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Newly Available Collection: Paul Van de Velde

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Paul and Henriette Van De Velde researched and wrote about culture, art, and life in Mexico in the 1920s-1930s, and about Oregon, specifically Waldport. The collection (1921-1966) contains correspondence, manuscripts, research files concerning Mexico and Oregon, notebooks, diaries, interviews regarding Waldport, Oregon, books, and clippings.

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Guide to the Paul and Henriette Van de Velde Papers

Newly Available Collection: Alexander Vincent Dye papers

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Alexander Vincent Dye (1876-1956) served in the U.S. foreign service in Mexico, Buenos Aires, and London. The collection contains professional and personal correspondence, reports on commercial and political affairs, trip summaries and memoranda, manuscript material, biographical information, mementos, and a scrapbook, 1897-1941.

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Guide to the Alexander Vincent Dye Papers

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

Check out: Barbara Nolen papers

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

A literary editor of Story Parade, Barbara Nolen Strong (1902-2003) also wrote books about Africa and Mexico. The collection includes manuscripts written or edited by Strong and issues of Story Parade, 1937 to 1954.

Call number: Ax 771

Guide to the Barbara Nolen Papers

Check out: Herbert C. Thompson papers

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

American journalist and historian Herbert Cooper Thompson worked as a reported for the Associated Press in England and France during World War I and in Mexico during the Mexican Revolution from 1916 to 1918. From 1924 to 1940, he worked as a writer and observer for the American Red Cross, visiting Cuba, Puerto Rico and Europe. Collection comprises diaries, correspondence, literary manuscripts, and photographs by Thompson.

Call number: Ax 067

Guide to the Herbert C. Thompson Papers