LOC/P/P6. General Literature
Found in 257 Collections and/or Records:
Lenore Glen Offord was a mystery and true crime writer, and a mystery book critic for the San Francisco Chronicle for thirty years. The collection includes correspondence with the Chronicle, and also research and unpublished manuscripts on the Cordelia Botkin murder case of 1898.
George Washington Ogden (1871-1966) was a journalist and editor for newspapers, and later became an author of western stories and novels. The collection contains manuscripts, literary contracts and agreements, mementos and photographs, an accounting journal, and correspondence with agents, editors, and also seven letters (1922) from Elizabeth B. Custer (Mrs. George A. Custer), 1909-1940.
Collection comprises the papers of children's book editor and author Lucille Ogle and reflects her work for several publishing companies and presses, including Western Publishing Company, Golden Press, and Artists and Writers Press, and her interest in the design, publication, and marketing of children's books and young adult literature.
Theodore Victor Olsen was a well-known writer of western novels and stories, and other works inspired by American history. A native of Wisconsin, he was born in the town of Rheinlander in 1932 and died there in 1993. This collection contains many examples of his writing, from throughout his career, in draft and proof forms. Also included are many business-related correspondence.
Edmund Opitz (1914-2006) was a minister, author, speaker, editor, and founder of the Remnant and the Nockian Society. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, publications, and printed materials relating to the Remnant and the Nockian Society.
The Oregon Freelance Club was an organization of amateur and professional writers from the state of Oregon. The collection (1952-1965) contains correspondence, reports, membership lists, and financial records.
Charles C. Patch was an author of short stories, articles, jingles, poems, and books, including a historical article about the cowboy George Fletcher, titled "Negro Cowboy." The collection (1936-1970) contains correspondence, manuscripts, tearsheets, notes and research, and biographical material.
Joseph S. Pennell (1903-1963), novelist and short story writer, is most known for his book on the Civil War, The History of Rome Hanks and Kindred Matters, where he "depicted the lives of ordinary soldiers with gripping realism." The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, literary manuscript material, an autobiography, idea notebook, published newspaper pieces, photographs, and the personal correspondence, diary and manuscripts of Elizabeth (nee Horton) Pennell.
Lawrence Perry (1874-1954) was a sports reporter and drama critic for several newspapers, and for the North American Newspaper Alliance, and he also became an author of novels, plays, articles, short stories, and poems. The collection (1907-1961) contains manuscripts of novels, plays, short stories, and poems, correspondence, a scrapbook with letters, clippings and mementos, and a diary.
Robert E. Pinkerton (1882-1970) and Kathrene Pinkerton (1887-1967) were writers of both fiction and nonfiction, primarily writing in Canada. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, tear sheets, photo albums, books and Kathrene Pinkerton's diary.
Ruth Gipson Plowhead (1877-1970) is known for authoring books for children and young people. The collection consists of manuscripts, books and short stories, minor correspondence, and original illustrations by Agnes Randall Moore
Christine Hilda Price (1928-1980) is known for her work as an illustrator and writer of children's books on art history, dance, and folklore. The collection includes illustrations and sketches, correspondence, published books, travel notes, and research materials.
Margaret Evans Price (1888-1973) was an illustrator, artist, entrepreneur and writer of children's books. The collection includes original illustrations, published works and tear sheets from American Girl magazine.
Frank Purinton (1895-1991) was an activist who sought to preserve the United States and Christianity from the "Communist-Zionist-Satanist" plot. He was active in the American Legion and the John Birch Society and published a patriotic Christian newsletter. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials reflecting Purinton's views.
The papers of Marta Randall, Nebula-nominted science fiction author, are primarily comprised of manuscripts for her novels, short fiction, and non-fiction and include associated correspondence, publicity materials, and financial records.
Franklin M. Reck (1896-1965) was an author of books for young boys. The collection includes correspondence, notebooks, and literary manuscripts for books, articles, short stories, early works, and presentations to the Ford Foundation.
John Watermelon Redington was an Indian War scout, newspaper editor, writer, publisher and humorist. The collection consists of manuscripts, scrapbooks, 19th century newspapers, broadsides, photographs, and approximately 800 pieces of correspondence.
Malcolm Reiss (1905-1975) was an editor, author of stories and a book, China Boat Boy, and also an author's agent. The collection contains personal papers including correspondence, manuscripts, and published articles, and also business records of Fiction House including correspondence, contracts, and financial records.
Roaldus F. "Roe" Richmond (1910-1986) was a writer of pulp fiction best known for his Western stories. The consists of professional correspondence, manuscripts of books and short stories, including his autobiography, and published work in magazines, pulps, and books. His stories in Texas Rangers magazine were published under the pseudonym Jackson Cole.
Thomas Matthew Robins was a native of Maryland who graduated from West Point and served in Cuba in 1908 and in World War I. He later moved to Portland, Oregon where he was in charge of construction of the Bonneville Dam. Collection contains engineering project and research files, speeches, correspondence, personal information and photographs.
George W. Robnett (1890-1975) was an author and advertising executive, and co-founder and executive secretary of the National Laymen's Council, Church League of America. After retiring, Robnett concentrated his efforts on the Middle-East conflict and made three trips to the area. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, publications, and news clippings that reflect his work with the Church League of America and his writing.
E. Merrill Root (1895-1973) was a poet, college English teacher, and anti-Communist activist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, poetry, lectures, photographs, and reviews of his literary efforts.
James Rorty (1890-1973) was an American writer and poet who tackled subjects such as American industries, Joseph McCarthy, labor, medicine, nutrition, advertising, and Jim Crow. The collection (1915-1972) contains James Rorty's literary manuscripts, journals, correspondence, memoirs, and photographs as well as manuscripts and correspondence by Rorty's sisters, the writers Eva Beard and Marion Bullard.
Denise Royal (1935- ) was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania and was educated at the University of Pennsylvania. She did public relations work, and spent time as a free-lance writer. Most of the collection represents the research and writing of a young people's biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer, published by Saint Martin Press, 1969:
Joanna Russ (1937-2011) was a feminist, educator, author and literary critic. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, books, press clippings, and photographs.
Eva Elsie Rutland (1917- ) is a writer of books and short stories primarily relating to the African American experience and race relations in America. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts and miscellaneous records that reflect her writing career.
Queene B. Lister Ryan, of Portland, Oregon, wrote true confession stories, poetry, short stories for magazines and newspapers. The collection (1927-1956) contains manuscripts of poems, short stories, including confession stories, and correspondence.