Carla Greene Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains tyescripts, proofs, photographs, and related production material for nonfiction juvenile works written by Carla Greene, many about occupations, and other informational topics. There are also several folders of fan mail from children, as well as a small number of other reader correspondence.
- Creation: Circa 1954-1977
- Greene, Carla (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
Carla Greene was born December 18, 1916, in Minneapolis, MN. She worked as a secretary, and for over 20 years was an advertising writer for various department stores. She published her first children's book in 1954. She since wrote over sixty informational type books for younger children, including the 'travel' series, the 'I want to be' series, the 'what do they do' series, the 'let's learn about' series, and the 'science and natural history' series. Theses books, aimed at children aged 5-12, cover topics such as travel experiences, and the duties of people in various jobs and professions.
"Carla Greene (1916-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 67. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1992.
2.5 Cubic Feet (2 record cartons)
Language of Materials
The collection contains written production material for nonfiction children's books written by Carla Greene.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title, with correspondence at the end.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Carla Greene.
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Genre / Form
- Authors, American -- 20th century
- Cowboys -- Juvenile literature
- Dinosaurs -- Juvenile literature
- Lighthouses -- Juvenile literature
- Orchestra -- Juvenile literature
- Paleontology -- Juvenile literature
- Physicians -- Juvenile literature
- Transportation -- Juvenile literature
- Veterinarians -- Juvenile literature
- Carla Greene Papers, circa 1954-1977
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- April 2019: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library