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Poets, American -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Sally Elliott Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 239
Abstract

Sally Elliot Allen (1880-1943) was a Pacific Northwest writer and playwright. The collection (1906-1943) contains play, novel, novelette, short-story, and poetry manuscript material, correspondence, published stories and poems, a scrapbook, mementos, and personal materials.

Dates: 1906-1943

Verne Bright papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 263
Abstract

Verne Bright (1893 - ) was an Oregon author of poetry who also worked as a newspaper reporter, and as an English teacher. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, genealogy research, sketches, scrapbooks, and publications.

Dates: 1899-1975

Glen Stemmons Coffield papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 217
Abstract

During World War II, Glen Stemmons Coffield (1917-1981) was an intern at the famous Civilian Public Service (CPS) camp for conscientious objectors, Camp Waldport, whose Untide Press published two of his books of poems. Later, he was an active force in the Beat and San Francisco Renaissance scenes throughout his creative career. The Coffield Papers contain Coffield's essays, periodicals, plays, poems/poetry-books, prose and miscellaneous work.

Dates: 1943-1981

Ethel Nestell Fortner papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 182
Abstract

Ethel Nestell Fortner (1907-1987) was a teacher, principal, and poet. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, biographical material, subject files, reviews, publications, scrapbooks, manuscripts by others, audio and reel-to-reel tapes, books, and photographs.

Dates: 1958-1986

Ethel Romig Fuller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 650
Abstract

Ethel Romig Fuller (1883-1965) was poetry editor of The Oregonian newspaper and in 1957 she was appointed Poet Laureate of Oregon by Governor Robert D. Holmes. The collection contains poetry manuscripts, correspondence, scrapbooks and photographs.

Dates: 1924-1965

Grace E. Hall papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 792
Abstract

Grace E. Hall (?-1939) was a journalist, author, and poet. Collection consists of manuscripts of her books, articles, speeches, vignettes, poetry, clippings, and miscellaneous items.

Dates: circa 1939

Bertram Huffman papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041749652]
Identifier: Ax 676
Abstract

Bertram Wilson Huffman (1870-1953) of Summerville, Union County, Oregon, who worked for railroads and drove horses, became a celebrated writer and poet in Oregon. The collection (1889-1945) contains manuscripts of poems, articles, and essays, photographs, clippings of published pieces, and correspondence.

Dates: 1889-1945

Ben Hur Lampman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 426
Abstract Ben Hur Lampman (1886-1954) worked as a compositor, printer, and editor in North Dakota, then as editor and publisher of the Gold Hill News in Gold Hill, Oregon (1912-1916). From 1916, he was an editorial writer for the Portland Oregonian and also wrote stories and essays for a variety of periodicals. He was designated Poet Laureate of Oregon in 1951. The collection contains manuscripts for books, poems, editorials, essays, correspondence with magazine editors, speeches, printed material,...
Dates: 1912-1954

Fanny Heaslip Lea papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 022
Abstract

Fanny Heaslip Lea (1883-1955) was a journalist and author of short stories, novels, plays, and poetry. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, and memorabilia, 1912-1955.

Dates: 1912-1955

Blanche Lofton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 282
Abstract

Blanche Lofton (1885-1971) was an Oregon poet and author. The collection consists of manuscripts of Lofton's poetry and prose, correspondence, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1938-1963

Joaquin Miller papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 182] 1: [Barcode: i50106880]
Identifier: SFM 182
Abstract

Joaquin Miller (1837-1913) was the pen name of Cincinnatus Hiner Miller, a Northwest writer, newspaper publisher, and poet. The collection contains four poems by Miller.

Dates: circa 1841-1913

Joaquin Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 864
Abstract

Joaquin Miller (1837-1913) was the pen name of Cincinnatus Hiner Miller, a Northwest writer, newspaper publisher, and poet. The collection (1868-1960) contains correspondence and published works by Miller, and also material collected by Pherne Miller regarding her Uncle Joaquin, including photographs, as well as her personal papers.

Dates: 1868-1960

Rosalie Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 215
Abstract

The Rosalie Moore Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, tearsheets, and published versions of literary work. The correspondence includes personal correspondence, as well as and professional correspondence with various publishers. In addition to poetry, Moore's forte, the manuscripts contain plays and children's stories written in collaboration with Moore's husband, Bill Brown. The collection also includes published versions of Moore's work.

Dates: 1927-1986

E. Merrill Root papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 051
Abstract

E. Merrill Root (1895-1973) was a poet, college English teacher, and anti-Communist activist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, poetry, lectures, photographs, and reviews of his literary efforts.

Dates: 1917-1967

James Rorty papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 769
Abstract

James Rorty (1890-1973) was an American writer and poet who tackled subjects such as American industries, Joseph McCarthy, labor, medicine, nutrition, advertising, and Jim Crow. The collection (1915-1972) contains James Rorty's literary manuscripts, journals, correspondence, memoirs, and photographs as well as manuscripts and correspondence by Rorty's sisters, the writers Eva Beard and Marion Bullard.

Dates: 1915-1972

Kim Robert Stafford collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 206
Abstract Kim Stafford is a writer from the Pacific Northwest. His poetry and essays focus on the relationship of people with nature and social custom. Stafford places great value on folklore and bases much of the research for his own writing on the study of folk custom and oral history. He has taught and served as an artist-in-residence throughout the state of Oregon and in Washington, Idaho, and California. He regularly offers poetry readings and writing workshops and is active as a printer. The...
Dates: 1972-1989