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Constance Mann Greiff, American preservation consultant, author. Recipient citation New Jersey Society Architects, l98l, annual award New Jersey History Commission, l986.


Greiff, Constance Mann was born on October 4, 1929 in New York City. Daughter of Jacob and Evelyn (Weiss) Mann.


Bachelor, Vassar College, 1950. Postgraduate in fine arts, New York University, 1954.


Instructor Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1951-1952. Copy editor, reporter Princeton Packet, 1967-1969. Consultant editor Pyne Press, Princeton, 1970-1974.

Director Heritage Studies, Hopewell, New Jersey, since 1970. Consultant Pennsylvania State Capitol, Harrisburg, 1985-1987, State Museum, Princeton, 1987-1989. Member New Jersey Review Board for History Preservation, since 1979.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Princeton Architecture, l967 (award AASLH l968). Author: Lost America, l970, John Notman, Architect, l978, Independence, l987.


Vice president History Society Princeton, l968—. Member Princeton Regional Planning Board, l972-80. President Preservation New Jersey, Belle Mead, l978—.

Chairman Borough of Rocky Hill (New Jersey) Planning Board, l985—. Fellow Athenaeum Philadelphia (life). Member National Trust for History Preservation (board advisors l973-82), History House Association American (board directors), Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Robert Greiff, March 30, l952. Children: James Mann, Peter Raphael.

Jacob Mann

Evelyn (Weiss) Mann

Robert Greiff

James Mann Greiff

Peter Raphael Greiff