Florence Page Jaques Papers
Scope and Contents
The Florence Page Jaques papers contain a manuscript for the picture book by There Once was a Puffin and a typescript for a short story that appeared in an issue of the periodical Child Life titled "The Balloon Man Who Couldn't Get Home."
- circa 1957, undated
- Jaques, Florence Page, 1890-1972 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Florence Page Jaques was a poet and nature writer born in 1890. Her best known work is the children's book There Once was a Puffin, which was illustrated by her husband, artist Francis Lee Jaques, who collaborated with her on numerous works. Florence Jaques died in 1970.
Language of Materials
The collection contains written material related to two stories written by Florence Page Jaques.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Florence Page Jaques.
- Animals -- Juvenile poetry Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's poetry, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Picture books Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Poets, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Florence Page Jaques Papers, circa 1957, undated
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- July 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
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