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Melanie Hope Greenberg Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1369

Scope and Contents

The Melanie Hope Greenberg papers contain production material for one picture book, Aunt Lilly's Laundromat, written and illustrated by Greenberg. Written material includes a corrected typescript, correspondence, and clippings. Illustrative material includes a ink sketch, an ink study, a press printed page, a post card, and a photocard of the author.


  • circa 1994


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

Melanie Hope Greenberg was born December 28, 1954, in New York City, New York. She had early ambitions to become an actor, but, while managing a small print gallery she began to experiment with painting, and decided to make that her career. She has also written a number of self-illustrated picture books for children. Her designs have been chosen for UNICEF greeting cards in 1982, 1986, and 1991.

Biographical Source: "Melanie Hope Greenberg (1954-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 72. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1993.


1.5 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials



The collection contains production material for one children's book written by Melanie Hope Greenberg.

Melanie Hope Greenberg Papers, circa 1994
Jim Eyer
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Revision Statements

  • September 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library