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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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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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Edward Y. Breese papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Consists primarily of correspondence with editors, manuscripts of fiction and some non-fiction, and financial material relating to the marketing of his stories.
 
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Dana Burnet papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The papers consist of Dana Burnet's correspondence, 1926-1959, primarily with his literary agents Carl and Carol Brandt; manuscripts of short stories, plays and screenplays, most notably The Great Commandment; tearsheets; and contracts.
 
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Joseph Chadwick correspondence

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Joseph Chadwick (1909 - ) was a prolific author of westerns, suspense and espionage novels, who was managed by the Lenniger Literary Agency. The collection (1966) contains professional correspondence and paperback volumes.
 
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Louis Charbonneau papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Louis Charbonneau was an an author who wrote western, science fiction and mystery novels and who also served in the U.S. Air Force in WWII, was a teacher and wrote for the Los Angeles Times. The collection includes correspondence, books, short stories, poetry, movie, television and radio scripts, and book length manuscripts.
 
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Lucille Cardin Crain papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Lucille Cardin Crain was an American author, editor, and conservative political activist who was dedicated to examining how "leftist" and "collectivist" ideas and philosophies were disseminated among women's groups and organizations and through high school and college textbooks. Collection consists largely of general correspondence, 1920-1978; correspondence (1949-1955) and organizational records of the Educational Reviewer; writings and speeches; and subject files containing articles, brochures, and documents about various individuals, organizations, and topics of interest.
 
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Bernard DeVoto papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Bernard DeVoto (1897–1955) was a famous writer, editor, critic, and conservationist during the early 20th century. In 1933 DeVoto recieved a fan letter from a young woman named Katharine Sterne. His reply sparked an 11 year correspondence, with the two exchanging over 800 letters until Sterne's death in 1944. Excerpts of their letters have since been compiled and published by writer Mark DeVoto, Bernard's son. This collection contains typescripts of the letter series as annotated and edited by Mark DeVoto in preparation for his book, The Selected Letters of Bernard DeVoto and Katharine Sterne.
 
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John T. Flynn papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John T. Flynn (October 25, 1882-April 13, 1964) was an American journalist and political writer. The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, scripts of radio broadcasts and other addresses, and reference files that reflect Flynn's career as a writer and his interests in business, economics, politics.
 
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Olive Ghiselin correspondence

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Olive Ghiselin correspondence was written to Ghiselin from Elizabeth Enright Gillham. Gillham was on the staff of the Writers' Conference.
 
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Greenwillow Books records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Greenwillow Books is a children’s publishing imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. The collection consists of correspondence, production files, manuscripts, book reviews, office files, audiovisual materials, and memorabilia.
 
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Elgin Groseclose papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Elgin E. Groseclose (1899-1983) was a writer, professor, specialist in finance, and treasurer for a financial and investment consultant firm. He was also involved in other interest groups that appealed to his deeply religious beliefs. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, financial material, valuations, organizations and photographs.
 
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Grover Cleveland (Bill) Gulick papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Grover Cleveland "Bill" Gulick was a prolific writer of western stories and novels. The collection consists of published and unpublished manuscripts, short stories, books, correspondence, Western Writers Association files, periodicals, tearsheets, and photographs.
 
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John and Ward Hawkins papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The John and Ward Hawkins Papers comprise fiction manuscripts and teleplays, correspondence, non-fiction manuscripts, and screenplays by American writers John and Ward Hawkins.
 
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Frank Holwerda papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Frank Holwerda (1908 - ) worked in various jobs before he became a published writer of short stories, and was represented by the Lenniger Literary Agency. The collection (1952-1967) contains manuscripts of short stories, correspondence with publishers and agents, and includes letters of grievance.
 
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Dean Southern Jennings papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Dean Jennings (1920-1969) was a newspaper reporter, freelance writer, columnist and regional representative and/or director for multiple government agencies, mostly having to do with film or press. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, writer's society information, Office of War Information material, and biographical material.
 
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Nannine Joseph papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Nannine Joseph (1890-1976) was a literary agent. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondences, and photographs from her clients.
 
