Nielsen, Helen (1918-2002)
Scope:
The Helen Nielsen collection includes manuscripts and correspondence.

Manuscripts in the collection include Nielsen’s novels The Fifth Caller (1959); Sing me a Murder (1960); Verdict Suspended (1964); After Midnight (1965); A Killer in the Street (1967); Darkest Hour (1969); Violent Quest (1971); a piece titled “Oh, Christmas Tree!” from 1993, and a notebook with ideas for short stories, dated 1956.

Correspondence in the collection includes both personal and professional letters. Letters to Nielsen’s family describe her first-hand accounts of President John F. Kennedy’s funeral, the rioting in Watts, and the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. Other correspondence is either editorial or from Nielsen’s grandfather Soren Christensen.
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Notable Figures
1. Nielsen, Helen
Associated Subjects
1. Women's Studies Collections -- Drama, Film, and Television Subject Guide
2. Mystery and Suspense Fiction Subject Guide
3. Television Subject Guide
4. Women's Studies Collections -- Novels and Short Stories Subject Guide
5. Helen Deutsch Research Section