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Collection comprises correspondence; manuscripts including radio scripts, books, stories, and television scripts; tearsheets; and miscellaneous items associated with journalist and writer Ruth Adams Knight. Some of the items are carbon copies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lee Joseph Levinger (1890-1966) was a Rabbi and an author. The papers include manuscripts of his books, published articles and correspondence.
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.
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.
Lurton Blassingame (1904-1988) was a notable literary agent. The collection primarily includes correspondence with clients..
Eugene Lyons (1898-1985) was a newspaperman, foreign correspondent, editor, radio commentator and a political writer. The collection includes manuscripts, publications and letters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.