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:
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
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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]).
|1||1||Radio Broadcasts from U of Newhampshire 1944-1945, by Jennie D. Lindquist||1944-1945|
|1||2||"The Golden Name Day", dust jackets and end-paper||Undated|
|1||3||"The Little Silver House", dust jackets||Undated|
|1||4||"The Crystal Tree", [Advance, uncorrected proofs], dust jackets||Undated|
|1||5||Esther Averill, "Jenny and the Cat Club", typewritten manuscript with corrections||Undated|
|1||6||Carolyn Sherwyn Bailey,"Miss Hickory", handwritten manuscript, Chapters 3-13, 15. (Ch. 1-2, 14 missing)||Undated|
|1||7||Erik Berry, Rough Sketch, circa 1947||1947|
|1||1||Undated letters to Dragon/Helen Fay from Wren/Jennie Lindquist(l)||Undated|
|1||2||Undated letters to Dragon/Helen Fay from Wren/Jennie Lindquist (11)||Undated|
|1||3||Undated "Cat Letters"||Undated|
|1||4||Letters to Helen Fay mostly from J.L./Wren, 1938-1967||1938-1967|
|1||5||Letters to Helen Fay, mostly from Elizabeth Halbrooks, 1971-1977||1971-1977|
|1||6||Carolyn B. Hill (Carolyn Sherwyn Bailey) correspondence, 1954, 1957, 1950.||1954, 1957, 1950|
|1||7||Letters to Eleanor Foote, mostly from J.L./Wren, 1940-1959||1940-1959|
|1||8||Letters to Eleanor Foote, mostly form J.L./Wren, undated.||Undated|
|1||9||Letters to Helen Fay and Eleanor Foote (together) from J.L., 1945, 1952, undated.||1945, 1952, Undated|
|1||10||Letters and notes to Jennie Lindquist, 1942-1943, 1945, 1948, 1956, 1950, 1967, 1975, and undated.||1942-1948, 1950-1956, 1967, 1975, Undated|
|1||1||Undated "biography" of J. Lindquist||Undated|
|1||2||Booklists and New Hampshire Library Association's Newsletter, 1946, announcing J. Lindquist's resignation||1946|
|1||3||"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|
|1||4||"The Horn Book", History and publications||Undated|
|1||5||Horn Book Magazine proofs||Undated|
|1||6||Horn Book page proof, Sept. 1951, "A Child in a Bookshop" by J. Lindquist||1951|
|1||7||Horn book replica||Undated|
|1||8||"Horn Spectacles", monthly newssheet issued by Horn Book, not all issues from 1952-1955, 1957-1958||1952-1955, 1957-1958|
|1||9||Newspaper clippings and misc., 1951, 1959, 1966, 1974, 1975, undated||1951, 1959, 1966, 1974-1975, Undated|
|1||10||Mary K. O'Donnell's Seminar Paper on Jennie D. Lindquist, submitted May 1968||1968|