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Authors, American -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 175 Collections and/or Records:

Ruth and Latrobe Carroll papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 710
Abstract Latrobe Carroll (1894-1996) and Ruth Carroll (1899-1999) were American authors of children’s literature. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations and correspondence that reflect the work of Ruth and Latrobe Carroll.
Dates: 1932-1980

Robert Ormond Case papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 467
Abstract Robert Ormond Case lived from 1895 to 1964, residing in Oregon most of his life. He was educated at the University of Oregon and went on to become a popular author of books and stories in the western genre, as well as a prominent resident of Portland. This collection contains several examples of his writing, in both published and manuscript forms. It also includes a large quantity of personal and private correspondence and documents.
Dates: 1926-1964

Henry Castor papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041754520]
Identifier: Ax 847
Abstract Henry Castor (1909 - ) was an author who wrote non-fiction children's literature regarding war. The collection (1953-1971) includes book-length manuscripts, correspondence with publishers and the U.S. Army, and a photocopy of a letter from Harry S. Truman.
Dates: 1953-1971

Calvin Clements papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 493
Abstract Calvin J. Clements (1915-1997) was a writer of television scripts, screenplays, and adventure stories. The collection includes television scripts and one screenplay.
Dates: 1958-1966

Mary Collins papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042002986]
Identifier: Ax 201
Abstract Mary Collins was an author of six mystery novels, all set in California. The collection contains correspondence, contracts, manuscripts, notes, and scrapbooks, 1941-1953.
Dates: 1941-1953

Richard Collins papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 691
Abstract Collection comprises papers of American screenwriter and producer Richard Collins and includes motion picture scripts, scenarios, screen plays, outlines and treatments by Collins and others; television scripts, including scripts for the Breaking point and Chrysler theatre series; and professional correspondence. Major correspondents are Marjorie Cantor, Frank Dorsey, Arnaud d'Usseau and Ned Russell.
Dates: 1932-1967

Miriam L. Condon papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 237
Abstract Miriam L. Condon was a writer of stories for young people, and was possibly a relative of Frank Condon. The collection (1892-1968) contains correspondence including letters from publishers, manuscripts of anecdotes, poems, and short stories, legal documents, including deeds and contracts belonging to Frank Condon, photographs and historical postcards, negatives, and a travel notebook of a trip to Mexico.
Dates: 1892-1968

Earl Conrad papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 460
Abstract Earl Conrad (1912–1986) was an author who specialized in biographies and books about the African American experience and race relations, among other non-fiction books and criticisms. The collection contains manuscript material and published works, professional and personal correspondence, research materials, underground newspapers, teaching materials, reviews, publicity, and news clippings.
Dates: 1950-1969

William (Will) Everett Cook papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 332
Abstract William Everett Cook was a writer of western and adventure novels and stories. Collection consists of correspondence (273 letters), manuscripts for his novels, short stories, and one novella, and an extensive collection of western pulp fiction containing short stories by Cook.
Dates: 1952-1964

John O'Hara Cosgrave papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 718
Abstract John O’Hara Cosgrave II (1908-1968) was an artist and a writer. Although best known for his illustrations of sea vessels, Cosgrave’s works are not restricted to the limits of water. The collection includes illustrations, manuscripts, correspondences, acclamations, book dummies and proofs.
Dates: 1930-1970

William R. Cox papers

 Collection — Photo box 1: [Barcode: 35025041131182]
Identifier: Coll 032
Abstract William Cox (1901-1988) was a prolific writer for the pulp fiction magazine industry during the 1930s, 1940s and into the early 1950s. He later wrote for the television industry and continued to publish in a wide variety of genres including sports, Westerns, and juvenile fiction. This Collection consists of three main series: correspondence with business associates and other contemporary writers (Red Barber, Ray Bradbury, John Ford, David Frost, Lillian Hellman, Elmore Leonard and Allen...
Dates: 1914-1980

Alexander L. Crosby papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 013
Abstract Alexander L. Crosby (1906-1980) was a journalist, editor, author of children's books and a political activist. Crosby was involved in activist causes such as housing for the poor, human rights and the Vietnam War. He was involved with leftwing activism, and corresponded with other liberals such as Alger Hiss, Leonard Boudin, James Aronson and Scott Nearing. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, articles and files on subjects of interest to Crosby.
Dates: 1921-1980

Thomas A. Curry, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 318
Abstract Thomas A. Curry, Jr. (1900-1976) was best known as a writer of adventure stories. He published numerous novels, novelettes and periodical articles. This collection contains several of his manuscripts and also a large amount of his correspondence.
Dates: 1922-1967

Charles Michael Daugherty papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 748
Abstract Charles Michael Daugherty is known for writing and illustrating children's books. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, and illustrations.
Dates: 1914-1970

