John Branfield Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains of production materials for four young adult novels by John Branfield. Materials includes holographs (manuscripts), proofs, dummies, and a layout.
- Creation: 1972 - 1973
- Branfield, John (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be 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. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Author and teacher John Branfield was born in 1931 in Burrow Bridge, Somerset, England. He received his MA from Queens' College, Cambridge in 1956 and earned his M.Ed. from Exeter University in 1972. He taught English and headed the English department at Camborne Grammar School in Cornwall, England beginning in 1961.
Biographical Source: "John (Charles) Branfield (1931-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 11. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1977.
1 Cubic Foot (1 box)
Language of Materials
The collection consists of production materials for four books by John Branfield.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by book title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of John Branfield.
- John Branfield Papers, 1972-1973
- Nancy Larsen
- October 2004
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- July 2013: Collection reprocessed by Carly Lawrence; EAD updated by Karen Spilman
- February 2022: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library