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Frances Cavanah Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-780

Scope and Content

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

Dates

  • 1962-1975

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English

Restrictions on Access

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.

Restrictions on Use

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).

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.

Extent

1 box (1.0 cubic foot)

Abstract

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

Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Frances Cavanah, 1963-1977
Title
Frances Cavanah Papers, 1962-1975
Author
Leslie Czechowski
Date
May 2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library