The Marian T. Place Papers comprise the rough drafts, gallery proofs, and book cover[s] relating to Place's work, as well as her alternate pen names Dale White and R. D. Whitinger. Also included minimal correspondence, clippings, and photographic images of awards.
The Datus C. Proper Papers consist of journals, correspondence, family history documents, literary manuscript drafts, galley proofs, research notes, publisher correspondence, photographs and other memorabilia which document Proper's life as a student, United States Foreign Service officer, and outdoor writer. The subjects of Proper's writings encompass the full spectrum of fly fishing for trout, from stream side entomology to the ethics of catch and release angling. Hunting, particularly pheasant hunting and the training of dogs for the sport, is another subject heavily represented.