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Lowell and Frances Hyams Brentano papers

 Collection — Box: 5, Volume: 1-5
Identifier: Ax 568
Abstract

Lowell Brentano (1895-1950) was a publisher, playwright, novelist, editor, literary agent, and frequent collaborator with his wife, Frances Hyams Brentano and many others in the literary world. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts by Lowell and also Francis Brentano, tearsheets, copyright and registration material, court records, publisher and author permissions, reviews, biographical material, memorabilia, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1917-1952

Anne Tedlock Brooks papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 107
Abstract

Collection comprises correspondence, publications, and literary manuscripts of novels for young people by American author Anne Tedlock Brooks, including her works Singing Fiddles; Fire in the Wind; and The Gay Young Blade. Correspondence is mainly with agents and editors, particularly Willis Wing, May Cameron of Samuel Curl, Inc., and Arcadia House publishers.

Dates: 1938-1971

Bill Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 424
Abstract

William Louis Brown (1910-1964) was a teacher, editor, reporter, ranger, and author of books and short stories for young people. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia relating to Brown's interest in writing adventure stories drawn from his own life experiences.

Dates: 1936-1972

Clyde Robert Bulla papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 297
Abstract

Clyde Robert Bulla (b. 1914) is an author of books for young people. The collection includes manuscripts relating to Bulla's interest in historical fiction.

Dates: 1969-1973

Carl Burger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 577
Abstract

Carl Burger (1888-1967) was an artist and writer of children’s books about animals and natural history. This collection, which includes drafts, research notes and correspondence as well as numerous original illustrations, reflects his talent as an illustrator and his love of the outdoors.

Dates: 1960-1969

Dana Burnet papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 141
Abstract

The papers consist of Dana Burnet's correspondence, 1926-1959, primarily with his literary agents Carl and Carol Brandt; manuscripts of short stories, plays and screenplays, most notably The Great Commandment; tearsheets; and contracts.

Dates: 1915-1963

Hughie Call papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 073
Abstract

Hughie Florence Call (1890-1969) was a writer whose works reflect her life on a Montana sheep ranch. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, reviews, legal documents, and general memorabilia that follow her writing career from 1936-1969.

Dates: 1936-1978

Courtney Owen Cameron papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 573
Abstract

Courtney Owen Cameron (1902/1906-1960) was an American author of crime and suspense novels (sometimes referred to as mysteries), and westerns, who often wrote under the name "Owen Cameron." The collection (1943-1960) contains correspondence, manuscripts of unpublished and published novels and short stories, tearsheets, published works, and scrapbooks, 1943-1960.

Dates: 1943-1960

Mary Jane Carr papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 121
Abstract

Collection comprises papers of American author Mary Jane Carr, and includes draft manuscripts of two books; proofs, illustrations by Robert Kuhn, and correspondence relating to the books, including material from Walt Disney Productions; two puppet plays by Carr; poems; engraving plates; fan letters; and miscellaneous materials.

Dates: ca. 1934-1940

Ruth and Latrobe Carroll papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 710
Abstract

Latrobe Carroll (1894-1996) and Ruth Carroll (1899-1999) were American authors of children’s literature. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations and correspondence that reflect the work of Ruth and Latrobe Carroll.

Dates: 1932-1980

Robert Ormond Case papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 467
Abstract

Robert Ormond Case lived from 1895 to 1964, residing in Oregon most of his life. He was educated at the University of Oregon and went on to become a popular author of books and stories in the western genre, as well as a prominent resident of Portland. This collection contains several examples of his writing, in both published and manuscript forms. It also includes a large quantity of personal and private correspondence and documents.

Dates: 1926-1964

Henry Castor papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 847
Abstract

Henry Castor (1909 - ) was an author who wrote non-fiction children's literature regarding war. The collection (1953-1971) includes book-length manuscripts, correspondence with publishers and the U.S. Army, and a photocopy of a letter from Harry S. Truman.

Dates: 1953-1971

Frances Cavanah papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 544
Abstract

Frances Cavanah (1899- 1982) was a writer and editor of children's books. The collection includes manuscripts and correspondence that reflect Cavanah's career as a publisher and author.

Dates: 1954-1971

Joseph Chadwick correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: A 200
Abstract

Joseph Chadwick (1909 - ) was a prolific author of westerns, suspense and espionage novels, who was managed by the Lenniger Literary Agency. The collection (1966) contains professional correspondence and paperback volumes.

Dates: 1966

Mary Chase papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 542
Abstract

Mary Coyle Chase (1907-1981) was born in Denver, Colorado. While working at newspaper and public relations jobs, Chase began to write plays. Her most famous play is Harvey, the story of Elwood P. Dowd and his imaginary, six-foot tall rabbit. Chase incorporated elements of fantasy drawn from Irish folktales into her work, such as banshees and Celtic pookas (spirits in animal form). The collection includes literary manuscripts and correspondence.

