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Martha Southgate Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1872

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a corrected typescript and proof pages for Another Way to Dance, written by Southgate.


  • circa 1996


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

Martha Southgate is the author of several award-winning young adult novels, including Another Way to Dance, winner of the Coretta Scott King award for best first novel. Her non-fiction articles have appeared in The New York TimesMagazine, O, Premiere, and Essence. Martha was the Associate Chair of the Writing Department at Eugene Lang College at New School University and has taught there as well. She now teaches in the Brooklyn College MFA program. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and two children.

Biographical Source: [accessed 25 April 2008]


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Language of Materials



The collection contains a corrected typescript and proof pages for one young adult novel by Martha Southgate.

Martha Southgate Papers, circa 1996
Jim Eyer
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Revision Statements

  • April 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid update by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library