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Carla Greene Papers

Summary Information
Title: Carla Greene Papers
Dates: 1955-1974
Creator: Greene, Carla
Extent: 105 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1372
Abstract:
The collection contains written production material for 32 titles and includes typescripts, some corrected, carbon, or photocopied, corrected galley proofs, dummies, some photocopied, pasteups, notes, photographs, photocopies of illustrations with author's notes, page proofs, photo and biographical sketch of Carla Greene, and a great deal of correspondence.

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.

Copyright:

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.


Arrangement

After the Dinosaurs, 1968

Animal Doctors: What Do They Do?, 1967

Before the Dinosaurs, 1971

Charles Darwin, 1969

Correspondence,

Cowboys: What Do They Do?, 1972

Doctors and Nurses, What Do They Do?, 1963

Gregor Mendel, 1970

Holiday in a Trailer, 1955

Hotel Holiday, A, 1954

How Man Began, 1972

How to Know Dinosaurs, 1966

I Want to be a Cowboy, 1960

Let's Learn About Lighthouses, 1969

Let's Learn About the Orchestra, 1967

Let's Meet the Chemist, 1966

Man and Ancient Civilizations, 1977

Moses; the Great Lawgiver, 1968

Motor Holiday, A, 1956

Our Living Earth: the Origin and Ecology of Our Planet, 1974

Railroad Engineers and Airplane Pilots, What Do They Do?, 1964

Soldiers and Sailors, What Do They Do?, 1963

Trip on a Bus, A, 1964

Trip on a Jet, A, 1960

Trip on a Plane, A, 1957

Trip on a Ship, A, 1958

Trip on a Train, A, 1956

Trip to Hawaii, A, 1958

Trip to the Aquarium, A, 1967

Trip to the Zoo, A, 1962

Truck Drivers: What Do They Do?, 1967

What Do They Do? Policemen and Firemen, 1962

Where Does a Letter Go?, 1966


Biographical Sketch

Carla Greene was born December 18, 1916, in Minneapolis, MN. She worked as a secretary, and for over 20 years was an advertising writer for various department stores. She published her first children's book in 1954. She has since written over sixty informational type books for younger children, including the 'travel' series, the 'I want to be' series, the 'what do they do' series, the 'let's learn about' series, and the 'science and natural history' series. Theses books, aimed at children aged 5-12, cover topics such as travel experiences, and the duties of people in various jobs and professions.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author , vols. 1, 67


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains material for 32 titles, and includes typescripts, some corrected, carbon, or photocopied, corrected galley proofs, dummies, some photocopied, pasteups, notes, photographs, photocopies of illustrations with author's notes, page proofs, photograph and biographical sketch of Carla Greene, and a great deal of correspondence.

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.
  • Greene, Carla
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
After the Dinosaurs 1968 
Note  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1968
Box MF371
typescript, corrected carbon (48 p.)  Box MF371
 
galley proof, corrected (11 p.)  Box MF371
 
dummy, photocopy (64 p.)  Box MF371
 
Animal Doctors: What Do They Do? 1967 
Note  New York: Harper & Row, 1967
Box MF371
typescript, corrected (26 p.)  Box MF371
 
typescript, corrected (20 p.)  Box MF371
 
typescript, corrected carbon (28 p.)  Box MF371
 
typescript, corrected carbon (22 p.)  Box MF371
 
galley proof, corrected (11 p.)  Box MF371
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF371
 
Before the Dinosaurs 1971 
Note  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1971
Box MF371
typescript, corrected, with front matter (52 p.)  Box MF371
 
typescript, corrected, carbon (54 p.)  Box MF371
 
typescript, corrected, partial carbon and photocopy (57 p.)  Box MF371
 
galley proofs corrected, with notes (19 p.)  Box MF371
 
galley proof, corrected (17 p.)  Box MF371
 
galley proof, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF371
 
photocopy of studies with notes and author's comments (41 p.)  Box MF371
 
correspondence (15 p.)  Box MF371
 
Charles Darwin 1969 
Note  New York: Dial Press, 1969
Box MF371
typescript, corrected (33 p.)  Box MF371
 
