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Women authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 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

Elizabeth Bishop correspondence and book of poetry

 Collection — Folder 1-2: [Barcode: i50138315]
Identifier: A 214
Abstract Elizabeth Bishop was a poet who won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1956 for her collection of poems titled Poems: North and South: A Cold Spring. The collection (1947-1950) contains original and typed transcripts of letters from Bishop to Carley Dawson, a book of poetry by Bishop, and a poem by Carley Dawson.
Dates: 1947-1950

Hughie Call papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 073
Abstract Hughie Florence Call (1890-1969) was a writer whose works reflect her life on a Montana sheep ranch. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, reviews, legal documents, and general memorabilia that follow her writing career from 1936-1969.
Dates: 1936-1978

Polly Curren papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041774304]
Identifier: Ax 871
Abstract Polly Curren (1917-?) was a writer of children's literature and a teacher. She wrote during the 1950s through the 1970s and her stories span the reading ability level from early readers to young adult fiction. This collection includes manuscripts from books that Curren published in the 1970s and the correspondence with editors and publishers.
Dates: 1968-1979

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

Doris Gates papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 180
Abstract Doris Gates (1901-1987), renowned author and editor of literary works for children, was born in Mountain View, California. Gates' deep interests in storytelling and mythology are evident in both her oral and written narratives. This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and published materials. Also included are records relating to Ginn and Company, publisher of textbooks.
Dates: 1936-1985

Ursula K. Le Guin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 270
Abstract Ursula K. Le Guin was an internationally renowned Oregonian novelist, short story writer, children’s author, essayist, and poet best known for her world-building science fiction and fantasy works. The papers include correspondence, literary works, legal and financial files, public appearances and publicity material, personal papers, photographs and artwork, audiovisual material, website and social media, and writing of others.
Dates: circa 1930s-2018; Majority of material found within 1941-2018

Casey Miller and Kate Swift papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 291
Abstract Casey Geddes Miller and Kate Swift were writers focused on nonsexist-language. The collection consists of their personal papers as well as their joint professional work on gender, language, and communication include correspondence, business records, manuscripts, subject files, and photographs.
Dates: 1919-2000

Joanna Russ papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 261
Abstract Joanna Russ (1937-2011) was a feminist, educator, author and literary critic. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, books, press clippings, and photographs.
Dates: 1907-2014; Majority of material found within 1953-2011