Mette Ivie Harrison papers

Mette Ivie Harrison papers

Dates: 1984-2012

Contains papers and manuscripts written by Mette Ivie Harrison throughout her life. Includes school papers written in 9th grade and others throughout her college years. The manuscripts are a mix of published and non-published manuscripts with letters from publishers. The manuscripts cover themes of young adult fiction and science fiction. Dated approximately 1984-2012.

  • Extent: 6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Harrison, Mette Ivie, 1970
  • Call Number: MSS 8039
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Literary Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public ressearch.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Mette Ivie Harrison papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8039; Mette Ivie Harrison papers; Literary Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: Mss 8039, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Mette Ivie Harrison in 2012.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Mette Ivie Harrison; 2012.
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Literature; American literature--Mormon authors; Fantasy fiction, American; Women authors, American--Utah; Young adult literature, American; Harrison, Mette Ivie, 1970-
Genre / Form
Books; Fiction
Processing Information
Processed; Corinne Bird, student manuscript processor, and Krisit Bell, curator; 2015
Appraisal Information
Mormon authors writing for Mormon and non-Mormon audiences (Mormon Literary Manuscripts collection policy, October 2009.)
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Finding Aid Title
Harrison (Mette Ivie) papers
Finding Aid Author
Heidi Borg and Corinne Bird
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-03-29 10:41:41 -0600.
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Biographical History

Mette Ivie Harrison (1970- )is a Mormon author in Utah.

Mette Ivie Harrison was born on September 30, 1970 in New Jersey. When Harrison was 10 years old she moved to Provo, Utah. In 1988, Harrison received the "Erza Taft Benson Scholarship" for great scholarship and citizenship in the Mormon community. Harrison graduated from Brigham Young University in 1990 with a B.A. and M.A. in German Languages and Literature. She married Matt Harrison in December 1990. Together they have 5 children. Harrison received a PhD from Princeton University in 1995 in Germanic Languages and Literature. Harrison is a critically acclaimed author of 8 YA books and 2 adult books.

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