typescript, corrected, carbon (35 p.)  Box MF371
 
xerox proof of book (1 p.)  Box MF371
 
carbon letters (2 p.)  Box MF371
 
pasteup dummy (1 p.)  Box MF371
 
typescript (12 p.)  Box MF371
 
typescript (34 p.)  Box MF371
 
typescript (64 p.)  Box MF371
 
typescript (64 p.)  Box MF371
 
Correspondence  
Box MF372
correspondence from adults (1 p.)  Box MF372
 
correspondence from children (1 p.)  Box MF372
 
Cowboys: What Do They Do? 1972 
Note  New York: Harper & Row, 1972
Box MF372
typescript, corrected (49 p.)  Box MF372
 
typescript, corrected (25 p.)  Box MF372
 
typescript, corrected (9 p.)  Box MF372
 
typescript, corrected carbon (46 p.)  Box MF372
 
galley proof, corrected, with notes (10 p.)  Box MF372
 
correspondence (7 p.)  Box MF372
 
Doctors and Nurses, What Do They Do? 1963 
Note  New York: Harper & Row, 1963
Box MF373
typescript, corrected carbon (18 p.)  Box MF373
 
typescript, corrected carbon (18 p.)  Box MF373
 
typescript, corrected carbon (16 p.)  Box MF373
 
typescript, corrected carbon (13 p.)  Box MF373
 
typescript, corrected carbon (11 p.)  Box MF373
 
notes (13 p.)  Box MF373
 
Gregor Mendel 1970 
Note  New York: Dial, 1970
Box MF373
typescript, corrected, with front matter (53 p.)  Box MF373
 
galley proof, corrected (22 p.)  Box MF373
 
Holiday in a Trailer 1955 
Note  Chicago: Melmont, 1955
Box MF373
typescript, corrected carbon (15 p.)  Box MF373
 
typescript, corrected carbon (17 p.)  Box MF373
 
Hotel Holiday, A 1954 
Note  Chicago : Melmont, 1954
Box MF373
typescript, revised, carbon (15 p.)  Box MF373
 
photographs (29 p.)  Box MF373
 
How Man Began 1972 
Note  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1972
Box MF373
typescript, corrected, with front matter and correspondence (29 p.)  Box MF373
 
typescript, corrected carbon, with front matter (58 p.)  Box MF373
 
galley proof, corrected (15 p.)  Box MF373
 
photocopy of illustrations, with author's notes (33 p.)  Box MF373
 
correspondence (24 p.)  Box MF373
 
How to Know Dinosaurs 1966 
Note  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1966
Box MF373
typescript, corrected (45 p.)  Box MF373
 
typescript, corrected carbon (53 p.)  Box MF373
 
typescript, corrected carbon (48 p.)  Box MF373
 
typescript, corrected carbon (46 p.)  Box MF373
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (45 p.)  Box MF373
 
table by Lois Brey (1 p.)  Box MF373
 
photographs (4 p.)  Box MF373
 
I Want to be a Cowboy 1960 
Note  Chicago: Childrens Press, 1960
Box MF373
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF373
 
Let's Learn About Lighthouses 1969 
Note  Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: Harvey House, 1969
Box MF374
typescript, corrected carbon (30 p.)  Box MF374
 
typescript, corrected, partial carbon, with front matter (32 p.)  Box MF374
 
galley proof, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF374
 
galley proof, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF374
 
galley proof, corrected (7 p.)  Box MF374
 
Let's Learn About the Orchestra 1967 
Note  Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: Harvey House, 1967
Box MF374
typescript, corrected carbon (28 p.)  Box MF374
 
typescript, corrected carbon (26 p.)  Box MF374
 
galley proof, corrected (9 p.)  Box MF374
 
galley proof, corrected (9 p.)  Box MF374
 
Let's Meet the Chemist 1966 
Note  Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: Harvey House, 1966
Box MF374
typescript, corrected carbon (30 p.)  Box MF374
 
typescript, corrected carbon (25 p.)  Box MF374
 
galley proof, corrected (9 p.)  Box MF374
 
galley proof, corrected (9 p.)  Box MF374
 
Man and Ancient Civilizations 1977 
Note  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1977
Box MF374
typescript and holograph, corrected partial photocopy, with front matter (87 p.)  Box MF374
 
typescript, corrected, with notes (45 p.)  Box MF374
 
typescript, corrected, with correspondence (15 p.)  Box MF374
 
typescript, corrected, partial carbon and photocopy (84 p.)  Box MF374
 
typescript, corrected, partial photocopy (28 p.)  Box MF374
 
Moses; the Great Lawgiver 1968 
Note  Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: Harvey House, 1968
Box MF374
typescript, corrected carbon (27 p.)  Box MF374
 
