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Cornelia Meigs papers

ML-41
 Collection
Identifier: ML-41
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.

Dates

  • 1915 - 1973

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

44.5 ft. (30 boxes)

Overview

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.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA