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Literature

 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 295 Collections and/or Records:

Dorothie de Bear Bobbe papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041976057]
Identifier: Ax 808
Abstract Dorothy de Bear Bobbe was an editor, reviewer, author, and historian. Collection contains professional correspondence: ingoing and outgoing, manuscripts of her articles and unpublished book Elizabeth and Alexander, seven pages of biographical material, tearsheets including articles, letters to the editor, reviews on her books, and books by other authors owned by Bobbe.
Dates: circa 1895-1975

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

Edwin Booth papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 184
Abstract Edwin Booth (1906-1980) was a writer of Western fiction. The Edwin Booth Papers contain personal and professional literary correspondence with authors who were contemporaries of Booth, as well as literary manuscripts. The manuscript series contains manuscripts of novels and short stories. The collection also includes published copies of Booth's novels and anthologies of short stories. Booth wrote American westerns as well as mystery literature.
Dates: 1946-1981

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 — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042293874]
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

Edward Y. Breese papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 136
Abstract Consists primarily of correspondence with editors, manuscripts of fiction and some non-fiction, and financial material relating to the marketing of his stories.
Dates: 1965-1972

Lowell and Frances Hyams Brentano papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 568
Abstract Lowell Brentano (1895-1950) was a publisher, playwright, novelist, editor, literary agent, and frequent collaborator with his wife, Frances Hyams Brentano and many others in the literary world. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts by Lowell and also Francis Brentano, tearsheets, copyright and registration material, court records, publisher and author permissions, reviews, biographical material, memorabilia, and a scrapbook.
Dates: 1917-1952

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

Frederic Robert Buckley papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041771409]
Identifier: Ax 319
Abstract Frederic Robert Buckley (1896 -?) is the literary name of Frederic Robert Wakelin-Buckley, who wrote western, adventure, and sea stories. The collection contains manuscripts including short stories, novelettes, novels, plays, and essays, and correspondence, 1921-1929.
Dates: 1921-1929

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

Dana Burnet papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 141
Abstract The papers consist of Dana Burnet's correspondence, 1926-1959, primarily with his literary agents Carl and Carol Brandt; manuscripts of short stories, plays and screenplays, most notably The Great Commandment; tearsheets; and contracts.
Dates: 1915-1963

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

William Cadbury faculty papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041801677]
Identifier: UA 228
Abstract William Cadbury has served at the University of Oregon since 1961 and continues to act as a professor of Emeritus in the English department today (2015). His study focuses on film theory and criticism. The Collection of William Cadbury’s Faculty Papers consists of a loose-leaf copy of his book titled Getting the Point: Film as Literature.
Dates: circa 1971

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

Courtney Owen Cameron papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 573
Abstract Courtney Owen Cameron (1902/1906-1960) was an American author of crime and suspense novels (sometimes referred to as mysteries), and westerns, who often wrote under the name "Owen Cameron." The collection (1943-1960) contains correspondence, manuscripts of unpublished and published novels and short stories, tearsheets, published works, and scrapbooks, 1943-1960.
Dates: 1943-1960

Camp Waldport records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 034
Abstract Camp Waldport, or Civilian Public Service (CPS) Camp No. 56, was a conscientious objector camp in Oregon during WWII, and was home to the Fine Arts Group. Among Camp Waldport's interns were several poets and artists who are considered to have contributed to the Beat Movement and the "San Francisco Renaissance" of the 1950s and 60s, including Adrian Wilson, Kermit Sheets, painter Morris Graves, and poets William Everson and Glen Coffield. The camp's press, the Untide Press, published volumes of...
Dates: 1943-1945

Dorothy Carew papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041754538]
Identifier: Ax 848
Abstract Dorothy Carew (1910-1973) was a writer, journalist and traveler of the United States and Europe. She served as a United Press correspondent in Paris and was the first female financial journalist for the Associated Press. Her papers include drafts, research notes, completed manuscripts and correspondence for each of her books, titled respectively The Netherlands and Portugal.
Dates: 1962-1969

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 — Multiple Containers
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

Robert Ormond Case papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 467
Abstract Robert Ormond Case lived from 1895 to 1964, residing in Oregon most of his life. He was educated at the University of Oregon and went on to become a popular author of books and stories in the western genre, as well as a prominent resident of Portland. This collection contains several examples of his writing, in both published and manuscript forms. It also includes a large quantity of personal and private correspondence and documents.
Dates: 1926-1964

Victoria Case papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 230
Abstract Victoria Case (1897-1973) was a writer of short stories, articles, freelance work and books; she wrote articles for many Oregon newspapers as well. This collection represents her career as an author of a wide range of genres, from romance to geography.
Dates: 1892-1972

Frank P. Castle papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042362901]
Identifier: Ax 331
Abstract Frank Castle was a writer of western, mystery, suspense, sex, medical, historical, and juvenile fiction, and comic book scripts. The collection contains manuscripts for short fiction and comic strips, 1948-1966.
Dates: 1948-1966

Henry Castor papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041754520]
Identifier: Ax 847
Abstract Henry Castor (1909 - ) was an author who wrote non-fiction children's literature regarding war. The collection (1953-1971) includes book-length manuscripts, correspondence with publishers and the U.S. Army, and a photocopy of a letter from Harry S. Truman.
Dates: 1953-1971

Frances Cavanah papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: ALMA429397]
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

Edward Chambreau collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025040523827]
Identifier: Coll 056
Abstract Edward Chambreau (1821-1902), adventurer and gambler, was born in France, migrated to Canada with his family in 1825, and in 1846 enlisted with the U.S. Army at St. Louis. From 1853 through 1875 Chambreau moved between Portland, Tygh Valley and Vancouver, running saloons, gambling parlors, general stores and a restaurant. In 1875 Chambreau converted to Christianity, sold his saloon and gave up gambling. He became a scout for the U.S. government and traveled between Oregon, Washington and Idaho...
Dates: 1847-1880

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