typescript, corrected carbon (28 p.)  Box MF374
 
galley proof, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF374
 
galley proof, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF374
 
galley proof, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF374
 
dummy (48 p.)  Box MF374
 
Motor Holiday, A 1956 
Note  Chicago: Melmont, 1956
Box MF375
original photographs (23 p.)  Box MF375
 
typescript, heavily corrected (17 p.)  Box MF375
 
Our Living Earth: the Origin and Ecology of Our Planet 1974 
Note  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1974
Box MF375
typescript, corrected, with front matter (71 p.)  Box MF375
 
typescript, corrected carbon, with front matter (78 p.)  Box MF375
 
typescript, corrected partial carbon (59 p.)  Box MF375
 
correspondence (47 p.)  Box MF375
 
Railroad Engineers and Airplane Pilots, What Do They Do? 1964 
Note  New York: Harper & Row, 1964
Box MF375
typescript, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF375
 
typescript, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF375
 
typescript, corrected carbon (16 p.)  Box MF375
 
typescript, corrected carbon (10 p.)  Box MF375
 
typescript, corrected carbon (10 p.)  Box MF375
 
typescript, corrected carbon (6 p.)  Box MF375
 
galley proof, corrected (3 p.)  Box MF375
 
Soldiers and Sailors, What Do They Do? 1963 
Note  New York: Harper & Row, 1963
Box MF375
typescript, corrected carbon (18 p.)  Box MF375
 
typescript, corrected carbon (17 p.)  Box MF375
 
typescript, corrected carbon, with correspondence (13 p.)  Box MF375
 
typescript, corrected carbon (9 p.)  Box MF375
 
typescript, corrected carbon (8 p.)  Box MF375
 
Trip on a Bus, A 1964 
Note  New York: Lantern Press, 1964
Box MF375
typescript, corrected carbon (36 p.)  Box MF375
 
galley proof, corrected (15 p.)  Box MF375
 
galley proof (14 p.)  Box MF375
 
Trip on a Jet, A 1960 
Note  New York: Lantern Publishers, 1960
Box MF375
typescript, corrected carbon (28 p.)  Box MF375
 
page proof (38 p.)  Box MF375
 
dummy (34 p.)  Box MF375
 
Trip on a Plane, A 1957 
Note  New York: Lantern Press, 1957
Box MF376
typescript, corrected (30 p.)  Box MF376
 
author's notes regarding photos (8 p.)  Box MF376
 
typescript, biographical sketch (1 p.)  Box MF376
 
photo of author (1 p.)  Box MF376
 
proof notes (1 p.)  Box MF376
 
acknowledgment page (1 p.)  Box MF376
 
Trip on a Ship, A 1958 
Note  New York: Lantern, 1958
Box MF376
typescript, corrected carbon, with front matter (33 p.)  Box MF376
 
Trip on a Train, A 1956 
Note  New York: Lantern, 1956
Box MF376
photographs (29 p.)  Box MF376
 
Trip to Hawaii, A 1958 
Note  New York: Lantern Press, 1958
Box MF376
typescript, corrected carbon (125 p.)  Box MF376
 
Trip to the Aquarium, A 1967 
Note  New York: Lantern Press, 1967
Box MF376
typescript, corrected carbon (38 p.)  Box MF376
 
typescript, corrected carbon (38 p.)  Box MF376
 
typescript, corrected carbon (37 p.)  Box MF376
 
Trip to the Zoo, A 1962 
Note  New York: Lantern Press, 1962
Box MF376
typescript, corrected carbon (38 p.)  Box MF376
 
typescript, corrected mimeograph copy (10 p.)  Box MF376
 
Truck Drivers: What Do They Do? 1967 
Note  New York: Harper & Row, 1967
Box MF376
typescript, corrected (23 p.)  Box MF376
 
typescript, corrected carbon (31 p.)  Box MF376
 
correspondence (5 p.)  Box MF376
 
What Do They Do? Policemen and Firemen 1962 
Note  New York: Harper, 1962
Box MF376
typescript, corrected carbon (20 p.)  Box MF376
 
typescript, corrected carbon (15 p.)  Box MF376
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (19 p.)  Box MF376
 
galley proof, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF376
 
Where Does a Letter Go? 1966 
Note  Irvington-0n-Hudson, NY: Harvey House, 1966
Box MF376
typescript, corrected carbon (45 p.)  Box MF376
 
typescript, corrected carbon (41 p.)  Box MF376
 
typescript, corrected partial carbon (40 p.)  Box MF376
 
galley proof (8 p.)  Box MF376