Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-2018

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Ursula K. Le Guin (b. Oct. 21, 1929, Berkeley, CA-d. Jan. 22, 2018, Portland, OR) is an author noted for fantasy, science fiction, and children's literature. Born in California, her father was an anthropologist and her mother was a writer; she was educated at Radcliffe and Columbia. Her diverse and respected short stories and novels are built on themes of balance and the environment, and often express feminist concerns. Praised for creativity, elegant prose, and complex characters and settings, her work has won numerous awards.

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creatorOf Armer, Elinor. Compositions of Elinor Armer (1955?-1995). The California Digital Library
referencedIn Jack Cady Papers, 1932-2004 Pacific Lutheran UniversityArchives and Special Collections Department
referencedIn Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960. A.L. Kroeber family photographs [graphic]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Foote, Bud. Bud Foote photographs, 1999; undated. Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Tech
referencedIn Kroeber, Theodora. Theodora Kroeber papers, 1881-1983 (bulk 1960-1979). UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Media Services Moving Images, 1957-2002, 1960-1995 Oregon State University Libraries University Archives
creatorOf Hanks, Jane Richardson, 1908-. Jane Richardson Hanks collection on Alfred Kroeber, 1951-2002. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Whole Earth Catalog Records, 1969-1986 (bulk 1974-1980) Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Oregon State University. Media Services. Media Services moving images, 1957-2002 (bulk 1960-1995). Oregon State University Libraries
referencedIn Olsen, Tillie. Papers, 1930-1990 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Barabba, Jason V. Say I am not far enough : song cycle for baritone, guitar, and string quartet / by Jason V. Barabba ; text by Ursula K. Le Guin. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University Libraries, UNCG University Libraries
referencedIn Richard D. Erlich Collection of Papers about Science Fiction and Satire, 1974-1988 Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Cheuse, Alan. Papers of Alan Cheuse [manuscript], 1983-1991. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Olsen, Tillie. Tillie Olsen papers, 1930-1990. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Dick, Philip K. Papers of Philip K. Dick, 1967-1977. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-. Ursula K. Le Guin autograph, undated. Millersville University Library, McNairy Library
referencedIn Records of, Sojourner, (inclusive), (bulk), 1920-2004, 1975-2002 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Kroeber family. Kroeber family papers, [ca. 1951-1979]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Jack Cady. Jack Cady Papers 1932-2004. Oregon State University Libraries
referencedIn Maloy, Donna Saucier. Searching for balance : Ursula K. Le Guin and her "West Coast" stories / by Donna Saucier Maloy. University of Houston, Clear Lake, Alfred R. Neumann Library
creatorOf Ammons, A. R., 1926-. The Little Magazine archive, 1965-1988. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Theodora Kroeber papers, 1881-1983, 1960-1979 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-. Letter to Paul M. Zall, 1990 Nov. 10. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Updike, John. [Broadside collection]. Hollins University, Wyndham Robertson Library
referencedIn Records of, Little Magazine TXRC95-A96., 1965-1988 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-. Ursula K. Le Guin correspondence with Lyman Tower Sargent, 2001-2002. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
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associatedWith Armer, Elinor. person
associatedWith Barabba, Jason V. person
associatedWith Brand, Stewart person
associatedWith Cheuse, Alan. person
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Columbia University corporateBody
associatedWith Dick, Philip K. person
associatedWith Erlich, Richard D. person
associatedWith Foote, Bud. person
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Hanks, Jane Richardson, 1908- person
associatedWith Jack Cady person
associatedWith Jack Cady person
associatedWith Kinney, Jay person
childOf Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960. person
memberOf Kroeber family. family
childOf Kroeber, Theodora. person
associatedWith Little Magazine corporateBody
associatedWith Maloy, Donna Saucier. person
correspondedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith Olsen, Tillie. person
associatedWith Olsen, Tillie. person
associatedWith Oregon State University. Media Services. corporateBody
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Radcliffe College corporateBody
associatedWith Sargent, Lyman Tower, 1940- person
associatedWith Sojourner (Cambridge, Mass.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Sojourner (Cambridge, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Whole Earth Catalog corporateBody
associatedWith Zall, Paul M., person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Portland OR US
Berkeley CA US
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Fantasy fiction
Science fiction
Women authors--Correspondence
Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1929-10-21

Death 2018-01-22

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English

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