American literature -- 20th century
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
Sally Elliot Allen (1880-1943) was a Pacific Northwest writer and playwright. The collection (1906-1943) contains play, novel, novelette, short-story, and poetry manuscript material, correspondence, published stories and poems, a scrapbook, mementos, and personal materials.
Montgomery Meigs Atwater (1904-1976) was an author, forester, and avalanche expert. The collection includes manuscripts of books and articles, files of data on snow avalanche forecasting and control, and published books.
Charles Boeckman (1920-2015) is an author and musician. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and an autobiographical scrapbook compiled by Boeckman.
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.
During World War II, Glen Stemmons Coffield (1917-1981) was an intern at the famous Civilian Public Service (CPS) camp for conscientious objectors, Camp Waldport, whose Untide Press published two of his books of poems. Later, he was an active force in the Beat and San Francisco Renaissance scenes throughout his creative career. The Coffield Papers contain Coffield's essays, periodicals, plays, poems/poetry-books, prose and miscellaneous work.
Elizabeth Head Fetter (1904-1972) was an author of mystery novels and novels dealing with female psychology, and a free-lance writer of short stories and magazine articles. The collection contains professional and personal correspondence including fan mail, day journals and travel diaries, manuscript materials, book reviews by Fetter, photographs and published material.
William Campbell Gault (1910–1995) was an American writer of detective and crime fiction, sports fiction and young-adult novels. The collection correspondence, manuscripts, earning statements, and newspaper clippings.
Frederick D. Glidden was one of America's foremost western authors. Under the pen name Luke Short he published several novels, novelettes and articles. He also wrote a number of screenplays and teleplays. This collection documents his writing career and publishing record through manuscripts, correspondence, reviews, magazines, tearsheets and personal documents.
Myron Griffin was an author who published stories in American magazines and a graduate of the University of Oregon. The collection contains drafts and revisions of manuscripts, notes, story ideas, photographs, and professional correspondence.
Sheba Hargreaves (1882-1960) was an elementary teacher and author. The collection consists of manuscripts of books and feature articles, correspondence, and pamphlets.
Alice Tisdale Hobart was a writer who wrote about her life in China; her most successful book is Oil for the lamps of China. The Alice Tisdale Hobart papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, galley proofs, source materials, reviews, publicity materials, and copies of all books written by Alice Tisdale Hobart.
Vance J. Hoyt (1889-1967) was a physician, naturalist, and a writer. The collection (1913-1965) contains manuscripts of radio, and motion picture scripts, and articles, correspondence, copies of published works, scrapbooks, and photographs.
Walter Evans Kidd was a noted poet and author of short stories. He was born in 1901 and raised in the Portland, Oregon area. He was educated at the University of Oregon, the University of Iowa and the University of Denver. He held teaching positions at various institutions and published numerous works under the pseudonym Conrad Pendleton. This collection contains correspondence from colleagues and friends as well as other professional materials.
Peter Bernard Kyne (1880-1957) was a prominent author of novels and short stories. He served in the Spanish-American War and World War I, and resided in San Francisco most of his life. This collection includes thousands of personal and professional correspondence, and well over a hundred manuscript copies of novels and short stories. While this collection spans the years 1917 to 1957, the majority of the correspondence dates from 1935-1940.
Jacquin "Jack" Lait was a newspaper reporter and theater critic for the Chicago Herald, and also a writer of short stories, plays, and novels. The collection contains literary manuscripts, illustrations, correspondence, and memorabilia.
Ursula K. Le Guin was an internationally renowned Oregonian novelist, short story writer, children’s author, essayist, and poet best known for her world-building science fiction and fantasy works. The papers include correspondence, literary works, legal and financial files, public appearances and publicity material, personal papers, photographs and artwork, audiovisual material, website and social media, and writing of others.
Fanny Heaslip Lea (1883-1955) was a journalist and author of short stories, novels, plays, and poetry. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, and memorabilia, 1912-1955.
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.
Mrs. E. Harden Bishop was the wife of public relations expecutive E. Harden Bishop. This collection contains publishing proofs of popular 20th century literature.
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.
Henry M. Norton (1906-1975) was a writer of magazine stories and radio and television scripts. He also taught writing. The collection includes correspondence, magazine stories, radio and television scripts, teaching materials, and financial ledgers.
Malcolm Reiss (1905-1975) was an editor, author of stories and a book, China Boat Boy, and also an author's agent. The collection contains personal papers including correspondence, manuscripts, and published articles, and also business records of Fiction House including correspondence, contracts, and financial records.
James Rorty (1890-1973) was an American writer and poet who tackled subjects such as American industries, Joseph McCarthy, labor, medicine, nutrition, advertising, and Jim Crow. The collection (1915-1972) contains James Rorty's literary manuscripts, journals, correspondence, memoirs, and photographs as well as manuscripts and correspondence by Rorty's sisters, the writers Eva Beard and Marion Bullard.
Joanna Russ (1937-2011) was a feminist, educator, author and literary critic. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, books, press clippings, and photographs.
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.
Wallace Smith (1888-1937) was a newspaperman, novelist, and artist. The papers include Smith's manuscripts and published pieces, minor correspondence, drawings and illustrations, photographs, and miscellaneous documents.