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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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John K. Lagemann papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John Kord Lagemann (1910-1969) was a journalist who owned and operated a newspaper in Quincy, Illinois, and later worked for CBS television and Newsweek magazine. The collection consists of professional correspondence, manuscripts, notes, articles, tearsheets, audio interviews, photographs, a film interview, diaries and publications.
 
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Lenniger Literary Agency records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Lenniger Literary Agency was founded in 1923 by August Lenniger. Its purpose was to place a writer’s books and stories with publishers and to negotiate with the publishers. August Lenniger and Edith Margolis corresponded with hundreds of agency clients. The letters concern editing and sales of manuscripts, requirements and house rules of publishers, the state of the literary market, and personal problems of the writers. The collection contains correspondence, published works, manuscripts and other miscellaneous material.
 
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Noel Loomis papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Noel Loomis (1905-1969) was an American author and teacher who specialized in Western and adventure novels and scripts, including writing for the TV series', Bonanza and Have Gun Will Travel. The collection (1929-1969) contains manuscripts, correspondence, illustrations and original paintings, lecture recordings, writer's club files, and also writings and correspondence by Dorothy Loomis.
 
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Lurton Blassingame Literary Agency records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Lurton Blassingame (1904-1988) was a notable literary agent. The collection primarily includes correspondence with clients..
 
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Lee Lynch papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Lee Lynch (1945- ) is an award winning writer of lesbian fiction and non-fiction. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, calendars and journals, files cards, video, and research files.
 
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Eugene Lyons papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Eugene Lyons (1898- ) was a newspaperman, foreign correspondent, editor, radio commentator and a political writer. The collection includes manuscripts, publications and letters.
 
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John J. Miller papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John J. Miller (1930 - ) is a writer of novels and confession stories that often contained settings and characters in the medical profession; he was represented by the Lenniger Literary Agency. The collection (1961-1965) contains manuscripts, and correspondence with the Lenniger Literary Agency.
 
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Max Miller papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Max Miller, (1899-1967) a Navy officer who served in WWII and Korea, was a prolific writer, authoring twenty-eight books. The collection contains professional and personal correspondence, manuscripts, play and radio scripts, material on Ernie Pyle, photographs, publicity, notebooks, scrapbooks, and research on Max Miller by Margaret Ripley Miller.
 
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Randall V. Mills papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Randall Vause Mills joined the University of Oregon English faculty in 1938. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mills wrote two books and numerous articles on transportation in the Pacific Northwest. He also wrote articles on bridge construction and location. In addition, Mills was interested in folklore, and was the founder and first president of the Oregon Folklore Society. The collection largely consists of correspondence, manuscripts, research material and notecards, printed material, photographs, and scrapbooks pertaining to transportation in the Pacific Northwest and folklore.
 
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George Washington Ogden papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:George Washington Ogden (1871-1966) was a journalist and editor for newspapers, and later became an author of western stories and novels. The collection contains manuscripts, literary contracts and agreements, mementos and photographs, an accounting journal, and correspondence with agents, editors, and also seven letters (1922) from Elizabeth B. Custer (Mrs. George A. Custer), 1909-1940.
 
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Albert M. Ottenheimer papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Albert M. Ottenheimer was an actor, author and a founder of the Seattle Repertory Playhouse, and founding member of the Seattle local of the American Federation of Radio Artists. Collection consists of investigation files relating to Albert M. Ottenheimer's blacklisting during the McCarthy era, including a diary Ottenheimer kept during his 30-day jail sentence; correspondence; literary manuscripts; scripts for television, radio, and the theater; scripts by others; professional file, including a log book and other material relating to the Seattle Repertory Playhouse; travel diary and souvenirs collected during his European tour of West Side Story; union material; memorabilia; photographs and audio-visual material.
 
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Katherine Anne Porter & Eugene Dove Pressly Papers

Repository:Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Summary:Includes 28 letters to and from Katherine Anne Porter, 1934-1946. Also includes personal and professional correspondence, military and employment records, shorthand manuscripts and 2 one-page typescripts.
 
