Women authors, American -- 20th century
Found in 124 Collections and/or Records:
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:
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.
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.
Margaret Scherf (1908-1979) wrote lighthearted mystery and detective stories. The collection includes literary manuscripts and correspondence with Isabelle Taylor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dorothy Sterling (1913-2008 ) is a writer, particularly of fiction and non-fiction books for children and young adults.
Emma Gelders Sterne (1894-1971) was primarily a writer of juvenile literature. The Sterne collection consists of manuscripts and supporting materials for eleven books, two plays, two speeches, and correspondence.
Edward Stratemeyer (1862-1927) was an author and founded the Stratemeyer Syndicate which produced adventure story series for children, such as Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, Honey Bunch, and the Bobbsey Twins. The collection includes literary manuscripts and fan letters.
Kaye M. Teall was a free-lance writer and television teacher, and was represented by the Lenniger Literary Agency. The collection (1964-1967) contains manuscripts, and correspondence with Lenniger Literary Agency, and Jullian Messner, Inc.
Collection comprises papers of American artist, illustrator and author Helen Damrosch Tee-Van, and includes illustrations from her books (both rough sketches and final drawings), sketch books, educational dioramas, murals, backgrounds for exhibits, manuscripts, articles, underwater illustrations from oceanographic expeditions, photographs, letters, and habitat maps.
Jacquelyn Whitney Trimble (1927 - ) worked as a librarian and was an author who wrote mysteries and science fiction. The collection contains manuscripts of novels and short stories, professional correspondence, personal journals, and college material, 1943-1970.
Collection comprises a manuscript, art work and books associated with American writer Annette Turngren. Included is a draft manuscript of Mystery plays a golden flute. There are illustrations by Dorothy Bayley for The copper kettle, and for Flaxen braids. And there are a number of Turngren's published books, including The copper kettle; Choosing the right college; and Mystery of the water witch.
Collection comprises correspondence, sketchbooks, literary manuscripts, illustrations and other material by children's book author and illustrator Nora S. Unwin (1907-1982). Correspondence is primarily incoming letters. Illustrations include ink and watercolor illustrations for children's books by Unwin and others, notably Elizabeth Yates. Collection also includes several sound recordings and photographs of Unwin.
Collection comprises literary manuscripts of young adult fiction by Amelia Elizabeth Walden and her correspondence with McGraw-Hill relating to book production.
Mary Jane Waldo (1915-1967) was an author who wrote romances and confessions of 1945, feature stories for the Portland Oregonian, and was an instructor of creative writing at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Collection consists of manuscripts of stories and poems, a collection of published pieces, professional and personal correspondence, speeches, copyright papers, and a photograph.
Collection comprises correspondence and manuscripts of children's book author Jane Werner Watson. Correspondence is both incoming and outgoing. Manuscripts are for both article- and book-length works and include drafts of Going to the hospital; The Soviet Union; India celebrates; and The making of "Beautiful Americans".
Isabel Stewart Way (1904-1978) wrote short stories, novels, and novelettes. The collection contains literary manuscripts, correspondence, notes and resource material, memorabilia, maps, books, newspaper clippings, and a photograph.
Lisl Weil is a Viennese-born author-illustrator of children's books. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and Weil's illustrations for books by other authors.
Vivian Lescher Werner (1921- ) was a free-lance writer for magazines, a novelist, and a writer of books for children and young people. The collection consists of manuscripts in various stages, source material, and correspondence.
Collection comprises correspondence, literary manuscripts, and foreign language translations by author, editor, and translator Anne Terry White (1896-1980).
Eloise Wilkin (1904-1987) was a writer and illustrator of children's book. The collection contains documents relating to the book illustrated by Wilkin, The Visit, and includes correspondence, illustrations, a draft of the manuscript, photographs, a layout of the book, a press release, original artwork, and a bound copy of the book.
Hazel Wilson (April 8, 1898-August 20, 1992) worked in many positions at libraries around the country as well as a position overseas. She also held other positions relating to students. The material in this collection reflects her career as an author.
Catherine Woolley (August 11, 1904-July 23, 2005) was an advertising copywriter and later a freelance children’s author. The collection includes manuscripts and correspondence that reflect Woolley’s career in writing.