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Karon, Jan (Janice), 1937-


Biographical Note

Jan Karon is an American novelist who writes for both adults and young readers. She is the author of the "New York Times" bestselling Mitford novels, featuring Father Timothy Kavanagh, an Episcopal priest, and the fictional village of Mitford. (Wikipedia)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

The Journey of Jeremy Rabbit

 Collection — Box BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16675
Content Description

This collection contains a handwritten and hand-illustrated fair-copy bound manuscript titled, "The Journey of Jeremy Rabbit," by Jan Karon for her daughter, Candace, with a dedication note at the beginning of the manuscript.

The manuscript contains ten chapters of Jeremy Rabbit's fictional journey, and measures approximately 5.75" X 4.5" with a felt cover with a flower design.

Dates: 1988-1989

Jan Karon papers

Identifier: MSS 16077
Scope and Contents Note The Jan Karon papers (66 cubic feet; 1918-2018) contain Mitford book typescripts and galleys; materials related to Ms. Karon's publishing career and her relationship with her agent and publisher; letters and fan mail from readers, arranged by month and year only; memorabilia; professional and personal correspondence; reviews and press publicity; research related to Karon's novels; files related to charitable organizations and boards; architectural drawings of Esmont Farm; files and...
Dates: 1918-2018; Majority of material found within 1964 - 2018

Additional filters:

Advertising 1
Authors and publishers 1
Children’s books 1
Esmont (Albemarle County, Va. : Dwelling) 1
Mitford (N.C. : Imaginary place)--Fiction 1
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