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Edith Wherry Muckleston papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 264
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1858-1961

Paul S. Nathan production reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 354
Abstract Paul S. Nathan, writer of the "Rights and Permissions" column in Publishers Weekly, was employed by Paramount Pictures, 1937-1948, to view and report on all new plays in New York and vicinity, concerning story material, actors, designers, and other details of possible motion picture value. Collection consists of Nathan's reports (including plot summaries, critical review, comments, and notes concerning Paramount Pictures), correspondence, an unpublished manuscript, fan letters, and publicity...
Dates: 1937-1948

Frederick Nebel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 355
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1927-1967

Evelyn C. Nevin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 817
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1965-1977

Clare Turlay Newberry papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 681
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1910-1969

Dwight Bennett Newton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 192
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1947-1985

Barbara Nolen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 771
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1937-1974

Henry M. Norton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 072
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1942-1952, 1970-1975

Scott O'Dell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 809
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1966-1976

Lenore Glen Offord papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 845
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1943-1959

George Washington Ogden papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 484
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1909-1940

Lucille Ogle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 201
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1934-1973

Jack Olsen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 322
Abstract Jack Olsen was an American author and journalist who wrote thirty-one books and is said to have set the standard for the crime writing genre. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, manuscript drafts and notes, source materials, reviews, and audiotapes from the early 1950s through the 1960s. The monograph series contains manuscript drafts and completed manuscripts for three of Jack Olsen's books: Black is Best, The Climb Up to Hell, and I'll Take Baseball. It also includes...
Dates: 1950-1968

Theodore V. Olsen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 393
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1955-1983

Albert M. Ottenheimer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 132
Abstract Albert M. Ottenheimer was an actor, author and a founder of the Seattle Repertory Playhouse, and founding member of the Seattle local of the American Federation of Radio Artists. Collection consists of investigation files relating to Albert M. Ottenheimer's blacklisting during the McCarthy era, including a diary Ottenheimer kept during his 30-day jail sentence; correspondence; literary manuscripts; scripts for television, radio, and the theater; scripts by others; professional file,...
Dates: 1935-1980

Charles C. Patch papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 621
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1936-1970

Joseph Stanley Pennell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 194
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1924-1961

Lawrence Perry papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 388
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1907-1961

Maud and Miska Petersham illustrations

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 534
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1930-1958

Irving Petite papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 581
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1960s-1970s

Naomi Phelps papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 222
Abstract

Collection includes manuscripts of published and unpublished poems, as well as research notes about Idaho, by American author Naomi Phelps.

Dates: 1935-1939

Robert E. Pinkerton and Kathrene Pinkerton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 591
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1911-1967

Ruth Gipson Plowhead papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 713
Abstract

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

Dates: 1931-1969

Christine Price papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 448
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1948-1979

Edith Ballinger Price papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 214
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1902-1977

Margaret Evans Price papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 735
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1955

William Alfred Quayle selected papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 006
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1891-1922

C. A. Raises collection of miscellaneous papers relating to Sydney and Marjorie Greenbie

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 108
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1949-1954

Marta Randall papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 476
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1973-1988

William J. Rapp papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 604
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1911-1942