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Jane White Canfield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-722

Scope and Contents

The Jane White Canfield papers contain corrected typescripts, proofs, and correspondence related to the publication of the children's book Swan Cove, written by Canfield.

Dates

  • 1977

Creator

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 Sketch

Sculptor and author Jane White Canfield was born in 1897 in Syracuse, NY. Her art has been exhibited at the Whitney Museum and the Cornell University Museum. She wrote two children's books, The Frog Prince: A True Storyand Swan Cove.She died of cancer in 1984.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 38, p. 42.

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection includes written material related to the writing and publication of one children's book by Jane White Canfield.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jane White Canfield
Title
Jane White Canfield Papers, 1977
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Czechowski
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library