Meg Greenfield Papers 1890-1999 (bulk 1952-1999)

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Meg Greenfield Papers 1890-1999 (bulk 1952-1999)

Editor and journalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, research files, interview transcripts, memoranda, minutes, reports, calendars and schedules, cartoons, financial and legal records, travel files, academic records, biographical material, honors and awards, childhood diaries and writings, family papers, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and electronic files documenting Greenfield's career in journalism.

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University of Cambridge.

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Pulitzer Prize Board (Columbia University)

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