Queene B. Lister Ryan papers, 1927-1956  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Ryan, Queene B. Lister
Queene B. Lister Ryan papers
1927-1956 (inclusive)
0.5 linear feet, (1 container)
Collection Number
Ax 231
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.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

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

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 contains manuscripts (some with edits and corrections) of poems and short stories, including confession stories.

Correspondence includes rejection and acceptance letters from publishers, including letters from Harold S. Merriam. There are also letters from fans of Ryan's work.

The collection also contains a partial list of magazines and newspapers that published Ryan's stories. Also available is one publication titled, True Experiences, October 1931.

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Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Queene B. Lister Ryan papers, Ax 231, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Authors and publishers--Correspondence
  • Confession stories--Authorship
  • Short stories
  • Women authors, American--20th century
  • Women authors, American--20th century--Manuscripts
  • Women authors, American--Oregon
  • Personal Names :
  • Ryan, Queene B. Lister
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence
  • Manuscripts for publication
  • Poetry