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Authors, American -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 175 Collections and/or Records:

Frank R. Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 527
Abstract Frank Ramsay Adams (1883-1963) was a writer for magazines, film, and television. He also wrote music. The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, sheet music, and selected publications.
Dates: 1908-1955

Gladys Lucy Adshead papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 446
Abstract Gladys Lucy Adshead (1896-1985) was a noted educator, school administrator, and the author of many children's books. The collection consists of correspondence related to production and publishing of her books, and manuscripts.
Dates: 1937-1965

Duncan Aikman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 629
Abstract Duncan Aikman (1889-1955) was a journalist and author. Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, tear sheets, newspaper tear sheets, poetry, a Guggenheim Foundation proposal, miscellaneous notes, biographical information, photographs, and magazines with articles by Aikman.
Dates: 1925-1947

Charles Alexander papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 006
Abstract Charles Alexander was a writer of popular fiction. The Collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, reviews, notebooks, clippings, personal material, and miscellany. The majority of the correspondence is with family members, publishers, and other writers such as Ernest Haycox, Robert Ormond Case, and Albert Wetjen. The reviews are for Alexander's books: Bobbie, a great collie, The fang in the forest, and The Splendid summits. The Manuscripts section is the largest, containing...
Dates: 1912-1962

Don B. and Terry Diener Allen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 500
Abstract Collection comprises the papers of American authors Don B. Allen and Terry Allen, including literary manuscripts and research materials for works of historical fiction and non-fiction about the West and about Native Americans, as well as collections of creative writing and poetry by young American Indians edited by Terry Allen.
Dates: 1951-1967

Sally Elliott Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 239
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1906-1943

Clarence William Anderson papers

 Collection — Solander-case 1: [Barcode: 35025041766953]
Identifier: Ax 444
Abstract Clarence William Anderson (1891 - 1971) specialized in the writing and illustrating of books about horses, most of them for children. The collection (1963-1968) contains lithographs, dummies, pencil sketches, crayon drawings, and prints for three children's books.
Dates: 1968

Van Winkle Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 113
Abstract Van Winkle Anderson was a Realtor in Portland, Oregon, and a writer. The collection consists of correspondence and manuscripts.
Dates: 1899-1959

Edward Anthony papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 653
Abstract Edward Anthony (1895-1971) was a writer and collaborator, directed publicity for Herbert Hoover's presidential campaign, and became an editor and publisher, most notably for Collier's. The collection contains supporting materials for thirteen books, article and short story manuscripts, personal and business correspondence, and Crowell-Collier Publishing company material consisting of inter-office memos, financial, promotional material, and the professional and personal papers of Don Marquis.
Dates: 1864-1977; Majority of material found within 1924 - 1977

Jules Archer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 314
Abstract Jules Archer (1915-) specializes in writing political, historical, and biographical books for younger readers. The papers consists of an extensive collection of book manuscripts, articles, short stories, article ideas, outlines, research materials, and correspondence covering a time span from the 1940s through the 1970s.
Dates: 1947-1977

Joseph Archibald papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 215
Abstract Joseph Archibald (1898-1986) was a writer. The Joseph Archibald papers comprise literary manuscripts and television scripts concerning the military, specifically Vietnam and the Air Force. The collection also includes incoming correspondence, both personal and professional, from publishers, military officers and civilians. The collection also includes an article about Joseph Archibald.
Dates: 1962-1967

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

Montgomery Meigs Atwater papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 630
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1955-1966

William David Ball papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041749694]
Identifier: Ax 704
Abstract William David Ball (1885 - ?) was a writer of short stories and photoplays and edited a book regarding markets and methods for writers. The collection (1920-1965) contains manuscripts of short stories and articles, correspondence, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1920-1965

Todhunter Ballard papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 049
Abstract Willis Todhunter Ballard (1903-1980) was a writer of the western and mystery fiction genre. The collection consists of professional correspondence from 1947 to 1972, publication records, papers of the Western Fiction Writers of America (WWA) documenting his activity in that organization, and literary manuscripts of 70 books, 17 teleplays, one screenplay, and a few magazine articles.
Dates: 1926-1975

Laurence B. Barretto papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 017
Abstract Laurence (Larry) Barretto (1890-1971) was a novelist, magazine editor, and war correspondent. The collection consists of WWI diary pages and WWII diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, published materials, and scrapbooks.
Dates: 1917-1968

Barron Bryton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 463
Abstract Bryton Barron (1898- ) was a teacher, a writer, a civil servant, a publisher and, most notably, a political conservative who wrote critically of the U.S. State Department and U.S. Foreign policy. The collection includes correspondence, writings, reports and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1923-1967

Iris Thorpe Barry papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 227
Abstract Iris Thorpe Barry was a writer of poetry, short stories, and crime and suspense novels. The collection contains manuscripts of poems, short stories, and novels, correspondence, memorabilia and publicity, and published works, 1925-1975.
Dates: 1925-1975

Harry Behn papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 420
Abstract Harry Behn (1898-1973) was a writer, teacher, and founder of various media groups. The collection includes books, plays, screenplays, correspondence, and mementos relating to Behn's interest in children's literature and educational programs.
Dates: 1914-1968

Josef Berger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 058
Abstract Josef Berger (1903-1971) was a children's book author, political speechwriter, poet, and lyricist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, and published articles, relating to Berger's interest in American history, politics, and culture.
Dates: 1918-1982

Glenn O. Blough papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 736
Abstract Glenn O. Blough (1904-1995) was an author of children's books and textbooks. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, reviews, galleys and a few illustrations relating to Blough's interest in illuminating the world of science for young readers.
Dates: 1953-1973

Charles Boeckman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 329
Abstract Charles Boeckman (1920- ) is an author and musician. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and an autobiographical scrapbook compiled by Boeckman.
Dates: 1944-1981

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

Ernest S. Bradford diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 613
Abstract Ernest S. Bradford was an American economist and statistician who authored several books on marketing research and municipal government in the early twentieth century. The Ernest S. Bradford diaries contains handwritten notebooks and ledgers detailing Bradford’s education, travel, and work between 1895 and 1931.
Dates: 1895-1931

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

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

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

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

Robert Cantwell papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 020
Abstract Robert Cantwell (1908 January 31 – 1978 December 8) was a novelist, biographer, essayist, and editor for several publications including, Time (1935-1936, 1938-1945), Fortune (1937), Newsweek (1949-1954), and Sports Illustrated (1956-1978). The Robert Cantwell papers contain correspondence, diaries, literary manuscripts, research files, published works, clippings,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1908-1978; 1866-1987