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Constance M. Green papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2118
This collection primarily contains notes and early drafts of Green's writings, and also includes pamphlets, bibliographies, and classroom materials in the area of urban and negro studies.

Dates

  • circa 1959-1972

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Extent

1 Linear Feet

Abstract

Collection primarily contains notes and early drafts of Constance Green's writings, and also includes pamphlets, bibliographies, and classroom materials in the area of urban and negro studies.

Historical or Biographical Note

Constance McLaughlin Green (1897-1975) was an accomplished historian and author of many scholarly books about urban history in the United States. Green was director of the Washington History Project at American University and an active member of the Committee of 100 on the Federal City. She won the 1963 Pulitzer Prize in history for the first volume of her study of Washington, D.C., "Washington: Village and Capital, 1800-1878."

Collection Organization

Organized in five series: Notes to "The Secret City," Pamphlets and bibliographies on urban and negro studies, Class materials and student essays from the course "Negro Life in American Cities since 1860," Typescripts of later writings including "The Church on Lafayette Square," and Early drafts of "Washington, Capital City, 1879-1950."
Title
Guide to the Constance M. Green papers, Undated
Status
completed
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2006
Language of description
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

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