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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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Herbert E. Arntson papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Herbert Edward Arntson (1911-1982) was an author, English professor, and musician. The collection includes manuscripts of books and short stories, poems, speeches and correspondence, which reflect his work.
 
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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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Virginia Lee Burton papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Virginia Lee Burton (1909-1968) was an illustrator and author of children's books. The collection includes sketches and finished illustrations for the books Calico the Wonder Horse; Or the Saga of Stewy Slinker, CHOO CHOO, The Story of the Little Engine Who Ran Away (both by Burton), The Emperor's New Clothes (written by Hans Christian Anderson) and others.
 
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Molly Gloss papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection comprises the papers of American author Molly Gloss, including notes, planning documents, research materials, and drafts of novels, short stories, book reviews, and essays written between 1979 and 2003. The collection includes examples of her work in several genres, including young adult fantasy literature, Outside the Gates (1986); western fiction, The Jump-Off Creek (1989); adventure fiction, Wild Life: A Novel (2000); and science fiction, The Dazzle of Day, “Interlocking Pieces” and “Lambing Season”.
 
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Harriet E. Huntington papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Harriet E. Huntington (1909-1985) was a photographer and author of children's books. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, reviews, photographs, biographical materials and family scrapbooks that reflect Huntington's career as an author.
 
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Elma Ehlrich Levinger papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Elma Levinger (1887-1958) was an author known for her books on Jewish history and culture. The biographical material, manuscripts, and publications in the collection represent her work.
 
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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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May Charles Paul papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Charles Paul May (November 23, 1920-) is known for his youth books. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, research, and published books relating to his work.
 
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Isabel Couper McLelland papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Isabel Couper McLelland was born in Scotland and moved to Portland, Oregon with her parents. She was educated at the University of Oregon and taught in Portland, Oregon. The papers include manuscripts of 4 books for juveniles and correspondence with Henry Holt & Co.; as well as a typed copy of an epistolary diary kept by the author on her trip around the world in 1956.

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