Louis Preston Trimble papers, 1947-1968  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Trimble, Louis, 1917-
Louis Preston Trimble papers
1947-1968 (inclusive)
9.0 linear feet, (8 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 251
Louis Preston Trimble (1917-) is a writer of western and mystery fiction. The collection consists of manuscripts, professional correspondence, contracts and accounting files, and correspondence with the Western Writers of America.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

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Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.

Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Louis Preston Trimble (1917-) is a writer of western and mystery fiction. He was born in Seattle, Washington and educated at Eastern Washington College of Education and the University of Washington. He has worked as a logger and housepainter and now teaches at the University of Washington. His books appear under his own name and under the pseudonyms Stuart Brock and Gerry Travis.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection consists of manuscripts, professional correspondence, contracts and accounting files, and papers relating to the Western Writers of America from 1947-1968.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Louis Trimble Preston papers, Ax 251, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Authors, American--20th century
  • Detective and mystery stories--Authorship
  • Western stories--Authorship
  • Personal Names :
  • Trimble, Louis, 1917-
  • Trimble, Louis, 1917---Correspondence
  • Corporate Names :
  • Western Writers of America.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence
  • Manuscripts for publication
  • Mystery fiction
  • Western stories