Franz Brandenberg Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains typescripts and a proof for two titles: I Once Knew a Man and It's Not My Fault.
- 1970 - 1978
- Brandenberg, Franz (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
Franz Brandenberg was born in 1932 in Zug, Switzerland. He attended boarding school in Einsiedeln, Switzerland. He was apprenticed to a publisher and bookseller in 1949. He worked in bookshops in London, Paris and Florence 1952-1960. He married the children's book author and illustrator Aliki Liacouras in 1957. In 1960 the couple moved to New York City and Franz became a literary agent. He started writing children's books in 1969. His books were illlustrated by his wife.
"Franz Brandenberg (1932-)." Something About the Author. V.75. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1994.
Language of Materials
Franz Brandenberg papers contain written material related to two children's books by author Franz Brandenberg.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Franz and Aliki Brandenberg.
- Authors -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Families -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Humorous stories Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mice -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Aliki (Person)
- Franz Brandenberg Papers, 1970-1978
- Nancy Larsen
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- January 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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