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Joseph Greene Francis Correspondence

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Correspondence: Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins

Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins; Boston, Mass.

Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins; Boston, Mass.

Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins; Boston, Mass.

Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins; Boston, Mass.

Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins; Boston, Mass.

Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins

Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins; Prout's Neck, Maine

Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins; Prout's Neck, Maine

Related Material: Background on Francis by Mary Paranchych

Bibliographic Information

Obituary: Joseph Greene Francis

Photograph: Dorothy McMichael Collins



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Collection Overview

Title: Joseph Greene Francis Correspondence, 1915-2010Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates: 1915-1925

Collection Identifier: MS 5045

Primary Creator: Francis, Joseph Greene, 1849-1930

Other Creators: Paranchych, Mary A.

Extent: 13.0 Items

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Date Acquired: 05/10/2010

Subjects: Authors -- Juvenile literature, Children's books

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes nine letters from Joseph Greene Francis to Dorothy McMichael Collins written between 1915 and 1925. Topics in the letters include reminiscence of time spent in Maine with Collins.

Also included in the collection is bibliographic material on Joseph Greene Francis, his obituary, background on Francis by Mary Paranchych, and a photograph of Dorothy McMichael Collins taken in 1990.

Collection Historical Note

Joseph Greene Francis (1849-1930) was an American author. He was born in Boston on April 21, 1849. For many years he was the treasurer of the First Church in Boston. Francis published two children’s books: A Book of Cheerful Cats and Other Animated Animals (1892) and The Joyous Aztecs (1929). He died on April 15, 1930.

Subject/Index Terms

Authors -- Juvenile literature
Children's books

Administrative Information

Repository: Boston Public Library Archival and Manuscript Finding Aid Database

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions:

Items in this collection may be subject to copyright restrictions. The Boston Public Library does not hold copyright on the material in this collection. Researchers are responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations that hold copyright.

When reproducing material from this collection please include the credit line "Courtesy of the Trustees of the Boston Public Library/Rare Books."

Acquisition Method: Donated by Mary A. Paranchych, May 2010.

Related Materials: Francis, Joseph Greene, A Book of Cheerful Cats and Other Animated Animals. PS3511.R194B66 1922x

Preferred Citation: Joseph Greene Francis Correspondence, MS 5045. Rare Books and Manuscripts Department, Boston Public Library. Courtesy of the Trustees of the Boston Public Library/Rare Books.

Processing Information: Finding aid written by Alissa Link, March 2012.


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[Folder 1: Correspondence: Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins, 1915],
[Folder 2: Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins; Boston, Mass., 23 Feb 1916],
[Folder 3: Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins; Boston, Mass., 24 July 1916],
[Folder 4: Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins; Boston, Mass., 14 Feb 1917],
[Folder 5: Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins; Boston, Mass., 3 July 1917],
[Folder 6: Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins; Boston, Mass., 1917],
[Folder 7: Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins, 1922],
[Folder 8: Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins; Prout's Neck, Maine, 23 Aug 1923],
[Folder 9: Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins; Prout's Neck, Maine, 5 Sep 1925],
[Folder 10: Related Material: Background on Francis by Mary Paranchych, 10 May 2010],
[Folder 11: Bibliographic Information, n.d., n.y.],
[Folder 12: Obituary: Joseph Greene Francis, 1930],
[Folder 13: Photograph: Dorothy McMichael Collins, Dec 1990],
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Folder 5: Francis, Joseph Greene A.L.S. to Dorothy McMicael Collins; Boston, Mass., 3 July 1917Add to your cart.
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