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Authors, American -- Oregon

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 31 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

Van Winkle Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 113
Abstract Van Winkle Anderson was a Realtor in Portland, Oregon, and a writer. The collection consists of correspondence and manuscripts.
Dates: 1899-1959

Samuel Asahel Clarke papers

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i4907507x]
Identifier: CB C556
Abstract Samuel Asahel Clarke (1827-1909) was an Oregon newspaperman, historian, and poet. The collection consists of typed transcripts of sections from Clarke's scrap book.
Dates: 1844-1909

Samuel Asahel Clarke papers

 Collection — Folder 1-5 : [Barcode: i49075068]
Identifier: CB C556h
Abstract Samuel Asahel Clarke (1827-1909) was an Oregon newspaperman, historian, and poet. The collection consists of five handwritten chapters from Clarke's History of the Modocs.
Dates: 1827-1909

Mary Carolyn Davies papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 407
Abstract Mary Carolyn Davies was a prolific Oregon writer who wrote lyric poems, children’s verse, a novel, short stories, and several one-act plays. The collection (1907-1956) contains manuscripts, correspondence with publishers, published volumes, a scrapbook, photographs, and the manuscripts and college notebooks of Grace Ella Davies Wells.
Dates: circa 1860-1956; Majority of material found within 1907-1934

Frederick Stanley Dunn papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 246
Abstract Collection is comprised of the clippings, essays, scrapbooks of Frederick Stanley Dunn (1872-1937), author and Professor of Latin at Willamette University (1895-1898) and the University of Oregon (1898-1935).
Dates: 1889-1895, 1912-1933

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

Donald R. Holm papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 405
Abstract Don Holmald (d. 2002) was a staff writer for The Oregonian and author of novels, novelettes, company histories, short stories, and articles. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, published material, newspaper material, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1940-1966

Howe family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 051
Abstract The Howe family comprises Henry Clay Howe (1832-1889) and his wife Letitia, their son Herbert C. Howe (1872-1940) and daughter Lillian Howe. The collection contains diaries, correspondence, photographs, and genealogical papers of the Howe family, manuscripts by Herbert C. Howe, and a ledger of the Oswego Canal Company of NY.
Dates: 1859-1939

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

Alexander Hull papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 052
Abstract Alexander Hull (1887-1953) was an Oregon author, composer, and baritone. The papers include manuscript and published short stories, novels, and an account book of literary earnings.
Dates: 1913-1950

Ken Kesey papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 279
Abstract Ken Kesey was an internationally renowned Oregonian novelist, essayist, and counterculture figure most famous for his book One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, and his psychedelic cross-country bus tour immortalized in Tom Wolfe’s Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. His collection contains correspondence, manuscripts and publications, personal journals and artwork, event and tour material, press clippings, personal memorabilia, and creative works by members of his artistic circle, the Merry Pranksters.
Dates: circa 1953-2012; Majority of material found within circa 1953-2001

Damon Knight papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 340
Abstract Damon Francis Knight (1922-2002) was a well-known editor, author, and critic in the field of science fiction. He was instrumental in establishing the Milford writers’ conference and the Clarion writers’ workshops. His book on creative writing, first published in 1981 is still in print. But, he also wrote puns, poems, television and radio scripts, western and detective fiction, biographical and autobiographical works, and an analysis of the artwork of Hieronymus Bosch. The collection contains...
Dates: 1912-2002 ; Majority of material found within 1940-2002

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

Borghild Lundberg Lee papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042714663]
Identifier: Ax 403
Abstract Borghild Lundberg Lee was born in 1892 and died 1976, and was a poet and writer, widely known in Portland after 1924. Her papers include manuscripts, published poems, poems by others, correspondence, and photographs.
Dates: circa 1883-1976

Arthur Martin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 157
Abstract Arthur J. Martin (1850-1937) was a publisher's representative in Portland, Oregon, who also wrote novels and short stories that were often anti-Catholic in subject. The collection (1920-1930) contains manuscripts and issues of the Ku Klux Klan periodical, The Oregon Patriot.
Dates: 1920-1930

