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Jeannette Caines Papers

Summary Information
Title: Jeannette Caines Papers
Dates: 1973
Creator: Caines, Jeannette (Franklin), 1938-
Extent: 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-701
The collection contains typescript and proofs for her novel Abby, illustrated by Steven Kellogg.

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.


Abby, 1973

Biographical Sketch

Jeannette Caines was born in 1938 in New York. She creates children's books containing black characters who love life and their families. She has received praise from critics about her positive stories about black culture.

Something About the Author , vol 78 p. 23-25

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes manuscript materials for Caines' book, Abby.

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.
  • Caines, Jeannette (Franklin), 1938-
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Abby 1973 
Note Kellogg, Steven
New York: Harper & Row, 1973
Box M.F. 163
Typescript, corrected (3 p.)  Box M.F. 163
Galley proof, corrected (4 p.)  Box M.F. 163
Page proof (33 p.)  Box M.F. 163
Dummy (7 p.)  Box M.F. 163