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.
Ruth Langland Holberg was an author of books for young people, many of which were illustrated by her husband, Richard A. Holberg. Collection comprises diaries; correspondence; manuscripts of novels, short stories, poetry, and radio scripts; research material; financial material; and copies of her published works.
Kurt Werth (1896-1983), a leading illustrator of books for children, was born in Leipzig, Germany. Werth illustrated for a number of magazines, newspapers and books in Germany and the Unites States. The collection is comprised of artwork, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, wood blocks used for printing, art supplies, and other written materials.