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Frank R. Adams papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Frank Ramsay Adams (1883-1963) was a writer for magazines, film, and television. He also wrote music. The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, sheet music, and selected publications.
 
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Gladys Lucy Adshead papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Gladys Lucy Adshead (1896-1985) was a noted educator, school administrator, and the author of many children's books. The collection consists of correspondence related to production and publishing of her books, and manuscripts.
 
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Charles Alexander papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Charles Alexander was a writer of popular fiction. The Collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, reviews, notebooks, clippings, personal material, and miscellany. The majority of the correspondence is with family members, publishers, and other writers such as Ernest Haycox, Robert Ormond Case, and Albert Wetjen. The reviews are for Alexander's books: Bobbie, a great collie, The fang in the forest, and The Splendid summits. The Manuscripts section is the largest, containing materials for over 200 short stories by Alexander. Many of these stories have at least one manuscript draft. Others are represented only by the published version; these are marked with an asterisk (*) in the inventory. Alternate titles for the stories are given in brackets after the official title. There are also manuscripts for the novels The fang in the forest and The splendid summits. A collection of paperback books by other authors (collected by Charles Alexander) is housed separately.
 
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Van Winkle Anderson papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Van Winkle Anderson was a Realtor in Portland, Oregon, and a writer. The collection consists of correspondence and manuscripts.
 
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Edward Anthony papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Edward Anthony (1895-1971) was a writer and collaborator, directed publicity for Herbert Hoover's presidential campaign, and became an editor and publisher, most notably for Collier's. The collection contains supporting materials for thirteen books, article and short story manuscripts, personal and business correspondence, and Crowell-Collier Publishing company material consisting of inter-office memos, financial, promotional material, and the professional and personal papers of Don Marquis.
 
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Jules Archer papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Jules Archer (1915-) specializes in writing political, historical, and biographical books for younger readers. The papers consists of an extensive collection of book manuscripts, articles, short stories, article ideas, outlines, research materials, and correspondence covering a time span from the 1940s through the 1970s.
 
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Joseph Archibald papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Joseph Archibald (1898-1986) was a writer. The Joseph Archibald papers comprise literary manuscripts and television scripts concerning the military, specifically Vietnam and the Air Force. The collection also includes incoming correspondence, both personal and professional, from publishers, military officers and civilians. The collection also includes an article about Joseph Archibald.
 
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Herbert E. Arntson papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Herbert Edward Arntson (1911-1982) was an author, English professor, and musician. The collection includes manuscripts of books and short stories, poems, speeches and correspondence, which reflect his work.
 
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W. Verne Athanas papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:W. Verne Athanas was a writer of western fiction. The collection includes Athanas' personal and professional correspondence, source and idea notes, miscellaneous papers, teleplays, manuscripts, and Western Writers of America correspondence and documents.
 
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William David Ball papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:William David Ball (1885 - ?) was a writer of short stories and photoplays and edited a book regarding markets and methods for writers. The collection (1920-1965) contains manuscripts of short stories and articles, correspondence, and memorabilia.
 
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Todhunter Ballard papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Willis Todhunter Ballard (1903-1980) was a writer of the western and mystery fiction genre. The collection consists of professional correspondence from 1947 to 1972, publication records, papers of the Western Fiction Writers of America (WWA) documenting his activity in that organization, and literary manuscripts of 70 books, 17 teleplays, one screenplay, and a few magazine articles.
 
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Russell A. Bankson papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Russell Bankson (1889-1976) was a newspaperman and fiction writer in Spokane, WA. Papers include correspondence, manuscripts, publicity and press clippings, biographical data, mementoes, and manuscripts written by others.
 
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Barron Bryton papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Bryton Barron (1898- ) was a teacher, a writer, a civil servant, a publisher and, most notably, a political conservative who wrote critically of the U.S. State Department and U.S. Foreign policy. The collection includes correspondence, writings, reports and newspaper clippings.
 
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Iris Thorpe Barry papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Iris Thorpe Barry was a writer of poetry, short stories, and crime and suspense novels. The collection contains manuscripts of poems, short stories, and novels, correspondence, memorabilia and publicity, and published works, 1925-1975.
 
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Josef Berger papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Josef Berger (1903-1971) was a children's book author, political speechwriter, poet, and lyricist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, and published articles, relating to Berger's interest in American history, politics, and culture.
 
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Glenn O. Blough papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Glenn O. Blough (1904-1995) was an author of children's books and textbooks. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, reviews, galleys and a few illustrations relating to Blough's interest in illuminating the world of science for young readers.
 
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Charles Boeckman papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Charles Boeckman (1920- ) is an author and musician. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and an autobiographical scrapbook compiled by Boeckman.
 
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Edwin Booth papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Edwin Booth (1906-1980) was a writer of Western fiction. The Edwin Booth Papers contain personal and professional literary correspondence with authors who were contemporaries of Booth, as well as literary manuscripts. The manuscript series contains manuscripts of novels and short stories. The collection also includes published copies of Booth's novels and anthologies of short stories. Booth wrote American westerns as well as mystery literature.
 
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Lowell and Frances Hyams Brentano papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Lowell Brentano (1895-1950) was a publisher, playwright, novelist, editor, literary agent, and frequent collaborator with his wife, Frances Hyams Brentano and many others in the literary world. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts by Lowell and also Francis Brentano, tearsheets, copyright and registration material, court records, publisher and author permissions, reviews, biographical material, memorabilia, and a scrapbook.
 
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Clyde Robert Bulla papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Clyde Robert Bulla (b. 1914) is an author of books for young people. The collection includes manuscripts relating to Bulla's interest in historical fiction.
 
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Tom Burnam papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:A professor of English at Portland State University, Tom Burnam is probably best known as the author of The Dictionary of Misinformation(1975) and its sequel, More Misinformation(1981). The collection contains Burnam's personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts, and miscellaneous documents.
 
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Courtney Owen Cameron papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Courtney Owen Cameron (1902/1906-1960) was an American author of crime and suspense novels (sometimes referred to as mysteries), and westerns, who often wrote under the name "Owen Cameron." The collection (1943-1960) contains correspondence, manuscripts of unpublished and published novels and short stories, tearsheets, published works, and scrapbooks, 1943-1960.
 
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Ruth and Latrobe Carroll papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Latrobe Carroll (1894-1996) and Ruth Carroll (1899-1999) were American authors of children’s literature. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations and correspondence that reflect the work of Ruth and Latrobe Carroll.
 
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Robert Ormond Case papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Robert Ormond Case lived from 1895 to 1964, residing in Oregon most of his life. He was educated at the University of Oregon and went on to become a popular author of books and stories in the western genre, as well as a prominent resident of Portland. This collection contains several examples of his writing, in both published and manuscript forms. It also includes a large quantity of personal and private correspondence and documents.
 
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Henry Castor papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Henry Castor (1909 - ) was an author who wrote non-fiction children's literature regarding war. The collection (1953-1971) includes book-length manuscripts, correspondence with publishers and the U.S. Army, and a photocopy of a letter from Harry S. Truman.

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