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Women authors, American -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 124 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Carolyn Davies papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 407
Abstract

Mary Carolyn Davies was a prolific Oregon writer who wrote lyric poems, children’s verse, a novel, short stories, and several one-act plays. The collection (1907-1956) contains manuscripts, correspondence with publishers, published volumes, a scrapbook, photographs, and the manuscripts and college notebooks of Grace Ella Davies Wells.

Dates: circa 1860-1956; Majority of material found within 1907-1934

Marguerite Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 229
Abstract

Marguerite Norris Davis (1890-1978) was a writer of children's stories. The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, tear sheets, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1921-1977

Gerry Day papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 436
Abstract

Gerry Day was an author and screenwriter for film and television. The collection contains manuscripts of screenplays, screen stories, and television scripts for T.V. series including Wagon Train, The Virginian, The New Perry Mason, Marcus Welby, M.D, The High Chaparral, Little House on the Prairie, The Ford Television Theatre, and Whiplash.

Dates: 1949-1975

Roger Duvoisin and Louise Fatio papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 596
Abstract

Roger Duvoisin (1904-1980) a native of Geneva, Switzerland, was an author and illustrator of children's books. His wife, Louise Fatio, (1904-1993) from Lausanne, Switzerland, wrote many of the books Mr. Duvoisin illustrates. The collection includes various correspondence and several original manuscripts.

Dates: 1934-1968

Irmengarde Eberle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 459
Abstract

Collection comprises the papers of American children's book author Irmengarde Eberle, including literary manuscripts, correspondence and related materials for eleven books for children and young adults published from 1937 to 1973.

Dates: 1937-1973

Anne Emery papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 185
Abstract

Anne Emery (September 1, 1907-July 4, 1984) was born in Fargo, North Dakota and grew up in Chicago and Evanston, Illinois. The collection contains correspondence and manuscripts as well as miscellaneous material.

Dates: 1941-1985

Alice Henson Ernst letters to Hazel Mills

 Collection — Multiple collection box [Coll 387] 1: [Barcode: 35025042654307]
Identifier: Coll 387
Abstract

Alice Henson Ernst (1880-1980) was a playwright, teacher, freelance writer, and reporter. The collection (1951-1974) consists of correspondence from Ernst to Hazel Mills, often concerning Ernst's books Trouping in the Oregon Country and The Wolf Ritual of the Northwest Coast.

Dates: 1951-1974

Alice Henson Ernst papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 039
Abstract Alice Henson Ernst was an American author, playwright, and teacher, at University of Washington, 1920-1923, and University of Oregon, 1924-1950, who had special interests in the history of the early theater of the Pacific Northwest and masked ritual dances of Northwest Coast tribes. Collection comprises correspondence, including letters from Franz Boas; manuscripts of books, plays, essays, and poems; diaries and notebooks, 1909-1964; playbills; broadsides; and photographs, most relating to...
Dates: 1900-1976

Elizabeth Head Fetter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 743
Abstract

Elizabeth Head Fetter (1904-1972) was an author of mystery novels and novels dealing with female psychology, and a free-lance writer of short stories and magazine articles. The collection contains professional and personal correspondence including fan mail, day journals and travel diaries, manuscript materials, book reviews by Fetter, photographs and published material.

Dates: 1931-1971

Louise Lee and Richard Floethe papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 447
Abstract

Louise (1913-1988) and Richard (1901-1998) Floethe were, respectively, writer and illustrator of children's books. The collection consists of manuscripts, original illustrations, and minor correspondence concerning the book The Story of Lumber.

Dates: 1962-1984

Ruth Myers Franchere papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 548
Abstract

Ruth Franchere was born in Mason City, Iowa and educated at the University of Iowa. Franchere was an author of books for juveniles, such as Willa and Hannah Herself. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and research notes.

Dates: 1958-1969

Elisabeth Hamilton Friermood papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 453
Abstract

Elizabeth Friermood (1903-1992) was an author and public librarian in Indiana and Ohio. Friermood was educated at Northwestern University, and the University of Wisconsin. The collection includes original manuscripts and related material as well as correspondence.

Dates: 1951-1964

Jean Fritz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 664
Abstract

Jean Fritz (1915- ) became an author of children's historical fiction and won many awards. The collection contains manuscripts and correspondence.

