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Children and Youth

 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 122 Collections and/or Records:

Gladys Lucy Adshead papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 446
Abstract Gladys Lucy Adshead (1896-1985) was a noted educator, school administrator, and the author of many children's books. The collection consists of correspondence related to production and publishing of her books, and manuscripts.
Dates: 1937-1965

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

Lee J. Ames papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 727
Abstract Lee Ames (1921-) is an illustrator for “how-to-draw” and children’s books, and he has worked on animated films for Walt Disney Studios. The collection includes books illustrated by Ames, both dust jackets and chapter illustrations.
Dates: 1953-1965

Benjamin Appel papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 491
Abstract Benjamin Appel (1907-1977) was a writer whose "voice of the streets" reflected his New York City childhood and his military experience. His work has been compared to Dashiell Hammett and James Cain. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and research materials from his work, including the 1943 Dark Stain, which addressed racism.
Dates: 1928-1965

Jules Archer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 314
Abstract Jules Archer (1915-) specializes in writing political, historical, and biographical books for younger readers. The papers consists of an extensive collection of book manuscripts, articles, short stories, article ideas, outlines, research materials, and correspondence covering a time span from the 1940s through the 1970s.
Dates: 1947-1977

Herbert E. Arntson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 064
Abstract Herbert Edward Arntson (1911-1982) was an author, English professor, and musician. The collection includes manuscripts of books and short stories, poems, speeches and correspondence, which reflect his work.
Dates: 1934-1983

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

Pauline Baynes papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 308
Abstract Pauline Baynes (1922-August 1, 2008) was an illustrator of books primarily for children. The collection includes sketches and drawings relating to Baynes' interest in animals, mythological creatures, fantasy, and fairy tales.
Dates: 1955-1972

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

Harry Behn papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 420
Abstract Harry Behn (1898-1973) was a writer, teacher, and founder of various media groups. The collection includes books, plays, screenplays, correspondence, and mementos relating to Behn's interest in children's literature and educational programs.
Dates: 1914-1968

Margo Benary-Isbert papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 394
Abstract Margot Benary-Isbert (1889-1979) was an author of books for young people. The collection includes manuscripts, original illustrations, published books, and correspondence relating to Benary-Isbert's interest in German history and people, and her experience of post-war Germany.
Dates: 1950-1971

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

Josef Berger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 058
Abstract Josef Berger (1903-1971) was a children's book author, political speechwriter, poet, and lyricist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, and published articles, relating to Berger's interest in American history, politics, and culture.
Dates: 1918-1982

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

Glenn O. Blough papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 736
Abstract Glenn O. Blough (1904-1995) was an author of children's books and textbooks. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, reviews, galleys and a few illustrations relating to Blough's interest in illuminating the world of science for young readers.
Dates: 1953-1973

Eunice Blake Bohanon papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 342
Abstract Eunice Blake Bohanon (1904-February 16, 1997) was a representative of the Department of State and Franklin Books, encouraging the development of children's literature and book publishing. This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, tearsheets and other miscellaneous items such as itineraries, invitations, travel brochures, clippings, leaflets, diaries, photographs, articles about Ms. Bohanon, reflecting her travels from 1964-1966 as a representative.
Dates: 1964-1966

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

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

Bill Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 424
Abstract William Louis Brown (1910-1964) was a teacher, editor, reporter, ranger, and author of books and short stories for young people. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia relating to Brown's interest in writing adventure stories drawn from his own life experiences.
Dates: 1936-1972

Clyde Robert Bulla papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 297
Abstract Clyde Robert Bulla (b. 1914) is an author of books for young people. The collection includes manuscripts relating to Bulla's interest in historical fiction.
Dates: 1969-1973

Carl Burger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 577
Abstract Carl Burger (1888-1967) was an artist and writer of children’s books about animals and natural history. This collection, which includes drafts, research notes and correspondence as well as numerous original illustrations, reflects his talent as an illustrator and his love of the outdoors.
Dates: 1960-1969

Virginia Lee Burton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 839
Abstract Virginia Lee Burton (1909-1968) was an illustrator and author of children's books. The collection includes sketches and finished illustrations for the books Calico the Wonder Horse; Or the Saga of Stewy Slinker, CHOO CHOO, The Story of the Little Engine Who Ran Away (both by Burton), The Emperor's New Clothes (written by Hans Christian Anderson) and others.
Dates: ca. 1937-1962

Hughie Call papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 073
Abstract Hughie Florence Call (1890-1969) was a writer whose works reflect her life on a Montana sheep ranch. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, reviews, legal documents, and general memorabilia that follow her writing career from 1936-1969.
Dates: 1936-1978

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

Ruth and Latrobe Carroll papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 710
Abstract Latrobe Carroll (1894-1996) and Ruth Carroll (1899-1999) were American authors of children’s literature. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations and correspondence that reflect the work of Ruth and Latrobe Carroll.
Dates: 1932-1980

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