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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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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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Margo Benary-Isbert papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Margot Benary-Isbert (1889-1979) was an author of books for young people. The collection includes manuscripts, original illustrations, published books, and correspondence relating to Benary-Isbert's interest in German history and people, and her experience of post-war Germany.
 
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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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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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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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William R. Cox papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:William Cox (1901-1988) was a prolific writer for the pulp fiction magazine industry during the 1930s, 1940s and into the early 1950s. He later wrote for the television industry and continued to publish in a wide variety of genres including sports, Westerns, and juvenile fiction. This Collection consists of three main series: correspondence with business associates and other contemporary writers (Red Barber, Ray Bradbury, John Ford, David Frost, Lillian Hellman, Elmore Leonard and Allen Rivkin), manuscripts of his published works and screenplays, and tear sheets from the pulp magazines of the 1930s and 1940s.
 
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Thomas A. Curry, Jr. papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Thomas A. Curry, Jr. (1900-1976) was best known as a writer of adventure stories. He published numerous novels, novelettes and periodical articles. This collection contains several of his manuscripts and also a large amount of his 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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William C. Gault papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:William Campbell Gault (1910–1995) was an American writer of detective and crime fiction, sports fiction and young-adult novels. The collection correspondence, manuscripts, earning statements, and newspaper clippings.
 
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William and Lillian Glaser papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:William and Lillian Glaser were printers of children's books, who worked closely with illustrators to achieve superior reproductions. The collection includes the business memos, invoices, correspondence, working material, original artwork, dummies, proof sheets, publications of the books and pamphlets they printed, as well as financial records of the publishers, authors, and illustrators for whom they worked.
 
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Mary Gorman papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Mary Gorman (Palmtag) (1908 - ) wrote romance and confession stories. The collection consists of manuscripts, published stories, and professional correspondence.
 
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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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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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Llewellyn (Lew) P. Holmes papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Llewellyn (Lew) P. Holmes (1895-1988) was a pulp and western writer who wrote under his own name and the pseudonyms Matt Stuart, Dave Hardin and Perry Westwood. The collection contains correspondence, published works, page proofs, and books.
 
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Frank Holwerda papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Frank Holwerda (1908 - ) worked in various jobs before he became a published writer of short stories, and was represented by the Lenniger Literary Agency. The collection (1952-1967) contains manuscripts of short stories, correspondence with publishers and agents, and includes letters of grievance.
 
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Jay Kalez papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Jay Kalez was an author of mystery, detective, and adventure stories. The collection contains short story and article manuscripts, publisher and agent correspondence, and Army Corps of Engineer press releases.
 
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Lenniger Literary Agency records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Lenniger Literary Agency was founded in 1923 by August Lenniger. Its purpose was to place a writer’s books and stories with publishers and to negotiate with the publishers. August Lenniger and Edith Margolis corresponded with hundreds of agency clients. The letters concern editing and sales of manuscripts, requirements and house rules of publishers, the state of the literary market, and personal problems of the writers. The collection contains correspondence, published works, manuscripts and other miscellaneous material.
 
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Lurton Blassingame Literary Agency records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Lurton Blassingame (1904-1988) was a notable literary agent. The collection primarily includes correspondence with clients..
 
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Norma Bicknell and Robert Stuart Mansfield papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Norma Bicknell (1906-1965) and Robert Mansfield (1906- ) met and married in 1925 while students at the University of Michigan; as undergraduates, both studied creative writing. The collection includes many manuscripts, correspondence and miscellaneous material.
 
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Rosalie Moore papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Rosalie Moore Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, tearsheets, and published versions of literary work. The correspondence includes personal correspondence, as well as and professional correspondence with various publishers. In addition to poetry, Moore's forte, the manuscripts contain plays and children's stories written in collaboration with Moore's husband, Bill Brown. The collection also includes published versions of Moore's work.
 
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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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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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Robert E. Pinkerton and Kathrene Pinkerton papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Robert E. Pinkerton (1882-1970) and Kathrene Pinkerton (1887-1967) were writers of both fiction and nonfiction, primarily writing in Canada. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, tear sheets, photo albums, books and Kathrene Pinkerton's diary.

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