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Jennie D. Lindquist Papers

1937-1978

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Abstract

The Jennie D. Lindquist papers document the professional life of Lindquist, an editor, author, lecturer, and librarian. The collection is cheifly composed of copies of personal correspondances, printed materials, transcripts from her radio program, and an advanced publisher's copy of her book.

Summary

Creator:
Lindquist, Jennie D. (Jennie Dorothea), 1899-1977
Date Coverage:
1937-1978
Quantity:
2 cubic ft. (about 2 boxes)

Lindquist was a staff member of the Horn Book (the Boston publisher) from 1948 to 1958 and was editor of its Horn Book Magazine. She was also head of the Children's Department at the Albany Public Library, a lecturer and librarian at the University of New Hampshire, and an employee of The John Mistletoe Bookshop.

Chiefly personal correspondence with Helen T. Fay, Eleanor M. Foote, printed materials, transcripts of her 1940s New Hampshire radio program "Good Books for Boys and Girls," and a publisher's advanced copy of her book The Crystal Tree (New York: Harper and Row, 1966).

The collection is organized into the following series:

  • Series 1 - Manuscripts, 1944-1947, Undated
  • Series 2 - Letters, 1938-1977, Undated
  • Series 3 - Verticle File, 1946-1978, Undated
  • Included is also Mary K. O'Donnell's Seminar Paper on Jennie D. Lindquist, submitted May, 1968.

All items in this manuscript group were donated to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, by the Bryn Mawr Bookshop.

Processed by: Grete E. Reppen in 1991.

Collection record created by: Megan Porter

Published: 2012

Archival materials can be view in-person during business hours in our reading room, located on the top floor of the Science Library on the Uptown Campus.

We can also deliver digital scans for remote research for a fee.

Access to this record group is unrestricted.

Copyright Statement

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives will provide information about copyright owners and other restrictions, but the legal determination ultimately rests with the researcher. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Jennie D. Lindquist Papers, 1937-1978. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as [shortened name]).

Contents of Collection

Arranged chronologically
BoxFolderContentsDate

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11Radio Broadcasts from U of Newhampshire 1944-1945, by Jennie D. Lindquist1944-1945

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12 "The Golden Name Day", dust jackets and end-paperUndated

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13"The Little Silver House", dust jacketsUndated

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14 "The Crystal Tree", [Advance, uncorrected proofs], dust jacketsUndated

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15Esther Averill, "Jenny and the Cat Club", typewritten manuscript with correctionsUndated

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16Carolyn Sherwyn Bailey,"Miss Hickory", handwritten manuscript, Chapters 3-13, 15. (Ch. 1-2, 14 missing)Undated

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17 Erik Berry, Rough Sketch, circa 19471947
Arranged Chronologically where possible
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11Undated letters to Dragon/Helen Fay from Wren/Jennie Lindquist(l)Undated

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12Undated letters to Dragon/Helen Fay from Wren/Jennie Lindquist (11)Undated

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13Undated "Cat Letters"Undated

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14Letters to Helen Fay mostly from J.L./Wren, 1938-19671938-1967

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15 Letters to Helen Fay, mostly from Elizabeth Halbrooks, 1971-19771971-1977

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16 Carolyn B. Hill (Carolyn Sherwyn Bailey) correspondence, 1954, 1957, 1950.1954, 1957, 1950

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17Letters to Eleanor Foote, mostly from J.L./Wren, 1940-19591940-1959

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18Letters to Eleanor Foote, mostly form J.L./Wren, undated.Undated

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19Letters to Helen Fay and Eleanor Foote (together) from J.L., 1945, 1952, undated.1945, 1952, Undated

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110Letters and notes to Jennie Lindquist, 1942-1943, 1945, 1948, 1956, 1950, 1967, 1975, and undated.1942-1948, 1950-1956, 1967, 1975, Undated
Arranged Chronologically where possible
BoxFolderContentsDate

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11Undated "biography" of J. LindquistUndated

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12 Booklists and New Hampshire Library Association's Newsletter, 1946, announcing J. Lindquist's resignation1946

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13"The Horn Book Crier", a bimonthly newssheet issued by "The Horn Book, Inc." Not all issues: 1961, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1971-1978.1961, 1963-1954, 1966, 1968, 1971-1978

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14 "The Horn Book", History and publicationsUndated

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15Horn Book Magazine proofsUndated

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16 Horn Book page proof, Sept. 1951, "A Child in a Bookshop" by J. Lindquist1951

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17Horn book replicaUndated

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18"Horn Spectacles", monthly newssheet issued by Horn Book, not all issues from 1952-1955, 1957-19581952-1955, 1957-1958

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19Newspaper clippings and misc., 1951, 1959, 1966, 1974, 1975, undated1951, 1959, 1966, 1974-1975, Undated

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110Mary K. O'Donnell's Seminar Paper on Jennie D. Lindquist, submitted May 19681968