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Peggy O'More Blocklinger papers, 1930-1970

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Blocklinger, Peggy O'More, 1895-
Title
Peggy O'More Blocklinger papers
Dates
1930-1970 (inclusive)
Quantity
15.0 linear feet, (10 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 297
Summary
Peggy O'More Blocklinger (1895-1970) was known for writing youth novels. This collection contains manuscripts, poetry, publications and correspondence, which reflect her work.
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.
Languages
English

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Peggy O'More Blocklinger (September 18, 1895-July 1970), known for her children's novels, was born in Tacoma, Washington. She attended public schools in Oregon, Washington, and California. Aside from her novels, she worked as a news reporter, newspaper columnist, and a branch librarian. Her novels have been published under the several names: Peggy O'More, pseudonym Jeanne Bowman, and pseudonym Betty Blocklinger.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Peggy O'More Blocklinger papers contain the author's novel manuscripts, holographic notations, publications, rough drafts, as well as correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, teleplays, plays and poetry.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Peggy O'More Blocklinger Papers, Ax 297, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

ManuscriptsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Books
Box Folder
1 1
The Laughing Girl
1969
1 2
A Lesson in Love
1962
1 3
The Lonely Ones
1 4
The Made to Order Man
1 5
Make Way for Spring
1 6
Mary Contrary
1964
1 7
Medicare Nurse ( The Geri Nurse)
1 8
Melissa Martin
1962
1 9
Mr. Fear
1 10
Neighborhood Nurse
1 11
Noni
1 12
Norah's Ark
1963
1 13
Nurse a la Mode ( Nurse Elsa's Decision)
1968
1 14
Nurse Kathryn (The Nurse and the Heartsick Doctor)
1964-1965
1 15
The Nurse on Medicine Mountain
1966
1 16
The Nurse on Polka Dot Island
1966
1 17
Pie in the Sky ( Love's Legacy)
1962
1 18
Ready to Love
1965
1 19
The Revolt of Cinderella
1962
2 1
Beauty Farm
1961
2 2
Blue Fog
2 3-4
Channel- bound
2 5
Come Live With Me
2 6
Courageous Fool
2 7
Disaster Nurse
1965
2 8
Door to Door Nurse
2 9
Emergency Nurse ( Emergency Calling Nurse Mallon)
1964
2 10
Escape from Love
1965
2 11-13
Forgotten Women
2 14
Girl Missing
2 15
Girl at Sea
1962
2 16
Girl in the Mirror
1964
2 17
The Happiness Habit
1963
2 18
Harmony Hospital
2 19
The Hills of Home
2 20-21
The House of Hate
1969
3 1
Seacliff Nurse
1965
3 2
Shoreline Nurse
1965
3 3
Small Town Nurse
1967
3 4
Stand-by Nurse
3 5
The Tall Girl
1963
3 6
Teacher on Wheels
1962
3 7
Ward Nurse
1969
3 8
When A Nurse Needs a Doctor
1965
3 9
Who's Crazy Now (The Fish Pond)
1963
3 10
Why Not Try Love
1969
3 11
Young Miss Hubbard
1963
Short Stories and Essays
Box Folder
3 12
Short Story Manuscripts Folder 1
1963
3 13
Short Story Manuscripts Folder 2
3 14
Short Story Manuscripts Folder 3
3 15
Short Story Manuscripts Folder 4
3 16
Short Story Manuscripts Folder 5
3 17
Short Story Manuscripts Folder 6
3 18
Short Story Manuscripts Folder 7
Poetry
Box Folder
3 19
Poetry
Plays and Teleplays
Box Folder
3 20
Cinderella: A Puppet Adaptation
3 20
The Haunted Book
3 20
Hill Billy Hill
3 20
"Valley Varieties" Program
3 21
Keyless Kingdom
1952
3 22
The Straphangers
3 23
The Strudel Madonna
3 24
Who's Crazy Now
Miscellaneous
Box Folder
3 25
The Lonely Ones
undated
3 25
Mr. Fear
3 25
Neighborhood Nurse
3 26
Notes
3 27
Manuscript Fragments
3 28
List of Publications
1952-1961

CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Professional
Box Folder
4 1
Alvord, Adeline
1934-1936
4 2
Associated Press
1933-1936
4 3
Bailey, Seth T
1936-1946
4 4
Bellamy, Harmon
1941-1951
4 5
Caesar, Kathleen
1932-1935
4 6
Crown Publishing, Inc.
1936-1965
4 7
Fairgrieve, Anita
1930-1932
4 8
Hecker, Harry
1936
4 9
Lynn, George W.
1934-1935
4 10
McCord, Lida
1934
4 11
Strong, Charles S.
1934-1936
4 12
Waterbury, Ruth
1935-1936
4 13
Professional Correspondence, General
undated
4 14
Professional Correspondence, General
undated
Personal
Box Folder
4 15
General
4 16
Special
4 17
Letters to Mother
4 18
Biographical
4 19
Lela Rogers
Miscellaneous
Box Folder
4 20
Incoming correspondence
4 21
Incoming Correspondence, unsigned
4 22
Outgoing correspondence
4 23
Teaching Materials: Instructions, Lectures
4 24
Teaching Materials: correspondence
4 25
Mimes Writing Lessons
4 26
Published Material: Short Stories, Scripts, etc.
4 27
Notebooks
4 28
Holograph Notes
4 28
3 Scrapbooks

MemorabiliaReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box
5
Scrapbooks
5
Photo Albums
Folder
5 1
Memorabilia
5 2
Dust Jackets
5 2
Assorted Framed photographs