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Franklyn Mansfield Branley Papers

Summary Information
Title: Franklyn Mansfield Branley Papers
Dates: 1969
Creator: Branley, Franklyn Mansfield
Extent: 6 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1161
Abstract:
The collection consists of production materials for two titles, including typescripts, holographs, proofs and correspondence.

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

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.

Copyright:

This collection is 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.


Arrangement

Book of Venus for You, 1969

Mystery of Stonehenge, 1969


Biographical Sketch

Franklyn Mansfield Branley was born in 1915 in New Rochelle, New York. He received his teaching license from New Patlz Normal School and his BA from New York University in 1942. He received his MA and Ed.D. from Columbia University in 1948 and 1957, respectively. He taught school from 1936-1954, one of the first teachers to teach science to elementary school children. From 1954 to 1956 he was a science professor at the Jersey State Teachers College. His work at American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium sparked his interest in astronomy and space exploration. He worked there from 1956 until his retirement in 1972. He wrote over 140 science books for children and received numerous awards for these books. He was named New Jersey's Children's Book Writer of the year in 1970. He died in 2002. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, v. 136, p. 29.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of production materials for two titles, including typescripts, holographs, proofs and correspondence.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Branley, Franklyn Mansfield
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Book of Venus for You 1969 
Note Kessler, Leonard
New York: Crowell, 1969
Box MF 138
typescript, corrected (11 p.)  Box MF 138
 
typescript, carbon (14 p.)  Box MF 138
 
typescript, corrected carbon (13 p.)  Box MF 138
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (14 p.)  Box MF 138
 
notes (8 p.)  Box MF 138
 
Mystery of Stonehenge 1969 
Note Ambrus, Victor
New York : Crowell, 1969
Box MF 138
holograph and typescript (55 p.)  Box MF 138
 
holograph (3 p.)  Box MF 138
 
typescript, corrected (11 p.)  Box MF 138
 
typescript, carbon (21 p.)  Box MF 138
 
typescript, corrected (23 p.)  Box MF 138
 
typescript, corrected (22 p.)  Box MF 138
 
typescript, carbon (27 p.)  Box MF 138
 
typescript, carbon (10 p.)  Box MF 138
 
typescript, corrected partial photocopy (21 p.)  Box MF 138
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 138
 
galley proof (9 p.)  Box MF 138
 
page proof, corrected photocopy (49 p.)  Box MF 138