Frances Jenkins Olcott Book List
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.
- Olcott, Frances Jenkins. (Person)
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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.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Frances Jenkins Olcott, 1930.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Part of Children's Literature Collection
- Best books. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's libraries -- Colorado -- Denver -- Book lists. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Letters (correspondence) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Olcott, Frances Jenkins -- Archives.
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