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Joy Greenberg Papers

Identifier: BC20-37

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Joy Greenberg Papers mostly consists of correspondance between Greenberg and her parents via letters as well as photographs from her time as a student at Barnard College. Most of the photographs are dated between 1967 to 1971 and some are annotated on the back. The papers also include Greenberg's student id cards from 1969 and 1970, a newspaper clipping about dormitory life at Barnard, and an essay titled "Ode of 616" about her life and friends at Barnard College.


  • Creation: 1967 - 1971



This collection has no restrictions.

Publication Rights

Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Barnard Archives and Special Collections. The Barnard Archives and Special Collections approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Reproduction Restrictions

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.


0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)




These papers consists of personal materials from alumna Joy Greenberg's (nee Horner) time as a student at Barnard College (1967-1971).

Collection Arrangement

The collection is in the original order in which it was received by the Archives.

Physical Location

This collection is located in the Barnard Archives and Special Collections, Barnard Library. To use this collection, please contact the Barnard Archives and Special Collections at 212.854.4079 or

Aquisition Information

Gift of Joy Greenberg, 2015.


No additions are expected.

Alternative Forms of Material

Joy Greenberg transcibed and annotated all of her personal letters; see accession file for transcription.

Related Collections

Joy Greenberg, class of 1971, recorded an oral history of her time at Barnard College (see Class of 1971 Oral History Collection BC 16.2).

Processing History

These papers were processed and the finding aid written by Amy Lau in December 2015.
Finding aid adheres to that prescribed by Describing Archives: A Content Standard.
Machine readable finding aid encoded in EAD 2002.

Guide to Joy Greenberg Papers
Amy Lau
© 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

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New York NY 10027 United States