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Jane White Canfield Papers

Summary Information
Title: Jane White Canfield Papers
Dates: 1978
Creator: Canfield, Jane White
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-722
Includes typescripts, proof, and other materials for Canfield's book, Swan Cove.

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.


Swan Cove, 1978

Biographical Sketch

Sculptor and author Jane White Canfield was born in 1897 in Syracuse, NY. Her art has been exhibited at the Whitney Museum and the Cornell University Museum. She wrote two children's books, The Frog Prince: A True Story and Swan Cove. She died of cancer in 1984.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 38, p. 42.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes typescripts, proof, and other materials for Canfield's book, Swan Cove.

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.
  • Canfield, Jane White
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Swan Cove 1978 
Note Polseno, Jo
New York: Harper & Row, 1978
Box M.F. 183
Typescript, corrected (5 p.)  Box M.F. 183
Typescript, corrected carbon (5 p.)  Box M.F. 183
Dummy (36 p.)  Box M.F. 183
Galley proof, corrected (3 p.)  Box M.F. 183
Correspondence (2 p.)  Box M.F. 183