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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 Alice Lange Jones papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 344
Abstract

Mary Alice Lange Jones was a romance and true confession writer born in Leavenworth, Kan., in January 1908, and died in 1983 in Kansas City, Mo. The papers include manuscripts and tear sheets of short stories published in romance and confession magazines; correspondence with Edith Margolis of Lenniger Literary Agency, as well as other literary agencies; a collection of college essays and papers; and other memorabilia.

Dates: 1943-1965

Ruth Adams Knight papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 784
Abstract

Collection comprises correspondence; manuscripts including radio scripts, books, stories, and television scripts; tearsheets; and miscellaneous items associated with journalist and writer Ruth Adams Knight. Some of the items are carbon copies.

Dates: 1937-1971

Evelyn Sibley Lampman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 011
Abstract

Evelyn Sibley Lampman (1907-1980) was an Oregon writer of books for children and young adults. The Evelyn Sibley Lampman Papers consist of manuscripts, galley proofs, illustrations, short story manuscripts, radio manuscripts, plays, correspondence, and photographs.

Dates: 1948-1980

Fanny Heaslip Lea papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 022
Abstract

Fanny Heaslip Lea (1883-1955) was a journalist and author of short stories, novels, plays, and poetry. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, and memorabilia, 1912-1955.

Dates: 1912-1955

Margaret Carver Leighton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 285
Abstract

Margaret Carver Leighton (1896-1987) was an author of books for children. The collection includes manuscripts, galley proofs, and correspondence for fifteen books relating to Leighton's interest in historical personages and incidents, as well as her own children.

Dates: 1937-1973

Elma Ehlrich Levinger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 309
Abstract

Elma Levinger (1887-1958) was an author known for her books on Jewish history and culture. The biographical material, manuscripts, and publications in the collection represent her work.

Dates: 1912-1958

Sarah Litsey papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 286- A 287] 1: [Barcode: 35025042616207]
Identifier: A 287
Abstract

Sarah Litsey (1901-1996) was a 20th century novelist, poet, and writing teacher from Kentucky. The Sarah Litsey papers includes three handwritten novel drafts, loose typescript notes and passages, as well as editor's comments from Virginia Kirkus.

Dates: 1943, 1961

Lee Lynch papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 259
Abstract

Lee Lynch (1945- ) is an award-winning writer of lesbian fiction and non-fiction. The Lee Lynch papers contain correspondence, draft manuscripts, notes and research, published works, publicity and promotional material, professional activity and finance documentation, conference and workshop programs, speeches, and ephemera, as well as material related to Lynch’s personal life.

Dates: 1960-2019

Sara Burleson Machetanz papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: i42862425]
Identifier: A 219
Abstract

Sara Burleson Machetanz (1918- ) is known for her books and films about Eskimo life in Alaska. The papers include manuscript fragments, letters, and a diary written in Unalakeet, Alaska describing her experiences in an Eskimo village.

Dates: 1954-1961

Rosalie Maggio papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 693
Abstract

Rosalie Maggio (1943-2021) was a freelance editor and an award-winning author of 24 books and hundreds of articles and stories. The Rosalie Maggio papers contain writing files and material related to public appearances and publicity.

Dates: 1961-2001

Norma Bicknell and Robert Stuart Mansfield papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 765
Abstract

Norma Bicknell (1906-1965) and Robert Mansfield (1906- ) met and married in 1925 while students at the University of Michigan; as undergraduates, both studied creative writing. The collection includes many manuscripts, correspondence and miscellaneous material.

Dates: 1929-1970

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

Isabel Couper McLelland papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 419
Abstract

Isabel Couper McLelland was born in Scotland and moved to Portland, Oregon with her parents. She was educated at the University of Oregon and taught in Portland, Oregon. The papers include manuscripts of 4 books for juveniles and correspondence with Henry Holt & Co.; as well as a typed copy of an epistolary diary kept by the author on her trip around the world in 1956.

Dates: 1941-1961

Casey Miller and Kate Swift papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 291
Abstract

Casey Geddes Miller and Kate Swift were writers focused on nonsexist-language. The collection consists of their personal papers as well as their joint professional work on gender, language, and communication include correspondence, business records, manuscripts, subject files, and photographs.

Dates: 1919-2000

Lilian Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 434
Abstract

Lilian Moore (1909-2004) was an author of children’s books, teacher and member of the New York Bureau of Educational Research. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, and published works.

Dates: 1952-1969

Dorothy Morrison literary manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 862
Abstract

Dorothy Morrison was an educator and writer. The collection includes manuscripts for two pieces, The Eagle and the Fort and Ladies Were Not Expected.

Dates: 1977-1979

Edith Wherry Muckleston papers

 Collection
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

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

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

Lenore Glen Offord papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041754512]
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

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

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

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

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

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