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Milton Meltzer papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Milton Meltzer (1915-2009) worked in public relations, was a professor, an editor, and an author of Jewish, African-American, and American history as well as children's and young adult books. The collection contains literary manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and published volumes.
 
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Milton Meltzer papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Milton Meltzer (May 8, 1915- ) held many positions in his life, varying from working in public relations to lecturing and working as a full-time writer. Collection comprises primarily literary manuscripts and correspondence related to Milton Meltzer's work as an author and editor of books for children and young people on American history, particularly African American history.
 
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Dorothy Nathan papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Dorothy Goldeen Nathan ( -1966) was an Oregon-born social worker and teacher before she began writing books for young people. The papers include correspondence about her books Women of Courage (New York, 1964) and The Shy One (New York, 1966), an unpublished manuscript, and published works.
 
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Scott O'Dell papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Scott O’Dell (1898-1989) was a writer of books for adults, young adults and children. The collection includes manuscripts for The Cruise of the Arctic Star and correspondence with the publishing company.
 
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Lucille Ogle papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection comprises the papers of children's book editor and author Lucille Ogle and reflects her work for several publishing companies and presses, including Western Publishing Company, Golden Press, and Artists and Writers Press, and her interest in the design, publication, and marketing of children's books and young adult literature.
 
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Ruth Gipson Plowhead papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Ruth Gipson Plowhead (1877-1970) is known for authoring books for children and young people. The collection consists of manuscripts, books and short stories, minor correspondence, and original illustrations by Agnes Randall Moore
 
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Christine Price papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Christine Hilda Price (1928-1980) is known for her work as an illustrator and writer of children's books on art history, dance, and folklore. The collection includes illustrations and sketches, correspondence, published books, travel notes, and research materials.
 
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Franklin M. Reck papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Franklin M. Reck (1896-1965) was an author of books for young boys. The collection includes correspondence, notebooks, and literary manuscripts for books, articles, short stories, early works, and presentations to the Ford Foundation.
 
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Denise Royal papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Denise Royal (1935- ) was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania and was educated at the University of Pennsylvania. She did public relations work, and spent time as a free-lance writer. Most of the collection represents the research and writing of a young people's biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer, published by Saint Martin Press, 1969:
 
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Millicent Ellis Selsam papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Millicent Selsam (1912- 1996) was a biologist and teacher who wrote natural science literature for children. This collection primarily contains manuscripts, illustrations, and other materials related to published works as well as various versions of paperbacks and correspondence.
 
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Jacqueline Steffan papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Alice Jacqueline Kennedy Steffan (1907- ) was an author of books for children who published under the pseudonym Jack Steffan. The collection includes correspondence with publishers, manuscripts and other material related to eight books, including The Long Fellow.
 
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Dorothy Sterling papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Dorothy Sterling (1913-2008 ) is a writer, particularly of fiction and non-fiction books for children and young adults.
 
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Emma Gelders Sterne papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Emma Gelders Sterne (1894-1971) was primarily a writer of juvenile literature. The Sterne collection consists of manuscripts and supporting materials for eleven books, two plays, two speeches, and correspondence.
 
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Stratemeyer Syndicate records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Edward Stratemeyer (1862-1927) was an author and founded the Stratemeyer Syndicate which produced adventure story series for children, such as Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, Honey Bunch, and the Bobbsey Twins. The collection includes literary manuscripts and fan letters.
 
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James Summers papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:James L. Summers (1910-1973) wrote books and short stories for young adults. The collection consists of manuscripts, galley proofs, correspondences, and published materials.
 
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Anne Terry White papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection comprises correspondence, literary manuscripts, and foreign language translations by author, editor, and translator Anne Terry White (1896-1980).
 
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Hazel Hutchins Wilson papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Hazel Wilson (April 8, 1898-August 20, 1992) worked in many positions at libraries around the country as well as a position overseas. She also held other positions relating to students. The material in this collection reflects her career as an author.
 
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Lee and Robert Wyndham papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Lee and Robert Wyndham were authors of children’s books as well as holding many other positions pertaining to writing. Their collection includes correspondence, miscellaneous materials, published works and many manuscripts that represent the careers of the Wyndhams.
 
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Herbert Spencer Zim and Sonia Bleeker papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Herbert Spencer Zim (1909-1994) was a teacher and author in the field of science. His works in this collection reflect his work in the science field. Sonia Bleeker Zim was an editor for a publishing house and a writer of youth books. Her work in this collection represents her career as a youth author.

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