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Newly Available Collection: Collection of autographs of literary and political persons

Monday, September 9th, 2013

This collection (1864-1963) contains letters and autographs from famous literary and political persons including Upton Sinclair, Douglas MacArthur, George (G. C.) Marshall, John J. Pershing, and Booker T. Washington.

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Guide to the Collection of Autographs of Literary and Political Persons

Newly Available Collection: Jean Jackson papers

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Jean Jackson was an author of confession stories. The collection contains manuscripts  and tear sheets for short stories, articles, and speeches, and correspondence, including correspondence with Edith Margolis of Lenniger Literary Agency, 1953-1967.

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Guide to the Jean Jackson Papers

Newly Available Collection: Joseph Chadwick correspondence

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Joseph Chadwick (1909 Р)  was a prolific author of westerns, suspense and espionage novels, who was managed by the Lenniger Literary Agency. The collection (1966) contains professional correspondence and paperback volumes.

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Guide to the Joseph Chadwick Correspondence

Newly Available Collection: Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate, Inc. Records [Fiction Department]

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Publication of original fiction in the Sunday edition of the Chicago Tribune began with the September 21, 1919 issue and for the next fifty years, fiction (daily serials, Sunday serials, and short stories) was a major feature of the Chicago Tribune Newspapers Syndicate, later the Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate, Inc. The collection (1919-1969) contains correspondence with literary agents and authors, as well as manuscripts, a list of short stories and serials, serial synopses, and sales records, 1919-1969.

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Guide to the Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate, Inc., Fiction Department Records

Newly Available Collection: Creative Writing Program records

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

The Creative Writing Program at the University of Oregon offers a minor concentration, the Kidd Tutorial program (a yearlong course for undergraduates), and a masters degree. The collection contains the records of short story winner of W. Kidd, 1974.

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Guide to the Creative Writing Program Records

Newly Available Collection: Eugene P. Lyle Jr. papers

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Eugene P. Lyle Jr. (1873-1961) was a journalist and a writer of pulp fiction who resided in Mexico for a number of years. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, printed works, subject files, photographs, and the papers of his son, Eugene Lyle III.

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Guide to the Eugene P. Lyle Jr. Papers

Newly Available Collection: Joseph Stanley Pennell papers

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Joseph S. Pennell (1903-1963), novelist and short story writer, is most known for his book on the Civil War, The History of Rome Hanks and Kindred Matters, where he “depicted the lives of ordinary soldiers with gripping realism.” The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, literary manuscript material, an autobiography, idea notebook, published newspaper pieces, photographs, and the personal correspondence, diary and manuscripts of Elizabeth (nee Horton) Pennell.

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Guide to the Joseph Stanley Pennell Papers

Newly Available Collections: Laurean and Eutaxian Societies’ records

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

The Laurean and Eutaxian societies were student literary groups at the University of Oregon, founded in 1876 and 1877, respectively, and together they donated a book collection to UO in 1877 would become the beginning of a University library. The collection contains meeting minutes, treasurer’s and cash books, roll call, secretary’s book, correspondence, a scrapbook, and volumes of the joint publication, The Reflector.

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Guide to Laurean and Eutaxian Societies’ Records

Newly available collection: Comparative Literature Program records

Friday, September 14th, 2012

The Department of Comparative Literature offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. It is also the home of the journal Comparative Literature. The collection contains records that document the functions and activities of this program and the literary journal Comparative Literature.

Call number: UA 155

Comparative Literature Program Records

Check out: Joseph Archibald papers

Monday, September 10th, 2012

Joseph Archibald (1898-1986) was a writer. The Joseph Archibald papers comprise literary manuscripts and television scripts concerning the military, specifically Vietnam and the Air Force. The collection also includes incoming correspondence, both personal and professional, from publishers, military officers and civilians. The collection also includes an article about Joseph Archibald.

Call number: A 215

Guide to the Joseph Archibald Papers