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Edward Abbey papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Edward Abbey papers (1954-1980) contain manuscripts, correspondence, and printed material. Abbey was a teacher, a writer, an advocate of environmentalism, and a vocal critic of public land policies.
 
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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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William C. Anderson Papers

Repository:Boise State University Library, Special Collections and Archives
Summary:Correspondence, contracts, clippings, fan mail, photos, and other papers, relating to chiefly to William C. Anderson's books and their film adaptations; together personal correspondence, typescripts of other writings, magazine columns, and speeches. Books represented include Bat-21, the story of Lt. Col. Iceal (Gene) Hambleton, a downed American pilot in the Vietnam War. Magazine columns relate chiefly to retirement travel in motor homes. Correspondents include the William Morris Agency and Gene Hambleton.
 
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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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Montgomery Meigs Atwater papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Montgomery Meigs Atwater (1904-1976) was an author, forester, and avalanche expert. The collection includes manuscripts of books and articles, files of data on snow avalanche forecasting and control, and published books.
 
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Glenn Balch Papers

Repository:Boise State University Library, Special Collections and Archives
Summary:Typescripts of novels, stories, and outdoors articles, published and unpublished; reviews of published work; business correspondence, contracts, sales reports, and royalty statements; and galley proofs, military records, photos, memorabilia, and other papers. Includes two screenplays and one radio play based on Glenn Balch's novel Indian Paint and various issues of The American Boy magazine (1932-1941) in which his "Hide-rack" stories appeared. Balch was a long-time resident of Boise, Idaho.
 
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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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Harry Behn papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Harry Behn (1898-1973) was a writer, teacher, and founder of various media groups. The collection includes books, plays, screenplays, correspondence, and mementos relating to Behn's interest in children's literature and educational programs.
 
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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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Bill Brown papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:William Louis Brown (1910-1964) was a teacher, editor, reporter, ranger, and author of books and short stories for young people. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia relating to Brown's interest in writing adventure stories drawn from his own life experiences.
 
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George E. Brown, Jr. Correspondence with Vardis Fisher

Repository:Boise State University Library, Special Collections and Archives
Summary:Chiefly letters and postcards to Brown, of Twin Falls, Idaho, from novelist Vardis Fisher discussing his medical problems and literary work; together with a few postcards from Brown to Fisher and others.
 
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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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Carl Burger papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Carl Burger (1888-1967) was an artist and writer of children’s books about animals and natural history. This collection, which includes drafts, research notes and correspondence as well as numerous original illustrations, reflects his talent as an illustrator and his love of the outdoors.
 
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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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Robert Cantwell papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Writer Robert Cantwell was born January 31, 1908 in Little Falls (now Vader), Washington and died December 8, 1978 in New York, New York. Cantwell was a novelist, biographer, and essayist; as a journalist he worked on the editorial staffs of Time, Fortune, Newsweek, and Sports Illustrated. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, literary manuscripts, photographs, audiotapes, and maps, which reflect his life and career.
 
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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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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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Calvin Clements papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Calvin J. Clements (1915-1997) was a writer of television scripts, screenplays, and adventure stories. The collection includes television scripts and one screenplay.
 
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Collection of autographs of literary and political persons

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:This collection (1864-1963) contains letters and autographs from famous literary and political persons including Upton Sinclair, Douglas MacArthur, George (G. C.) Marshall, John J. Pershing, and Booker T. Washington.
 
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Richard Collins papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection comprises papers of American screenwriter and producer Richard Collins and includes motion picture scripts, scenarios, screen plays, outlines and treatments by Collins and others; television scripts, including scripts for the Breaking point and Chrysler theatre series; and professional correspondence. Major correspondents are Marjorie Cantor, Frank Dorsey, Arnaud d'Usseau and Ned Russell.
 
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William (Will) Everett Cook papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:William Everett Cook was a writer of western and adventure novels and stories. Collection consists of correspondence (273 letters), manuscripts for his novels, short stories, and one novella, and an extensive collection of western pulp fiction containing short stories by Cook.
 
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John O'Hara Cosgrave papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John O’Hara Cosgrave II (1908-1968) was an artist and a writer. Although best known for his illustrations of sea vessels, Cosgrave’s works are not restricted to the limits of water. The collection includes illustrations, manuscripts, correspondences, acclamations, book dummies and proofs.
 
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William R. Cox papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:William Cox (1901-1988) was a prolific writer for the pulp fiction magazine industry during the 1930s, 1940s and into the early 1950s. He later wrote for the television industry and continued to publish in a wide variety of genres including sports, Westerns, and juvenile fiction. This Collection consists of three main series: correspondence with business associates and other contemporary writers (Red Barber, Ray Bradbury, John Ford, David Frost, Lillian Hellman, Elmore Leonard and Allen Rivkin), manuscripts of his published works and screenplays, and tear sheets from the pulp magazines of the 1930s and 1940s.
 
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Alexander L. Crosby papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Alexander L. Crosby (1906-1980) was a journalist, editor, author of children's books and a political activist. Crosby was involved in activist causes such as housing for the poor, human rights and the Vietnam War. He was involved with leftwing activism, and corresponded with other liberals such as Alger Hiss, Leonard Boudin, James Aronson and Scott Nearing. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, articles and files on subjects of interest to Crosby.
 
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Thomas A. Curry, Jr. papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Thomas A. Curry, Jr. (1900-1976) was best known as a writer of adventure stories. He published numerous novels, novelettes and periodical articles. This collection contains several of his manuscripts and also a large amount of his correspondence.
 
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Charles Michael Daugherty papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Charles Michael Daugherty is known for writing and illustrating children's books. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, and illustrations.
 
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James Daugherty papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:James Daugherty (1889-1974) was a muralist, author, and illustrator who won the Newbery Medal in 1940 for his children's book, Daniel Boone , and was a runner-up for two Caldecott Medals. The collection is primarly comprised of artwork, but also includes manuscripts and other writings (including several by Sonia Daugherty and Charles Daugherty), correspondence, notebooks and sketchbooks, news clippings and ephemera, and photographs.
 
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Brice P. Disque, Jr. papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Brice P. Disque, Jr. was a writer and editor who had a prolific and successful career as a radio script writer. The collection includes personal and professional correspondence and over 300 radio scripts.
 
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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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Roger Duvoisin and Louise Fatio papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Roger Duvoisin (1904-1980) a native of Geneva, Switzerland, was an author and illustrator of children's books. His wife, Louise Fatio, (1904-1993) from Lausanne, Switzerland, wrote many of the books Mr. Duvoisin illustrates. The collection includes various correspondence and several original manuscripts.
 
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Selected manuscripts of Don Dwiggins

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Don Dwiggins (1913-1988) was a writer. The collection includes literary manuscripts for several of Dwiggin's published works, including The Air Devils!, Into the Unknown, and Space and Weather.
 
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Hal George Evarts Jr. papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Hal Evarts, Jr. was a writer of Western and mystery fiction. The collection comprises personal and professional correspondence, literary manuscripts, personal journals, and printed materials of author Hal George Evarts, Jr. The manuscripts are of Evarts' novels and short stories in the western and detective/mystery styles.

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