M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives

Business, Literary, and Miscellany Collection

Finding Aid for the
JENNIE D. LINDQUIST
PAPERS, 1937-1978

(MSS-019)

For reference queries contact Grenander Department Reference staff

Finding Aid Compiled by
Grete E. Reppen
August 19, 1991







M. E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives 
University Libraries / University at Albany / State University of New York 
1400 Washington Avenue / Albany, New York 12222 / (518) 437-3935


VOLUME: 2 cubic ft.

ACQUISITION: 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.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content Note

Box and folder list:


Jennie D. Lindquist, Papers
Biographical Sketch

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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.


Jennie D. Lindquist, Papers
Scope & Content Note

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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).


Jennie D. Lindquist, Papers
Box and Folder List

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Series 1: Manuscripts, 1944-1947, undated

Box 1

1. Radio-Broadcasts from U. of New Hampshire, 1944-1945, by Jennie D. Lindquist. (Transcripts).
2. "The Golden Name Day", dust jackets and end-paper.
3. "The Little Silver House", dust jackets.
4. "The Crystal Tree", [Advance, uncorrected proofs], dust jackets.
5. Esther Averill, "Jenny and the Cat Club", typewritten manuscript with corrections.
6. Carolyn Sherwyn Bailey,"Miss Hickory", handwritten manuscript, Chapters 3-13, 15. (Ch. 1-2, 14 missing).
7. Erik Berry, Rough Sketch, circa 1947.


Jennie D. Lindquist, Papers
Box and Folder List

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Series 2: Letters, 1938-1977, undated

Box 1

1. Undated letters to Dragon/Helen Fay from Wren/Jennie Lindquist(l).
2. Undated letters to Dragon/Helen Fay from Wren/Jennie Lindquist (11).
3. Undated "Cat Letters".
4. Letters to Helen Fay mostly from J.L./Wren, 1938-1967.
5. Letters to Helen Fay, mostly from Elizabeth Halbrooks, 1971-1977.
6. Carolyn B. Hill (Carolyn Sherwyn Bailey) correspondence, 1954, 1957, 1950.
7. Letters to Eleanor Foote, mostly from J.L./Wren, 1940-1959.
8. Letters to Eleanor Foote, mostly form J.L./Wren, undated.
9. Letters to Helen Fay & Eleanor Foote (together) from J.L., 1945, 1952, undated.
10. Letters and notes to Jennie Lindquist, 1942-1943, 1945, 1948, 1956, 1950, 1967, 1975, and undated.


Jennie D. Lindquist, Papers
Box and Folder List

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Series 3: Vertical File, 1946-1978, undated

Box 1

1. Undated "biography" of J. Lindquist.
2. Booklists and New Hampshire Library Association's Newsletter, 1946,

announcing J. Lindquist's resignation.

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

4. "The Horn Book", History and publications.
5. Horn Book Magazine proofs.
6. Horn Book page proof, Sept. 1951, "A Child in a Bookshop" by J. Lindquist.
7. Horn book replica.
8. "Horn Spectacles", monthly newssheet issued by Horn Book, not all issues
from 1952-1955, 1957-1958.

9. Newspaper clippings and misc., 1951, 1959, 1966, 1974, 1975, undated

Mary K. O'Donnell's Seminar Paper on Jennie D. Lindquist, submitted May 1968.


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