Walter Meacham papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 065
Abstract Walter E. Meacham (1879-1951) was a historian and Oregon Trail enthusiast. The Walter Meacham papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, and a variety of materials associated with the Old Oregon Trail Association and Meacham's promotional activities.
Dates: 1840-1943

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

Randall V. Mills papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 088
Abstract Randall Vause Mills joined the University of Oregon English faculty in 1938. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mills wrote two books and numerous articles on transportation in the Pacific Northwest. He also wrote articles on bridge construction and location. In addition, Mills was interested in folklore, and was the founder and first president of the Oregon Folklore Society. The collection largely consists of correspondence, manuscripts, research material and notecards, printed...
Dates: 1937-1976

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

Oregon Freelance Club records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041941788]
Identifier: Bx 117
Abstract The Oregon Freelance Club was an organization of amateur and professional writers from the state of Oregon. The collection (1952-1965) contains correspondence, reports, membership lists, and financial records.
Dates: 1952-1965

Oregon State Library Oregon authors vertical files collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 480
Abstract The Oregon State Library Oregon authors vertical files collection contains informational files about Oregon authors created by the librarians at the Oregon State Library between 1961 and 1995.
Dates: 1961-1995

Joseph Stanley Pennell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 194
Abstract Joseph S. Pennell (1903-1963), novelist and short story writer, is most known for his book on the Civil War, The History of Rome Hanks and Kindred Matters, where he "depicted the lives of ordinary soldiers with gripping realism." The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, literary manuscript material, an autobiography, idea notebook, published newspaper pieces, photographs, and the personal correspondence, diary and manuscripts of Elizabeth (nee Horton) Pennell.
Dates: 1924-1961

Queene B. Lister Ryan papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042358065]
Identifier: Ax 231
Abstract Queene B. Lister Ryan, of Portland, Oregon, wrote true confession stories, poetry, short stories for magazines and newspapers. The collection (1927-1956) contains manuscripts of poems, short stories, including confession stories, and correspondence.
Dates: 1927-1956

Jessica Salmonson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 472
Abstract The papers of Jessica Salmonson, American author and editor of fantasy and horror fiction and poetry, are comprised of manuscripts and other published material, correspondence, subject/research files, clippings and ephemera, media, and photographs.
Dates: 1973-1993

Harrison Spangler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 399
Abstract Harrison Spangler (1879-1965) was a Spanish-American war veteran who later served as a committee member and National Chairman of the Republican Party during the 1930-1940's, and after WWII became involved with Oregon politics. The collection consists of five major series: Wayne Morse, Robert Taft, Richard Neuberger, the Republican Party, and Harrison Spangler personal records.
Dates: 1946-1964

Arthur G. Stangland and Artie Stangland (Artie Appleton) papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 271
Abstract Arthur G. Stangland (1908-1990) and Artie Stangland/Artie Appleton (1910-1995) were a pair of married writers who lived in Astoria, Oregon. The collection consists of manuscripts and some published copies of stories by both authors, as well as some correspondence.
Dates: 1929-1954

Russell Tinsley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 670
Abstract Russell Tinsley was a journalist, the first outdoor editor of Austin American Statesman newspaper, a photographer, and author of eleven books on hunting, fishing and taxidermy. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, and royalty information.
Dates: 1956-1978

Ray Palmer Tracy papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 566
Abstract Ray Palmer Tracy (1886-1966) was an author of western stories and novels. The collection includes manuscripts and biographical material.
Dates: 1931-1957

Mary Jane Waldo papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 427
Abstract Mary Jane Waldo (1915-1967) was an author who wrote romances and confessions of 1945, feature stories for the Portland Oregonian, and was an instructor of creative writing at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Collection consists of manuscripts of stories and poems, a collection of published pieces, professional and personal correspondence, speeches, copyright papers, and a photograph.
Dates: 1948-1965