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Peter Bernard Kyne letter

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [SFM 110] 1
Identifier: SFM 110
Abstract

Letter from Peter Kyne to Mrs. Lois V. Pryor, teacher and administrator in San Jose, Ca., public schools, describing his relationship with his employers at Dolbeer & Carson, San Francisco, and his writing career.

Dates: 1955 Mar. 9

Peter Bernard Kyne papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 732
Abstract

Peter Bernard Kyne (1880-1957) was a prominent author of novels and short stories. He served in the Spanish-American War and World War I, and resided in San Francisco most of his life. This collection includes thousands of personal and professional correspondence, and well over a hundred manuscript copies of novels and short stories. While this collection spans the years 1917 to 1957, the majority of the correspondence dates from 1935-1940.

Dates: 1917-1957

Peter Bernard Kyne war correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [Coll 398] 1
Identifier: Coll 398
Abstract

Peter Bernard Kyne (1880 - 1957) a soldier who served in the Spanish American War and WWI, became an author whose war experience provided the background for many of his later stories. The collection (1898-1918) contains correspondence written while Kyne served in the Philippines, during his discharge between wars, and a later letter written in France during WWI.

Dates: 1898-1918

Jacquin "Jack" L. Lait papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 346
Abstract

Jacquin "Jack" Lait was a newspaper reporter and theater critic for the Chicago Herald, and also a writer of short stories, plays, and novels. The collection contains literary manuscripts, illustrations, correspondence, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1917-1938

Ben Hur Lampman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 426
Abstract Ben Hur Lampman (1886-1954) worked as a compositor, printer, and editor in North Dakota, then as editor and publisher of the Gold Hill News in Gold Hill, Oregon (1912-1916). From 1916, he was an editorial writer for the Portland Oregonian and also wrote stories and essays for a variety of periodicals. He was designated Poet Laureate of Oregon in 1951. The collection contains manuscripts for books, poems, editorials, essays, correspondence with magazine editors, speeches, printed material,...
Dates: 1912-1954

Ursula K. Le Guin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 270
Abstract

Ursula K. Le Guin was an internationally renowned Oregonian novelist, short story writer, children’s author, essayist, and poet best known for her world-building science fiction and fantasy works. The papers include correspondence, literary works, legal and financial files, public appearances and publicity material, personal papers, photographs and artwork, audiovisual material, website and social media, and writing of others.

Dates: circa 1930s-2018; Majority of material found within 1941-2018

Fanny Heaslip Lea papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 022
Abstract

Fanny Heaslip Lea (1883-1955) was a journalist and author of short stories, novels, plays, and poetry. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, and memorabilia, 1912-1955.

Dates: 1912-1955

Margaret Carver Leighton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 285
Abstract

Margaret Carver Leighton (1896-1987) was an author of books for children. The collection includes manuscripts, galley proofs, and correspondence for fifteen books relating to Leighton's interest in historical personages and incidents, as well as her own children.

Dates: 1937-1973

Lenniger Literary Agency records

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 073
Abstract The Lenniger Literary Agency was founded in 1923 by August Lenniger. Its purpose was to place a writer’s books and stories with publishers and to negotiate with the publishers. August Lenniger and Edith Margolis corresponded with hundreds of agency clients. The letters concern editing and sales of manuscripts, requirements and house rules of publishers, the state of the literary market, and personal problems of the writers. The collection contains correspondence, published works, manuscripts...
Dates: 1926-1975

Charles Henry Lerrigo papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 560
Abstract

Charles Henry Lerrigo (1875-1955) was a doctor and writer who practiced medicine in Topeka, Kansas, commanded an ambulance company in France during WWI, and wrote novels, health articles and columns, and served on many medical boards. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, published work, diaries, publication records, scrapbooks, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1909-1954

Lee Joseph Levinger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 310
Abstract

Lee Joseph Levinger (1890-1966) was a Rabbi and an author. The papers include manuscripts of his books, published articles and correspondence.

Dates: 1906-1966

Literary and political autograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [Coll 390] 1
Identifier: Coll 390
Abstract

This collection (1864-1963) contains letters and autographs from famous literary and political persons including Upton Sinclair, Douglas MacArthur, George (G. C.) Marshall, John J. Pershing, and Booker T. Washington.

Dates: 1864-1963

Robert Littell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 400
Abstract

Robert Littell (1896-1963) was a writer, editor and drama critic for major US magazines and newspapers. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, articles, books, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1901-1963

Lurton Blassingame Literary Agency records

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 043
Abstract

Lurton Blassingame (1904-1988) was a notable literary agent. The collection primarily includes correspondence with clients..

Dates: 1965-1978

Eugene Lyons papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 117
Abstract

Eugene Lyons (1898-1985) was a newspaperman, foreign correspondent, editor, radio commentator and a political writer. The collection includes manuscripts, publications and letters.

Dates: 1929-1964

Sara Burleson Machetanz papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 219
Abstract

Sara Burleson Machetanz (1918- ) is known for her books and films about Eskimo life in Alaska. The papers include manuscript fragments, letters, and a diary written in Unalakeet, Alaska describing her experiences in an Eskimo village.

