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Cornelia Meigs papers

Identifier: ML-41

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The papers of Cornelia Meigs contain typescripts of her books and stories, including "A Critical History of Children's Literature," and her biography of Louisa May Alcott, "Invincible Louisa," as well as galley proofs, publishers correspondence and royalty statements. Family correspondence, photographs, and financial data, as well as class and course information related to her tenure at Bryn Mawr College, are also included. Of note is the small amount of material related to her training as a cryptographer during W.W.II.


  • 1915 - 1973


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


44.5 ft. (30 boxes)

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Cornelia L. Meigs (1884-1974), writer and professor of English. Contains typescripts, publishers correspondence, financial documents (including royalty statements), family correspondence, photographs, course information, pamphlets, brochures and manuals, related to her work as writer of children's book, her research into the United Nations and her training as a cryptographer during W.W.II.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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