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Charles Alexander papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 006
Abstract Charles Alexander was a writer of popular fiction. The Collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, reviews, notebooks, clippings, personal material, and miscellany. The majority of the correspondence is with family members, publishers, and other writers such as Ernest Haycox, Robert Ormond Case, and Albert Wetjen. The reviews are for Alexander's books: Bobbie, a great collie, The fang in the forest, and The Splendid summits. The Manuscripts section is the largest, containing...
Dates: 1912-1962

Joseph Archibald papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 215
Abstract

Joseph Archibald (1898-1986) was a writer. The Joseph Archibald papers comprise literary manuscripts and television scripts concerning the military, specifically Vietnam and the Air Force. The collection also includes incoming correspondence, both personal and professional, from publishers, military officers and civilians. The collection also includes an article about Joseph Archibald.

Dates: 1962-1967

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

Edwin Booth papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 184
Abstract

Edwin Booth (1906-1980) was a writer of Western fiction. The Edwin Booth Papers contain personal and professional literary correspondence with authors who were contemporaries of Booth, as well as literary manuscripts. The manuscript series contains manuscripts of novels and short stories. The collection also includes published copies of Booth's novels and anthologies of short stories. Booth wrote American westerns as well as mystery literature.

Dates: 1946-1981

Robert Ormond Case papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 467
Abstract

Robert Ormond Case lived from 1895 to 1964, residing in Oregon most of his life. He was educated at the University of Oregon and went on to become a popular author of books and stories in the western genre, as well as a prominent resident of Portland. This collection contains several examples of his writing, in both published and manuscript forms. It also includes a large quantity of personal and private correspondence and documents.

Dates: 1926-1964

Joseph Chadwick correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: A 200
Abstract

Joseph Chadwick (1909 - ) was a prolific author of westerns, suspense and espionage novels, who was managed by the Lenniger Literary Agency. The collection (1966) contains professional correspondence and paperback volumes.

Dates: 1966

William (Will) Everett Cook papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 332
Abstract

William Everett Cook was a writer of western and adventure novels and stories. Collection consists of correspondence (273 letters), manuscripts for his novels, short stories, and one novella, and an extensive collection of western pulp fiction containing short stories by Cook.

Dates: 1952-1964

William R. Cox papers

 Collection — Photo box: 1
Identifier: Coll 032
Abstract William Cox (1901-1988) was a prolific writer for the pulp fiction magazine industry during the 1930s, 1940s and into the early 1950s. He later wrote for the television industry and continued to publish in a wide variety of genres including sports, Westerns, and juvenile fiction. This Collection consists of three main series: correspondence with business associates and other contemporary writers (Red Barber, Ray Bradbury, John Ford, David Frost, Lillian Hellman, Elmore Leonard and Allen...
Dates: 1914-1980

Thomas A. Curry, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 318
Abstract

Thomas A. Curry, Jr. (1900-1976) was best known as a writer of adventure stories. He published numerous novels, novelettes and periodical articles. This collection contains several of his manuscripts and also a large amount of his correspondence.

Dates: 1922-1967

Alice Henson Ernst letters to Hazel Mills

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a mb box)
Identifier: Coll 387
Abstract

Alice Henson Ernst (1880-1980) was a playwright, teacher, freelance writer, and reporter. The collection (1951-1974) consists of correspondence from Ernst to Hazel Mills, often concerning Ernst's books Trouping in the Oregon Country and The Wolf Ritual of the Northwest Coast.

Dates: 1951-1974

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

Leonard Everett Fisher papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 538
Abstract

Leonard Fisher (1924- ) was an author, painter, designer, and illustrator of children's books. He was particularly well known for his development of the scratchboard technique. The collection consists of original illustrations, literary manuscripts, correspondence, production materials, photographs, and audiotapes.

Dates: 1936-1969

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

Genevieve Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 840
Abstract

Genevieve Stump Foster (1893-1979), started her career as a commercial artist, illustrator, and advertiser. She later turned to writing history books for young adults. The Genevieve Foster Papers include her correspondence and an extensive range of textual, artistic, and audiovisual materials related to the publication of her numerous children’s books.

Dates: 1937-1978

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

Molly Gloss papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 296
Abstract Collection comprises the papers of American author Molly Gloss, including notes, planning documents, research materials, and drafts of novels, short stories, book reviews, and essays written between 1979 and 2003. The collection includes examples of her work in several genres, including young adult fantasy literature, Outside the Gates (1986); western fiction, The Jump-Off Creek (1989); adventure fiction, Wild Life: A Novel (2000); and science fiction, The Dazzle of Day, “Interlocking...
Dates: 1979-2003

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

Ernest Haycox papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 164
Abstract Ernest Haycox (1899-1950), a prolific writer of Western fiction, graduated from the University of Oregon in 1923 with a degree in journalism. His career began with the publication of some of his short stories while he was still a college student, and over the next three decades his short stories and novels earned a world-wide audience. His first novel, Free Grass, was published in 1929 and was followed by another novel almost every year until his death in 1950. A final book, The Adventurers,...
Dates: 1922-1974

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

Jay Kalez papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 404
Abstract

Jay Kalez was an author of mystery, detective, and adventure stories. The collection contains short story and article manuscripts, publisher and agent correspondence, and Army Corps of Engineer press releases.

Dates: 1926-1937

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

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

Literary and political autograph collection

 Collection — Folder: 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

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

Randall V. Mills papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 088
Abstract Randall Vause Mills joined the University of Oregon English faculty in 1938. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mills wrote two books and numerous articles on transportation in the Pacific Northwest. He also wrote articles on bridge construction and location. In addition, Mills was interested in folklore, and was the founder and first president of the Oregon Folklore Society. The collection largely consists of correspondence, manuscripts, research material and notecards, printed...
Dates: 1937-1976

Rosalie Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 215
Abstract

The Rosalie Moore Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, tearsheets, and published versions of literary work. The correspondence includes personal correspondence, as well as and professional correspondence with various publishers. In addition to poetry, Moore's forte, the manuscripts contain plays and children's stories written in collaboration with Moore's husband, Bill Brown. The collection also includes published versions of Moore's work.

Dates: 1927-1986

Ruth Mountaingrove videotape autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 265
Abstract

Ruth Mountaingrove is a photographer, writer and artist who moved to Oregon in 1971, settling in communes and eventually co-founding Rootworks, a lesbian community in Southern Oregon. The collection consists of 21 VHS videotapes of Mountaingrove relating the story of her life by talking, dancing, and singing.

Dates: 1988-1997

H.A. Rey papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 828
Abstract H.A. Rey was a popular children's illustrator and author, most famous for the Curious George series. The H.A. Rey Papers consist of professional correspondence, manuscript dummies for the sixth printing of The Stars: A New Way to See Them, and documents pertaining to the copyright lawsuit between H.A. Rey and Leroy Fleming. The correspondence dominates the collection with both incoming and outgoing to the Rey's publishers--Houghton Mifflin in the United States and A.P. Watt & Son in...
Dates: 1940-1961