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Cornelia Meigs Book List

Identifier: M1502

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a letter from Meigs (Keokuk, Iowa) to Katherine Watson, Denver (Colo.) Public Library regarding book list, dated February 20, 1931; list "Girlhood Favorites" selections indicated, signed by Meigs.


  • 1931


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Cornelia Lynde Meigs (1884--1973) was an American writer of fiction and biography for children, teacher of English and writing, historian and critic of children's literature. She won the Newbery Medal for her 1933 biography of Louisa May Alcott, entitled Invincible Louisa. She also wrote three Newbery Honor Books


1 envelope

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Cornelia Meigs, 1931.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Part of Children's Literature Collection

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States