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Jane and Paul Annixter papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Jane (1903-1996) and Paul (1894-1985) Annixter wrote children's books, with emphasis on wildlife and adventures into nature. The collection contains manuscripts, corrections, drafts, and related correspondences and notes.
 
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Margaret Ayer papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Margaret Ayer (?-1981) was a free-lance writer, artist and illustrator of literature, with an emphasis on children's literature. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations and correspondence that reflect her interest in art and in Asia.
 
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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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Hetty Burlingame Beatty papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Hetty Burlingame Beatty (1907-1971) was a sculptor and an author and illustrator of books for children. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations, and correspondence relating to Beatty's interest in animals, especially horses, and travel adventure.
 
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Elisa Bialk papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Elisa Bialk (1912-1990) grew up in Chicago and was still in high school when she began to publish articles in magazines and newspapers. The Elisa Bialk Papers contain a large collection of complete manuscripts from Bialk's children's novels. There is also detailed correspondence as well as a variety of fan mail.
 
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Peggy O'More Blocklinger papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
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.
 
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Esther Brann papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Esther Brann (1899-1998) was an author and illustrator of books for children. The collection includes eight manuscripts, two published works, and a series of correspondence relating to Brann's interest in subjects such as her own child and young relatives, and her family's dog.
 
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Helen Bratton papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Helen Bratton (1899-1986) was a writer of novels for teenagers, and was chosen for poet laureate of Monterey Peninsula. The collection includes correspondences, research materials, and manuscripts.
 
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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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Dorothy Carew papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Dorothy Carew (1910-1973) was a writer, journalist and traveler of the United States and Europe. She served as a United Press correspondent in Paris and was the first female financial journalist for the Associated Press. Her papers include drafts, research notes, completed manuscripts and correspondence for each of her books, titled respectively The Netherlands and Portugal.
 
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Mary Jane Carr papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection comprises papers of American author Mary Jane Carr, and includes draft manuscripts of two books; proofs, illustrations by Robert Kuhn, and correspondence relating to the books, including material from Walt Disney Productions; two puppet plays by Carr; poems; engraving plates; fan letters; and miscellaneous materials.
 
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Maristan Chapman papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Mary Ilsley Chapman (1895-1978) and her husband John Stanton Chapman (1891-1972) were authors who published under the combined pseudonym Maristan Chapman. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, literary manuscripts, notes and research materials, publications, publicity materials and reviews, personal files, family papers, artifacts, books and photographs.
 
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Hila Colman papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Hila Colman writes books for children and adolescents--specializing in realistic portrayals of adolescent characters. The collection includes correspondences, manuscripts, and galleys.
 
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Miriam L. Condon papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Miriam L. Condon was a writer of stories for young people, and was possibly a relative of Frank Condon. The collection (1892-1968) contains correspondence including letters from publishers, manuscripts of anecdotes, poems, and short stories, legal documents, including deeds and contracts belonging to Frank Condon, photographs and historical postcards, negatives, and a travel notebook of a trip to Mexico.
 
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Maribelle Cormack papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Maribelle Cormack (1902-1984) was a museum director and children's author. The collection includes manuscripts, publications, correspondence, illustrations, photographs, radio scripts, and book reviews of her work, as well as biographical material, including an autobiographical sketch and genealogy.
 
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Ellis Credle papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Ellis Credle (1902-1998) was an author and illustrator of children's and young adult books. The collection includes manuscript material from her books Andy and the Circus; Little Fraid, Big Fraid; Little Pest Pico; Mexico, Land of Hidden Treasure; and Monkey See, Monkey Do.
 
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Polly Curren papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Polly Curren (1917-?) was a writer of children's literature and a teacher. She wrote during the 1950s through the 1970s and her stories span the reading ability level from early readers to young adult fiction. This collection includes manuscripts from books that Curren published in the 1970s and the correspondence with editors and publishers.
 
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Maureen Daly papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Maureen Daly (1921-) wrote fiction, both short stories and novels, and nonfiction articles and books. She is credited with establishing the category of Young Adult fiction with her novel Seventeenth Summer, first published in 1942. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, reviews, interviews, and tearsheets.
 
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Mary Carolyn Davies papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Mary Carolyn Davies was a prolific Oregon writer who wrote lyric poems, children’s verse, a novel, short stories, and several one-act plays. The collection (1910-1934) contains manuscripts, correspondence with publishers, published volumes, a scrapbook, photographs, and the manuscripts and college notebooks of Grace Ella Davies Wells.
 
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Rosamond du Jardin papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Rosamond du Jardin (1902–1963) was a free-lance writer and novelist who was best known for her children's and young adult novels. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, contacts and agreements, financial records, scrapbooks, clippings and tearsheets, illustrations, photographs, publications and recordings.
 
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Irmengarde Eberle papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection comprises the papers of American children's book author Irmengarde Eberle, including literary manuscripts, correspondence and related materials for eleven books for children and young adults published from 1937 to 1973.
 
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Elizabeth Head Fetter papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Elizabeth Head Fetter (1904-1972) was an author of mystery novels and novels dealing with female psychology, and a free-lance writer of short stories and magazine articles. The collection contains professional and personal correspondence including fan mail, day journals and travel diaries, manuscript materials, book reviews by Fetter, photographs and published material.
 
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Beulah Marie Dix Flebbe papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Beulah Marie Dix Flebbe (1876-1970) was a playwright, novelist, children's author and screenwriter during the silent movie era who wrote under the name Beulah Marie Dix. The collection includes manuscripts of novels, plays, scripts, stories and poetry, correspondence, contracts, scrapbooks, financial records, photographs, diaries and published work.
 
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Louise Lee and Richard Floethe papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Louise (1913-1988) and Richard (1901-1998) Floethe were, respectively, writer and illustrator of children's books. The collection consists of manuscripts, original illustrations, and minor correspondence concerning the book The Story of Lumber.
 
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Ruth Myers Franchere papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Ruth Franchere was born in Mason City, Iowa and educated at the University of Iowa. Franchere was an author of books for juveniles, such as Willa and Hannah Herself. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and research notes.

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