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Elma Ehlrich Levinger papers

Identifier: Ax 309

Scope and Contents note

The collection includes biographical information, news clippings, manuscripts, and publications of her work.


  • 1912-1958


Conditions Governing Access note

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.

Conditions Governing Use note

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.

Biographical/Historical note

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.


1.5 linear feet (1 container) : 1 record storage box

Language of Materials



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.

Arrangement note

Collection is organized into the following series:

Series: Biographical Information

Series: Manuscripts

Series: Publications

Processing Information note

Collection processed by processing staff, August 2006.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

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Finding aid is in English
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA