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Polly Greenberg Papers

Summary Information
Title: Polly Greenberg Papers
Dates: 1968
Creator: Greenberg, Polly
Extent: 2 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1370
The collection contains written material for 1 title.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


This collection is 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.


Oh Lord, I Wish I Was a Buzzard, 1968

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

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains written material for 1 title, and includes a holograph, carbon typescript, dummy (early draft), correspondence, reviews, and a contract.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Greenberg, Polly
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Oh Lord, I Wish I Was a Buzzard 1968 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1968
Box MF363
holograph (8 p.)  Box MF363
typescript, carbon (2 p.)  Box MF363
dummy, author's early draft (18 p.)  Box MF363
correspondence (45 p.)  Box MF363
reviews (20 p.)  Box MF363
contract (4 p.)  Box MF363