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Constance M. Green papers
Collection Scope and Content
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.
- circa 1959-1972
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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."
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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.
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."
- Guide to the Constance M. Green papers, Undated
- Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
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- Finding aid written in English