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Laurence B. Barretto papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 017
Abstract

Laurence (Larry) Barretto (1890-1971) was a novelist, magazine editor, and war correspondent. The collection consists of WWI diary pages and WWII diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, published materials, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1917-1968

Josef Berger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 058
Abstract

Josef Berger (1903-1971) was a children's book author, political speechwriter, poet, and lyricist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, and published articles, relating to Berger's interest in American history, politics, and culture.

Dates: 1918-1982

Ernest S. Bradford diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 613
Abstract

Ernest S. Bradford was an American economist and statistician who authored several books on marketing research and municipal government in the early twentieth century. The Ernest S. Bradford diaries contains handwritten notebooks and ledgers detailing Bradford’s education, travel, and work between 1895 and 1931.

Dates: 1895-1931

Hal George Evarts Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 823
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1936-1970

Steve Fisher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 590
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1968-1970

Kathrine Beck papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 414
Abstract

Kathrine Beck, a novelist who writes under the name K. K. Beck, researched and wrote a biography of Opal Whiteley titled, Opal: A Life of Enchantment, Mystery, and Madness (2003). The collection (1911-2002) contains research files, correspondence, manuscripts, and interviews gathered or produced during the writing of the Opal Whiteley biography.

Dates: 1911-2002

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

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

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

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

Dwight E. Mitchell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 791
Abstract

Dwight E. Mitchell (1898-1988) was a teacher, journalist, and writer who investigated and wrote about education and teaching. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks and diaries, college and university teaching materials, tearsheets, interviews and biographical files, and books.

Dates: 1918-1960

Frederick Nebel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 355
Abstract

Frederick Nebel (1903-1967) was a mystery writers contributing to the pulp magazines of the 1920s, and a principal writer for Black Mask. The collection consists of manuscripts of Nebel's novels and short stories, correspondence, published works, and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1927-1967

Joseph Stanley Pennell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 194
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1924-1961

Lawrence Perry papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 388
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1907-1961

Robert E. Pinkerton and Kathrene Pinkerton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 591
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1911-1967

Frederick and Myra Scovel papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 707
Abstract

Dr. Frederick Gilman Scovel (born 1902) and his wife Myra Scovel (August 11, 1905- August 26, 1994) were missionaries overseas for the United Presbyterian Church for almost thirty years. The works in this collection are a collection of correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and other miscellaneous items that represent the Scovels’ missionary work and their time spent overseas.

Dates: 1930-1974

Jacquelyn Trimble papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 669
Abstract

Jacquelyn Whitney Trimble (1927 - ) worked as a librarian and was an author who wrote mysteries and science fiction. The collection contains manuscripts of novels and short stories, professional correspondence, personal journals, and college material, 1943-1970.

Dates: 1943-1970

Opal Whiteley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 097
Abstract Opal Stanley Whiteley was an amateur naturalist and an author. She gave nature lectures around Oregon, while attending the University of Oregon. She wrote a book called The Fairyland Around Us, based upon her nature lectures. While the book was not published, in March 1920, The Atlantic Monthly published a serialized version of Whiteley’s childhood diary and the book version was released in September of the same year. Controversy surrounded the publication, as people believed that Whiteley...
Dates: 1911–1977

Charles Morrow Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 772
Abstract Charles Morrow Wilson (1905-1977) was a nationally known freelance author who wrote books and magazine articles on international trade, agriculture, and medicine topics, as well as on Arkansas culture and politics, rural America, Central America, and Africa from a cultural, socio-economic, and historical viewpoint. The collection contains professional and personal correspondence, publications and tearsheets, diaries and ledgers, manuscripts, speeches, research materials, a radio interview,...
Dates: 1908-1979

John Zerzan papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 273
Abstract

John Zerzan (1943- ) is a writer and anarchist activist in Oregon. The collection includes letters, essay and book drafts, and anarchist ephemera and publications that reflect his activities.

Dates: 1917-2022