Brenda Ueland and family papers, 1857-1993.


Brenda Ueland and family papers, 1857-1993.

Diaries and logs (1905-1983), correspondence (1857-1993), genealogical/biographical material, published and unpublished newspaper columns (1943-1980) and magazine articles (1917-1941), radio scripts, newspaper clippings, notes, manuscripts, and bibliographies documenting the life (1891-1985) and career of this Minneapolis feminist and author and her family. Some of the genealogical and biographical material is in Norwegian. Most of the diaries and logs are available for use on microfilm. Most of the Ueland family papers are separately arranged and described and include correspondence, diaries, miscellaneous writings, and genealogical/biographical data. Additional family material may be found among Brenda's papers. Topics include Ueland's life in and around New York City while working as a freelance writer (1926-1930); her family; her love affairs and marital relationships; activities related to her interest in health and character development; her intellectual pursuits in history, literature, religion, and philosophy; her feminist views; her writings, which include books, newspaper columns, and magazine articles; and her work with animal welfare.

12.0 cu. ft. (12 boxes; 3 folders in Reserve; 4 microfilm reels).



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