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Frank R. Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 527
Abstract

Frank Ramsay Adams (1883-1963) was a writer for magazines, film, and television. He also wrote music. The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, sheet music, and selected publications.

Dates: 1908-1955

Gladys Lucy Adshead papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 446
Abstract

Gladys Lucy Adshead (1896-1985) was a noted educator, school administrator, and the author of many children's books. The collection consists of correspondence related to production and publishing of her books, and manuscripts.

Dates: 1937-1965

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

Don B. and Terry Diener Allen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 500
Abstract

Collection comprises the papers of American authors Don B. Allen and Terry Allen, including literary manuscripts and research materials for works of historical fiction and non-fiction about the West and about Native Americans, as well as collections of creative writing and poetry by young American Indians edited by Terry Allen.

Dates: 1951-1967

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

Clarence William Anderson papers

 Collection — solander-case: 1
Identifier: Ax 444
Abstract

Clarence William Anderson (1891 - 1971) specialized in the writing and illustrating of books about horses, most of them for children. The collection (1963-1968) contains lithographs, dummies, pencil sketches, crayon drawings, and prints for three children's books.

Dates: 1968

Jane and Paul Annixter papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 654
Abstract

Jane (1903-1996) and Paul (1894-1985) Annixter wrote children's books, with emphasis on wildlife and adventures into nature. The collection contains manuscripts, corrections, drafts, and related correspondences and notes.

Dates: 1956-1977

Edward Anthony papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 653
Abstract Edward Anthony (1895-1971) was a writer and collaborator, directed publicity for Herbert Hoover's presidential campaign, and became an editor and publisher, most notably for Collier's. The collection contains supporting materials for thirteen books, article and short story manuscripts, personal and business correspondence, and Crowell-Collier Publishing company material consisting of inter-office memos, financial, promotional material, and the professional and personal papers of Don...
Dates: 1864-1977; Majority of material found within 1924 - 1977

Jules Archer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 314
Abstract

Jules Archer (1915-) specializes in writing political, historical, and biographical books for younger readers. The papers consists of an extensive collection of book manuscripts, articles, short stories, article ideas, outlines, research materials, and correspondence covering a time span from the 1940s through the 1970s.

Dates: 1947-1977

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

Herbert E. Arntson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 064
Abstract

Herbert Edward Arntson (1911-1982) was an author, English professor, and musician. The collection includes manuscripts of books and short stories, poems, speeches and correspondence, which reflect his work.

Dates: 1934-1983

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

Margaret Ayer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 506
Abstract

Margaret Ayer (?-1981) was a free-lance writer, artist and illustrator of literature, with an emphasis on children's literature. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations and correspondence that reflect her interest in art and in Asia.

Dates: 1918-1970

Alice Bach papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 233
Abstract

Alice Bach (1942-) was an editor and writer of fiction. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations, and photographs that reflect her work as an author.

Dates: 1976-1980

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

Laurence B. Barretto papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

Barron Bryton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 463
Abstract

Bryton Barron (1898- ) was a teacher, a writer, a civil servant, a publisher and, most notably, a political conservative who wrote critically of the U.S. State Department and U.S. Foreign policy. The collection includes correspondence, writings, reports and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1923-1967

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

Hetty Burlingame Beatty papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 452
Abstract

Hetty Burlingame Beatty (1907-1971) was a sculptor and an author and illustrator of books for children. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations, and correspondence relating to Beatty's interest in animals, especially horses, and travel adventure.

Dates: 1947-1970

Harry Behn papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 420
Abstract

Harry Behn (1898-1973) was a writer, teacher, and founder of various media groups. The collection includes books, plays, screenplays, correspondence, and mementos relating to Behn's interest in children's literature and educational programs.

Dates: 1914-1968

Jeanne Bendick papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 550
Abstract

Jeanne Bendick (b. 1919) was an author and illustrator of children's books, mostly nonfiction. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations, and correspondence relating to Bendick's interest in the sciences, the history of science, and the environment.

Dates: 1951-1977

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

Elisa Bialk papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 503
Abstract

Elisa Bialk (1912-1990) grew up in Chicago and was still in high school when she began to publish articles in magazines and newspapers. The Elisa Bialk Papers contain a large collection of complete manuscripts from Bialk's children's novels. There is also detailed correspondence as well as a variety of fan mail.

Dates: 1947-1968

Lawrence Block manuscripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 518
Abstract

Lawrence Block (1938- ) is an acclaimed contemporary American crime writer. The collection consists of 17 of Block's manuscripts, as well as short stories, articles and outlines.

Dates: 1960-1969

Peggy O'More Blocklinger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 297
Abstract

Peggy O'More Blocklinger (1895-1970) was known for writing youth novels. This collection contains manuscripts, poetry, publications and correspondence, which reflect her work.

Dates: 1930-1970

Glenn O. Blough papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 736
Abstract

Glenn O. Blough (1904-1995) was an author of children's books and textbooks. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, reviews, galleys and a few illustrations relating to Blough's interest in illuminating the world of science for young readers.

Dates: 1953-1973

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

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

Esther Brann papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 432
Abstract

Esther Brann (1899-1998) was an author and illustrator of books for children. The collection includes eight manuscripts, two published works, and a series of correspondence relating to Brann's interest in subjects such as her own child and young relatives, and her family's dog.

Dates: 1924-1960

Helen Bratton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 614
Abstract

Helen Bratton (1899-1986) was a writer of novels for teenagers, and was chosen for poet laureate of Monterey Peninsula. The collection includes correspondences, research materials, and manuscripts.

Dates: 1961-1969