Cornelia Meigs

Historian, Author

1884 – 1973

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Who was Cornelia Meigs?

Cornelia Lynde Meigs was an American writer of fiction and biography for children, teacher of English and writing, historian and critic of children's literature. She won the Newbery Medal Medal for her 1933 biography of Louisa May Alcott, titled Invincible Louisa. She also wrote three Newbery Honor Books.

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Born
Dec 6, 1884
Rock Island
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bryn Mawr College
Lived in
  • Illinois
Died
Sep 10, 1973
Havre de Grace

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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