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Newly Available Collection: Frederic Robert Buckley papers

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Frederic Robert Buckley (1896 -?) is the literary name of Frederic Robert Wakelin-Buckley, who wrote western, adventure, and sea stories. The collection contains manuscripts including short stories, novelettes, novels, plays, and essays, and correspondence, 1921-1929.

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Guide to the Frederic Robert Buckley 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: Victor Kaufman papers

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Victor Kaufman (1910-1966) was a writer of western stories, and later he became an advertising agent. The collection (1927-1958) contains manuscripts, tearsheets, and correspondence, and also publications of young people’s magazines from the 1930s-1940s.

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Guide to the Victor Kaufman 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: 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 The collection (1943-1960) contains correspondence, manuscripts of unpublished and published novels and short stories, tearsheets, published works, and scrapbooks, 1943-1960.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: William Oliver Turner papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

William O. Turner (1914- ) became a free-lance fiction writer who specialized in westerns. The collection (1963-1973) contains manuscripts and correspondence, including letters exchanged with officers of Western Writers of America.

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Guide to the William Oliver Turner Papers

Newly Available Collection: George Washington Ogden papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

George Washington Ogden (1871-1966) was a journalist and editor for newspapers, and later became an author of western stories and novels. The collection contains manuscripts, literary contracts and agreements, mementos and photographs, an accounting journal, and correspondence with agents, editors, and also seven letters (1922) from  Elizabeth B. Custer (Mrs. George A. Custer), 1909-1940.

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Guide to the George Washington Ogden Papers

Newly Available Collection: Gerry Day papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Gerry Day was an author and screenwriter for film and television. The collection contains manuscripts of screenplays, screen stories, and television scripts for T.V. series including Wagon Train, The Virginian, The New Perry Mason, Marcus Welby, M.D, The High Chaparral, Little House on the Prairie, The Ford Television Theatre, and Whiplash.

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Guide to the Gerry Day Papers

Newly Available Collection: Allan Elston papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Allan V. Elston (1887 – ) was educated as a civil engineer, and he worked on railroads, as a mining engineer in Chile, as a cattle rancher, and from 1924 on he wrote western fiction. The collection contains research notes, published pieces, royalty statements, and correspondence with agents, other writers, and from readers, 1930-1960.

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Guide to the Allan Elston Papers

Newly Available Collection: Lin J. Searles papers

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Lin (Lynn) J. Searles (1914-1972) was a professional magician/proprietor of magic shops and writer of Western stories and television series’. The collection consists of his correspondence, manuscripts, tear sheets, and financial documents.

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Guide to the Lin J. Searles Papers