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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 Sketch

Polly Greenberg was born April 21, 1932, in Milwaukee, Wis. She worked as an elementary school teacher, and worked her way through the system to become a staff member of the U. S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Although she has written and published a number of books, she has become increasingly frustrated by the commercialization of the publishing industry.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 43, 52

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
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library