LOC/P/P6. General Literature
Found in 256 Collections and/or Records:
Polly Curren papers
Polly Curren (1917-?) was a writer of children's literature and a teacher. She wrote during the 1950s through the 1970s and her stories span the reading ability level from early readers to young adult fiction. This collection includes manuscripts from books that Curren published in the 1970s and the correspondence with editors and publishers.
Thomas A. Curry, Jr. papers
Thomas A. Curry, Jr. (1900-1976) was best known as a writer of adventure stories. He published numerous novels, novelettes and periodical articles. This collection contains several of his manuscripts and also a large amount of his correspondence.
Maureen Daly papers
Maureen Daly (1921-) wrote fiction, both short stories and novels, and nonfiction articles and books. She is credited with establishing the category of Young Adult fiction with her novel Seventeenth Summer, first published in 1942. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, reviews, interviews, and tearsheets.
Sydney Arthur Davidson, Jr. papers
Sydney Arthur Davidson, Jr. worked in Foochow, China, teaching English at the Anglo-Chinese College. The collection (1934-1939) contains notes, manuscript material, and copies of published pieces regarding his experience working in China.
Mary Carolyn Davies papers
Mary Carolyn Davies was a prolific Oregon writer who wrote lyric poems, children’s verse, a novel, short stories, and several one-act plays. The collection (1907-1956) contains manuscripts, correspondence with publishers, published volumes, a scrapbook, photographs, and the manuscripts and college notebooks of Grace Ella Davies Wells.
Department of Speech records
The study of rhetoric and performance has been a part of the curriculum of the University of Oregon since it opened its doors in 1877; the Department of Speech also used to offer classes in radio, film, theatre study, and also dramatic performance. The bulk of the collection (1948-1999) consists of records when the Department of Speech was heavily involved with theatre performance.
Robert B. Dresser papers
Robert B. Dresser (1880-1976) wrote right-wing articles and speeches and testified on a number of political topics including the cold war, communism, fair housing legislation, and civil rights. The collection (1939-1975) contains copies of his articles, pamphlets, speeches and testimony.
Clare Victor Dwiggins papers
Clare Victor Dwiggins (1874-1958) was an author, illustrator, and syndicated cartoonist. The collection (1932-1958) consists of manuscript illustrations, sketches and drawings, WWII posters, publicity, books, and biographical material.
Selected manuscripts of Don Dwiggins
Don Dwiggins (1913-1988) was a writer. The collection includes literary manuscripts for several of Dwiggin's published works, including The Air Devils!, Into the Unknown, and Space and Weather.
Irmengarde Eberle papers
Collection comprises the papers of American children's book author Irmengarde Eberle, including literary manuscripts, correspondence and related materials for eleven books for children and young adults published from 1937 to 1973.
Suzette Haden Elgin papers
Suzette Haden Elgin (November 19, 1936-January 27, 2015) was known for her extensive scholarly work in linguistics, the development of a feminist language called Láadan, and numerous publications in science fiction and other genres. The collection includes original Láadan materials, correspondence, publications, academic work, biographical information, music, plays, poems, original artwork, and audiovisual recordings all pertaining to her life as a scholar and an artist in many mediums.
Allan Elston papers
Allan V. Elston (1887-1976) was educated as a civil engineer, and he worked on railroads, as a mining engineer in Chile, as a cattle rancher, and from 1924 on he wrote western fiction. The collection contains research notes, published pieces, royalty statements, and correspondence with agents, other writers, and from readers, 1930-1960.
Anne Emery papers
Anne Emery (September 1, 1907-July 4, 1984) was born in Fargo, North Dakota and grew up in Chicago and Evanston, Illinois. The collection contains correspondence and manuscripts as well as miscellaneous material.
