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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: Ruth Erickson and Eleanor Stevenson papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Ruth Erickson (~1890 – 1970) and Eleanor Stevenson (~1898 – ?) were political radicals and Socialists who carried out a voluminous epistolary campaign against injustice. The collection contains correspondence by Erickson and Stevenson as well as subject files and personal material of Erickson’s including manuscripts of poems, articles, plays, and novels.

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Guide to the Ruth Erickson and Eleanor Stevenson Papers

Newly Available Collection: Hans Heller papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Hans Ewald Heller (1894-1966) was a composer, pianist, writer, and music critic. The collection contains original scores and published music of musical comedies, short operas, symphonic works, chamber music, and other songs, scrapbooks, and music recordings.

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Guide to the Hans Heller Papers

Newly Available Collection: Hazel M. Cunningham papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The collection contains the memoirs of Hazel M. Cunningham, original handwritten family letters from the 1870-1890s, and draft pages of the memoir manuscript. The collection includes a bound copy of the memoirs titled, Tapestry, A Partial History of Some Pioneer Families of Polk County, Nebraska, 1979.

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Guide to the Hazel M. Cunningham Papers

Newly Available Collection: Eva Emery Dye letter to Fred Lockley

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated June 19, 1922 from Eva Emery Dye, an author and suffragist of Oregon City, to Fred Lockley. In the letter, Dye reports on visiting a Mr. Lancaster’s camp at Bonneville that is being transformed into an event venue and states that she wants Lockley to give a talk about journalism at the next Chautauqua she will be attending.

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Guide to the Eva Emery Dye Letter to Fred Lockley

Newly Available Collection: Joaquin Miller papers

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Joaquin Miller (1837-1913) was the pen name of Cincinnatus Hiner Miller, a Northwest writer, newspaper publisher, and poet. The collection contains four poems by Miller.

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Guide to the Joaquin Miller Papers

Newly Available Collection: Lillie M. Martin manuscripts

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Lillie M. Martin wrote short stories. Collection contains manuscripts of short stories written between 1930 and 1950.

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Guide to the Lillie M. Martin Manuscripts

Newly Available Collection: Charles William Robinson radio scripts

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Charles William Robinson was an attorney who practiced in Portland, Oregon and who wrote scripts for the radio program “The Mighty Meek.”

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Guide to the Charles William Robinson Radio Scripts

Newly Available Collection: Ernest LaMarr King manuscripts

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Ernest LaMarr King (1875-1954) was a superintendent for the Southern Pacific Railroad who also wrote articles and stories about the railroad.  The collection consists of typed and hand written manuscripts of some of King’s stories and articles.

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Guide to the Ernest LaMarr King Manuscripts

Newly Available Collection: Lucy Larcom letter

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Lucy Larcom (1824-1893) was a poet, and novelist who wrote about her experiences working in a textile mill beginning at age eleven. The collection (1884) contains one letter that includes a handwritten poem from Larcom to a “Mrs Bray,” regarding other writers, and Larcom’s growing pile of unanswered mail.

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Guide to the Lucy Larcom Letter