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Literature

 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 294 Collections and/or Records:

Lee Joseph Levinger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 310
Abstract Lee Joseph Levinger (1890-1966) was a Rabbi and an author. The papers include manuscripts of his books, published articles and correspondence.
Dates: 1906-1966

Blanche Lofton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 282
Abstract Blanche Lofton (1885-1971) was an Oregon poet and author. The collection consists of manuscripts of Lofton's poetry and prose, correspondence, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1938-1963

Lurton Blassingame Literary Agency records

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 043
Abstract Lurton Blassingame (1904-1988) was a notable literary agent. The collection primarily includes correspondence with clients..
Dates: 1965-1978

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

May Charles Paul papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 489
Abstract Charles Paul May (November 23, 1920-) is known for his youth books. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, research, and published books relating to his work.
Dates: 1961-1972

Dudley Dean McGaughey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 211
Abstract Dudley Dean McGaughy (1906-1986), a prolific writer of pulp westerns who published over 100 books during his lifetime, was represented by the Lenniger Literary Agency. Collection includes manuscripts and correspondence.
Dates: 1953-1974

Eloise and William McGraw papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 243
Abstract The McGraw Papers reflect the writing careers of Eloise and William McGraw and include correspondence, literary manuscripts, and book reviews. Three of Eloise's books were Newberry Honor Books. William was a journalist and an award-winning novelist.
Dates: 1923-1991

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

Milton Meltzer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 533
Abstract Milton Meltzer (May 8, 1915- ) held many positions in his life, varying from working in public relations to lecturing and working as a full-time writer. Collection comprises primarily literary manuscripts and correspondence related to Milton Meltzer's work as an author and editor of books for children and young people on American history, particularly African American history.
Dates: 1955-1973

Henry Miller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 204
Abstract Henry Miller was an American author and watercolor painter, best know for his autobiographical novel, Tropic of Cancer. The collection represents Miller's writings from 1939 to 1972 and secondary material from 1949 to 1980.
Dates: 1939-1980

Randall V. Mills papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 088
Abstract Randall Vause Mills joined the University of Oregon English faculty in 1938. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mills wrote two books and numerous articles on transportation in the Pacific Northwest. He also wrote articles on bridge construction and location. In addition, Mills was interested in folklore, and was the founder and first president of the Oregon Folklore Society. The collection largely consists of correspondence, manuscripts, research material and notecards, printed...
Dates: 1937-1976

Rutherford Montgomery papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 352
Abstract The collection of Rutherford Montgomery includes manuscripts (book length, short story and anthology), published works, correspondence, miscellaneous items (such as speeches, screenplays and screeplay ideas for television and movies), tearsheets, illustrations, scrapbooks, articles, other writings, third party manuscripts, photographs and several other materials that represent Montgomery's career as an author and his career at Walt Disney Studios.
Dates: 1931-1973

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

Rosalie Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 215
Abstract The Rosalie Moore Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, tearsheets, and published versions of literary work. The correspondence includes personal correspondence, as well as and professional correspondence with various publishers. In addition to poetry, Moore's forte, the manuscripts contain plays and children's stories written in collaboration with Moore's husband, Bill Brown. The collection also includes published versions of Moore's work.
Dates: 1927-1986

Walter Nelson Morey papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 230
Abstract Walt Morey (1907-1992), award-winning author of Gentle Ben, Year of the Black Pony, and numerous other juvenile and adult books set in the Pacific Northwest, was determined to become a writer despite a youthful lack of interest in school. Morey slowly mastered his craft by writing short stories for pulp magazines, drawing on his varied life experiences. After the pulp magazine market dried up, Morey’s wife Rosalind convinced him to try children’s fiction; his first attempt yielded the classic...
Dates: 1939-1990

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

Ruth Mountaingrove videotape autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 265
Abstract Ruth Mountaingrove is a photographer, writer and artist who moved to Oregon in 1971, settling in communes and eventually co-founding Rootworks, a lesbian community in Southern Oregon. The collection consists of 21 VHS videotapes of Mountaingrove relating the story of her life by talking, dancing, and singing.
Dates: 1988-1997

Edith Wherry Muckleston papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

Dorothy Nathan papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 414
Abstract Dorothy Goldeen Nathan ( -1966) was an Oregon-born social worker and teacher before she began writing books for young people. The papers include correspondence about her books Women of Courage (New York, 1964) and The Shy One (New York, 1966), an unpublished manuscript, and published works.
Dates: 1942-1967

Paul S. Nathan production reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 354
Abstract Paul S. Nathan, writer of the "Rights and Permissions" column in Publishers Weekly, was employed by Paramount Pictures, 1937-1948, to view and report on all new plays in New York and vicinity, concerning story material, actors, designers, and other details of possible motion picture value. Collection consists of Nathan's reports (including plot summaries, critical review, comments, and notes concerning Paramount Pictures), correspondence, an unpublished manuscript, fan letters, and publicity...
Dates: 1937-1948

Frederick Nebel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 355
Abstract Frederick Nebel (1903-1967) was a mystery writers contributing to the pulp magazines of the 1920s, and a principal writer for Black Mask. The collection consists of manuscripts of Nebel's novels and short stories, correspondence, published works, and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1927-1967

James Carlton Nelson letters from Brazilian writers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 159
Abstract James C. Nelson was a principal and high-school teacher in Salem, Oregon. The collection consists of letters written to Nelson by Brazilian authors.
Dates: 1929-1943

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

Dwight Bennett Newton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 192
Abstract Collection comprises papers of American author of western fiction Dwight Newton, including correspondence with other writers, the August Lenniger Literary Agency, and Book Creations, Inc.; literary manuscripts (including short stories and teleplays); and 57 vols. of Newton's books.
Dates: 1947-1985

Will Nickless papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041773959]
Identifier: Ax 863
Abstract Will B. Nickless (1902-1979) was greatly known for his illustrations of characters from English classics. The collection includes various sketches, watercolor paintings, ink drawings, Christmas cards, and one letter.
Dates: 1916-1964

John Wesley Noble collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 826
Abstract The John Wesley Noble papers contains materials regarding the writing career of John Noble, Oregon born journalist and novelist. Materials include correspondence with publishers between the late 1940’s through the early 1970’s, manuscripts and numerous published and unpublished writings. The collection also contains co-written manuscripts, as well as a folder of miscellaneous papers, and a personal book.
Dates: circa 1913-1945

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