Dates: 1954-1961

Norma Bicknell and Robert Stuart Mansfield papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 765
Abstract

Norma Bicknell (1906-1965) and Robert Mansfield (1906- ) met and married in 1925 while students at the University of Michigan; as undergraduates, both studied creative writing. The collection includes many manuscripts, correspondence and miscellaneous material.

Dates: 1929-1970

Leo Margulies correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [SFM 116] 1
Identifier: SFM 116
Abstract

Leo Margulies was a publisher and editor of pulp magazines; started Renown Publications, Inc., with his wife, Cylvia Kleinman Margulies. The collection contains correspondence between Dennis Lynds and Leo and Cylvia Margulies concerning stories Lynds wrote for The Man From U.N.C.L.E. magazine and Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine. Includes outline for a Man From U.N.C.L.E. story, The Shangri-La Affair.

Dates: 1965 September 9 - 1967 November 1

Leo Margulies papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 133
Abstract Leo Margulies (1900-1975) was an editor and publisher of pulp magazines, and founder of the publishing enterprise, Renown Publications. The Leo Margulies papers consist of correspondence with authors and publishers; manuscripts published in Charlie Chan Mystery Magazine, The Girl from U.N.C.L.E., The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine, Weird Tales, and Zane Grey Western Magazine; articles and editorials by Margulies; contracts; a copy of "The Flying Wildcats"; and boxed...
Dates: 1943-1977

Jacland Marmur papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 825
Abstract

Jacland Marmur (1901-1970) was an author best known for his Navy related stories. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, notes, photographs, tearsheets, index cards, books, pulps, articles, photographs, drawings, memorabilia, and reviews.

Dates: 1930-1969

Arthur and Mary Frank Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 402
Abstract

Mason, Arthur (1876-1955) and Mary Frank (1888-1966) were children's book authors. The collection includes holograph manuscripts of novels and short stories, correspondence with agents and friends, contracts, reviews, diaries, and photographs that reflect their work as authors.

Dates: 1920-1957

May Charles Paul papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 489
Abstract

Charles Paul May (November 23, 1920-) is known for his youth books. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, research, and published books relating to his work.

Dates: 1961-1972

Dudley Dean McGaughey papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 211
Abstract

Dudley Dean McGaughy (1906-1986), a prolific writer of pulp westerns who published over 100 books during his lifetime, was represented by the Lenniger Literary Agency. Collection includes manuscripts and correspondence.

Dates: 1953-1974

Eloise and William McGraw papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 243
Abstract

The McGraw Papers reflect the writing careers of Eloise and William McGraw and include correspondence, literary manuscripts, and book reviews. Three of Eloise's books were Newberry Honor Books. William was a journalist and an award-winning novelist.

Dates: 1923-1991

Isabel Couper McLelland papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 419
Abstract

Isabel Couper McLelland was born in Scotland and moved to Portland, Oregon with her parents. She was educated at the University of Oregon and taught in Portland, Oregon. The papers include manuscripts of 4 books for juveniles and correspondence with Henry Holt & Co.; as well as a typed copy of an epistolary diary kept by the author on her trip around the world in 1956.

Dates: 1941-1961

Wheeler McMillen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 120
Abstract Wheeler McMillen (b. 1893) was a newspaper reporter, became editor of the Covington, Ind. Republican, editor of Country Home, and editor-in-chief of Farm Journal. He was founder and president of the Farm Chemurgic Council. In the 1940s he was active politically, ran for the governorship of New Jersey, and was a presidential candidate. Collection includes book manuscripts with related material, most notably Bugs or People--Which? (Appleton, 1965); correspondence; speeches, articles, editorial...
Dates: 1923-1978

Faith McNulty manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: A 201
Abstract

Faith McNulty (1918-2005) was a journalist and a writer of non-fiction and children's books. The collection (1962-1963) contains manuscripts of the book Wholly Cats and her story, "Collision in the City," written for the New Yorker in 1963.

Dates: 1962-1963

Walter Meacham papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 065
Abstract

Walter E. Meacham (1879-1951) was a historian and Oregon Trail enthusiast. The Walter Meacham papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, and a variety of materials associated with the Old Oregon Trail Association and Meacham's promotional activities.

Dates: 1840-1943

Milton Meltzer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 533
Abstract

Milton Meltzer (May 8, 1915- ) held many positions in his life, varying from working in public relations to lecturing and working as a full-time writer. Collection comprises primarily literary manuscripts and correspondence related to Milton Meltzer's work as an author and editor of books for children and young people on American history, particularly African American history.

Dates: 1955-1973

Casey Miller and Kate Swift papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 291
Abstract

Casey Geddes Miller and Kate Swift were writers focused on nonsexist-language. The collection consists of their personal papers as well as their joint professional work on gender, language, and communication include correspondence, business records, manuscripts, subject files, and photographs.

Dates: 1919-2000

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