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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

Duncan Aikman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 629
Abstract

Duncan Aikman (1889-1955) was a journalist and author. Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, tear sheets, newspaper tear sheets, poetry, a Guggenheim Foundation proposal, miscellaneous notes, biographical information, photographs, and magazines with articles by Aikman.

Dates: 1925-1947

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

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

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

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

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

Edward Y. Breese papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 136
Abstract

Consists primarily of correspondence with editors, manuscripts of fiction and some non-fiction, and financial material relating to the marketing of his stories.

Dates: 1965-1972

Mary Collins papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 201
Abstract

Mary Collins was an author of six mystery novels, all set in California. The collection contains correspondence, contracts, manuscripts, notes, and scrapbooks, 1941-1953.

Dates: 1941-1953

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

Maribelle Cormack papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 418
Abstract

Maribelle Cormack (1902-1984) was a museum director and children's author. The collection includes manuscripts, publications, correspondence, illustrations, photographs, radio scripts, and book reviews of her work, as well as biographical material, including an autobiographical sketch and genealogy.

Dates: 1926-1961

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

Lucille Cardin Crain papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 095
Abstract Lucille Cardin Crain was an American author, editor, and conservative political activist who was dedicated to examining how "leftist" and "collectivist" ideas and philosophies were disseminated among women's groups and organizations and through high school and college textbooks. Collection consists largely of general correspondence, 1920-1978; correspondence (1949-1955) and organizational records of the Educational Reviewer; writings and speeches; and subject files containing articles,...
Dates: 1920-1978

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

Alice Henson Ernst letters and cards to John March

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 127
Abstract

Letters, cards, and postcards written by Alice Henson Ernst to John March of Lawton, Ok., Mar. 10, 1952-Jan. 8, 1972, giving general news.

Dates: 1952 Mar. 10-1972 Jan. 8

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

Doris Gates papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 180
Abstract

Doris Gates (1901-1987), renowned author and editor of literary works for children, was born in Mountain View, California. Gates' deep interests in storytelling and mythology are evident in both her oral and written narratives. This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and published materials. Also included are records relating to Ginn and Company, publisher of textbooks.

Dates: 1936-1985

Hardie Gramatky papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 438
Abstract

Hardie Gramatky (1907-1979) was the author and illustrator of several books for children, though he is best known for his character “Little Toot.” The collection includes correspondence, illustrations, publicity, photographs, drafts, and artwork.

Dates: 1945-1972

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

Elgin Groseclose papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 102
Abstract

Elgin E. Groseclose (1899-1983) was a writer, professor, specialist in finance, and treasurer for a financial and investment consultant firm. He was also involved in other interest groups that appealed to his deeply religious beliefs. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, financial material, valuations, organizations and photographs.

Dates: 1912-1983

Nancy Gurney papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 310
Abstract

Nancy Gurney (1915-1974) was a writer of children's books. The collection includes illustrations and manuscripts that reflect her work and collaboration with her husband, Eric Gurney.

Dates: 1965-1972

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

John and Ward Hawkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 071
Abstract

The John and Ward Hawkins Papers comprise fiction manuscripts and teleplays, correspondence, non-fiction manuscripts, and screenplays by American writers John and Ward Hawkins.

Dates: 1937-1981

Quail Hawkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 819
Abstract

Quail Hawkins (1905-2002) was a writer of children's books. The collection includes published works, book length manuscripts as well as short stories, musicals, articles and poetry. The collection also includes clippings and correspondence that reflects her work.

Dates: 1925-1974

Le Grand Henderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 021
Abstract

The collection comprises general correspondence, a manuscript sequence series, subject files and scrapbooks by author and illustrator Le Grand Henderson.

Dates: 1932-1981

Inez Hogan papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 044
Abstract

Inez Hogan (1895-1973) was an educator, author, lecturer, and illustrator of books for children. Hogan is most noted for her animal stories, including a series about animal twins, and her "Nicodemus" series about a young African American boy and his family and friends. The collections consists of forty years of correspondence, literary manuscripts, illustrations, research materials, contracts, one scrapbook, photographs, publicity materials, and biographical information.

Dates: 1927-1994