Margaret C. Farquhar Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains typescripts, correspondence, and other related material for two nonfiction children's books: Indian Children of America and The Indians of Mexico.
- Creation: 1962 - 1966
- Farquhar, Margaret C. (Person)
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
Margaret Cutting Farquhar was born October 6, 1905 in Worchester, MS. She married and divorced David Farquhar. She earned an AB from the University of Michigan and an MA from Columbia University. She was an elementary school teacher, children's librarian, professor of children's literature, writer, and librarian. Farquhar was an active member in various professional organizations and served twice on the Newbery-Caldecott Award Committee in the 1960s. She was the author of several books for children, primarily nonfiction works.
"Margaret C(utting) Farquhar (1905-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 13. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1978.
Language of Materials
The collection holds production material for two nonfiction children's books written by Margaret C. Farquhar.
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Genre / Form
- Margaret C. Farquhar Papers, 1962-1966
- Lois Steer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- June 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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