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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

Lewis R. Alderman papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 473
Abstract Lewis R. Alderman (1872-1965) became a prominent and influential educator, first as a principal and school superintendent in McMinnville, then as superintendent in Yamhill County and Eugene, a University of Oregon faculty member, Superintendent of Schools for Oregon, Director of Education of enlisted men in the Navy, and Chief of the Service Division in the USO Office of Education. The collection contains, scrapbooks, speeches, radio talks on education, correspondence and documents on adult...
Dates: 1928-1943

Sally Elliott Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 239
Abstract

Sally Elliot Allen (1880-1943) was a Pacific Northwest writer and playwright. The collection (1906-1943) contains play, novel, novelette, short-story, and poetry manuscript material, correspondence, published stories and poems, a scrapbook, mementos, and personal materials.

Dates: 1906-1943

Laurence B. Barretto papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 017
Abstract

Laurence (Larry) Barretto (1890-1971) was a novelist, magazine editor, and war correspondent. The collection consists of WWI diary pages and WWII diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, published materials, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1917-1968

Barron Bryton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 463
Abstract

Bryton Barron (1898- ) was a teacher, a writer, a civil servant, a publisher and, most notably, a political conservative who wrote critically of the U.S. State Department and U.S. Foreign policy. The collection includes correspondence, writings, reports and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1923-1967

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

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

Verne Bright papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 263
Abstract

Verne Bright (1893 - ) was an Oregon author of poetry who also worked as a newspaper reporter, and as an English teacher. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, genealogy research, sketches, scrapbooks, and publications.

Dates: 1899-1975

Samuel Asahel Clarke papers

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CB C556] 1
Identifier: CB C556
Abstract

Samuel Asahel Clarke (1827-1909) was an Oregon newspaperman, historian, and poet. The collection consists of typed transcripts of sections from Clarke's scrap book.

Dates: 1844-1909

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

Arthur Whipple Crawford papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 237
Abstract

Arthur Whipple Crawford (1885-?) was an economist and newspaper correspondent. The collection includes an autobiography, published material, scrapbooks, papers on the World Peace Conference, miscellaneous writings, manuscripts, records of the American Liberty League, manuscripts on the New Deal, records of the Economists National Committee on Monetary Policy, and other miscellaneous items.

Dates: 1931-1965

Abigail Scott Duniway papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 232B
Abstract Abigail Scott Duniway (1834-1915) moved to Oregon from Illinois in 1852 with her family on the Oregon Trail and kept a detailed journal of their travels. Duniway was later a key leader of the Woman's Suffrage Movement in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, and she aided the national effort. This expansive collection contains her correspondence, published and unpublished literary works, documents pertaining to the suffrage movement, and a considerable amount of newspaper clippings reporting on...
Dates: 1852-1992

Ethel Romig Fuller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 650
Abstract

Ethel Romig Fuller (1883-1965) was poetry editor of The Oregonian newspaper and in 1957 she was appointed Poet Laureate of Oregon by Governor Robert D. Holmes. The collection contains poetry manuscripts, correspondence, scrapbooks and photographs.

Dates: 1924-1965

Henry M. Hanzen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 507
Abstract

Henry M. Hanzen (1879-1967) was a newspaper reporter, attorney, and Oregon political manager. The collection (1917-1960) contains a manuscript chronicling the political history of Oregon from 1900-1960, titled "Power," campaign files of Oregon politicians, Oregon State Budget Director correspondence, Press Publishing Co., and Willamette Publishing Co. files, personal correspondence, legal files and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1917-1960

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

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

Harriet E. Huntington papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 454
Abstract

Harriet E. Huntington (1909-1985) was a photographer and author of children's books. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, reviews, photographs, biographical materials and family scrapbooks that reflect Huntington's career as an author.

Dates: 1942-1974

Jacquin "Jack" L. Lait papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 346
Abstract

Jacquin "Jack" Lait was a newspaper reporter and theater critic for the Chicago Herald, and also a writer of short stories, plays, and novels. The collection contains literary manuscripts, illustrations, correspondence, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1917-1938

Ben Hur Lampman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 426
Abstract Ben Hur Lampman (1886-1954) worked as a compositor, printer, and editor in North Dakota, then as editor and publisher of the Gold Hill News in Gold Hill, Oregon (1912-1916). From 1916, he was an editorial writer for the Portland Oregonian and also wrote stories and essays for a variety of periodicals. He was designated Poet Laureate of Oregon in 1951. The collection contains manuscripts for books, poems, editorials, essays, correspondence with magazine editors, speeches, printed material,...
Dates: 1912-1954

Robert Littell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 400
Abstract

Robert Littell (1896-1963) was a writer, editor and drama critic for major US magazines and newspapers. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, articles, books, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1901-1963

Blanche Lofton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 282
Abstract

Blanche Lofton (1885-1971) was an Oregon poet and author. The collection consists of manuscripts of Lofton's poetry and prose, correspondence, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1938-1963

Arthur and Mary Frank Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 402
Abstract

Mason, Arthur (1876-1955) and Mary Frank (1888-1966) were children's book authors. The collection includes holograph manuscripts of novels and short stories, correspondence with agents and friends, contracts, reviews, diaries, and photographs that reflect their work as authors.

Dates: 1920-1957

Michael A. Meyendorff papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 152
Abstract

Michael A. Meyendorff (1849-1908) was a Polish revolutionary (in Russia), who was released to the United States through government intercession in 1866, and who later relocated to Oregon. The collection (1861-1908) contains personal and official correspondence (some in Russian), scrapbooks, an autobiographical manuscript, and estate papers.

Dates: 1861-1908

Rosalie Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 215
Abstract

The Rosalie Moore Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, tearsheets, and published versions of literary work. The correspondence includes personal correspondence, as well as and professional correspondence with various publishers. In addition to poetry, Moore's forte, the manuscripts contain plays and children's stories written in collaboration with Moore's husband, Bill Brown. The collection also includes published versions of Moore's work.

Dates: 1927-1986

Richard Neuberger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 078
Abstract

Richard Lewis Neuberger (1912-1960), an Oregon native, was a U.S. Senator (D-OR) from 1954 to 1960. The Richard Neuberger collection consists of correspondence, legislation, published articles, and newspaper articles which pertain to the literary and political career of Richard Lewis Neuberger.

Dates: 1930-1960

Margaret Parton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 036
Abstract

Margaret Parton (1915-1981) was a journalist, critic, and author. She was educated at the Lincoln School of Teachers in New York City and at Swarthmore College. The collection comprises materials that deal extensively with the personal and professional life of Parton and her family at home and abroad throughout the 20th century.

Dates: 1885-1981

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

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

James Hugh Pruett papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 091
Abstract J. Hugh Pruett (1865-1955) was an educator and an amateur astronomer who passionately tracked Northwest meteors, built and operated the Evergreen Observatory in his home in Eugene, taught astronomy classes through the University of Oregon Extension for thirty years, served as Pacific Coast director for the American Meteor Society, and wrote articles for astronomy journals. The collection contains correspondence, articles and manuscripts of articles, an Evergreen Observatory visitor...
Dates: 1887-1954