Dates: 1967-1969

May Garelick papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 235
Abstract

May Garelick (1910-1989) was a children's author and editor. The collection contains literary manuscripts, book production materials, and correspondence.

Dates: 1957-1979

Sally Miller Gearhart papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 305
Abstract

Dr. Sally Miller Gearhart was a scholar, educator, science-fiction writer, feminist, and lesbian activist. The papers include correspondence, literary works, academic work, public appearances and publicity materials, photographs, journals and artwork, personal papers, and writings of others.

Dates: 1902-2015; Majority of material found within 1940s-2015

Mary Gorman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 340
Abstract

Mary Gorman (Palmtag) (1908 - ) wrote romance and confession stories. The collection consists of manuscripts, published stories, and professional correspondence.

Dates: 1940-1965

Nancy Gurney papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 310
Abstract

Nancy Gurney (1915-1974) was a writer of children's books. The collection includes illustrations and manuscripts that reflect her work and collaboration with her husband, Eric Gurney.

Dates: 1965-1972

Berta and Elmer Hader papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 441
Abstract

Collections comprises papers of American children's book authors and illustrators Berta and Elmer Hader, including manuscripts and original illustrations for books (including The Big Snow), 1927-1958, original Christmas cards designed by the Haders to send to their friends, miscellaneous artwork, correspondence, 1906-1947, family papers, and reviews.

Dates: 1906-1974

Grace E. Hall papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 792
Abstract

Grace E. Hall (?-1939) was a journalist, author, and poet. Collection consists of manuscripts of her books, articles, speeches, vignettes, poetry, clippings, and miscellaneous items.

Dates: circa 1939

Rosalys Haskell Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 458
Abstract

Rosalys Haskell Hall was born in New York on March 27, 1914. She has been book editor for David McKay Co., and a writer of books for children. The collection includes manuscripts, reviews and correspondence that reflect Hall's work.

Dates: 1952-1969

Eleanor Hammond papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 038
Abstract

Eleanor Hammond (1890-1950), Oregon poet and author, was born in Oakland, California. She contributed her work to various publications including Child Life, Play Mate, American Mercury, Junior World and the Oregonian. The collection consists of various manuscripts, including: Dogs Worthy of Mention, Mr. McGregor, Thomas McKat, and miscellaneous manuscripts.

Dates: 1928-1938

Sheba May Hargreaves papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 194
Abstract

Sheba Hargreaves (1882-1960) was an elementary teacher and author. The collection consists of manuscripts of books and feature articles, correspondence, and pamphlets.

Dates: 1924-1960

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

Nils Hogner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 717
Abstract

Nils Hogner (1893-1969) was a muralist and book illustrator who specialized in the illustration of nature books. The collection contains correspondence, original illustrations, manuscripts by Hogner and Dorothy Childs Hogner and others.

Dates: 1939-1970

Ruth Langland Holberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 179
Abstract

Ruth Langland Holberg was an author of books for young people, many of which were illustrated by her husband, Richard A. Holberg. Collection comprises diaries; correspondence; manuscripts of novels, short stories, poetry, and radio scripts; research material; financial material; and copies of her published works.

Dates: 1911-1977

Elizabeth Howard literary manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 663
Abstract

Elizabeth Howard Mizner (1907-1992) was a children's book author. This collection contains manuscripts of her historical novels for young people.

Dates: 1957-1972

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

Trina Schart Hyman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 065
Abstract

Trina Schart Hyman is an artist and illustrator of children's books. The collecion includes original illustrations, literary manuscripts, greeting cards, and miscellaneous materials.

Dates: 1965-1981

Jean Jackson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 379
Abstract

Jean Jackson was an author of confession stories. The collection contains manuscripts and tear sheets for short stories, articles, and speeches, and correspondence, including correspondence with Edith Margolis of Lenniger Literary Agency, 1953-1967.

Dates: 1953-1967

Dorothy Grunbock Johnston papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 693
Abstract

Dorothy Grunbock Johnston, an American author of books and articles for children and young adults, wrote primarily for the Christian press, especially Moody Press and Scripture Press, and contributed to various Sunday school magazines. Collection comprises correspondence to and from Christian children's writer Dorothy Grunbock Johnston, along with manuscripts and published versions of her works.

Dates: 1943-1970