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Detective and mystery stories, American -- Authorship

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

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

Charles Boeckman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 329
Abstract

Charles Boeckman (1920-2015) 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

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 The collection (1943-1960) contains correspondence, manuscripts of unpublished and published novels and short stories, tearsheets, published works, and scrapbooks, 1943-1960.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

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

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

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

Mary Francis Craig papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 435
Abstract

Mary Francis Craig (1924-1991) was a writer of mystery novels and children's books. She was a recipient of the Carl Sandburg Literary Arts Award in 1985, and was elected president of the Mystery Writers of America in 1990. The Mary Francis Craig Papers include original manuscripts and correspondence, as well as eight addenda.

Dates: 1961-1979

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

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

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

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

William C. Gault papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 023
Abstract

William Campbell Gault (1910–1995) was an American writer of detective and crime fiction, sports fiction and young-adult novels. The collection correspondence, manuscripts, earning statements, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1936-1979

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

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

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

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

Margaret Scherf papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 666
Abstract

Margaret Scherf (1908-1979) wrote lighthearted mystery and detective stories. The collection includes literary manuscripts and correspondence with Isabelle Taylor.

Dates: 1908-1979

Stratemeyer Syndicate records

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 815
Abstract

Edward Stratemeyer (1862-1927) was an author and founded the Stratemeyer Syndicate which produced adventure story series for children, such as Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, Honey Bunch, and the Bobbsey Twins. The collection includes literary manuscripts and fan letters.

Dates: 1883-1966

Matthew Taylor papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042052460]
Identifier: Ax 367
Abstract

Matthew "Matt" Ambrose Taylor (1897-1966) was a reporter, writer, and script writer of short fiction, plays, and detective stories, many of which were adapted for radio, TV, or movies. The collection contains published and unpublished short stories, plays, radio and television scripts, and correspondence.

Dates: 1930-1966

Jacquelyn Trimble papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 669
Abstract

Jacquelyn Whitney Trimble (1927 - ) worked as a librarian and was an author who wrote mysteries and science fiction. The collection contains manuscripts of novels and short stories, professional correspondence, personal journals, and college material, 1943-1970.

Dates: 1943-1970

Charles Marquis Warren papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 714
Abstract

Collection comprises the papers of American author Charles Marquis Warren, including professional correspondence, screenplays, television plays, and manuscripts of books and articles. In addition to screenplays by Warren, collection includes scripts by Sy Bartlett, Jonathan Latimer and Ranald MacDougall.

Dates: 1942-1972