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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

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

Van Winkle Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 113
Abstract

Van Winkle Anderson was a Realtor in Portland, Oregon, and a writer. The collection consists of correspondence and manuscripts.

Dates: 1899-1959

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

Samm S. Baker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 327
Abstract

Samm Sinclair Baker (1909-1997) was an advertising executive and writer of numerous self-help books. The collection consists of manuscripts of some of Baker's books and radio plays.

Dates: 1938-1952

Stan Bettis manuscript

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 069
Abstract

Stan Bettis (1941- ) is a freelance writer and former editor of the University of Oregon's Old Oregon alumni magazine. The collection consists of a manuscript of Bettis's book Market Days: An informal history of the Eugene Producer's Public Market.

Dates: 1968 May 20

Gifford Cheshire manuscripts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 375
Abstract

Gifford P. Cheshire (1905- ) is a writer of western novels. The collection (1966-1969) contains manuscripts of Wenatchee Bend, and Ambush at Bedrock, and also copies of the published books.

Dates: 1966-1969

Mary Carolyn Davies papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 407
Abstract

Mary Carolyn Davies was a prolific Oregon writer who wrote lyric poems, children’s verse, a novel, short stories, and several one-act plays. The collection (1907-1956) contains manuscripts, correspondence with publishers, published volumes, a scrapbook, photographs, and the manuscripts and college notebooks of Grace Ella Davies Wells.

Dates: circa 1860-1956; Majority of material found within 1907-1934

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

Alice Henson Ernst papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 039
Abstract Alice Henson Ernst was an American author, playwright, and teacher, at University of Washington, 1920-1923, and University of Oregon, 1924-1950, who had special interests in the history of the early theater of the Pacific Northwest and masked ritual dances of Northwest Coast tribes. Collection comprises correspondence, including letters from Franz Boas; manuscripts of books, plays, essays, and poems; diaries and notebooks, 1909-1964; playbills; broadsides; and photographs, most relating to...
Dates: 1900-1976

Charles Wellington Furlong papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 698
Abstract

Charles Wellington Furlong (1874-1967) was an explorer, writer, lecturer, an artist, a college professor, a scientist, a cowboy, a collector, and a foreign correspondent to name but a few of his ‘trades.' The collection contains biographical and military records, manuscripts, articles and lectures by Furlong, notebooks and journals, Philippine Island material, photographs and daguerreotypes, correspondence, audio recordings and books.

Dates: 1896-1967

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

Grace E. Hall papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 792
Abstract

Grace E. Hall (?-1939) was a journalist, author, and poet. Collection consists of manuscripts of her books, articles, speeches, vignettes, poetry, clippings, and miscellaneous items.

Dates: circa 1939

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

Donald R. Holm papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 405
Abstract

Don Holmald (d. 2002) was a staff writer for The Oregonian and author of novels, novelettes, company histories, short stories, and articles. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, published material, newspaper material, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1940-1966

Bertram Huffman papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 676
Abstract

Bertram Wilson Huffman (1870-1953) of Summerville, Union County, Oregon, who worked for railroads and drove horses, became a celebrated writer and poet in Oregon. The collection (1889-1945) contains manuscripts of poems, articles, and essays, photographs, clippings of published pieces, and correspondence.

Dates: 1889-1945

Rodney "Rod" Hughes manuscripts

 Collection — Folder: 1-3 (shares an mb box)
Identifier: Coll 394
Abstract

Rodney "Rod" Hughes was an author and a graduate of the University of Oregon who later lived with his wife Ellie for some time in Puerto Rico. The collection (1973) contains draft manuscript material and notes.

Dates: 1973

Alexander Hull papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 052
Abstract

Alexander Hull (1887-1953) was an Oregon author, composer, and baritone. The papers include manuscript and published short stories, novels, and an account book of literary earnings.

Dates: 1913-1950

Kathrine Beck papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 414
Abstract

Kathrine Beck, a novelist who writes under the name K. K. Beck, researched and wrote a biography of Opal Whiteley titled, Opal: A Life of Enchantment, Mystery, and Madness (2003). The collection (1911-2002) contains research files, correspondence, manuscripts, and interviews gathered or produced during the writing of the Opal Whiteley biography.

Dates: 1911-2002

Ernest LaMarr King manuscripts

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: F385 K581
Abstract

Ernest LaMarr King (1875-1954) was a superintendent for the Southern Pacific Railroad who also wrote articles and stories about the railroad. The collection consists of typed and hand written manuscripts of some of King's stories and articles.

Dates: 1948-1953

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

Ben Hur Lampman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 426
Abstract Ben Hur Lampman (1886-1954) worked as a compositor, printer, and editor in North Dakota, then as editor and publisher of the Gold Hill News in Gold Hill, Oregon (1912-1916). From 1916, he was an editorial writer for the Portland Oregonian and also wrote stories and essays for a variety of periodicals. He was designated Poet Laureate of Oregon in 1951. The collection contains manuscripts for books, poems, editorials, essays, correspondence with magazine editors, speeches, printed material,...
Dates: 1912-1954

Evelyn Sibley Lampman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 011
Abstract

Evelyn Sibley Lampman (1907-1980) was an Oregon writer of books for children and young adults. The Evelyn Sibley Lampman Papers consist of manuscripts, galley proofs, illustrations, short story manuscripts, radio manuscripts, plays, correspondence, and photographs.

Dates: 1948-1980

Arthur Martin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 157
Abstract

Arthur J. Martin (1850-1937) was a publisher's representative in Portland, Oregon, who also wrote novels and short stories that were often anti-Catholic in subject. The collection (1920-1930) contains manuscripts and issues of the Ku Klux Klan periodical, The Oregon Patriot.

Dates: 1920-1930

Isabel Couper McLelland papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 419
Abstract

Isabel Couper McLelland was born in Scotland and moved to Portland, Oregon with her parents. She was educated at the University of Oregon and taught in Portland, Oregon. The papers include manuscripts of 4 books for juveniles and correspondence with Henry Holt & Co.; as well as a typed copy of an epistolary diary kept by the author on her trip around the world in 1956.

Dates: 1941-1961

Walter Meacham papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 065
Abstract

Walter E. Meacham (1879-1951) was a historian and Oregon Trail enthusiast. The Walter Meacham papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, and a variety of materials associated with the Old Oregon Trail Association and Meacham's promotional activities.

Dates: 1840-1943

Joaquin Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 864
Abstract

Joaquin Miller (1837-1913) was the pen name of Cincinnatus Hiner Miller, a Northwest writer, newspaper publisher, and poet. The collection (1868-1960) contains correspondence and published works by Miller, and also material collected by Pherne Miller regarding her Uncle Joaquin, including photographs, as well as her personal papers.

Dates: 1868-1960

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

Dorothy Morrison literary manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 862
Abstract

Dorothy Morrison was an educator and writer. The collection includes manuscripts for two pieces, The Eagle and the Fort and Ladies Were Not Expected.

Dates: 1977-1979

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