Constance C. Greene Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains written production material, primarily typescripts and proofs, for juvenile books written by Constance C. Greene, including the Al series of books.
- Creation: 1968 - 1992
- Greene, Constance C. (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
Best known for her middle-grade works, author Constance C. Greene (Clarke) was born October 27, 1924, in New York City. She attended Skidmore College in the 1940s, and later worked as a reporter for the Associated Press. She published her first book for juveniles, A Girl Called Alin 1969. She is also well known for the book Beat the Turtle Drum, which was inspired by the death of her sister. Greene died in 2021.
2.5 Cubic Feet (2 record cartons)
Language of Materials
The collection contains written production material related to juvenile works written by Constance C. Greene.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Constance C. Greene.
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Genre / Form
- Authors, American -- 20th century
- Behavior -- Juvenile fiction
- Children's stories, American
- Conduct of Life -- Juvenile fiction
- Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Juvenile fiction
- Divorce -- Juvenile fiction
- Families -- Juvenile fiction
- Fathers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction
- Friendship -- Juvenile fiction
- Mothers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction
- Reading -- Juvenile fiction
- Constance C. Greene Papers, 1968-1992
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- February 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