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Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Linda Stevens Almond letter

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 074] 1: [Barcode: i2034255x]
Identifier: SFM 074
Abstract

Letter, Feb. 27, 1945, from Linda Stevens Almond to Mr. Roberts, responding to his question about first edition copies of the book Peter Rabbit's Easter.

Dates: 1945 Feb. 27

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

Elizabeth Bishop correspondence and book of poetry

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 214] 1: [Barcode: i50138315]
Identifier: A 214
Abstract

Elizabeth Bishop was a poet who won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1956 for her collection of poems titled Poems: North and South: A Cold Spring. The collection (1947-1950) contains original and typed transcripts of letters from Bishop to Carley Dawson, a book of poetry by Bishop, and a poem by Carley Dawson.

Dates: 1947-1950

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

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

Joseph Chadwick correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: A 200
Abstract

Joseph Chadwick (1909 - ) was a prolific author of westerns, suspense and espionage novels, who was managed by the Lenniger Literary Agency. The collection (1966) contains professional correspondence and paperback volumes.

Dates: 1966

Lucille Cardin Crain papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 095
Abstract Lucille Cardin Crain was an American author, editor, and conservative political activist who was dedicated to examining how "leftist" and "collectivist" ideas and philosophies were disseminated among women's groups and organizations and through high school and college textbooks. Collection consists largely of general correspondence, 1920-1978; correspondence (1949-1955) and organizational records of the Educational Reviewer; writings and speeches; and subject files containing articles,...
Dates: 1920-1978

Alice Henson Ernst letters and cards to John March

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 127] 1: [Barcode: i2040363x]
Identifier: SFM 127
Abstract

Letters, cards, and postcards written by Alice Henson Ernst to John March of Lawton, Ok., Mar. 10, 1952-Jan. 8, 1972, giving general news.

Dates: 1952 Mar. 10-1972 Jan. 8

Alice Henson Ernst letters to Hazel Mills

 Collection — Multiple collection box [Coll 387] 1: [Barcode: 35025042654307]
Identifier: Coll 387
Abstract

Alice Henson Ernst (1880-1980) was a playwright, teacher, freelance writer, and reporter. The collection (1951-1974) consists of correspondence from Ernst to Hazel Mills, often concerning Ernst's books Trouping in the Oregon Country and The Wolf Ritual of the Northwest Coast.

Dates: 1951-1974

John T. Flynn papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 116
Abstract

John T. Flynn (October 25, 1882-April 13, 1964) was an American journalist and political writer. The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, scripts of radio broadcasts and other addresses, and reference files that reflect Flynn's career as a writer and his interests in business, economics, politics.

Dates: 1928-1960

Greenwillow Books records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 140
Abstract

Greenwillow Books is a children’s publishing imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. The collection consists of correspondence, production files, manuscripts, book reviews, office files, audiovisual materials, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1974-2014

Elgin Groseclose papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 102
Abstract

Elgin E. Groseclose (1899-1983) was a writer, professor, specialist in finance, and treasurer for a financial and investment consultant firm. He was also involved in other interest groups that appealed to his deeply religious beliefs. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, financial material, valuations, organizations and photographs.

Dates: 1912-1983

John and Ward Hawkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 071
Abstract

The John and Ward Hawkins Papers comprise fiction manuscripts and teleplays, correspondence, non-fiction manuscripts, and screenplays by American writers John and Ward Hawkins.

Dates: 1937-1981

Frank Holwerda papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042363412]
Identifier: Ax 378
Abstract

Frank Holwerda (1908-1971) worked in various jobs before he became a published writer of short stories, and was represented by the Lenniger Literary Agency. The collection (1952-1967) contains manuscripts of short stories, correspondence with publishers and agents, and includes letters of grievance.

Dates: 1952-1967

Nannine Joseph papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 821
Abstract

Nannine Joseph (1890-1976) was a literary agent. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondences, and photographs from her clients.

Dates: 1930-1976

Lois Dykeman Kleihauer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 143
Abstract

Consists of professional correspondence; manuscripts of short stories, poetry, and books; published stories; royalty statements and contracts; and books, including her novel Don't Ever Leave Me.

Dates: 1944-1985

Damon Knight papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 340
Abstract Damon Francis Knight (1922-2002) was a well-known editor, author, and critic in the field of science fiction. He was instrumental in establishing the Milford writers’ conference and the Clarion writers’ workshops. His book on creative writing, first published in 1981 is still in print. But, he also wrote puns, poems, television and radio scripts, western and detective fiction, biographical and autobiographical works, and an analysis of the artwork of Hieronymus Bosch. The collection...
Dates: 1912-2002 ; Majority of material found within 1940-2002

Peter Bernard Kyne letter

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 110] 1: [Barcode: i20403458]
Identifier: SFM 110
Abstract

Letter from Peter Kyne to Mrs. Lois V. Pryor, teacher and administrator in San Jose, Ca., public schools, describing his relationship with his employers at Dolbeer & Carson, San Francisco, and his writing career.

