Miriam L. Condon papers, 1914-1968  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Condon, Miriam L.
Title
Miriam L. Condon papers
Dates
1914-1968 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.0 linear feet, (1 container, 6 folders. )
Collection Number
A 237
Summary
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.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

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

Additional Reference Guides

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

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


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection (1892-1968) contains correspondence including letters from publishers, manuscripts for anecdotes, poems, and short stories, legal documents related to Frank Condon, photographs and historical postcards, negatives, and a travel notebook of a trip to Mexico.

Correspondence is separated into incoming and outgoing sections. Incoming letters are arranged alphabetically by name or title of company, and includes letters from publishers (1914-1968). Outgoing letters are arranged by date, 1959-1968.

There are manuscripts for anecdotes, poems, and short stores, and some titles include drafts and final versions.

The collection also contains four deeds belonging to Frank Condon (1892-1910), Frank Condon's teaching contracts (1906-1910), other legal documents belonging to Miriam Condon, submission records for manuscripts by Miriam Condon sent to publishers, and Miriam Condon's travel notebook of a trip to Mexico, all in a folder labeled, "Miscellaneous."

Photographs were removed from the collection for preservation reasons and are stored under the call number, PH220. Photographs include prints, historical Oregon postcards, and negatives.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Miriam L. Condon papers, A 237, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
Papers
Photographs (PH220)
0.5 linear feet
Condon, Miriam L.
not yet assigned

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Children's literature, American--Authorship
  • Women authors, American--20th century
  • Women authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
  • Personal Names :
  • Condon, Miriam L.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Contracts
  • Correspondence
  • Deeds
  • Manuscripts for publication
  • Poetry
  • Short stories