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Kate Greenaway Manuscripts

An inventory of her manuscripts at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: SEH
Date: Dec 1993

Biographical History

English illustrator and author.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

An illustrated Christmas letter and an illustrated manuscript, "The Naughty Little Girl who went to see her Grandmama," comprise the Kate Greenaway Manuscripts. These items of the English illustrator and author (1846-1901) were used in George Arents' 1954 Christmas card, a specimen of which is found in the Library's rare book collections.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings


Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901


Children’s stories, English
Illustrators, England
Short stories, English
Women authors, English

Genres and Forms

Letters (correspondence)



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Kate Greenaway Manuscripts,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of George and Lena Arents

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