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John Godfrey Saxe Papers

Summary Information
Title: John Godfrey Saxe Papers
Dates: 1963
Creator: Saxe, John Godfrey
Extent: 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1500
The collection contains a one page corrected galley proof.

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.


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.


Blind Man and the Elephant, The, 1963

Biographical Sketch

John Godfrey Saxe (June 2, 1816 – 1887) was an American poet perhaps best known for his parable, "The Blindmen and the Elephant." He was mentioned several times in "The Penultimate Peril." , along with his most famous poem. He was described as an American humorist poet of the nineteenth cenury.

Biographical Source: , 2008

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains a 1 p. corrected galley proof.

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.
  • Saxe, John Godfrey
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Blind Man and the Elephant, The 1963 
Note  New York: Whittlesey House, 1963
Box MF696
galley, proof, corrected (1 p.)  Box MF696