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Margaret C. Farquhar Papers

Summary Information
Title: Margaret C. Farquhar Papers
Dates: 1964-1967
Creator: Farquhar, Margaret C.
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-631
Margaret Farquhar materials include typescript, corrected typescript, galley proof and correspondence for two titles.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
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Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


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Indian children of America, 1964

Indians of Mexico; a book to begin on, 1967

Biographical Sketch

Margaret Cutting Farquhar was born October 6, 1905 in Worchester, MS. She married and divorced David Farquhar. She pursued her education at Olivet College, University of Michigan (A.B. Degree), and Columbia University (M.A. Degree). She was an elementary school teacher, children's librarian, professor of children's literature, writer, and librarian. She served on the Newbery-Caldecott Award Committee. Ms. Farquhar was an active member in various professional organizations and in 1973 received the Rheta A. Clark Award from the Connecticut School Library Association. Ms. Farquhar states "Love of reading as a child motivated my interest as a teacher and librarian in producing stories of my own...An expressed need for the non-fiction subject areas for first readers motivated the four books in the 'Books to Begin on' series.... Biographical Source: Something About the Author Vol. 13, p. 35

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains material for two titles, published between 1964 and 1967. The collection includes corrected typescript, galley proof, typescript, and correspondence.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Farquhar, Margaret C.
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Indian children of America 1964 
Note illustrated by Brinton Turkle
New York: Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1964
Box M. F. 310
Typescript, corrected (46 p.)  Box M. F. 310
Correspondence (11 p.)  Box M. F. 310
Indians of Mexico; a book to begin on 1967 
Note illustrated by Mel Klapholz
New York: Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1967
Box M. F. 310
Typescript, corrected (47 p.)  Box M. F. 310
Typescript (4 p.)  Box M. F. 310
Galley proof, corrected (7 p.)  Box M. F. 310
Correspondence (21 p.)  Box M. F. 310