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Elizabeth Bishop correspondence and book of poetry

 Collection — Folder: 1-2
Identifier: A 214
Abstract

Elizabeth Bishop was a poet who won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1956 for her collection of poems titled Poems: North and South: A Cold Spring. The collection (1947-1950) contains original and typed transcripts of letters from Bishop to Carley Dawson, a book of poetry by Bishop, and a poem by Carley Dawson.

Dates: 1947-1950

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

Ernest S. Bradford diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 613
Abstract

Ernest S. Bradford was an American economist and statistician who authored several books on marketing research and municipal government in the early twentieth century. The Ernest S. Bradford diaries contains handwritten notebooks and ledgers detailing Bradford’s education, travel, and work between 1895 and 1931.

Dates: 1895-1931

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

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

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

Anne Tedlock Brooks papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 107
Abstract

Collection comprises correspondence, publications, and literary manuscripts of novels for young people by American author Anne Tedlock Brooks, including her works Singing Fiddles; Fire in the Wind; and The Gay Young Blade. Correspondence is mainly with agents and editors, particularly Willis Wing, May Cameron of Samuel Curl, Inc., and Arcadia House publishers.

Dates: 1938-1971

Bill Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 424
Abstract

William Louis Brown (1910-1964) was a teacher, editor, reporter, ranger, and author of books and short stories for young people. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia relating to Brown's interest in writing adventure stories drawn from his own life experiences.

Dates: 1936-1972

Clyde Robert Bulla papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 297
Abstract

Clyde Robert Bulla (b. 1914) is an author of books for young people. The collection includes manuscripts relating to Bulla's interest in historical fiction.

Dates: 1969-1973

Carl Burger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 577
Abstract

Carl Burger (1888-1967) was an artist and writer of children’s books about animals and natural history. This collection, which includes drafts, research notes and correspondence as well as numerous original illustrations, reflects his talent as an illustrator and his love of the outdoors.

Dates: 1960-1969

Dana Burnet papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 141
Abstract

The papers consist of Dana Burnet's correspondence, 1926-1959, primarily with his literary agents Carl and Carol Brandt; manuscripts of short stories, plays and screenplays, most notably The Great Commandment; tearsheets; and contracts.

Dates: 1915-1963

Hughie Call papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 073
Abstract

Hughie Florence Call (1890-1969) was a writer whose works reflect her life on a Montana sheep ranch. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, reviews, legal documents, and general memorabilia that follow her writing career from 1936-1969.

Dates: 1936-1978

Courtney Owen Cameron papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 573
Abstract

Courtney Owen Cameron (1902/1906-1960) was an American author of crime and suspense novels (sometimes referred to as mysteries), and westerns, who often wrote under the name "Owen Cameron." The collection (1943-1960) contains correspondence, manuscripts of unpublished and published novels and short stories, tearsheets, published works, and scrapbooks, 1943-1960.

Dates: 1943-1960

Robert Cantwell papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 020
Abstract Robert Cantwell (1908 January 31 – 1978 December 8) was a novelist, biographer, essayist, and editor for several publications including, Time (1935-1936, 1938-1945), Fortune (1937), Newsweek (1949-1954), and Sports Illustrated (1956-1978). The Robert Cantwell papers contain correspondence, diaries, literary manuscripts, research files, published works,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1908-1978; 1866-1987

Dorothy Carew papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 848
Abstract

Dorothy Carew (1910-1973) was a writer, journalist and traveler of the United States and Europe. She served as a United Press correspondent in Paris and was the first female financial journalist for the Associated Press. Her papers include drafts, research notes, completed manuscripts and correspondence for each of her books, titled respectively The Netherlands and Portugal.

Dates: 1962-1969

Mary Jane Carr papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 121
Abstract

Collection comprises papers of American author Mary Jane Carr, and includes draft manuscripts of two books; proofs, illustrations by Robert Kuhn, and correspondence relating to the books, including material from Walt Disney Productions; two puppet plays by Carr; poems; engraving plates; fan letters; and miscellaneous materials.

Dates: ca. 1934-1940

Ruth and Latrobe Carroll papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 710
Abstract

Latrobe Carroll (1894-1996) and Ruth Carroll (1899-1999) were American authors of children’s literature. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations and correspondence that reflect the work of Ruth and Latrobe Carroll.

Dates: 1932-1980

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

Frank P. Castle papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 331
Abstract

Frank Castle was a writer of western, mystery, suspense, sex, medical, historical, and juvenile fiction, and comic book scripts. The collection contains manuscripts for short fiction and comic strips, 1948-1966.

Dates: 1948-1966

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

Frances Cavanah papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 544
Abstract

Frances Cavanah (1899- 1982) was a writer and editor of children's books. The collection includes manuscripts and correspondence that reflect Cavanah's career as a publisher and author.

Dates: 1954-1971

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

Mary Chase papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 542
Abstract

Mary Coyle Chase (1907-1981) was born in Denver, Colorado. While working at newspaper and public relations jobs, Chase began to write plays. Her most famous play is Harvey, the story of Elwood P. Dowd and his imaginary, six-foot tall rabbit. Chase incorporated elements of fantasy drawn from Irish folktales into her work, such as banshees and Celtic pookas (spirits in animal form). The collection includes literary manuscripts and correspondence.

Dates: 1945-1968

Madye Lee Chastain papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 545
Abstract

The Madye Lee Chastain Papers comprise one final book manuscript, 31 scratchboard illustrations, and one photostat illustration.

Dates: 1950-1951

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