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Newly Available Collection: Iris Thorpe Barry papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Iris Thorpe Barry was a writer of poetry, short stories, and crime and suspense novels. The collection contains manuscripts of poems, short stories, and novels, correspondence, memorabilia and publicity, and published works, 1925-1975.

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Guide to the Iris Thorpe Barry Papers

Newly Available Collection: Lenore Glen Offord papers

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Lenore Glen Offord was a mystery and true crime writer, and a mystery book critic for the San Francisco Chronicle for thirty years. The collection includes correspondence with the Chronicle, and also research and unpublished manuscripts on the Cordelia Botkin murder case of 1898.

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Guide to the Lenore Glen Offord Papers

Newly Available Collection: William C. Gault papers

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

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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Guide to the William C. Gault Papers

Newly Available Collection: Matthew Taylor papers

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Matthew “Matt” Ambrose Taylor (1897-1966) was a reporter, writer, and script writer of short fiction, plays, and detective stories, many of which were adapted for radio, TV, or movies. The collection contains published and unpublished short stories, plays, radio and television scripts, and correspondence.

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Guide to the Matthew Taylor Papers

Newly Available Collection: Frank P. Castle papers

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Frank Castle was a writer of western, mystery, suspense, sex, medical, historical, and juvenile fiction, and comic book scripts. The collection contains manuscripts for short fiction and comic strips, 1948-1966.

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Guide to the Frank P. Castle Papers

Newly Available Collection: Jacquelyn Trimble papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Jacquelyn Whitney Trimble (1927 – ) worked as a librarian and was an author who wrote mysteries and science fiction. The collection (1943-1970) contains manuscripts of novels and short stories, professional correspondence, personal journals, and college material, 1943-1970.

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Guide to the Jacquelyn Trimble Papers

Newly Available Collection: Courtney Owen Cameron papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Courtney Owen Cameron (1902/1906-1960) was an American author of crime and suspense novels (sometimes referred to as mysteries), and westerns, who often wrote under the name “Owen Cameron.” The collection (1943-1960) contains correspondence, manuscripts of unpublished and published novels and short stories, tearsheets, published works, and scrapbooks, 1943-1960.

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Guide to the Courtney Owen Cameron Papers

Newly Available Collection: Jay Kalez papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

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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Guide to the Jay Kalez Papers

Newly Available Collection: Mary Collins papers

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Mary Collins was an author of six mystery novels, all set in California. The collection contains correspondence, contracts, manuscripts, notes, and scrapbooks, 1941-1953.

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Guide to the Mary Collins Papers

Check out: Margery Allingham photograph

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Margery Louise Allingham (1904-1966) was an English crime writer, creator of Albert Campion. The collection consists of one image of Allingham, seated in an armchair with two dogs, 1965.

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Guide to the Margery Allingham photograph