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Literature

 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 294 Collections and/or Records:

Constance Savery papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 471
Abstract The papers of Constance Savery, English-born author known primarily for her children's and young adult novels, are comprised of correspondence, work diaries, drafts and typescripts, ephemera, personal documents, published material, photographs, and artifacts.
Dates: 1913-1999

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

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

Kate Seredy papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 517
Abstract Kate Seredy (1899-1975) won the Newbery Award and Newbery honors for her children's books. Noted as an illustrator for titles such as Caddie Woodlawn, she also illustrated her own works, drawing on her Hungarian childhood for classics including The Good Master and The White Stag. The collection includes illustrations for Caddie Woodlawn and With Harp and Lute, and a representative sampling of her work.
Dates: 1935-1959

Shelby Shackelford papers

 Collection — Solander-case 1-2
Identifier: Ax 777
Abstract Shelby Shackelford (1899-1987) was an author and illustrator of works on natural history. Collection includes correspondence, manuscripts (book length), short stories, articles, Illustrations, scratchboard, Illustration proofs, book reviews, and other miscellaneous papers regarding Shakelford.
Dates: circa 1899-1960

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

Louis Slobodkin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 733
Abstract Louis Slobodkin (1903-1975) was an artist and illustrator and writer of books for children. He won the Caldecott Medal in 1943 for Many Moons. The collection contains artwork, manuscripts, correspondence, publicity, photographs, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1927-1972

Louis Slobodkin Papers Addendum

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 178
Abstract Louis Slobodkin (1903-1975) was an artist and illustrator and writer of books for children. He won the Caldecott Medal in 1943 for Many Moons. This collection is an addendum to the Slobodkin Papers (call number Ax 733) and contains literary manuscripts and sketchbooks, correspondence with publishers, general correspondence, subject files, art exhibition catalogs, book reviews, and royalty statements.
Dates: 1929-1974

SO CLAP! (Southern Oregon Country Lesbian Archival Project) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 266
Abstract SO CLAP! was a non-profit corporation established in 1989 to collect and preserve primary source material documenting the history of the lesbian and feminist back-to-the-land movement in southern Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, creative writings, autobiographical writings, financial records, publications, photographs, graphic materials, and ephemera.
Dates: 1974-1999

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

Raymond Smiley Spears papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 156
Abstract Raymond Smiley Spears was an American author of western and adventure stories. Collection comprises personal and professional correspondence; diaries and journals; manuscripts of books, short stories, and non-fiction articles; tearsheets of stories, articles, and advice columns published under a variety of pseudonyms, Jim Smiley most frequently; research material; whole issues of magazines containing his stories or articles; and copies of his published books.
Dates: 1897-1948

Kim Robert Stafford collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 206
Abstract Kim Stafford is a writer from the Pacific Northwest. His poetry and essays focus on the relationship of people with nature and social custom. Stafford places great value on folklore and bases much of the research for his own writing on the study of folk custom and oral history. He has taught and served as an artist-in-residence throughout the state of Oregon and in Washington, Idaho, and California. He regularly offers poetry readings and writing workshops and is active as a printer. The...
Dates: 1972-1989

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

Harvé Stein papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 729
Abstract Harvé Stein was an artist and illustrator of children's books who worked primarily in watercolors. The collection contains correspondence, 1941-1970, and original illustrations for two books, The First Book of the California Goldrush, by Walter Havinghurst (Franklin Watts, 1962), and Galileo and the Magic Numbers, by Sidney Rosen (Little, Brown, 1958).
Dates: 1941-1970

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

Philip Sterling papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 751
Abstract Philip Sterling (1907-1989) was a writer and public relations representative. The Philip Sterling papers include publicity material for a number of radio shows in the 1940s and 1950s, professional correspondence, manuscripts, research material and correspondence relating to biographies. There is also a considerable amount of research material on Rachel Carson.
Dates: 1924 - 2010

Philip Van Doren Stern papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 803
Abstract Philip Van Doren Stern was a historian, author and editor of over forty works. The collection contains book manuscripts, short story and other short works, printed material, correspondence, and personal files.
Dates: 1909-1973; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1973

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

Janet Marshall Stevenson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 265
Abstract Author Janet Marshall Stevenson (1913- ) has made contributions as a writer of civil rights, the women's movement and the arts. This collection contains manuscripts, holographs and photographs of her many short stories, articles and books; within this collection are research items and family papers associated with her biography of Robert W. Kenny, an influential liberal that championed the rights of several of the "Hollywood 10" before the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC).
Dates: 1929-1996

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

James Summers papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 495
Abstract James L. Summers (1910-1973) wrote books and short stories for young adults. The collection consists of manuscripts, galley proofs, correspondences, and published materials.
Dates: 1946-1969

Matthew Taylor papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042052460]
Identifier: Ax 367
Abstract Matthew "Matt" Ambrose Taylor (1897-1966) was a reporter, writer, and script writer of short fiction, plays, and detective stories, many of which were adapted for radio, TV, or movies. The collection contains published and unpublished short stories, plays, radio and television scripts, and correspondence.
Dates: 1930-1966

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

Ray Palmer Tracy papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 566
Abstract Ray Palmer Tracy (1886-1966) was an author of western stories and novels. The collection includes manuscripts and biographical material.
Dates: 1931-1957

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