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Frances Cavanah Papers, 1962-1975

Summary Information
Title: Frances Cavanah papers
Dates: 1962-1975
Creator: Cavanah, Frances.
Extent: 1 box (1.0 cubic foot)
Language: Collection material in English
Collection Number: CLRC-780
Abstract:
Collection includes typescripts, proofs, correspondence, and other materials for three children's books written by Frances Cavanah.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Frances Cavanah, 1963-1977

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.

Copyright:

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:

Frances Cavanah papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Prolific author of children's books on historical events, Frances Cavanah was born in 1899 in Princeton, Indiana. She attended DePauw University and spent her career as a writer and editor. She died in 1982.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , v.31, pp. 46-48.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes typescripts, proofs, correspondence, and other materials for three children's books written by Frances Cavanah.

Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Meet the Presidents, 1962 
Box 1
Corrected Galley Proof 1962-1963  Box 1, Folder 2
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 3-7
 
The Secret of Madame Doll; A Story of the American Revolution, 1965 
Box 1
Carbon Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 8
 
The Truth About the Man Behind the Book That Sparked the War Between the States, 1975 
Box 1
Corrected Page Proof 1975  Box 1, Folder 1
 
Corrected Front Matter, Corrected Typescript, Correspondence, Research Materials 1973, 1975  Box 1, Folder 9-11