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Frances Jenkins Olcott Book List

Identifier: M1507

Scope and Contents

Letter from Olcott (Paris, France) to Katherine Watson, Denver (Colo.) Public Library regarding book list, dated October 27, 1930; letter from Olcott (Jerusalem) to Watson regarding trip.


  • 1930


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The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Frances Jenkins Olcott (1872-1963) was the first head librarian of the children's department of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in 1898. She also wrote many children's books and books for those in the profession of providing library service to children and youth.


1 envelope(s)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Frances Jenkins Olcott, 1930.

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

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