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Sally Elliott Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 239
Abstract

Sally Elliot Allen (1880-1943) was a Pacific Northwest writer and playwright. The collection (1906-1943) contains play, novel, novelette, short-story, and poetry manuscript material, correspondence, published stories and poems, a scrapbook, mementos, and personal materials.

Dates: 1906-1943

Montgomery Meigs Atwater papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 630
Abstract

Montgomery Meigs Atwater (1904-1976) was an author, forester, and avalanche expert. The collection includes manuscripts of books and articles, files of data on snow avalanche forecasting and control, and published books.

Dates: 1955-1966

Charles Boeckman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 329
Abstract

Charles Boeckman (1920-2015) is an author and musician. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and an autobiographical scrapbook compiled by Boeckman.

Dates: 1944-1981

Elizabeth Head Fetter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 743
Abstract

Elizabeth Head Fetter (1904-1972) was an author of mystery novels and novels dealing with female psychology, and a free-lance writer of short stories and magazine articles. The collection contains professional and personal correspondence including fan mail, day journals and travel diaries, manuscript materials, book reviews by Fetter, photographs and published material.

Dates: 1931-1971

William C. Gault papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 023
Abstract

William Campbell Gault (1910–1995) was an American writer of detective and crime fiction, sports fiction and young-adult novels. The collection correspondence, manuscripts, earning statements, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1936-1979

Frederick D. Glidden papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 148
Abstract

Frederick D. Glidden was one of America's foremost western authors. Under the pen name Luke Short he published several novels, novelettes and articles. He also wrote a number of screenplays and teleplays. This collection documents his writing career and publishing record through manuscripts, correspondence, reviews, magazines, tearsheets and personal documents.

Dates: 1933-1976

Myron Griffin papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 723
Abstract

Myron Griffin was an author who published stories in American magazines and a graduate of the University of Oregon. The collection contains drafts and revisions of manuscripts, notes, story ideas, photographs, and professional correspondence.

Dates: 1930-1936

Sheba May Hargreaves papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 194
Abstract

Sheba Hargreaves (1882-1960) was an elementary teacher and author. The collection consists of manuscripts of books and feature articles, correspondence, and pamphlets.

Dates: 1924-1960

Alice Tisdale Hobart papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 197
Abstract

Alice Tisdale Hobart was a writer who wrote about her life in China; her most successful book is Oil for the lamps of China. The Alice Tisdale Hobart papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, galley proofs, source materials, reviews, publicity materials, and copies of all books written by Alice Tisdale Hobart.

Dates: 1916-1967

Vance Hoyt papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 312
Abstract

Vance J. Hoyt (1889-1967) was a physician, naturalist, and a writer. The collection (1913-1965) contains manuscripts of radio, and motion picture scripts, and articles, correspondence, copies of published works, scrapbooks, and photographs.

Dates: 1913-1965

Walter Evans Kidd papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 203
Abstract

Walter Evans Kidd was a noted poet and author of short stories. He was born in 1901 and raised in the Portland, Oregon area. He was educated at the University of Oregon, the University of Iowa and the University of Denver. He held teaching positions at various institutions and published numerous works under the pseudonym Conrad Pendleton. This collection contains correspondence from colleagues and friends as well as other professional materials.

Dates: 1921-1969

Damon Knight papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 340
Abstract Damon Francis Knight (1922-2002) was a well-known editor, author, and critic in the field of science fiction. He was instrumental in establishing the Milford writers’ conference and the Clarion writers’ workshops. His book on creative writing, first published in 1981 is still in print. But, he also wrote puns, poems, television and radio scripts, western and detective fiction, biographical and autobiographical works, and an analysis of the artwork of Hieronymus Bosch. The collection...
Dates: 1912-2002 ; Majority of material found within 1940-2002

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

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

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

Henry Miller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 204
Abstract

Henry Miller was an American author and watercolor painter, best know for his autobiographical novel, Tropic of Cancer. The collection represents Miller's writings from 1939 to 1972 and secondary material from 1949 to 1980.

Dates: 1939-1980

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

Henry M. Norton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 072
Abstract

Henry M. Norton (1906-1975) was a writer of magazine stories and radio and television scripts. He also taught writing. The collection includes correspondence, magazine stories, radio and television scripts, teaching materials, and financial ledgers.

Dates: 1942-1952, 1970-1975

Jack Olsen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 322
Abstract Jack Olsen was an American author and journalist who wrote thirty-one books and is said to have set the standard for the crime writing genre. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, manuscript drafts and notes, source materials, reviews, and audiotapes from the early 1950s through the 1960s. The monograph series contains manuscript drafts and completed manuscripts for three of Jack Olsen's books: Black is Best, The Climb Up to Hell, and I'll Take Baseball. It also includes...
Dates: 1950-1968

Malcolm Reiss papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 016
Abstract

Malcolm Reiss (1905-1975) was an editor, author of stories and a book, China Boat Boy, and also an author's agent. The collection contains personal papers including correspondence, manuscripts, and published articles, and also business records of Fiction House including correspondence, contracts, and financial records.

Dates: 1922-1975

James Rorty papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 769
Abstract

James Rorty (1890-1973) was an American writer and poet who tackled subjects such as American industries, Joseph McCarthy, labor, medicine, nutrition, advertising, and Jim Crow. The collection (1915-1972) contains James Rorty's literary manuscripts, journals, correspondence, memoirs, and photographs as well as manuscripts and correspondence by Rorty's sisters, the writers Eva Beard and Marion Bullard.

Dates: 1915-1972

Joanna Russ papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 261
Abstract

Joanna Russ (1937-2011) was a feminist, educator, author and literary critic. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, books, press clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1907-2014; Majority of material found within 1953-2011

Queene B. Lister Ryan papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 231
Abstract

Queene B. Lister Ryan, of Portland, Oregon, wrote true confession stories, poetry, short stories for magazines and newspapers. The collection (1927-1956) contains manuscripts of poems, short stories, including confession stories, and correspondence.

Dates: 1927-1956

Wallace Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 269
Abstract

Wallace Smith (1888-1937) was a newspaperman, novelist, and artist. The papers include Smith's manuscripts and published pieces, minor correspondence, drawings and illustrations, photographs, and miscellaneous documents.

Dates: 1916-1935

Dorothy Speare papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 366
Abstract

Dorothy Speare (1898-1951) was an opera singer turned author who wrote the novel Dancers in the Dark. The collection consists of Speare's manuscripts, correspondence, personal files, and school and college papers.

Dates: 1914-1948

Kim Robert Stafford collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 206
Abstract Kim Stafford is a writer from the Pacific Northwest. His poetry and essays focus on the relationship of people with nature and social custom. Stafford places great value on folklore and bases much of the research for his own writing on the study of folk custom and oral history. He has taught and served as an artist-in-residence throughout the state of Oregon and in Washington, Idaho, and California. He regularly offers poetry readings and writing workshops and is active as a printer. The...
Dates: 1972-1989