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Franklin M. Reck papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 692
Abstract

Franklin M. Reck (1896-1965) was an author of books for young boys. The collection includes correspondence, notebooks, and literary manuscripts for books, articles, short stories, early works, and presentations to the Ford Foundation.

Dates: 1909-1965

Malcolm Reiss papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 016
Abstract

Malcolm Reiss (1905-1975) was an editor, author of stories and a book, China Boat Boy, and also an author's agent. The collection contains personal papers including correspondence, manuscripts, and published articles, and also business records of Fiction House including correspondence, contracts, and financial records.

Dates: 1922-1975

H.A. Rey papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 828
Abstract H.A. Rey was a popular children's illustrator and author, most famous for the Curious George series. The H.A. Rey Papers consist of professional correspondence, manuscript dummies for the sixth printing of The Stars: A New Way to See Them, and documents pertaining to the copyright lawsuit between H.A. Rey and Leroy Fleming. The correspondence dominates the collection with both incoming and outgoing to the Rey's publishers--Houghton Mifflin in the United States and A.P. Watt & Son in...
Dates: 1940-1961

Roe Richmond papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 163
Abstract

Roaldus F. "Roe" Richmond (1910-1986) was a writer of pulp fiction best known for his Western stories. The consists of professional correspondence, manuscripts of books and short stories, including his autobiography, and published work in magazines, pulps, and books. His stories in Texas Rangers magazine were published under the pseudonym Jackson Cole.

Dates: 1968-1986

Marcus W. Robbins papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 512
Abstract Marcus W. Robbins (1879-1936) was an attorney, Socialist, and free thinker, and was named bishop for the Diocese of Reno, Nevada by Bishop Frank H. Rice of the Liberal Church, Inc. The collection (1902-1933) includes notebooks of Socialist and agnostic essays, manuscripts and published copies of Socialist pamphlets and broadsides authored by Robbins, issues of the circular Facts published by Robbins, articles, essays, and letters to the editor written by Robbins, photographs, and also...
Dates: 1902-1933

James Rorty papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 769
Abstract

James Rorty (1890-1973) was an American writer and poet who tackled subjects such as American industries, Joseph McCarthy, labor, medicine, nutrition, advertising, and Jim Crow. The collection (1915-1972) contains James Rorty's literary manuscripts, journals, correspondence, memoirs, and photographs as well as manuscripts and correspondence by Rorty's sisters, the writers Eva Beard and Marion Bullard.

Dates: 1915-1972

Denise Royal papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 721
Abstract

Denise Royal (1935- ) was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania and was educated at the University of Pennsylvania. She did public relations work, and spent time as a free-lance writer. Most of the collection represents the research and writing of a young people's biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer, published by Saint Martin Press, 1969:

Dates: 1967-1970

Polly Ruhtenberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 081
Abstract

Polly King Ruhtenberg (1907-1983) a libertarian and children's book author was active in social and civic organizations throughout her life. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, photographs, and a scrapbook that reflect her work as an author and libertarian.

Dates: 1946-1983

Joanna Russ papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 261
Abstract

Joanna Russ (1937-2011) was a feminist, educator, author and literary critic. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, books, press clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1907-2014; Majority of material found within 1953-2011

Eva Rutland papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 063
Abstract

Eva Elsie Rutland (1917- ) is a writer of books and short stories primarily relating to the African American experience and race relations in America. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts and miscellaneous records that reflect her writing career.

Dates: 1949-1979

Queene B. Lister Ryan papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 231
Abstract

Queene B. Lister Ryan, of Portland, Oregon, wrote true confession stories, poetry, short stories for magazines and newspapers. The collection (1927-1956) contains manuscripts of poems, short stories, including confession stories, and correspondence.

Dates: 1927-1956

Jessica Salmonson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 472
Abstract

The papers of Jessica Salmonson, American author and editor of fantasy and horror fiction and poetry, are comprised of manuscripts and other published material, correspondence, subject/research files, clippings and ephemera, media, and photographs.

Dates: 1973-1993

Margaret Scherf papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 666
Abstract

Margaret Scherf (1908-1979) wrote lighthearted mystery and detective stories. The collection includes literary manuscripts and correspondence with Isabelle Taylor.

Dates: 1908-1979

Leslie Scott papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 099
Abstract

The Leslie Scott papers collection consists primarily of book length and short story length manuscripts of western, detective, and adventure stories, including his Walt Slade Texas Ranger series.

Dates: circa 1920-1949

Frederick and Myra Scovel papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 707
Abstract

Dr. Frederick Gilman Scovel (born 1902) and his wife Myra Scovel (August 11, 1905- August 26, 1994) were missionaries overseas for the United Presbyterian Church for almost thirty years. The works in this collection are a collection of correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and other miscellaneous items that represent the Scovels’ missionary work and their time spent overseas.

Dates: 1930-1974

Lin J. Searles papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 075
Abstract

Lin (Lynn) J. Searles (1914-1972) was a professional magician/proprietor of magic shops and writer of Western stories and television series'. The collection consists of his correspondence, manuscripts, tear sheets, and financial documents.

