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Benjamin Appel papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Benjamin Appel (1907-1977) was a writer whose "voice of the streets" reflected his New York City childhood and his military experience. His work has been compared to Dashiell Hammett and James Cain. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and research materials from his work, including the 1943 Dark Stain, which addressed racism.
 
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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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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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Alene Dalton papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Summary:The Alene Dalton papers (1950-1987) contain scrapbooks, awards, and art work related to Dalton's tenure as "The Story Princess."
 
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Cornelius DeWitt papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The papers of Cornelius DeWitt, German-born children's book illustrator, include original artwork for children's book illustrations, as well as artwork for proposed publications. Also included are correspondence files and production notes for his work.
 
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Elliott D. Landau papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, University Archives and Records Management
Summary:Elliott Landau served as professor of Educational Studies at the University of Utah specializing in child development. This collection contains professional correspondence, reports, and speeches
 
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Virginia Nielsen McCall papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Virginia Nielsen McCall (1909-2000) was an author of romantic and confession stories, self-help articles and books, juvenile literature, and sometimes wrote under the pseudonym Virginia Nielsen. The collection (1935-1965) contains literary manuscripts, correspondence, tearsheets, books, reviews, publicity, clippings, and periodicals.
 
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Clare Turlay Newberry papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection comprises literary manuscripts and book illustrations by American artist Clare Newberry, including 242 original drawings, sketches and illustrations; three book dummies; and scrapbooks from childhood and early school days.
 
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Dorothy Hinshaw Patent Papers

Repository:University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The collection contains manuscripts, publisher’s galleys, correspondence, research, and other materials from about one hundred of Dorothy Hinshaw Patent’s non-fiction science and nature books for children and young adults.
 
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Maud and Miska Petersham illustrations

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection comprises illustrations by artists Maud and Miska Petersham for children's books, including The American ABC, Off to Bed and When I Grow Up, as well as related galley proofs and mock-ups.
 
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H.A. Rey papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:H.A. Rey was a popular children's illustrator and author, most famous for the Curious George series. The H.A. Rey Papers consist of professional correspondence, manuscript dummies for the sixth printing of The Stars: A New Way to See Them, and documents pertaining to the copyright lawsuit between H.A. Rey and Leroy Fleming. The correspondence dominates the collection with both incoming and outgoing to the Rey's publishers--Houghton Mifflin in the United States and A.P. Watt & Son in England.
 
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Lynd Ward papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Lynd Ward was an artist and children's book author. The Lynd Ward Papers comprise incoming and outgoing correspondence to and from Carley Dawson, and outgoing correspondence to a Mr. Rohde. The collection also includes various notes, correspondence, manuscripts, sketches, copies of sketches, and illustrations for books, magazines, and brochures that Lynd Ward illustrated.

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