Eloise Greenfield Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains written production material for several children's books by Greenflield, and includes corrected typescripts, correspondence, notes, and page proofs.
- Creation: 1986-1990
- Greenfield, Eloise (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
Eloise Greenfield was born May 17, 1929, in Parmele, NC. She became an author and poet, publishing close to fifty books for children, most of which depicted African American life and communities. She received numerous honors and awards for her work, including a Coretta Scott King Award for her 1976 book Africa Dream, and a Coretta Scott King–Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2018. Greenfield died in 2021.
.2 Cubic Feet (1 half-size hollinger box)
Language of Materials
The collection contains written production material for published books by Eloise Greenfield.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Eloise Greenfield.
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Genre / Form
- Eloise Greenfield Papers, 1986-1990
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 2016: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library