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Marta Randall papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The papers of Marta Randall, Nebula-nominted science fiction author, are primarily comprised of manuscripts for her novels, short fiction, and non-fiction and include associated correspondence, publicity materials, and financial records.
 
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Don B. and Terry Diener Allen papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection comprises the papers of American authors Don B. Allen and Terry Allen, including literary manuscripts and research materials for works of historical fiction and non-fiction about the West and about Native Americans, as well as collections of creative writing and poetry by young American Indians edited by Terry Allen.
 
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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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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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Alice Bach papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Alice Bach (1942-) was an editor and writer of fiction. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations, and photographs that reflect her work as an author.
 
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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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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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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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Peggy O'More Blocklinger papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Peggy O'More Blocklinger (1895-1970) was known for writing youth novels. This collection contains manuscripts, poetry, publications and correspondence, which reflect her work.
 
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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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Helen Bratton papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Helen Bratton (1899-1986) was a writer of novels for teenagers, and was chosen for poet laureate of Monterey Peninsula. The collection includes correspondences, research materials, and manuscripts.
 
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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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Anne Tedlock Brooks papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection comprises correspondence, publications, and literary manuscripts of novels for young people by American author Anne Tedlock Brooks, including her works Singing Fiddles; Fire in the Wind; and The Gay Young Blade. Correspondence is mainly with agents and editors, particularly Willis Wing, May Cameron of Samuel Curl, Inc., and Arcadia House publishers.
 
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Dorothy Carew papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Dorothy Carew (1910-1973) was a writer, journalist and traveler of the United States and Europe. She served as a United Press correspondent in Paris and was the first female financial journalist for the Associated Press. Her papers include drafts, research notes, completed manuscripts and correspondence for each of her books, titled respectively The Netherlands and Portugal.
 
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Mary Jane Carr papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection comprises papers of American author Mary Jane Carr, and includes draft manuscripts of two books; proofs, illustrations by Robert Kuhn, and correspondence relating to the books, including material from Walt Disney Productions; two puppet plays by Carr; poems; engraving plates; fan letters; and miscellaneous materials.
 
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Frances Cavanah papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Frances Cavanah (1899- 1982) was a writer and editor of children's books. The collection includes manuscripts and correspondence that reflect Cavanah's career as a publisher and author.
 
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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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Mary Chase papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Mary Coyle Chase (1907-1981) was born in Denver, Colorado. While working at newspaper and public relations jobs, Chase began to write plays. Her most famous play is Harvey, the story of Elwood P. Dowd and his imaginary, six-foot tall rabbit. Chase incorporated elements of fantasy drawn from Irish folktales into her work, such as banshees and Celtic pookas (spirits in animal form). The collection includes literary manuscripts and correspondence.
 
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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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Mildred Colbert papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The papers of Mildred Colbert, author and daughter of a prominent Washington pioneer family, are comprised of biographical material, diaries, correspondence, financial materials, manuscripts, school materials, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous.
 
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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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Mary Francis Craig papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Mary Francis Craig (1924-1991) was a writer of mystery novels and children's books. She was a recipient of the Carl Sandburg Literary Arts Award in 1985, and was elected president of the Mystery Writers of America in 1990. The Mary Francis Craig Papers include original manuscripts and correspondence, as well as eight addenda.
 
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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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Maureen Daly papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Maureen Daly (1921-) wrote fiction, both short stories and novels, and nonfiction articles and books. She is credited with establishing the category of Young Adult fiction with her novel Seventeenth Summer, first published in 1942. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, reviews, interviews, and tearsheets.
 
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Mary Carolyn Davies papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Mary Carolyn Davies was a prolific Oregon writer who wrote lyric poems, children's verse, a novel, short stories, and several one-act plays. The collection (1907-1956) contains manuscripts, correspondence with publishers, published volumes, a scrapbook, photographs, and the manuscripts and college notebooks of Grace Ella Davies Wells.
 
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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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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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Anne Emery papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Anne Emery (September 1, 1907-July 4, 1984) was born in Fargo, North Dakota and grew up in Chicago and Evanston, Illinois. The collection contains correspondence and manuscripts as well as miscellaneous material.
 
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Alice Henson Ernst papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Alice Henson Ernst was an American author, playwright, and teacher, at University of Washington, 1920-1923, and University of Oregon, 1924-1950, who had special interests in the history of the early theater of the Pacific Northwest and masked ritual dances of Northwest Coast tribes. Collection comprises correspondence, including letters from Franz Boas; manuscripts of books, plays, essays, and poems; diaries and notebooks, 1909-1964; playbills; broadsides; and photographs, most relating to Native American masks.
 
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Elizabeth Head Fetter papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Elizabeth Head Fetter (1904-1972) was an author of mystery novels and novels dealing with female psychology, and a free-lance writer of short stories and magazine articles. The collection contains professional and personal correspondence including fan mail, day journals and travel diaries, manuscript materials, book reviews by Fetter, photographs and published material.
 
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Beulah Marie Dix Flebbe papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Beulah Marie Dix Flebbe (1876-1970) was a playwright, novelist, children's author and screenwriter during the silent movie era who wrote under the name Beulah Marie Dix. The collection includes manuscripts of novels, plays, scripts, stories and poetry, correspondence, contracts, scrapbooks, financial records, photographs, diaries and published work.
 
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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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Ruth Myers Franchere papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Ruth Franchere was born in Mason City, Iowa and educated at the University of Iowa. Franchere was an author of books for juveniles, such as Willa and Hannah Herself. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and research notes.
 
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Elisabeth Hamilton Friermood papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Elizabeth Friermood (1903-1992) was an author and public librarian in Indiana and Ohio. Friermood was educated at Northwestern University, and the University of Wisconsin. The collection includes original manuscripts and related material as well as 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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Sally Miller Gearhart papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Sally Miller Gearhart (April 15, 1931- ) is a scholar of speech, communication, and drama; a civil rights activist; and a writer of novels, short stories, and essays that deal with lesbianism, feminist rhetoric, homosexuality and religion, and gay rights. The collection includes correspondence, academic works, literary works, reviews of literary work, biographical information, photographs, audio/visual material, work by Jane Gurko, and artifacts.
 
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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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Berta and Elmer Hader papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collections comprises papers of American children's book authors and illustrators Berta and Elmer Hader, including manuscripts and original illustrations for books (including The Big Snow), 1927-1958, original Christmas cards designed by the Haders to send to their friends, miscellaneous artwork, correspondence, 1906-1947, family papers, and reviews.
 
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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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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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Nils Hogner papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Nils Hogner (1893-1969) was a muralist and book illustrator who specialized in the illustration of nature books. The collection contains correspondence, original illustrations, manuscripts by Hogner and Dorothy Childs Hogner and others.

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