Peggy O'More Blocklinger papers , 1930-1970

Overview of the Collection

O'More, Peggy, 1895-1970
Peggy O'More Blocklinger papers
1930-1970 (inclusive)
15 linear feet, (10 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 297
Peggy O'More Blocklinger (1895-1970) was known for writing youth novels. This collection contains manuscripts, poetry, publications and correspondence, which reflect her work.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 5413463068
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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Peggy O'More Blocklinger (September 18, 1895-July 1970), known for her children's novels, was born in Tacoma, Washington. She attended public schools in Oregon, Washington, and California. Aside from her novels, she worked as a news reporter, newspaper columnist, and a branch librarian. Her novels have been published under the several names: Peggy O'More, pseudonym Jeanne Bowman, and pseudonym Betty Blocklinger.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Peggy O'More Blocklinger papers contain the author's novel manuscripts, holographic notations, publications, rough drafts, as well as correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, teleplays, plays and poetry.

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Subject Terms

  • Women authors, American--20th century
  • Young adult literature, American--Authorship

Form or Genre Terms

  • Correspondence
  • Manuscripts for publication
  • Photographs
  • Scrapbooks