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G. Neri Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2189

Scope and Contents

The collection contains typescripts, correspondence, research, F&Gs, and production material for several novels and short stories by G. Neri. The collection also contains some digital material for his titles, including typescripts, research, proofs, along with a student dramatization of Chess Rumble.


  • Creation: 1994 - 2016


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room. Digital files are accessible on-site only.

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

Greg Neri (who publishes under G. Neri) is a writer, artist, and filmmaker, who has written for both children and teens. Before focusing on writing, he was an independent filmmaker, and worked as head of production for media companies, helping create the well-known Truth anti-smoking campaign. His books have earned multiple awards, including a Coretta Scott King Honor. He lives in Florida with his family.


1.5 Cubic Feet (1 record carton, 1 flat box)

822 Megabytes (703 files)

Language of Materials



The G. Neri Papers contains typescripts, correspondence, research, and production material for the creation of Neri's novels and short stories.


Collection guide is arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of G. (Greg) Neri

G. Neri Papers, 1994-2015
Caitlin Marineau
September 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Revision Statements

  • September 2016: Digital material added to Finding Aid by Caitlin Marineau
  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library