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Sorensen, Virginia, 1912-1991



  • Existence: 1912 - 1991

Biographical History

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman collection on Virginia Sorensen, 1932-1993

 Series — Carton 1: Series 1 [Barcode: 31197230352848]
Identifier: MSS 7011 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains books, letters, poetry, news clippings, recordings, and photographs of Virginia Eggertsen Sorensen Waugh. There are also some tributes and recordings about her. Materials date from between 1932 and 1993.

Dates: 1932-1993

Virginia Sorensen correspondence with Wanda Snow Peterson

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2645

Contains 38 pieces of correspondence written to Wanda Snow Peterson.

Dates: approximately 1930-1937

Virginia Eggertsen Sorensen family letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2242

Letters written by Sorensen to members of her family.

Dates: 1931-1991

Virginia Sorensen manuscript books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2103

Contains seventeen books, 16 x 22 or smaller, of poetry, prose, and sketches by Virginia Sorensen handmade and bound by the author for her husband Frederick. Also contains typescript of books contents and a floppy disk (the original to the transcriptions).

Dates: 1932-1949

Virginia Sorensen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1686
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and typewritten correspondence. The materials relate to personal and professional matters, including Sorensen's writings and publications.

Dates: approximately 1940-1980

Virginia Sorensen complete transcript of manuscript books, 1932-1948

Identifier: MSS 2103 Series 2
Scope and Contents note

Contains transcripts of Sorensen's diaries, 1932-1936, and her "Little Books," pp. 1-319 (1933-1948).

Dates: Other: 1932-1948

Virginia Sorensen incomplete transcripts from manuscript books, 1932-1948

Identifier: MSS 2103 Series 3
Scope and Contents note

Contains transcripts of twelve of Sorensen's sketches from her "Little Books," and of diary entries from 1932-1936.

Dates: Other: 1932-1948

Virignia Sorensen manuscripts, 1932-1949

Identifier: MSS 2103 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Contains diaries and manuscript books prepared by Sorensen. Diary entries date from between 1932 and 1936. Each of the "Little Books" is separately titled, and contain poetry, prose, and sketches prepared by Sorensen.

Dates: Other: 1932-1949

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Archival Object 4
Collection 4
Colleges and Universities 4
Education 4
Letters 4
Transcripts 3
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 2