Alice Henson Ernst letters to Hazel Mills
Alice Henson Ernst (1880-1980) was a playwright, teacher, freelance writer, and reporter. The collection (1951-1974) consists of correspondence from Ernst to Hazel Mills, often concerning Ernst's books Trouping in the Oregon Country and The Wolf Ritual of the Northwest Coast.
Hal George Evarts Jr. papers
Hal Evarts, Jr. was a writer of Western and mystery fiction. The collection comprises personal and professional correspondence, literary manuscripts, personal journals, and printed materials of author Hal George Evarts, Jr. The manuscripts are of Evarts' novels and short stories in the western and detective/mystery styles.
Walter Federn papers
Walter Federn (1910-1967) was an Egyptologist who received his Ph.D at the University of Vienna and who was interested in the history of science and medicine. The collection (1956-1968) contains correspondence, including incoming letters from James. H. Breasted, and Immanuel Velikovsky, and also a short biography of Walter Federn.
Feminist and lesbian periodical collection
The Feminist and Lesbian Periodical Collection contains 482 lesbian and feminist periodical titles including 36 Oregon titles and 31 international titles. Approximately 80 percent of the entire collection contains titles published during the 1970s. This collection does not duplicate circulating holdings in the UO Libraries for feminist and lesbian topics.
Elizabeth Head Fetter papers
Elizabeth Head Fetter (1904-1972) was an author of mystery novels and novels dealing with female psychology, and a free-lance writer of short stories and magazine articles. The collection contains professional and personal correspondence including fan mail, day journals and travel diaries, manuscript materials, book reviews by Fetter, photographs and published material.
Steve Fisher papers
Steve Fisher (1912-1980) was an author of stories, novels, television and film scripts, and plays. The collection (1968-1970) contains literary manuscripts and correspondence.
Gardner Fox literary manuscripts, comic books and other material
Gardner Fox (1911-1986) was a comic script writer and author of pulp fiction. The collection contains manuscripts, comic books, paperback books, periodicals, and miscellany.
Ruth Myers Franchere papers
Ruth Franchere was born in Mason City, Iowa and educated at the University of Iowa. Franchere was an author of books for juveniles, such as Willa and Hannah Herself. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and research notes.
Elisabeth Hamilton Friermood papers
Elizabeth Friermood (1903-1992) was an author and public librarian in Indiana and Ohio. Friermood was educated at Northwestern University, and the University of Wisconsin. The collection includes original manuscripts and related material as well as correspondence.
Jean Fritz papers
Jean Fritz (1915- ) became an author of children's historical fiction and won many awards. The collection contains manuscripts and correspondence.
Alan Garner papers
Alan Garner (1934 -) is a celebrated writer of fantasy stories that feature children as the main protagonists, and that explore the myths, traditions, and dialect of Cheshire, England. The collection (1971-1978) contains correspondence with publishers, a biographical packet, and reviews mostly concerning the book Red Shift.
Sally Miller Gearhart papers
Dr. Sally Miller Gearhart was a scholar, educator, science-fiction writer, feminist, and lesbian activist. The papers include correspondence, literary works, academic work, public appearances and publicity materials, photographs, journals and artwork, personal papers, and writings of others.
Frederick D. Glidden papers
Frederick D. Glidden was one of America's foremost western authors. Under the pen name Luke Short he published several novels, novelettes and articles. He also wrote a number of screenplays and teleplays. This collection documents his writing career and publishing record through manuscripts, correspondence, reviews, magazines, tearsheets and personal documents.
Molly Gloss papers
Mary Gorman papers
Mary Gorman (Palmtag) (1908 - ) wrote romance and confession stories. The collection consists of manuscripts, published stories, and professional correspondence.
Edward W. Greenfield papers
Consists of correspondence; manuscripts of sermons, editorials and an unpublished novel; and published copies of pamphlets, magazine articles and newspaper editorials.
Zane Grey papers
The collection contains four original hand-written manuscripts by western author Zane Grey. It also contains three published stories. The stories in the collection are particular to the Rogue River in Oregon.