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Polly Greenberg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1370

Scope and Contents

The collection contains written material, including typescript, contract, dummy, correspondence, and reviews related to the children's book Oh Lord, I Wish I was a Buzzard, by Polly Greenberg and illustrated by Aliki.

Dates

  • 1965 - 1968

Creator

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

Polly Greenberg was born April 21, 1932, in Milwaukee, Wis. She worked as an elementary school teacher, and eventually became a staff member of the U.S. Office of Education, where she worked in the Child Development Office of Mississippi and helped begin the Head Start program, and later the U. S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. She wrote several works on child development and curriculum, as well as several books for children, the most well-known of which is Oh Lord, I Wish I Was a Buzzard. She died in 2013.

Biographical Sources: "Polly Greenberg (1932-). Something About the Author. Vol. 52. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1988.

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Contains production materials for one children's book written by Polly Greenberg.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Polly Greenberg.

Title
Polly Greenberg Papers, 1965-1968
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • October 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Kerlan Collection of Children's Literature Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library