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Women authors, American -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 123 Collections and/or Records:

Don B. and Terry Diener Allen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 500
Abstract Collection comprises the papers of American authors Don B. Allen and Terry Allen, including literary manuscripts and research materials for works of historical fiction and non-fiction about the West and about Native Americans, as well as collections of creative writing and poetry by young American Indians edited by Terry Allen.
Dates: 1951-1967

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

Jane and Paul Annixter papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 654
Abstract Jane (1903-1996) and Paul (1894-1985) Annixter wrote children's books, with emphasis on wildlife and adventures into nature. The collection contains manuscripts, corrections, drafts, and related correspondences and notes.
Dates: 1956-1977

Margaret Ayer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 506
Abstract Margaret Ayer (?-1981) was a free-lance writer, artist and illustrator of literature, with an emphasis on children's literature. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations and correspondence that reflect her interest in art and in Asia.
Dates: 1918-1970

Alice Bach papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 233
Abstract Alice Bach (1942-) was an editor and writer of fiction. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations, and photographs that reflect her work as an author.
Dates: 1976-1980

Iris Thorpe Barry papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 227
Abstract Iris Thorpe Barry was a writer of poetry, short stories, and crime and suspense novels. The collection contains manuscripts of poems, short stories, and novels, correspondence, memorabilia and publicity, and published works, 1925-1975.
Dates: 1925-1975

Hetty Burlingame Beatty papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 452
Abstract Hetty Burlingame Beatty (1907-1971) was a sculptor and an author and illustrator of books for children. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations, and correspondence relating to Beatty's interest in animals, especially horses, and travel adventure.
Dates: 1947-1970

Jeanne Bendick papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 550
Abstract Jeanne Bendick (b. 1919) was an author and illustrator of children's books, mostly nonfiction. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations, and correspondence relating to Bendick's interest in the sciences, the history of science, and the environment.
Dates: 1951-1977

Elisa Bialk papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 503
Abstract Elisa Bialk (1912-1990) grew up in Chicago and was still in high school when she began to publish articles in magazines and newspapers. The Elisa Bialk Papers contain a large collection of complete manuscripts from Bialk's children's novels. There is also detailed correspondence as well as a variety of fan mail.
Dates: 1947-1968

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

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

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

Dorothy Carew papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042652848]
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

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

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

Mildred Colbert papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 243
Abstract The papers of Mildred Colbert, author and daughter of a prominent Washington pioneer family, are comprised of biographical material, diaries, correspondence, financial materials, manuscripts, school materials, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous.
Dates: 1929-1995; Majority of material found within 1929 - 1965

Mary Collins papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042002986]
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

Hila Colman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 750
Abstract Hila Colman writes books for children and adolescents--specializing in realistic portrayals of adolescent characters. The collection includes correspondences, manuscripts, and galleys.
Dates: 1963-1973

Miriam L. Condon papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 237
Abstract Miriam L. Condon was a writer of stories for young people, and was possibly a relative of Frank Condon. The collection (1892-1968) contains correspondence including letters from publishers, manuscripts of anecdotes, poems, and short stories, legal documents, including deeds and contracts belonging to Frank Condon, photographs and historical postcards, negatives, and a travel notebook of a trip to Mexico.
Dates: 1892-1968

Maribelle Cormack papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 418
Abstract Maribelle Cormack (1902-1984) was a museum director and children's author. The collection includes manuscripts, publications, correspondence, illustrations, photographs, radio scripts, and book reviews of her work, as well as biographical material, including an autobiographical sketch and genealogy.
Dates: 1926-1961

Mary Francis Craig papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 435
Abstract Mary Francis Craig (1924-1991) was a writer of mystery novels and children's books. She was a recipient of the Carl Sandburg Literary Arts Award in 1985, and was elected president of the Mystery Writers of America in 1990. The Mary Francis Craig Papers include original manuscripts and correspondence, as well as eight addenda.
Dates: 1961-1979

Ellis Credle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 657
Abstract Ellis Credle (1902-1998) was an author and illustrator of children's and young adult books. The collection includes manuscript material from her books Andy and the Circus; Little Fraid, Big Fraid; Little Pest Pico; Mexico, Land of Hidden Treasure; and Monkey See, Monkey Do.
Dates: 1964-1971

Julia Cunningham papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 655
Abstract Julia Woolfolk Cunningham (1916- ) is an author of children's books, a poet and an associate editor for Screen Stories. The papers include correspondence, poems, and manuscripts.
Dates: 1957-1973

Polly Curren papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041774304]
Identifier: Ax 871
Abstract Polly Curren (1917-?) was a writer of children's literature and a teacher. She wrote during the 1950s through the 1970s and her stories span the reading ability level from early readers to young adult fiction. This collection includes manuscripts from books that Curren published in the 1970s and the correspondence with editors and publishers.
Dates: 1968-1979

Maureen Daly papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 753
Abstract Maureen Daly (1921-) wrote fiction, both short stories and novels, and nonfiction articles and books. She is credited with establishing the category of Young Adult fiction with her novel Seventeenth Summer, first published in 1942. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, reviews, interviews, and tearsheets.
Dates: 1938-1997

Marcia Davenport Music Manuscripts collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 445
Abstract The collection contains original music manuscripts from early 20th-century composers, including William Rhys-Herbert, Celius Dougherty, and Deems Taylor.
Dates: 1916-1921