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Jennifer Jacobson Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2143

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of manuscript materials related to publications by Jennifer Jacobson, including typescripts, corrected typescripts, corrected page proofs, correspondence and notes dated between 1990 and 2011.


  • Creation: 1990-2011, undated


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Jennifer Jacobson grew up in Peterborough, New Hampshire and graduated from Lesley College, where she first took a course in children's literature. She received her master's in education from Harvard Graduate School of Education, teaching preschool through sixth grade as well as serving as Curriculum Coordinator, Head of Studies or Language Arts Specialist in schools around New England. Her first published book, a children's picture book titled A Net of Stars, was published in 1998. She has published fourteen children's books and currently resides in Maine where she continues to write and teach seminars on writing.


1.2 Cubic Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of manuscript materials for nine publications by Jennifer Jacobson, published between 1999 and 2011.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jennifer Jacobson.

Jennifer Jacobson papers, 1990-2011, undated
Finding aid created by Kate Dietrick
May 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • May 2014: Collection reprocessed by Carly Lawrence; EAD updated by Kate Dietrick
  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library