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Eugene Field Papers

Summary Information
Title: Eugene Field Papers
Dates: Unavailable
Creator: Field, Eugene
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-814
The collection consists of the manuscript of first draft of the poem "Cheyenne" plus the manuscript for "Pittypat and Tippytoe."

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.



Pittypat and Tippytoe,

Biographical Sketch

Eugene Field was born September 3, 1850, in St. Louis, MO, and died on November 4, 1895, of heart failure at the Sabine Farm in Chicago, IL. He worked on the editorial staff of several newspapers but is best known for the poetry he wrote for children. Biographical Source: Something About the Author , Vol. 16, p. 105-115

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection only contains a manuscript of the first draft of the poem titled "Cheyenne" and the manuscript for "Pittypat and Tippytoe."

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.
  • Field, Eugene
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Box MF 313
typescript, first draft (1 p.)  Box MF 313
Pittypat and Tippytoe  
Box MF 313
typescript, first draft (1 p.)  Box MF 313