Kristine Kristofferson fonds
Call Number: Mss 100 (A.87-40, A.88-23)

Title: Kristine Kristofferson fonds.

Dates: ca. 1960s.

Extent: 0.25 m of textual records.

Biographical sketch: Kristine Kristofferson was born and raised in Gimli, Manitoba.  Kristofferson graduated from the Manitoba Normal School. She returned to Gimli, where she taught until retirement. Kristofferson wrote novels, numerous short stories, and articles for Icelandic Canadian newspapers and journals. Much of her writing deals with the original settlement of New Iceland.

Custodial history: The fonds was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Kristine Kristofferson in 1987 and 1988.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of the manuscripts of four unpublished novels and one published novel. One of the manuscripts is handwritten, three are typescript, and one is both handwritten and typed. The manuscript for the novel Tanya was published in 1951 by Ryerson Press. Other manuscripts include Shadow of Ruth, Letitia, The Rugged Oak, and The Silver Link.  Correspondence is also included in the fonds. 

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this material.

Accruals: No further accurals are expected.

Finding aid: A printed finding aid is available in the Archives reading room.