American fiction -- 20th century
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
Mary Collins was an author of six mystery novels, all set in California. The collection contains correspondence, contracts, manuscripts, notes, and scrapbooks, 1941-1953.
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.
Jean Jackson was an author of confession stories. The collection contains manuscripts and tear sheets for short stories, articles, and speeches, and correspondence, including correspondence with Edith Margolis of Lenniger Literary Agency, 1953-1967.
John J. Miller (1930 - ) is a writer of novels and confession stories that often contained settings and characters in the medical profession; he was represented by the Lenniger Literary Agency. The collection (1961-1965) contains manuscripts, and correspondence with the Lenniger Literary Agency.
Dorothy Speare (1898-1951) was an opera singer turned author who wrote the novel Dancers in the Dark. The collection consists of Speare's manuscripts, correspondence, personal files, and school and college papers.
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 The collection contains published and unpublished short stories, plays, radio and television scripts, and correspondence.
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.
Isabel Stewart Way (1904-1978) wrote short stories, novels, and novelettes. The collection contains literary manuscripts, correspondence, notes and resource material, memorabilia, maps, books, newspaper clippings, and a photograph.