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Edith Wherry Muckleston (1876-1961) was an author who spent her childhood in Peking, China with her missionary parents. The collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts, photographs and Chinese manuscripts and artifacts.
Frederick Nebel (1903-1967) was a mystery writers contributing to the pulp magazines of the 1920s, and a principal writer for Black Mask. The collection consists of manuscripts of Nebel's novels and short stories, correspondence, published works, and miscellaneous papers.
Evelyn Nevin Ferguson (1910- ) is an author of children's books. She wrote The Extraordinary Adventures of Chee Chee McNerney, and The River Spirit and The Mountain Demons. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, and personal memorabilia.
Collection comprises literary manuscripts and book illustrations by American artist Clare Newberry, including 242 original drawings, sketches and illustrations; three book dummies; and scrapbooks from childhood and early school days.
Collection comprises papers of American author of western fiction Dwight Newton, including correspondence with other writers, the August Lenniger Literary Agency, and Book Creations, Inc.; literary manuscripts (including short stories and teleplays); and 57 vols. of Newton's books.
A literary editor of Story Parade, Barbara Nolen Strong (1902-2003) also wrote books about Africa and Mexico. The collection includes manuscripts written or edited by Strong and issues of Story Parade, 1937 to 1954.
Henry M. Norton (1906-1975) was a writer of magazine stories and radio and television scripts. He also taught writing. The collection includes correspondence, magazine stories, radio and television scripts, teaching materials, and financial ledgers.
Scott O’Dell (1898-1989) was a writer of books for adults, young adults and children. The collection includes manuscripts for The Cruise of the Arctic Star and correspondence with the publishing company.
Lenore Glen Offord was a mystery and true crime writer, and a mystery book critic for the San Francisco Chronicle for thirty years. The collection includes correspondence with the Chronicle, and also research and unpublished manuscripts on the Cordelia Botkin murder case of 1898.
George Washington Ogden (1871-1966) was a journalist and editor for newspapers, and later became an author of western stories and novels. The collection contains manuscripts, literary contracts and agreements, mementos and photographs, an accounting journal, and correspondence with agents, editors, and also seven letters (1922) from Elizabeth B. Custer (Mrs. George A. Custer), 1909-1940.
Collection comprises the papers of children's book editor and author Lucille Ogle and reflects her work for several publishing companies and presses, including Western Publishing Company, Golden Press, and Artists and Writers Press, and her interest in the design, publication, and marketing of children's books and young adult literature.
Theodore Victor Olsen was a well-known writer of western novels and stories, and other works inspired by American history. A native of Wisconsin, he was born in the town of Rheinlander in 1932 and died there in 1993. This collection contains many examples of his writing, from throughout his career, in draft and proof forms. Also included are many business-related correspondence.
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.
Joseph S. Pennell (1903-1963), novelist and short story writer, is most known for his book on the Civil War, The History of Rome Hanks and Kindred Matters, where he "depicted the lives of ordinary soldiers with gripping realism." The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, literary manuscript material, an autobiography, idea notebook, published newspaper pieces, photographs, and the personal correspondence, diary and manuscripts of Elizabeth (nee Horton) Pennell.
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.
Collection comprises illustrations by artists Maud and Miska Petersham for children's books, including The American ABC, Off to Bed and When I Grow Up, as well as related galley proofs and mock-ups.
Irving Petite (1920-2004) was a free-lance writer for the Seattle Times and an author who wrote stories regarding outdoor life and wildlife encounters from his cabin on Tiger Mountain, Washington, including the popular, "Mr. B," about a bear cub that adopted Petite. The collection contains manuscripts, clippings, and published books.
Collection includes manuscripts of published and unpublished poems, as well as research notes about Idaho, by American author Naomi Phelps.
Robert E. Pinkerton (1882-1970) and Kathrene Pinkerton (1887-1967) were writers of both fiction and nonfiction, primarily writing in Canada. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, tear sheets, photo albums, books and Kathrene Pinkerton's diary.
Ruth Gipson Plowhead (1877-1970) is known for authoring books for children and young people. The collection consists of manuscripts, books and short stories, minor correspondence, and original illustrations by Agnes Randall Moore
Christine Hilda Price (1928-1980) is known for her work as an illustrator and writer of children's books on art history, dance, and folklore. The collection includes illustrations and sketches, correspondence, published books, travel notes, and research materials.
Edith Ballinger Price (1897-1997) was a noted author and illustrator of children's books. She was a frequent contributor to St. Nicholas and a founder of the Girl Scouts' Brownie program. The collection includes a range of materials related to her publications and is noted for the series of sketchbooks, 1902-1940s that document her evolution as an artist, and the complete set of illustrations for My Lady Lee.
Margaret Evans Price (1888-1973) was an illustrator, artist, entrepreneur and writer of children's books. The collection includes original illustrations, published works and tear sheets from American Girl magazine.
William Alfred Quayle (1860-1925) served as a Methodist minister and Bishop, and he also became president of Baker University, a Methodist institution that was the first university established in Kansas. The collection (1891-1922) consists of correspondence, books by Quayle, letters and documents regarding Quayle's literary works and sermons, Baker University related documents, and photographs.
Correspondence (1954) relating to Floating University and Traversity (world cruises which combined travel with teaching). Also includes postcards, information on Traversity, and publicity materials promoting Greenbie's book Anna Carroll and Abraham Lincol.
The papers of Marta Randall, Nebula-nominted science fiction author, are primarily comprised of manuscripts for her novels, short fiction, and non-fiction and include associated correspondence, publicity materials, and financial records.
William Jourdan Rapp (1895-1942) was a free-lance writer, playwright, radio script writer, and producer. The collection contains correspondence, plays, advertising and article manuscripts, Harlem Renaissance research, biographical material, publications, photographs, and a WWI era scrapbook of a YMCA camp in Greece.
- Subject: Authors, American -- 20th century X
- Correspondence 200
- Literature 200
- Manuscripts for publication 189
- Authors, American -- 20th century 175
- Women authors, American -- 20th century 124
- Women 108
- Children and Youth 101
- Children's literature, American -- Authorship 77
- Photographs 74
- Publishers and Publishing 52
- Short stories 40
- Young adult literature, American -- Authorship 40
- Book illustrations 38
- Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 37
- Arts and Humanities 35
- Western stories -- Authorship 34
- Western stories 32
- Authors and publishers -- Correspondence 29
- American literature -- 20th century 27
- Oregon 24 ∧ less
- Lenniger Literary Agency 18
- Western Writers of America 6
- Brandt & Brandt 5
- Margolis, Edith 5
- Oregonian (Firm) 5
- University of Oregon 5
- Cox, William R. (William Robert), 1901-1988 4
- Ernst, Alice Henson, 1880-1980 4
- Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 4
- Lenniger, August 4
- Loomis, Noel M., 1905-1969 4
- Margulies, Leo, 1900-1975 4
- Brandt, Carl G. 3
- Haycox, Ernest, 1899-1950 3
- Kyne, Peter B. (Peter Bernard), 1880-1957 3
- Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913 3
- Wetjen, Albert Richard, 1900-1948 3
- Adshead, Gladys L. 2
- Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. 2
- Blassingame, Lurton, 1904-1988 2 ∧ less