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Western stories

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

Frederic Robert Buckley papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041771409]
Identifier: Ax 319
Abstract Frederic Robert Buckley (1896 -?) is the literary name of Frederic Robert Wakelin-Buckley, who wrote western, adventure, and sea stories. The collection contains manuscripts including short stories, novelettes, novels, plays, and essays, and correspondence, 1921-1929.
Dates: 1921-1929

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 The collection (1943-1960) contains correspondence, manuscripts of unpublished and published novels and short stories, tearsheets, published works, and scrapbooks, 1943-1960.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 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

Frank P. Castle papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042362901]
Identifier: Ax 331
Abstract Frank Castle was a writer of western, mystery, suspense, sex, medical, historical, and juvenile fiction, and comic book scripts. The collection contains manuscripts for short fiction and comic strips, 1948-1966.
Dates: 1948-1966

Gifford Cheshire manuscripts

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042363388]
Identifier: Ax 375
Abstract Gifford P. Cheshire (1905- ) is a writer of western novels. The collection (1966-1969) contains manuscripts of Wenatchee Bend, and Ambush at Bedrock, and also copies of the published books.
Dates: 1966-1969

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sheba May Hargreaves papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 194
Abstract Sheba Hargreaves (1882-1960) was an elementary teacher and author. The collection consists of manuscripts of books and feature articles, correspondence, and pamphlets.
Dates: 1924-1960

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

Ray Hogan papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 838
Abstract Ray Hogan (1908- ) is an author specializing in western fiction. The collection consists of correspondence and manuscripts for many of Hogan's novels and stories.
Dates: 1964-1987

Llewellyn (Lew) P. Holmes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 552
Abstract Llewellyn (Lew) P. Holmes (1895-1988) was a pulp and western writer who wrote under his own name and the pseudonyms Matt Stuart, Dave Hardin and Perry Westwood. The collection contains correspondence, published works, page proofs, and books.
Dates: 1954-1966

Jay Kalez papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 404
Abstract Jay Kalez was an author of mystery, detective, and adventure stories. The collection contains short story and article manuscripts, publisher and agent correspondence, and Army Corps of Engineer press releases.
Dates: 1926-1937

Victor Kaufman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 380
Abstract Victor Kaufman (1910-1966) was a writer of western stories, and later he became an advertising agent. The collection (1927-1958) contains manuscripts, tearsheets, and correspondence, and also publications of young people's magazines from the 1930s-1940s.
Dates: 1927-1958

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 volumes...
Dates: 1943-1977

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

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

George Washington Ogden papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 484
Abstract George Washington Ogden (1871-1966) was a journalist and editor for newspapers, and later became an author of western stories and novels. The collection contains manuscripts, literary contracts and agreements, mementos and photographs, an accounting journal, and correspondence with agents, editors, and also seven letters (1922) from Elizabeth B. Custer (Mrs. George A. Custer), 1909-1940.
Dates: 1909-1940

Theodore V. Olsen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 393
Abstract Theodore Victor Olsen was a well-known writer of western novels and stories, and other works inspired by American history. A native of Wisconsin, he was born in the town of Rheinlander in 1932 and died there in 1993. This collection contains many examples of his writing, from throughout his career, in draft and proof forms. Also included are many business-related correspondence.
Dates: 1955-1983

Charles C. Patch papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041746641]
Identifier: Ax 621
Abstract Charles C. Patch was an author of short stories, articles, jingles, poems, and books, including a historical article about the cowboy George Fletcher, titled "Negro Cowboy." The collection (1936-1970) contains correspondence, manuscripts, tearsheets, notes and research, and biographical material.
Dates: 1936-1970

Roe Richmond papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 163
Abstract Roaldus F. "Roe" Richmond (1910-1986) was a writer of pulp fiction best known for his Western stories. The consists of professional correspondence, manuscripts of books and short stories, including his autobiography, and published work in magazines, pulps, and books. His stories in Texas Rangers magazine were published under the pseudonym Jackson Cole.
Dates: 1968-1986

Leslie Scott papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 099
Abstract The Leslie Scott papers collection consists primarily of book length and short story length manuscripts of western, detective, and adventure stories, including his Walt Slade Texas Ranger series.
Dates: circa 1920-1949