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Gratia Countryman : her life, her loves, and her library

Author: Jane Pejsa
Publisher: Minneapolis : Nodin Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Gratia A Countryman; Gratia A Countryman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Pejsa
ISBN: 0931714664 9780931714665 1931714665 9781931714662
OCLC Number: 31764525
Description: 341 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Child of the prairie --
Nininger on the Mississippi --
Levi, between Satan and God --
Gratia, in thanksgiving --
At Hasting High School --
pt. 2. University scholar --
A house in Minneapolis --
A woman's vocation --
Horace V. Winchell --
One broken heart --
Company Q --
Commencement --
pt. 3. Working girl --
The new library --
A restless spirit --
From Britain to Bayreuth --
Family obligations --
Marie Todd --
The scramble for a chief librarian --
pt. 4. Chief librarian --
The new chief --
Friends and colleagues --
Hancock Point --
A home of her own --
The furnace and Jack Ryan --
An aborted candidacy --
pt. 5. Single mother --
The branch explosion --
"Love's bondage" --
Wellington Greenway --
The war --
T.B. Walker --
Rules of conduct --
pt. 6. Benevolent autocrat --
A house for Marie --
Genevieve Macdonald --
At Wetoco Lodge --
The snake lady --
National prexy : the ALA --
Farewell --
pt. 7. Librarian emeritus --
"Miss Farmer" --
Wellington's marriage --
The WPA Project --
Granddaughter Alta Marie --
Men and women in need --
Birthday celebrations --
pt. 8. Leave-taking --
The Buffingtons of Duluth --
Marie's legacy --
Sharing of gifts --
Afterword --
Selected writings of Gratia Countryman --
"The vocation in which a woman may engage" --
"Liberty" --
"Maria Sanford," a eulogy --
"Fathers" --
Library Ann's cook book --
Gratia's recipes.
Responsibility: Jane Pejsa.

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