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Women authors, American -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 124 Collections and/or Records:

Denise Royal papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 721
Abstract

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:

Dates: 1967-1970

Eva Rutland papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 063
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1949-1979

Queene B. Lister Ryan papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042358065]
Identifier: Ax 231
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1927-1956

Margaret Scherf papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 666
Abstract

Margaret Scherf (1908-1979) wrote lighthearted mystery and detective stories. The collection includes literary manuscripts and correspondence with Isabelle Taylor.

Dates: 1908-1979

Frederick and Myra Scovel papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 707
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1930-1974

Millicent Ellis Selsam papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 457
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1912-1996

Alice B. Sheldon, pen name James Tiptree, Jr., papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 455
Abstract Alice B. Sheldon, pen name James Tiptree, Jr. (1915-1987), was a much acclaimed science fiction author, publishing from 1968 to 1987. She was also briefly a painter, an art reviewer for the Chicago Sun, a chicken farmer, and a CIA analyst. She earned a doctorate in experimental psychology, and corresponded with and reviewed the work of several well-known psychologists. This collection contains correspondence, drawings, manuscripts, and her writing, from childhood to her death, in all of...
Dates: 1892-2006; Majority of material found within

Howard and Mina Lewiton Simon papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 702
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1954-1967

Dorothy Speare papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 366
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1914-1948

Arthur G. Stangland and Artie Stangland (Artie Appleton) papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 271
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1929-1954

Jacqueline Steffan papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 293
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1955-1968

Dorothy Sterling papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 852
Abstract

Dorothy Sterling (1913-2008 ) is a writer, particularly of fiction and non-fiction books for children and young adults.

Dates: ca. 1845-2007

Emma Gelders Sterne papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 391
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1928-1971

Stratemeyer Syndicate records

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 815
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1883-1966

Kaye M. Teall papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042363917]
Identifier: Ax 385
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1964-1967

Helen Damrosch Tee-Van papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 715
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1900-1969

Jacquelyn Trimble papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 669
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1943-1970

Annette Turngren papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 557
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1939-1969

Nora S. Unwin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 358
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1926-1973

Amelia Elizabeth Walden papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 054
Abstract

Collection comprises literary manuscripts of young adult fiction by Amelia Elizabeth Walden and her correspondence with McGraw-Hill relating to book production.

Dates: 1954-1977

Mary Jane Waldo papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 427
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1948-1965

Jane Werner Watson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 787
Abstract

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".

Dates: 1958-1976

Isabel Stewart Way papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 371
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1931-1966

Lisl Weil papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 612
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1950-1979

Vivian Lescher Werner papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 641
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1961-1971

Anne Terry White papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 468
Abstract

Collection comprises correspondence, literary manuscripts, and foreign language translations by author, editor, and translator Anne Terry White (1896-1980).

Dates: 1961-1968

Eloise Wilkin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 213
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1979-1980

Hazel Hutchins Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 377
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1969

Ruth Cornwall Woodman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 690
Abstract The Ruth Cornwall Woodman Papers include radio and television scripts for "Death Valley Days," and other television scripts and miscellaneous papers, 1914-1916, 1930-1969. The collection includes scripts and associated material for 204 "Death Valley Days" radio and television programs, an index to the scripts, notebooks from summer research trips, and correspondence with Death Valley acquaintances. There is also research data and a draft for The History of the Pacific Coast Borax Company,...
Dates: 1913-1916, 1930-1969

Catherine Woolley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 642
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1930-1993