Dates: 1945-1968

Mildred Colbert papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 243
Abstract

The papers of Mildred Colbert, author and daughter of a prominent Washington pioneer family, are comprised of biographical material, diaries, correspondence, financial materials, manuscripts, school materials, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous.

Dates: 1929-1995; Majority of material found within 1929 - 1965

Mary Collins papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 201
Abstract

Mary Collins was an author of six mystery novels, all set in California. The collection contains correspondence, contracts, manuscripts, notes, and scrapbooks, 1941-1953.

Dates: 1941-1953

Richard Collins papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 691
Abstract

Collection comprises papers of American screenwriter and producer Richard Collins and includes motion picture scripts, scenarios, screen plays, outlines and treatments by Collins and others; television scripts, including scripts for the Breaking point and Chrysler theatre series; and professional correspondence. Major correspondents are Marjorie Cantor, Frank Dorsey, Arnaud d'Usseau and Ned Russell.

Dates: 1932-1967

Hila Colman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 750
Abstract

Hila Colman writes books for children and adolescents--specializing in realistic portrayals of adolescent characters. The collection includes correspondences, manuscripts, and galleys.

Dates: 1963-1973

Miriam L. Condon papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 237
Abstract

Miriam L. Condon was a writer of stories for young people, and was possibly a relative of Frank Condon. The collection (1892-1968) contains correspondence including letters from publishers, manuscripts of anecdotes, poems, and short stories, legal documents, including deeds and contracts belonging to Frank Condon, photographs and historical postcards, negatives, and a travel notebook of a trip to Mexico.

Dates: 1892-1968

Earl Conrad papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 460
Abstract

Earl Conrad (1912–1986) was an author who specialized in biographies and books about the African American experience and race relations, among other non-fiction books and criticisms. The collection contains manuscript material and published works, professional and personal correspondence, research materials, underground newspapers, teaching materials, reviews, publicity, and news clippings.

Dates: 1950-1969

William (Will) Everett Cook papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 332
Abstract

William Everett Cook was a writer of western and adventure novels and stories. Collection consists of correspondence (273 letters), manuscripts for his novels, short stories, and one novella, and an extensive collection of western pulp fiction containing short stories by Cook.

Dates: 1952-1964

Maribelle Cormack papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 418
Abstract

Maribelle Cormack (1902-1984) was a museum director and children's author. The collection includes manuscripts, publications, correspondence, illustrations, photographs, radio scripts, and book reviews of her work, as well as biographical material, including an autobiographical sketch and genealogy.

Dates: 1926-1961

John O'Hara Cosgrave papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 718
Abstract

John O’Hara Cosgrave II (1908-1968) was an artist and a writer. Although best known for his illustrations of sea vessels, Cosgrave’s works are not restricted to the limits of water. The collection includes illustrations, manuscripts, correspondences, acclamations, book dummies and proofs.

Dates: 1930-1970

William R. Cox papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 032
Abstract William Cox (1901-1988) was a prolific writer for the pulp fiction magazine industry during the 1930s, 1940s and into the early 1950s. He later wrote for the television industry and continued to publish in a wide variety of genres including sports, Westerns, and juvenile fiction. This Collection consists of three main series: correspondence with business associates and other contemporary writers (Red Barber, Ray Bradbury, John Ford, David Frost, Lillian Hellman, Elmore Leonard and Allen...
Dates: 1914-1980

Mary Francis Craig papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 435
Abstract

Mary Francis Craig (1924-1991) was a writer of mystery novels and children's books. She was a recipient of the Carl Sandburg Literary Arts Award in 1985, and was elected president of the Mystery Writers of America in 1990. The Mary Francis Craig Papers include original manuscripts and correspondence, as well as eight addenda.

Dates: 1961-1979

Lucille Cardin Crain papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 095
Abstract Lucille Cardin Crain was an American author, editor, and conservative political activist who was dedicated to examining how "leftist" and "collectivist" ideas and philosophies were disseminated among women's groups and organizations and through high school and college textbooks. Collection consists largely of general correspondence, 1920-1978; correspondence (1949-1955) and organizational records of the Educational Reviewer; writings and speeches; and subject files containing articles,...
Dates: 1920-1978

Ellis Credle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 657
Abstract

Ellis Credle (1902-1998) was an author and illustrator of children's and young adult books. The collection includes manuscript material from her books Andy and the Circus; Little Fraid, Big Fraid; Little Pest Pico; Mexico, Land of Hidden Treasure; and Monkey See, Monkey Do.

Dates: 1964-1971

Julia Cunningham papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 655
Abstract

Julia Woolfolk Cunningham (1916- ) is an author of children's books, a poet and an associate editor for Screen Stories. The papers include correspondence, poems, and manuscripts.

Dates: 1957-1973

Polly Curren papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 871
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1968-1979

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