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Todhunter Ballard papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 049
Abstract

Willis Todhunter Ballard (1903-1980) was a writer of the western and mystery fiction genre. The collection consists of professional correspondence from 1947 to 1972, publication records, papers of the Western Fiction Writers of America (WWA) documenting his activity in that organization, and literary manuscripts of 70 books, 17 teleplays, one screenplay, and a few magazine articles.

Dates: 1926-1975

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

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 C. Patch papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 621
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1936-1970

Lin J. Searles papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 075
Abstract

Lin (Lynn) J. Searles (1914-1972) was a professional magician/proprietor of magic shops and writer of Western stories and television series'. The collection consists of his correspondence, manuscripts, tear sheets, and financial documents.

Dates: 1956-1983

William Oliver Turner papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 556
Abstract

William O. Turner (1914- ) became a free-lance fiction writer who specialized in westerns. The collection (1963-1973)contains manuscripts and correspondence, including letters exchanged with officers of Western Writers of America.

Dates: 1963-1973