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Authors, American -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 175 Collections and/or Records:

Walter Evans Kidd papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 203
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1921-1969

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 papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 732
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1917-1957

Jacquin "Jack" L. Lait papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 346
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1917-1938

Ben Hur Lampman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 426
Abstract Ben Hur Lampman (1886-1954) worked as a compositor, printer, and editor in North Dakota, then as editor and publisher of the Gold Hill News in Gold Hill, Oregon (1912-1916). From 1916, he was an editorial writer for the Portland Oregonian and also wrote stories and essays for a variety of periodicals. He was designated Poet Laureate of Oregon in 1951. The collection contains manuscripts for books, poems, editorials, essays, correspondence with magazine editors, speeches, printed material,...
Dates: 1912-1954

Fanny Heaslip Lea papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 022
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1912-1955

Charles Henry Lerrigo papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 560
Abstract

Charles Henry Lerrigo (1875-1955) was a doctor and writer who practiced medicine in Topeka, Kansas, commanded an ambulance company in France during WWI, and wrote novels, health articles and columns, and served on many medical boards. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, published work, diaries, publication records, scrapbooks, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1909-1954

Lee Joseph Levinger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 310
Abstract

Lee Joseph Levinger (1890-1966) was a Rabbi and an author. The papers include manuscripts of his books, published articles and correspondence.

Dates: 1906-1966

Robert Littell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 400
Abstract

Robert Littell (1896-1963) was a writer, editor and drama critic for major US magazines and newspapers. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, articles, books, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1901-1963

Norma Bicknell and Robert Stuart Mansfield papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 765
Abstract

Norma Bicknell (1906-1965) and Robert Mansfield (1906- ) met and married in 1925 while students at the University of Michigan; as undergraduates, both studied creative writing. The collection includes many manuscripts, correspondence and miscellaneous material.

Dates: 1929-1970

Jacland Marmur papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 825
Abstract

Jacland Marmur (1901-1970) was an author best known for his Navy related stories. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, notes, photographs, tearsheets, index cards, books, pulps, articles, photographs, drawings, memorabilia, and reviews.

Dates: 1930-1969

Arthur and Mary Frank Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 402
Abstract

Mason, Arthur (1876-1955) and Mary Frank (1888-1966) were children's book authors. The collection includes holograph manuscripts of novels and short stories, correspondence with agents and friends, contracts, reviews, diaries, and photographs that reflect their work as authors.

Dates: 1920-1957

May Charles Paul papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 489
Abstract

Charles Paul May (November 23, 1920-) is known for his youth books. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, research, and published books relating to his work.

Dates: 1961-1972

Dudley Dean McGaughey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 211
Abstract

Dudley Dean McGaughy (1906-1986), a prolific writer of pulp westerns who published over 100 books during his lifetime, was represented by the Lenniger Literary Agency. Collection includes manuscripts and correspondence.

Dates: 1953-1974

Eloise and William McGraw papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 243
Abstract

The McGraw Papers reflect the writing careers of Eloise and William McGraw and include correspondence, literary manuscripts, and book reviews. Three of Eloise's books were Newberry Honor Books. William was a journalist and an award-winning novelist.

Dates: 1923-1991

Walter Meacham papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 065
Abstract

Walter E. Meacham (1879-1951) was a historian and Oregon Trail enthusiast. The Walter Meacham papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, and a variety of materials associated with the Old Oregon Trail Association and Meacham's promotional activities.

Dates: 1840-1943

Milton Meltzer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 533
Abstract

Milton Meltzer (May 8, 1915- ) held many positions in his life, varying from working in public relations to lecturing and working as a full-time writer. Collection comprises primarily literary manuscripts and correspondence related to Milton Meltzer's work as an author and editor of books for children and young people on American history, particularly African American history.

Dates: 1955-1973

Stephen B. Miles papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 034
Abstract

Stephen B. Miles (1916-) was an author, secondary teacher, newspaperman and public relations director. The collection includes discussions and solicitations of advertisements and correspondence.

Dates: 1938-1974

Henry Miller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 204
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1939-1980

Joaquin Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 864
Abstract

Joaquin Miller (1837-1913) was the pen name of Cincinnatus Hiner Miller, a Northwest writer, newspaper publisher, and poet. The collection (1868-1960) contains correspondence and published works by Miller, and also material collected by Pherne Miller regarding her Uncle Joaquin, including photographs, as well as her personal papers.

Dates: 1868-1960

Dwight E. Mitchell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 791
Abstract

Dwight E. Mitchell (1898-1988) was a teacher, journalist, and writer who investigated and wrote about education and teaching. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks and diaries, college and university teaching materials, tearsheets, interviews and biographical files, and books.

Dates: 1918-1960

Rutherford Montgomery papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 352
Abstract

The collection of Rutherford Montgomery includes manuscripts (book length, short story and anthology), published works, correspondence, miscellaneous items (such as speeches, screenplays and screeplay ideas for television and movies), tearsheets, illustrations, scrapbooks, articles, other writings, third party manuscripts, photographs and several other materials that represent Montgomery's career as an author and his career at Walt Disney Studios.

Dates: 1931-1973

Rosalie Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 215
Abstract

The Rosalie Moore Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, tearsheets, and published versions of literary work. The correspondence includes personal correspondence, as well as and professional correspondence with various publishers. In addition to poetry, Moore's forte, the manuscripts contain plays and children's stories written in collaboration with Moore's husband, Bill Brown. The collection also includes published versions of Moore's work.

Dates: 1927-1986

Edith Wherry Muckleston papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 264
Abstract

Edith Wherry Muckleston (1876-1961) was an author who spent her childhood in Peking, China with her missionary parents. The collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts, photographs and Chinese manuscripts and artifacts.

Dates: 1858-1961

Paul S. Nathan production reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 354
Abstract Paul S. Nathan, writer of the "Rights and Permissions" column in Publishers Weekly, was employed by Paramount Pictures, 1937-1948, to view and report on all new plays in New York and vicinity, concerning story material, actors, designers, and other details of possible motion picture value. Collection consists of Nathan's reports (including plot summaries, critical review, comments, and notes concerning Paramount Pictures), correspondence, an unpublished manuscript, fan letters, and publicity...
Dates: 1937-1948

Frederick Nebel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 355
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1927-1967

Dwight Bennett Newton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 192
Abstract

Collection comprises papers of American author of western fiction Dwight Newton, including correspondence with other writers, the August Lenniger Literary Agency, and Book Creations, Inc.; literary manuscripts (including short stories and teleplays); and 57 vols. of Newton's books.

Dates: 1947-1985

Henry M. Norton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 072
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1942-1952, 1970-1975

Scott O'Dell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 809
Abstract

Scott O’Dell (1898-1989) was a writer of books for adults, young adults and children. The collection includes manuscripts for The Cruise of the Arctic Star and correspondence with the publishing company.

Dates: 1966-1976

Lenore Glen Offord papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041754512]
Identifier: Ax 845
Abstract

Lenore Glen Offord was a mystery and true crime writer, and a mystery book critic for the San Francisco Chronicle for thirty years. The collection includes correspondence with the Chronicle, and also research and unpublished manuscripts on the Cordelia Botkin murder case of 1898.

Dates: 1943-1959