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Arts and Humanities

 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

Eugene Barnes and David Dougherty manuscript

 Collection — Folder 1-4: [Barcode: 35025042752051]
Identifier: Coll 393
Abstract Eugene Barnes and David Dougherty published an edited work based on an original volume of medieval poetry, Le geste de Garin de Monglane, also known as the Cheltenham Manuscript. The collection consists of a typed, annotated, and edited manuscript of their work, Le Galien de Cheltenham.
Dates: 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

Witter Bynner poems

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50165847]
Identifier: CA 1916 Jan 1
Abstract Witter Bynner (1881-1968) was an American poet. The collection contains two handwritten poems written in 1916, with the titles, "A Thrush in the Moonlight," and "To No One in Particular."
Dates: 1916 January 1

Camp Waldport records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 034
Abstract Camp Waldport, or Civilian Public Service (CPS) Camp No. 56, was a conscientious objector camp in Oregon during WWII, and was home to the Fine Arts Group. Among Camp Waldport's interns were several poets and artists who are considered to have contributed to the Beat Movement and the "San Francisco Renaissance" of the 1950s and 60s, including Adrian Wilson, Kermit Sheets, painter Morris Graves, and poets William Everson and Glen Coffield. The camp's press, the Untide Press, published volumes of...
Dates: 1943-1945

Eugene Carr papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042291720]
Identifier: Ax 574
Abstract Eugene (Gene) Carr (1881-1959) became a commercial artist and cartoonist, and he worked for King Features, McClure's, and the George Matthew Adams syndicates. The collection contains original cartoons (undated), advertisement sketches, and correspondence.
Dates: circa 1900s

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

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

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

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

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

Thomas A. Curry, Sr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 315
Abstract Thomas Albert Curry (1900- ) was the private secretary of famed theater producer David Belasco (1853-1931) from 1914 to 1931. Curry's papers contain articles, drafts and notes dealing with the life and career of Belasco. The collection includes portraits of Belasco, his family and colleagues, and publicity shots from Broadway productions, compiled for an unpublished biography. Collection also includes correspondence to and from Belasco, as well as numerous mementos relating to the producer.
Dates: 1918-1933

Sydney Arthur Davidson, Jr. papers

 Collection — Folder 1-2 : [Barcode: i5003179x]
Identifier: A 210
Abstract Sydney Arthur Davidson, Jr. worked in Foochow, China, teaching English at the Anglo-Chinese College. The collection (1934-1939) contains notes, manuscript material, and copies of published pieces regarding his experience working in China.
Dates: 1934-1939

Orion B. Dawson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 463
Abstract Orion B. Dawson (1896-1977) was known as a master blacksmith for his iron work across Oregon. His projects include the Dads’ Gates at the University of Oregon, Gates at Oregon State University, the Gates at Timberline lodge and the Doors at Gresham Union High School. The majority of the Orion B. Dawson Papers include Drawings and photographs of various iron works that he produced during his time under the Federal Arts Project as well as independently. Additionally, the collection includes...
Dates: 1917-2009

Alice Henson Ernst letters to Hazel Mills

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a mb box): [Barcode: i5004929x]
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

Estes Von Rhein Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 236
Abstract The Estes von Rhein Family papers include the personal papers and theater memorabilia collection assembled by Charles (1885-1960) and Amy (1867-1937) Estes von Rhein in late nineteenth to early twentieth century Portland, Oregon. Materials include correspondence, clippings, playbills and programs, artifacts, sheet music, and photographs, primarily relating to the performing arts in Portland.
Dates: 1884-1958

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

Feminist and lesbian periodical collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 257
Abstract The Feminist and Lesbian Periodical Collection contains 482 lesbian and feminist periodical titles including 36 Oregon titles and 31 international titles. Approximately 80 percent of the entire collection contains titles published during the 1970s. This collection does not duplicate circulating holdings in the UO Libraries for feminist and lesbian topics.
Dates: 1932-1997

Leonard Everett Fisher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

Alan Garner papers

 Collection — Folder 1-3 (shares a legal mb box): [Barcode: 35025042752119]
Identifier: Coll 399
Abstract Alan Garner (1934 -) is a celebrated writer of fantasy stories that feature children as the main protagonists, and that explore the myths, traditions, and dialect of Cheshire, England. The collection (1971-1978) contains correspondence with publishers, a biographical packet, and reviews mostly concerning the book Red Shift.
Dates: 1971-1978

Frederick D. Glidden papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 148
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1933-1976

Molly Gloss papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 296
Abstract Collection comprises the papers of American author Molly Gloss, including notes, planning documents, research materials, and drafts of novels, short stories, book reviews, and essays written between 1979 and 2003. The collection includes examples of her work in several genres, including young adult fantasy literature, Outside the Gates (1986); western fiction, The Jump-Off Creek (1989); adventure fiction, Wild Life: A Novel (2000); and science fiction, The Dazzle of Day, “Interlocking Pieces”...
Dates: 1979-2003

Zane Grey papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 462
Abstract The collection contains four original hand-written manuscripts by western author Zane Grey. It also contains three published stories. The stories in the collection are particular to the Rogue River in Oregon.
Dates: 1923-1929

Myron Griffin papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041750452]
Identifier: Ax 723
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1930-1936

Ernest Haycox papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 164
Abstract Ernest Haycox (1899-1950), a prolific writer of Western fiction, graduated from the University of Oregon in 1923 with a degree in journalism. His career began with the publication of some of his short stories while he was still a college student, and over the next three decades his short stories and novels earned a world-wide audience. His first novel, Free Grass, was published in 1929 and was followed by another novel almost every year until his death in 1950. A final book, The Adventurers,...
Dates: 1922-1974

Alice Tisdale Hobart papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 197
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1916-1967