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Ann Barron manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: A 216
Abstract

Ann Barron was a client of the Lenniger Literary Agency and a writer whose manuscript, "Sleep, Sable Brother," was published in 1969 by Gold Medal Books under the title Strange Legacy. The collection (1967) contains the final manuscript for "Sleep, Sable Brother," and one publisher's rejection letter.

Dates: 1967

Iris Thorpe Barry papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 227
Abstract

Iris Thorpe Barry was a writer of poetry, short stories, and crime and suspense novels. The collection contains manuscripts of poems, short stories, and novels, correspondence, memorabilia and publicity, and published works, 1925-1975.

Dates: 1925-1975

Lowell and Frances Hyams Brentano papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 568
Abstract

Lowell Brentano (1895-1950) was a publisher, playwright, novelist, editor, literary agent, and frequent collaborator with his wife, Frances Hyams Brentano and many others in the literary world. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts by Lowell and also Francis Brentano, tearsheets, copyright and registration material, court records, publisher and author permissions, reviews, biographical material, memorabilia, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1917-1952

Henry Castor papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 847
Abstract

Henry Castor (1909 - ) was an author who wrote non-fiction children's literature regarding war. The collection (1953-1971) includes book-length manuscripts, correspondence with publishers and the U.S. Army, and a photocopy of a letter from Harry S. Truman.

Dates: 1953-1971

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

Miriam L. Condon papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 237
Abstract

Miriam L. Condon was a writer of stories for young people, and was possibly a relative of Frank Condon. The collection (1892-1968) contains correspondence including letters from publishers, manuscripts of anecdotes, poems, and short stories, legal documents, including deeds and contracts belonging to Frank Condon, photographs and historical postcards, negatives, and a travel notebook of a trip to Mexico.

Dates: 1892-1968

Earl Conrad papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 460
Abstract

Earl Conrad (1912–1986) was an author who specialized in biographies and books about the African American experience and race relations, among other non-fiction books and criticisms. The collection contains manuscript material and published works, professional and personal correspondence, research materials, underground newspapers, teaching materials, reviews, publicity, and news clippings.

Dates: 1950-1969

Ralph Dyar papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 255
Abstract

Ralph E. Dyar (1885-1955) was an author and playwright who also worked for and wrote about newspapers and newspaper promotion and research. The collection contains literary manuscripts, correspondence, and the working files for the book, News for an Empire: The Story of the Spokesman-Review of Spokane, Washington, and of the Field it Serves.

Dates: 1907-1955

Otto Eisenschiml manuscripts

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: F923 Ei84
Abstract

Otto Eisenschiml (1880-1963) was a chemist and an American Civil War historian who published books and articles regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The collection (1960-1963) contains manuscripts, notes, proofs and related correspondence of the books, Hidden Faces of the Civil War and O.E.: Historian Without an Armchair.

Dates: 1960-1963

Allan Elston papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 280
Abstract

Allan V. Elston (1887-1976) was educated as a civil engineer, and he worked on railroads, as a mining engineer in Chile, as a cattle rancher, and from 1924 on he wrote western fiction. The collection contains research notes, published pieces, royalty statements, and correspondence with agents, other writers, and from readers, 1930-1960.

Dates: 1930-1960

Anne Emery papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 185
Abstract

Anne Emery (September 1, 1907-July 4, 1984) was born in Fargo, North Dakota and grew up in Chicago and Evanston, Illinois. The collection contains correspondence and manuscripts as well as miscellaneous material.

Dates: 1941-1985

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

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

Frank Holwerda papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 378
Abstract

Frank Holwerda (1908-1971) worked in various jobs before he became a published writer of short stories, and was represented by the Lenniger Literary Agency. The collection (1952-1967) contains manuscripts of short stories, correspondence with publishers and agents, and includes letters of grievance.

Dates: 1952-1967

Alvin M. Josephy papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 014
Abstract Alvin Josephy, Jr (May 18, 1915-October 16, 2005) was a historian and author on the American West, especially American Indian life, culture, and the development of American Indian Policy, a journalist and editor, and was the founding chairman of the board of trustees of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. The collection contains Josephy's literary manuscripts, professional correspondence, personal papers and correspondence, material related to Josephy's work with...
Dates: 1940-2002

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

Victor Kaufman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 380
Abstract

Victor Kaufman (1910-1966) was a writer of western stories, and later he became an advertising agent. The collection (1927-1958) contains manuscripts, tearsheets, and correspondence, and also publications of young people's magazines from the 1930s-1940s.

Dates: 1927-1958

John J. Miller papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 382
Abstract

John J. Miller (1930 - ) is a writer of novels and confession stories that often contained settings and characters in the medical profession; he was represented by the Lenniger Literary Agency. The collection (1961-1965) contains manuscripts, and correspondence with the Lenniger Literary Agency.

Dates: 1961-1965

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

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

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

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

Arthur G. Stangland and Artie Stangland (Artie Appleton) papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 271
Abstract

Arthur G. Stangland (1908-1990) and Artie Stangland/Artie Appleton (1910-1995) were a pair of married writers who lived in Astoria, Oregon. The collection consists of manuscripts and some published copies of stories by both authors, as well as some correspondence.

Dates: 1929-1954

Matthew Taylor papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 367
Abstract

Matthew "Matt" Ambrose Taylor (1897-1966) was a reporter, writer, and script writer of short fiction, plays, and detective stories, many of which were adapted for radio, TV, or movies. The collection contains published and unpublished short stories, plays, radio and television scripts, and correspondence.

Dates: 1930-1966

Kaye M. Teall papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 385
Abstract

Kaye M. Teall was a free-lance writer and television teacher, and was represented by the Lenniger Literary Agency. The collection (1964-1967) contains manuscripts, and correspondence with Lenniger Literary Agency, and Jullian Messner, Inc.

Dates: 1964-1967

Russell Tinsley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 670
Abstract

Russell Tinsley was a journalist, the first outdoor editor of Austin American Statesman newspaper, a photographer, and author of eleven books on hunting, fishing and taxidermy. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, and royalty information.

Dates: 1956-1978

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

Mary Jane Waldo papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 427
Abstract

Mary Jane Waldo (1915-1967) was an author who wrote romances and confessions of 1945, feature stories for the Portland Oregonian, and was an instructor of creative writing at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Collection consists of manuscripts of stories and poems, a collection of published pieces, professional and personal correspondence, speeches, copyright papers, and a photograph.

Dates: 1948-1965

Charles Morrow Wilson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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