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John Branfield Papers, 1972-1973

Summary Information
Title: John Branfield papers
Dates: 1972-1973
Creator: Branfield, John.
Extent: 1 box (1.0 cubic foot)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-1160
The collection consists of production materials for four titles by John Branfield.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of John Branfield.

Access Restrictions:

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.


Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Preferred Citation:

John Branfield papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.

Biographical Sketch

John Branfield was born in 1931 in Burrow Bridge, Somerset, England. He received his MA from Queens' College, Cambridge in 1956. He was awarded his M.Ed. in 1972. He taught English and headed the English department at Camborne Grammar School in Cornwall, England beginning in 1961.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , v. 11, p. 36.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of production materials for four titles by John Branfield. Materials includes holographs, galley proofs, page proofs, dummies and a layout.

Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Nancekuke, 1972 
Box 1
Holograph undated  Box 1, Folder 1-2
The Poison Factory, 1972 
Box 1
Corrected Galley Proof 1972  Box 1, Folder 3
Galley Proof 1972  Box 1, Folder 4-5
Galley Proof, Corrected Page Proof, Page Proof, Corrected Dummy 1972  Box 1, Folder 6
Corrected Photocopied Dummy 1972  Box 1, Folder 7
Corrected Photocopied Dummy, Layout undated  Box 1, Folder 8
Sugar Mouse, 1973 
Box 1
Holograph undated  Box 1, Folder 9-10
Why Me? 1973 
Box 1
Corrected Galley Proof 1973  Box 1, Folder 11-14
Corrected Page Proof Photocopy of English Edition, Front Matter undated  Box 1, Folder 15