Contents and Arrangement

The Book Shelf for Boys and Girls, 1919-1933

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

October, 1919; 1926-1927; 1927; 1928; 1933. Annotated list of children's books recommended by Clara Whitehill Hunt, Superintendent of the Children's Department, Brooklyn Public Library (some issues list additional co-authors). Titles organized both by genre and suggested age range; black and white illustrations throughout each issue. Several of the issues are printed with the name and address of a bookseller; the 1919 issue is from Brentano's [see Brentano's as both publisher and seller elsewhere in finding aid].



Collection History


No materials were separated during 2014-2015 processing.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in late 2014 and early 2015 by Ellen Williams, who also wrote the finding aid.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions.

Credit this material:

The Book Shelf for Boys and Girls; Princeton University Library Collection of Children's Publishers' and Retailers' Catalogs, COTSEN3, Cotsen Children's Library, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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