GREENE, CHERYLL Y.
Cheryll Y Greene papers, circa 1960-2013

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/gsfgb


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Greene, Cheryll Y.
Title: Cheryll Y Greene papers, circa 1960-2013
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1295
Extent: 23 linear feet (23 boxes), 1 oversized papers folder (OP), AV Masters: 2 linear feet (2 boxes), and 185 MB born digital material (2,283 files)
Abstract:Papers of Essence magazine editor Cheryll Greene including printed material, correspondence, subject files, writings, audiovisual material, and born digital material.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Use copies have not been made for audiovisual material in this collection. Researchers must contact the Rose Library at least two weeks in advance for access to these items. Collection restrictions, copyright limitations, or technical complications may hinder the Rose Library's ability to provide access to audiovisual material.

Access to processed born digital materials is only available in the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (the Rose Library). Use of the original digital media is restricted.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift, 2014

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Cheryll Y. Greene papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Unprocessed collection.

Born digital materials processed, arranged, and described by Brenna Edwards and Zhexiong Liu, 2019-2020. Born digital materials include files taken from 92 3.5" floppy disks and four optical discs.

Forensic disk images were created from the floppy disks using Kryoflux and from the optical discs using GuyMager. Individual files were extracted using FTK Imager and scanned for viruses using McAfee’s anti-virus software; none were found. Duplicate and system files have been removed, and files were scanned for personally identifiable information; none were found. Text-based files were migrated to PDF using Adobe Acrobat and image files were migrated to JPG using Microsoft Paint. File dates have been changed from the original creation date. Access copies retain original folder titles and file names.

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Collection Description

Biographical Note

Cheryll Y. Greene was the daughter of banker Richard T. Greene and Virginia Greene. She was a scholar of history, arts and culture, women and social justice issues. She was the executive editor of Essence magazine, where she used the fashion magazine as a platform to publish incisive and revolutionary work about the black diaspora between 1979-1985. She was also the managing editor of SOULS, the journal of the Institute for Research in African American Studies (IRAAS) at Columbia University and played leadership roles in major projects on Malcolm X and his times. She held the position of managing editor of the Malcolm X Project at IRAAS, and collaborated with Dr. Manning Marable in developing and conducting oral history interviews with associates of Malcolm X.

Cheryll Y. Greene was the daughter of banker Richard T. Greene and Virginia Greene. She was a scholar of history, arts and culture, women and social justice issues. She was the executive editor of Essence magazine, where she used the fashion magazine as a platform to publish incisive and revolutionary work about the black diaspora between 1979-1985. She was also the managing editor of SOULS, the journal of the Institute for Research in African American Studies (IRAAS) at Columbia University and played leadership roles in major projects on Malcolm X and his times. She held the position of managing editor of the Malcolm X Project at IRAAS, and collaborated with Dr. Manning Marable in developing and conducting oral history interviews with associates of Malcolm X.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains the papers of African American editor, writer, and scholar Cheryll Y. Greene. The papers include printed material, correspondence, subject files, writings, audiovisual material, and born digital material.

Born digital materials include correspondence, project files, and writings.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 - Subject files, interviews and film materials
2 - Professional correspondence and printed material
3 - Caribbean culture center voices from the battlefront
4 - Printed material
5 - Periodicals
6 - South African periodicals and newsletters
7 - Solidarity and Black Women in Publishing; date books and planners; two books
8 - Periodicals; essence correspondence
9 - Periodicals including Africa News, Encore, Molokai and Ebony
10 - Term papers and school notes; Essence news clippings on top as well; Yari Yari materials
11 - Yari Yari materials; correspondence and misc.
12 - Essence correspondence; interviews
13 - Subject files and correspondence
14 - Subject files and correspondence
15 - Subject files; Balm and Amandla related materials
16 - Clippings on Africa (South Africa); National Association Third World Journalist files, correspondence, printed material
17 - Black + Third World Independent Film; National Association Third World Journalist files; printed material
18 - Organization of Women Writers of Africa; Souls Publication
19 - Emerge and Essence magazine
21 - Personal correspondence
23 - Drafts of "I Can Finish College"; high school materials including publications of student writing
AV1 - Audio and video tapes, and DVDs
AV2 - Audio tapes, VHS tapes, 3.5" floppy disks, CDs
OP1 - Photograph, Poster and print, and OWWA signed poster
RRL Access copies of processed born digital material [Reading room access ONLY]
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