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American fiction -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

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

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

Jean Jackson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 379
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1953-1967

John J. Miller papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042363891]
Identifier: Ax 382
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1961-1965

Dorothy Speare papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 366
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1914-1948

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

Isabel Stewart Way papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 371
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1931-1966