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Clarence William Anderson papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Clarence William Anderson (1891 - 1971) specialized in the writing and illustrating of books about horses, most of them for children. The collection (1963-1968) contains lithographs, dummies, pencil sketches, crayon drawings, and prints for three children's books.
 
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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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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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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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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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Jeanne Bendick papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Jeanne Bendick (b. 1919) was an author and illustrator of children's books, mostly nonfiction. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations, and correspondence relating to Bendick's interest in the sciences, the history of science, and the environment.
 
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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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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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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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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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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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Hughie Call papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Hughie Florence Call (1890-1969) was a writer whose works reflect her life on a Montana sheep ranch. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, reviews, legal documents, and general memorabilia that follow her writing career from 1936-1969.
 
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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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Frank P. Castle papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Frank Castle was a writer of western, mystery, suspense, sex, medical, historical, and juvenile fiction, and comic book scripts. The collection contains manuscripts for short fiction and comic strips, 1948-1966.
 
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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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Madye Lee Chastain papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Madye Lee Chastain Papers comprise one final book manuscript, 31 scratchboard illustrations, and one photostat illustration.
 
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Ann Nolan Clark papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Ann Nolan Clark (1896-1995) was an American author of children's literature and young adult fiction. The collection includes biographical material, speeches, clippings, and literary manuscripts for her book, To Stand Against the Wind (1978), a juvenile book about a young Vietnam War refugee.
 
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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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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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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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Julia Cunningham papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Julia Woolfolk Cunningham (1916- ) is an author of children's books, a poet and an associate editor for Screen Stories. The papers include correspondence, poems, and manuscripts.
 
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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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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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Marguerite Davis papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Marguerite Norris Davis (1890-1978) was a writer of children's stories. The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, tear sheets, and newspaper clippings.
 
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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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Ralph Dyar papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Ralph E. Dyar (1885-1955) was an author and playwright who also worked for and wrote about newspapers and newspaper promotion and research. The collection contains literary manuscripts, correspondence, and the working files for the book, News for an Empire: The Story of the Spokesman-Review of Spokane, Washington, and of the Field it Serves.
 
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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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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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Genevieve Foster papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Genevieve Stump Foster (1893-1979), started her career as a commercial artist, illustrator, and advertiser. She later turned to writing history books for young adults. The Genevieve Foster Papers include her correspondence and an extensive range of textual, artistic, and audiovisual materials related to the publication of her numerous children's books.
 
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Jean Fritz papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Jean Fritz (1915 - ) became an author of children's historical fiction and won many awards. The collection contains manuscripts and correspondence.
 
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May Garelick papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:May Garelick (1910-1989) was a children's author and editor. The collection contains literary manuscripts, book production materials, and correspondence.
 
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Doris Gates papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Doris Gates (1901-1987), renowned author and editor of literary works for children, was born in Mountain View, California. Gates' deep interests in storytelling and mythology are evident in both her oral and written narratives. This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and published materials. Also included are records relating to Ginn and Company, publisher of textbooks.
 
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Hardie Gramatky papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Hardie Gramatky (1907-1979) was the author and illustrator of several books for children, though he is best known for his character "Little Toot." The collection includes correspondence, illustrations, publicity, photographs, drafts, and artwork.
 
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Nancy Gurney papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Nancy Gurney (1915-1974) was a writer of children's books. The collection includes illustrations and manuscripts that reflect her work and collaboration with her husband, Eric Gurney.
 
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Rosalys Haskell Hall papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Rosalys Haskell Hall was born in New York on March 27, 1914. She has been book editor for David McKay Co., and a writer of books for children. The collection includes manuscripts, reviews and correspondence that reflect Hall's work.
 
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Eleanor Hammond papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Eleanor Hammond (1890-1950), Oregon poet and author, was born in Oakland, California. She contributed her work to various publications including Child Life, Play Mate, American Mercury, Junior World and the Oregonian. The collection consists of various manuscripts, including: Dogs Worthy of Mention, Mr. McGregor, Thomas McKat, and miscellaneous manuscripts.
 
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Quail Hawkins papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Quail Hawkins (1905-2002) was a writer of children's books. The collection includes published works, book length manuscripts as well as short stories, musicals, articles and poetry. The collection also includes clippings and correspondence that reflects her work.
 
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Le Grand Henderson papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The collection comprises general correspondence, a manuscript sequence series, subject files and scrapbooks by author and illustrator Le Grand Henderson.
 
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Vera Henry papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Vera Henry (1909 - ) is a writer of short stories, including confession stories, and was represented by the Lenniger Literary Agency. The collection (1949-1967) contains manuscripts of twenty-two short stories, and correspondence with Edith Margolis of the Lenniger Literary Agency.
 
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Holling Clancy Holling papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:H.C. Holling (1900-1973) was an author and illustrator born in Henrietta, Michigan and educated at the Chicago Art Institute. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and publicity material. A majority of the collection constitutes the manuscripts of Pagoo.
 
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M. A. Jagendorf papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Moritz A. Jagendorf (1888-1981) was a dentist in New York for forty years, but his true interests were in the folklore of Europe, Asia and America. He was the founder of the Free Theatre and director of the Children's Playhouse in New York, vice-president of the New York Folklore Society, and wrote numerous books, plays and short stories based on folktales, in addition to being a practicing dentist. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, lectures, research materials, and photographs.
 
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Oral Memoirs of Elizabeth Orton Jones

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Elizabeth Orton Jones (1910-2005) was an illustrator and writer of children's books. The collection consists of an oral history interview of Jones conducted in the fall of 2004 by members of the staff of Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries: Linda Long, Dorothy Knaus, and Hannah Dillon. The collection consists of audio cassette tapes, video cassette tapes, and a complete printed and bound transcript of the interview.

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