Rare Book & Manuscript Library
 

Maxine Greene Papers, 1960-2010

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1964
Bib ID 14009027 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Greene, Maxine
Title Maxine Greene Papers, 1960-2010
Physical Description 7 Linear Feet (7 record storage cartons)
Language(s) English .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

Material is unprocessed. Boxes 1-6 can be made available without further review. Box 7 is closed until processed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

All audiovisual formats such as sound recordings, videotapes, and films in boxes 4-6 cannot be viewed until a digital copy is made. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Arrangement

Description

Scope and Contents

Papers and VHS and other video and audio materials stemming from Greene's long career as an educational philosopher.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Conditions Governing Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

Material is unprocessed. Boxes 1-6 can be made available without further review. Box 7 is closed until processed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

All audiovisual formats such as sound recordings, videotapes, and films in boxes 4-6 cannot be viewed until a digital copy is made. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Maxine Greene Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Timothy Greene, 2016.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Reviewed and lightly arranged and rehoused. kws 2023-01-13

Revision Description

2023-01-13 Basic box list created. kws

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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History / Biographical Note

Content Description

Maxine Greene was a professor of philosophy and education and the William F. Russell Professor in the Foundations of Education (emerita) at Teachers College, Columbia University. She died in 2014.

Maxine Greene was at the forefront of educational philosophy for well over half a century as a teacher, a lecturer and author. She was the Founder and Director of the Center for Social Imagination, the Arts and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University where she was on the faculty since 1965. She served as Professor of Philosophy and Education since 1973 and the William F. Russell Professor in the Foundations of Education from 1975 to 1998. Since 1976, she served as the Director of Teachers College-Lincoln Center Project in the Arts and Humanities: "Philosopher in Residence," Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education. From 1966 to 1973, she served as the Editor of the Teachers College Record. From 1962 to 1965, she was an Associate Professor of Education at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York.