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John D. Regester collection on Albert Schweitzer

Repository:University of Puget Sound, Archives & Special Collections
Summary:Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965) was a medical missionary, philosopher, and Nobel Peace Prize winner (1952) who operated a hospital in Lambarene, Gabon, for 45 years. This collection contains Schweitzer biographer John D. Regester’s collection of Schweitzer-related correspondence, files, articles, clippings, photographs, and a 1940 manuscript on Indian and Chinese thought, and African artifacts.
 
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James Rorty papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:James Rorty (1890-1973) was an American writer and poet who tackled subjects such as American industries, Joseph McCarthy, labor, medicine, nutrition, advertising, and Jim Crow. The collection (1915-1972) contains James Rorty's literary manuscripts, journals, correspondence, memoirs, and photographs as well as manuscripts and correspondence by Rorty's sisters, the writers Eva Beard and Marion Bullard.
 
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Polly Ruhtenberg papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Polly King Ruhtenberg (1907-1983) a libertarian and children's book author was active in social and civic organizations throughout her life. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, photographs, and a scrapbook that reflect her work as an author and libertarian.
 
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Lois Valliant Ryker Papers

Repository:Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Summary:This collection consists of: research notes, correspondence, clippings, and photographs collected about Okanogan Indian author, Mourning Dove.
 
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Sidney Shalett papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Sidney Shalett (1911-1965) was a freelance writer who also worked for the Chattanooga Times and the New York Times, and in 1947 became a Washington, D.C. correspondent for American Magazine. The collection contains manuscripts written by Shalett and with other collaborators, subject files, interviews with the Roosevelt family, correspondence, biographical material, photographs, and miscellaneous material.
 
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Louis Slobodkin papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Louis Slobodkin (1903-1975) was an artist and illustrator and writer of books for children. He won the Caldecott Medal in 1943 for Many Moons. The collection contains artwork, manuscripts, correspondence, publicity, photographs, and memorabilia.
 
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Louis Slobodkin Papers Addendum

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Louis Slobodkin (1903-1975) was an artist and illustrator and writer of books for children. He won the Caldecott Medal in 1943 for Many Moons. This collection is an addendum to the Slobodkin Papers (call number Ax 733) and contains literary manuscripts and sketchbooks, correspondence with publishers, general correspondence, subject files, art exhibition catalogs, book reviews, and royalty statements.
 
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Charles H. Snow papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Charles H. Snow (1877-1967) became a prolific writer (over 465 works) of western stories, most of them published in England. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, published works, recordings, transcriptions and a photograph.
 
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Raymond Smiley Spears papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Raymond Smiley Spears was an American author of western and adventure stories. Collection comprises personal and professional correspondence; diaries and journals; manuscripts of books, short stories, and non-fiction articles; tearsheets of stories, articles, and advice columns published under a variety of pseudonyms, Jim Smiley most frequently; research material; whole issues of magazines containing his stories or articles; and copies of his published books.
 
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Philip Van Doren Stern papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Philip Van Doren Stern was a historian, author and editor of over forty works. The collection contains book manuscripts, short story and other short works, printed material, correspondence, and personal files.
 
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Jesse Stuart Papers

Repository:Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Summary:This collection includes: correspondence, principally with Margaret Hilty; clippings, scrapbooks, a photograph, and other papers relating to Jesse Hilton Stuart's writings.
 
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Dale Van Every papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Dale Van Every (1896-1976) was a historical novelist, script and playwright, and film producer. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, reviews, biographical information, research notebooks, and scrapbooks.
 
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Harlan Ware papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Harlan Ware (1902-1967) was a reporter, author and scriptwriter. The collection contains correspondence including fan mail, manuscripts, memorabilia, printed material, and biographical files.
 
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Albert Richard Wetjen papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Albert Richard Wetjen (1900-1948) was a writer who was known for his sea stories and novels and was also editor of the Oregon Magazine. The collection (1923-1945) contains correspondence regarding the condition of writing in the Pacific Northwest and also manuscripts of stories.

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