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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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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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Gifford Cheshire manuscripts

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Gifford P. Cheshire (1905- ) is a writer of western novels. The collection (1966-1969) contains manuscripts of Wenatchee Bend, and Ambush at Bedrock, and also copies of the published books.
 
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Donald R. Holm papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Don Holmald (d. 2002) was a staff writer for The Oregonian and author of novels, novelettes, company histories, short stories, and articles. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, published material, newspaper material, and memorabilia.
 
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Howe family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Howe family is comprised of Henry Clay Howe (1832-1889) and his wife Letitia, their son Herbert C. Howe (1872-1940) and daughter Lillian Howe. The collection contains diaries, correspondence, photographs, and genealogical papers of the Howe family, manuscripts by Herbert C. Howe, and a ledger of the Oswego Canal Company of NY.
 
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Bertram Huffman papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Bertram Wilson Huffman (1870-1953) of Summerville, Union County, Oregon, who worked for railroads and drove horses, became a celebrated writer and poet in Oregon. The collection (1889-1945) contains manuscripts of poems, articles, and essays, photographs, clippings of published pieces, and correspondence.
 
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Alexander Hull papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Alexander Hull (1887-1953) was an Oregon author, composer, and baritone. The papers include manuscript and published short stories, novels, and an account book of literary earnings.
 
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Ken Kesey papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Ken Kesey was an internationally renowned Oregonian novelist, essayist, and counterculture figure most famous for his book One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, and his psychedelic cross-country bus tour immortalized in Tom Wolfe's Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. His collection contains correspondence, manuscripts and publications, personal journals and artwork, event and tour material, press clippings, personal memorabilia, and creative works by members of his artistic circle, the Merry Pranksters.
 
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Damon Knight papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Damon Francis Knight (1922-2002) was a well-known editor, author, and critic in the field of science fiction. He was instrumental in establishing the Milford writers’ conference and the Clarion writers’ workshops. His book on creative writing, first published in 1981 is still in print. But, he also wrote puns, poems, television and radio scripts, western and detective fiction, biographical and autobiographical works, and an analysis of the artwork of Hieronymus Bosch. The collection contains personal and business correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photos and memorabilia dating from Damon Knight’s grandparents’ era, the Spanish American war, to his death in 2002.
 
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Ben Hur Lampman papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Ben Hur Lampman (1886-1954) worked as a compositor, printer, and editor in North Dakota, then as editor and publisher of the Gold Hill News in Gold Hill, Oregon (1912-1916). From 1916, he was an editorial writer for the Portland Oregonian and also wrote stories and essays for a variety of periodicals. He was designated Poet Laureate of Oregon in 1951. The collection contains manuscripts for books, poems, editorials, essays, correspondence with magazine editors, speeches, printed material, biographical material, photographs, and scrapbooks, 1912-1954.
 
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Blanche Lofton papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Blanche Lofton (1885-1971) was an Oregon poet and author. The collection consists of manuscripts of Lofton's poetry and prose, correspondence, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers.
 
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Walter Meacham papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Walter E. Meacham (1879-1951) was a historian and Oregon Trail enthusiast. The Meacham papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, and a variety of materials associated with the Old Oregon Trail Association and Meacham's promotional activities.
 
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Joseph Stanley Pennell papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Joseph S. Pennell (1903-1963), novelist and short story writer, is most known for his book on the Civil War, The History of Rome Hanks and Kindred Matters, where he "depicted the lives of ordinary soldiers with gripping realism." The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, literary manuscript material, an autobiography, idea notebook, published newspaper pieces, photographs, and the personal correspondence, diary and manuscripts of Elizabeth (nee Horton) Pennell.
 
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Arthur G. Stangland and Artie Stangland (Artie Appleton) papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Arthur G. Stangland (1908-1990) and Artie Stangland/Artie Appleton (1910-1995) were a pair of married writers who lived in Astoria, Oregon. The collection consists of manuscripts and some published copies of stories by both authors, as well as some correspondence.

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