Dates: 1955 Mar. 9

Peter Bernard Kyne war correspondence

 Collection — Multiple collection box [Coll 398] 1: [Barcode: 35025032078848]
Identifier: Coll 398
Abstract

Peter Bernard Kyne (1880 - 1957) a soldier who served in the Spanish American War and WWI, became an author whose war experience provided the background for many of his later stories. The collection (1898-1918) contains correspondence written while Kyne served in the Philippines, during his discharge between wars, and a later letter written in France during WWI.

Dates: 1898-1918

Lenniger Literary Agency records

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 073
Abstract The Lenniger Literary Agency was founded in 1923 by August Lenniger. Its purpose was to place a writer’s books and stories with publishers and to negotiate with the publishers. August Lenniger and Edith Margolis corresponded with hundreds of agency clients. The letters concern editing and sales of manuscripts, requirements and house rules of publishers, the state of the literary market, and personal problems of the writers. The collection contains correspondence, published works, manuscripts...
Dates: 1926-1975

Literary and political autograph collection

 Collection — Multiple collection box [Coll 390] 1: [Barcode: 35025042654315]
Identifier: Coll 390
Abstract

This collection (1864-1963) contains letters and autographs from famous literary and political persons including Upton Sinclair, Douglas MacArthur, George (G. C.) Marshall, John J. Pershing, and Booker T. Washington.

Dates: 1864-1963

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

Eugene Lyons papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 117
Abstract

Eugene Lyons (1898-1985) was a newspaperman, foreign correspondent, editor, radio commentator and a political writer. The collection includes manuscripts, publications and letters.

Dates: 1929-1964

Leo Margulies correspondence

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 116] 1: [Barcode: i20403549]
Identifier: SFM 116
Abstract

Leo Margulies was a publisher and editor of pulp magazines; started Renown Publications, Inc., with his wife, Cylvia Kleinman Margulies. The collection contains correspondence between Dennis Lynds and Leo and Cylvia Margulies concerning stories Lynds wrote for The Man From U.N.C.L.E. magazine and Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine. Includes outline for a Man From U.N.C.L.E. story, The Shangri-La Affair.

Dates: 1965 September 9 - 1967 November 1

Leo Margulies papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 133
Abstract Leo Margulies (1900-1975) was an editor and publisher of pulp magazines, and founder of the publishing enterprise, Renown Publications. The Leo Margulies papers consist of correspondence with authors and publishers; manuscripts published in Charlie Chan Mystery Magazine, The Girl from U.N.C.L.E., The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine, Weird Tales, and Zane Grey Western Magazine; articles and editorials by Margulies; contracts; a copy of "The Flying Wildcats"; and boxed...
Dates: 1943-1977

Wheeler McMillen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 120
Abstract Wheeler McMillen (b. 1893) was a newspaper reporter, became editor of the Covington, Ind. Republican, editor of Country Home, and editor-in-chief of Farm Journal. He was founder and president of the Farm Chemurgic Council. In the 1940s he was active politically, ran for the governorship of New Jersey, and was a presidential candidate. Collection includes book manuscripts with related material, most notably Bugs or People--Which? (Appleton, 1965); correspondence; speeches, articles, editorial...
Dates: 1923-1978

John J. Miller papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042363891]
Identifier: Ax 382
Abstract

John J. Miller (1930 - ) is a writer of novels and confession stories that often contained settings and characters in the medical profession; he was represented by the Lenniger Literary Agency. The collection (1961-1965) contains manuscripts, and correspondence with the Lenniger Literary Agency.

Dates: 1961-1965

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

Albert M. Ottenheimer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 132
Abstract Albert M. Ottenheimer was an actor, author and a founder of the Seattle Repertory Playhouse, and founding member of the Seattle local of the American Federation of Radio Artists. Collection consists of investigation files relating to Albert M. Ottenheimer's blacklisting during the McCarthy era, including a diary Ottenheimer kept during his 30-day jail sentence; correspondence; literary manuscripts; scripts for television, radio, and the theater; scripts by others; professional file,...
Dates: 1935-1980

C. A. Raises collection of miscellaneous papers relating to Sydney and Marjorie Greenbie

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 108] 1: [Barcode: i20403410]
Identifier: SFM 108
Abstract

Correspondence (1954) relating to Floating University and Traversity (world cruises which combined travel with teaching). Also includes postcards, information on Traversity, and publicity materials promoting Greenbie's book Anna Carroll and Abraham Lincol.

Dates: 1949-1954