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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

Check out: Clyde Robert Bulla papers

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Clyde Robert Bulla (b. 1914) is an author of books for young people. The collection includes manuscripts relating to Bulla’s interest in historical fiction.

Call number: A 297

Guide to the Clyde Robert Bulla Papers

Check out: Dorothy Nathan papers

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Dorothy Goldeen Nathan ( -1966) was an Oregon-born social worker and teacher before she began writing books for young people. The papers include correspondence about her books Women of Courage (New York, 1964) and The Shy One (New York, 1966), an unpublished manuscript, and published works.

Call number: Ax 414

Guide to the Dorothy Nathan Papers

Check out: Scott O’Dell papers

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Scott O’Dell (1898-1989) was a writer of books for adults, young adults and children. The collection includes manuscripts for The Cruise of the Arctic Star and correspondence with the publishing company.

Call number: Ax 809

Guide to the Scott O’Dell Papers

Check out: Elizabeth Howard literary manuscripts

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Elizabeth Howard Mizner (1907-1992) was a children’s book author. This collection contains manuscripts of her historical novels for young people.

Call number: Ax 663

Guide to the Elizabeth Howard literary manuscripts

Check out: Polly Curren papers

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Polly Curren (1917-?) was a writer of children’s literature and a teacher. She wrote during the 1950s through the 1970s and her stories span the reading ability level from early readers to young adult fiction. This collection includes manuscripts from books that Curren published in the 1970s and the correspondence with editors and publishers.

Call number: Ax 871

Guide to the Polly Curren Papers

Check out: Helen Bratton papers

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Helen Bratton (1899-1986) was a writer of novels for teenagers, and was chosen for poet laureate of Monterey Peninsula. The collection includes correspondences, research materials, and manuscripts.

Call number: Ax 614

Guide to the Helen Bratton Papers

Check out: Irmengarde Eberle papers

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Collection comprises the papers of American children’s book author Irmengarde Eberle, including literary manuscripts, correspondence and related materials for eleven books for children and young adults published from 1937 to 1973.

Call number: Ax 459

Guide to the Irmengarde Eberle Papers

Check out: Isabel Couper McLelland papers

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Isabel Couper McLelland was born in Scotland and moved to Portland, Oregon with her parents. She was educated at the University of Oregon and taught in Portland, Oregon. The papers include manuscripts of 4 books for juveniles and correspondence with Henry Holt & Co.; as well as a typed copy of an epistolary diary kept by the author on her trip around the world in 1956.

Call number: Ax 419

Guide to the Isabel Couper McLelland Papers

Check out: Ruth Gipson Plowhead papers

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Ruth Gipson Plowhead (1877-1970) is known for authoring books for children and young people. The collection consists of manuscripts, books and short stories, minor correspondence, and original illustrations by Agnes Randall Moore

Call number: Ax 713

Guide to the Ruth Gipson Plowhead Papers