James Daugherty papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 450
Abstract James Daugherty (1889-1974) was a muralist, author, and illustrator who won the Newbery Medal in 1940 for his children's book, Daniel Boone, and was a runner-up for two Caldecott Medals. The collection is primarly comprised of artwork, but also includes manuscripts and other writings (including several by Sonia Daugherty and Charles Daugherty), correspondence, notebooks and sketchbooks, news clippings and ephemera, and photographs.
Dates: 1922-1973

Gerry Day papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 436
Abstract Gerry Day was an author and screenwriter for film and television. The collection contains manuscripts of screenplays, screen stories, and television scripts for T.V. series including Wagon Train, The Virginian, The New Perry Mason, Marcus Welby, M.D, The High Chaparral, Little House on the Prairie, The Ford Television Theatre, and Whiplash.
Dates: 1949-1975

Roger Duvoisin and Louise Fatio papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 596
Abstract Roger Duvoisin (1904-1980) a native of Geneva, Switzerland, was an author and illustrator of children's books. His wife, Louise Fatio, (1904-1993) from Lausanne, Switzerland, wrote many of the books Mr. Duvoisin illustrates. The collection includes various correspondence and several original manuscripts.
Dates: 1934-1968

Selected manuscripts of Don Dwiggins

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 090
Abstract Don Dwiggins (1913-1988) was a writer. The collection includes literary manuscripts for several of Dwiggin's published works, including The Air Devils!, Into the Unknown, and Space and Weather.
Dates: 1966-1976

Ralph Dyar papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 255
Abstract Ralph E. Dyar (1885-1955) was an author and playwright who also worked for and wrote about newspapers and newspaper promotion and research. The collection contains literary manuscripts, correspondence, and the working files for the book, News for an Empire: The Story of the Spokesman-Review of Spokane, Washington, and of the Field it Serves.
Dates: 1907-1955

Otto Eisenschiml manuscripts

 Collection — Box 1-2 : [Barcode: i50106995]
Identifier: F923 Ei84
Abstract Otto Eisenschiml (1880-1963) was a chemist and an American Civil War historian who published books and articles regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The collection (1960-1963) contains manuscripts, notes, proofs and related correspondence of the books, Hidden Faces of the Civil War and O.E.: Historian Without an Armchair.
Dates: 1960-1963

Allan Elston papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041716057]
Identifier: Ax 280
Abstract Allan V. Elston (1887-1976) was educated as a civil engineer, and he worked on railroads, as a mining engineer in Chile, as a cattle rancher, and from 1924 on he wrote western fiction. The collection contains research notes, published pieces, royalty statements, and correspondence with agents, other writers, and from readers, 1930-1960.
Dates: 1930-1960

Alice Henson Ernst letters to Hazel Mills

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a mb box): [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

Hal George Evarts Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 823
Abstract Hal Evarts, Jr. was a writer of Western and mystery fiction. The collection comprises personal and professional correspondence, literary manuscripts, personal journals, and printed materials of author Hal George Evarts, Jr. The manuscripts are of Evarts' novels and short stories in the western and detective/mystery styles.
Dates: 1936-1970

Michael Fessier papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 428
Abstract Collection comprises papers of American author Michael Fessier and includes manuscripts of 185 short stories, seven plays, seven teleplays, nine screenplays, three novels, a few scenarios and radio scripts, and a collection of published pieces.
Dates: 1927-1967

Elizabeth Head Fetter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 743
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1931-1971

Leonard Everett Fisher papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 538
Abstract Leonard Fisher (1924- ) was an author, painter, designer, and illustrator of children's books. He was particularly well known for his development of the scratchboard technique. The collection consists of original illustrations, literary manuscripts, correspondence, production materials, photographs, and audiotapes.
Dates: 1936-1969

Steve Fisher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 590
Abstract Steve Fisher (1912-1980) was an author of stories, novels, television and film scripts, and plays. The collection (1968-1970) contains literary manuscripts and correspondence.
Dates: 1968-1970

Genevieve Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 840
Abstract Genevieve Stump Foster (1893-1979), started her career as a commercial artist, illustrator, and advertiser. She later turned to writing history books for young adults. The Genevieve Foster Papers include her correspondence and an extensive range of textual, artistic, and audiovisual materials related to the publication of her numerous children’s books.
Dates: 1937-1978

Gardner Fox literary manuscripts, comic books and other material

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 008
Abstract Gardner Fox (1911-1986) was a comic script writer and author of pulp fiction. The collection contains manuscripts, comic books, paperback books, periodicals, and miscellany.
Dates: 1936-1978

Jean Fritz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 664
Abstract Jean Fritz (1915- ) became an author of children's historical fiction and won many awards. The collection contains manuscripts and correspondence.
Dates: 1967-1969