Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
Smith C. Bartrum was an Oregon forest ranger who was involved in building trails, and who became the first Supervisor of the Umpqua National Forest. The collection (1899-1942) consists of Bartrum's autobiography, and also correspondence, monthly salary statements, and poetry.
Kathrine Beck, a novelist who writes under the name K. K. Beck, researched and wrote a biography of Opal Whiteley titled, Opal: A Life of Enchantment, Mystery, and Madness (2003). The collection (1911-2002) contains research files, correspondence, manuscripts, and interviews gathered or produced during the writing of the Opal Whiteley biography.
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.
Miriam L. Condon was a writer of stories for young people, and was possibly a relative of Frank Condon. The collection (1892-1968) contains correspondence including letters from publishers, manuscripts of anecdotes, poems, and short stories, legal documents, including deeds and contracts belonging to Frank Condon, photographs and historical postcards, negatives, and a travel notebook of a trip to Mexico.
Elizabeth Head Fetter (1904-1972) was an author of mystery novels and novels dealing with female psychology, and a free-lance writer of short stories and magazine articles. The collection contains professional and personal correspondence including fan mail, day journals and travel diaries, manuscript materials, book reviews by Fetter, photographs and published material.
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.
W. H. Hardy was a member of the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Naval expedition to Japan in 1852-1854, Commanded by Mathew C. Perry, that resulted in opening up trade routes with Japan. The collection contains a letter dated November 18, 1918 from Hardy to Fred Lockley, and a poem commemorating Perry.
Fred Harrison, of Brownsville, Oregon, served in the Oregon State House of Representatives as a Democrat, from 1935 to 1937, representing Linn County. The collection (1935-1937) contains legislative speeches, and (political) poetry.
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.
Consists of professional correspondence; manuscripts of short stories, poetry, and books; published stories; royalty statements and contracts; and books, including her novel Don't Ever Leave Me.
Cameron La Follette is a poet and environmental activist, dedicated to preserving the Oregon coastline. She has previously worked as the director of the Coastal Futures Project for 1000 Friends of Oregon, then as the Land Use Director for the Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition, and following that, as the Land Use Director for the Oregon Coast Alliance. The papers contain La Follette's original poetry and environmental papers.
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.
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.
George Washington Ogden (1871-1966) was a journalist and editor for newspapers, and later became an author of western stories and novels. The collection contains manuscripts, literary contracts and agreements, mementos and photographs, an accounting journal, and correspondence with agents, editors, and also seven letters (1922) from Elizabeth B. Custer (Mrs. George A. Custer), 1909-1940.
Charles C. Patch was an author of short stories, articles, jingles, poems, and books, including a historical article about the cowboy George Fletcher, titled "Negro Cowboy." The collection (1936-1970) contains correspondence, manuscripts, tearsheets, notes and research, and biographical material.
Lawrence Perry (1874-1954) was a sports reporter and drama critic for several newspapers, and for the North American Newspaper Alliance, and he also became an author of novels, plays, articles, short stories, and poems. The collection (1907-1961) contains manuscripts of novels, plays, short stories, and poems, correspondence, a scrapbook with letters, clippings and mementos, and a diary.
Claton Silas Rice (1883-1972) was a Congregational minister, missionary, and administrator. This collection consists of journals, manuscripts, correspondence, publications, photographs, poetry, and sermons created and collected by Rice. These materials document Rice's research and output of creative and theological works while he served as a minister in the American West.
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.
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.
Corwin V. Seitz was a member of the library staff at the University of Oregon from 1924 until 1957. The collection (1917; 1942; 1949-1952) contains six volumes of diaries that reflect the social and emotional issues that face a person who has a stammer, and also a short memoir, poetry, and writings regarding travel and work.
Collection is comprised of correspondence, diaries, newsclippings, and writings of Hiram Johnson and Jane Slade Johnson, and Elizabeth Slade, Jane Slade's younger sister.
The collection contains three handwritten poems about river boating in Oregon, written about 1888. The author is unknown.
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.