
- Personal Names :
- Levinger, Elma Ehrlich, b. 1887