Dates: 1956-1983

Millicent Ellis Selsam papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 457
Abstract

Millicent Selsam (1912- 1996) was a biologist and teacher who wrote natural science literature for children. This collection primarily contains manuscripts, illustrations, and other materials related to published works as well as various versions of paperbacks and correspondence.

Dates: 1912-1996

Shelby Shackelford papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 777
Abstract

Shelby Shackelford (1899-1987) was an author and illustrator of works on natural history. Collection includes correspondence, manuscripts (book length), short stories, articles, Illustrations, scratchboard, Illustration proofs, book reviews, and other miscellaneous papers regarding Shakelford.

Dates: circa 1899-1960

Alice B. Sheldon, pen name James Tiptree, Jr., papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 455
Abstract Alice B. Sheldon, pen name James Tiptree, Jr. (1915-1987), was a much acclaimed science fiction author, publishing from 1968 to 1987. She was also briefly a painter, an art reviewer for the Chicago Sun, a chicken farmer, and a CIA analyst. She earned a doctorate in experimental psychology, and corresponded with and reviewed the work of several well-known psychologists. This collection contains correspondence, drawings, manuscripts, and her writing, from childhood to her death, in all of...
Dates: 1892-2006; Majority of material found within

Howard and Mina Lewiton Simon papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 702
Abstract

Howard Simon was an artist and illustrator of children's books and Mina Lewiton Simon was an author of juvenile literature. This collection contains manuscripts, manuscript materials, published books, illustrations and miscellaneous items pertaining to the work of Howard and Mina Lewiton Simon.

Dates: 1954-1967

Louis Slobodkin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 733
Abstract

Louis Slobodkin (1903-1975) was an artist and illustrator and writer of books for children. He won the Caldecott Medal in 1943 for Many Moons. The collection contains artwork, manuscripts, correspondence, publicity, photographs, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1927-1972

Louis Slobodkin Papers Addendum

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 178
Abstract

Louis Slobodkin (1903-1975) was an artist and illustrator and writer of books for children. He won the Caldecott Medal in 1943 for Many Moons. This collection is an addendum to the Slobodkin Papers (call number Ax 733) and contains literary manuscripts and sketchbooks, correspondence with publishers, general correspondence, subject files, art exhibition catalogs, book reviews, and royalty statements.

Dates: 1929-1974

Wallace Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 269
Abstract

Wallace Smith (1888-1937) was a newspaperman, novelist, and artist. The papers include Smith's manuscripts and published pieces, minor correspondence, drawings and illustrations, photographs, and miscellaneous documents.

Dates: 1916-1935

Dorothy Speare papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 366
Abstract

Dorothy Speare (1898-1951) was an opera singer turned author who wrote the novel Dancers in the Dark. The collection consists of Speare's manuscripts, correspondence, personal files, and school and college papers.

Dates: 1914-1948

Raymond Smiley Spears papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 156
Abstract

Raymond Smiley Spears was an American author of western and adventure stories. Collection comprises personal and professional correspondence; diaries and journals; manuscripts of books, short stories, and non-fiction articles; tearsheets of stories, articles, and advice columns published under a variety of pseudonyms, Jim Smiley most frequently; research material; whole issues of magazines containing his stories or articles; and copies of his published books.

Dates: 1897-1948

Kim Robert Stafford collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 206
Abstract Kim Stafford is a writer from the Pacific Northwest. His poetry and essays focus on the relationship of people with nature and social custom. Stafford places great value on folklore and bases much of the research for his own writing on the study of folk custom and oral history. He has taught and served as an artist-in-residence throughout the state of Oregon and in Washington, Idaho, and California. He regularly offers poetry readings and writing workshops and is active as a printer. The...
Dates: 1972-1989

Arthur G. Stangland and Artie Stangland (Artie Appleton) papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 271
Abstract

Arthur G. Stangland (1908-1990) and Artie Stangland/Artie Appleton (1910-1995) were a pair of married writers who lived in Astoria, Oregon. The collection consists of manuscripts and some published copies of stories by both authors, as well as some correspondence.

Dates: 1929-1954

Jacqueline Steffan papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 293
Abstract

Alice Jacqueline Kennedy Steffan (1907- ) was an author of books for children who published under the pseudonym Jack Steffan. The collection includes correspondence with publishers, manuscripts and other material related to eight books, including The Long Fellow.

Dates: 1955-1968

Dorothy Sterling papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 852
Abstract

Dorothy Sterling (1913-2008 ) is a writer, particularly of fiction and non-fiction books for children and young adults.

Dates: ca. 1845-2007

Philip Sterling papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 751
Abstract

Philip Sterling (1907-1989) was a writer and public relations representative. The Philip Sterling papers include publicity material for a number of radio shows in the 1940s and 1950s, professional correspondence, manuscripts, research material and correspondence relating to biographies. There is also a considerable amount of research material on Rachel Carson.

Dates: 1924 - 2010