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Alberta Powell Graham Papers

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Identifier: msc0615
Abstract A writer of biographies for children (on Columbus, Clara Barton, Lafayette and LaSalle, among others), Mrs. Graham also published more than 300 songs and Strike Up the Band! (1949), a collection of short biographies of American band musicians. Both her books and songs are represented in her papers.
Dates: 1945-1955

Alfred M. Bailey Papers

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Identifier: msc0561
Abstract Naturalist and writer. Manuscripts of his books and articles, primarily about birds.
Dates: 1949-1955

Arthur Carhart Papers

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Identifier: msc0576
Abstract Author, conservationist, and landscape architect. Manuscripts of some of his books including The National Forests and Timber in Your Life. Typescript drafts, proofs, galleys, outlines, and correspondence are included.
Dates: 1916-1965

Bruce Bliven Papers

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Identifier: msc0566
Abstract Author, editor of The New Republic 1923-1953, and journalist. Typescript drafts, galleys, and page proofs for two books, Preview of Tomorrow and The World Changers.
Dates: 1952-1965

Byron Farwell Papers

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Identifier: msc0502
Abstract Author and military historian. Primarily manuscripts including various drafts, galleys, and proofs for eleven of his books. Also contains draftof book reviews, short stories, and articles along with some subject files.
Dates: 1955-1989

Charles Paul May Papers

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Identifier: msc0656
Scope and Contents This collection contains notes, source materials, drafts and proofs for two non-fiction books: Bats. (1969) and Stranger in the Storm (Abelard-Schuman, 1972). Original title: Birds Flying High.
Dates: 1969 - 1972

Clyde Kluckhohn Papers

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Identifier: msc0640
Abstract Anthropologist and author. Correspondence, early drafts, galleys, and printer's copies of three of Kluckhohn's early works.
Dates: 1945-1948

David Morrell Papers

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Identifier: msc0478
Abstract Born in Ontario 1943, awarded a PhD in American literature by Pennsylvania State University in 1970, taught at Iowa from 1970 to 1986, retired to write. Perhaps best known for Rambo, the central character of his 1972 novel First Blood, which lead to the Rambo films starring Sylvester Stallone, Morrell has written numerous novels as well as screen- and teleplays. The growing collection of his papers includes video and audio tapes as well as research notes, correspondence, and manuscripts.
Dates: 1974-1999

Dorothy M. Johnson Papers

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Identifier: msc0632
Abstract Editor, novelist and professor of journalism at the University of Montana. Typescript drafts and related correspondence for several short stories and her novel, The Hanging Tree. Also some family correspondence and photographs. Johnson wrote Liberty Valence and A Man Called Horse, both, like The Hanging Tree, made into motion pictures.
Dates: 1896-1958

Edwin L. Sabin Papers

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Identifier: msc0688
Abstract Novelist. Correspondence, scrapbooks, subject files, preliminary drafts of his writings.
Dates: 1870-1952

Eleanor Pownall Simmons Manuscripts

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Identifier: msc0698
Abstract Printmaker and artist, Simmons wrote and illustrated a number of books for children.
Dates: 1960-1970

Ellis Parker Butler Papers

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Identifier: msc0575
Abstract Author and businessman from Iowa , best known for his short story Pigs is Pigs. The papers consist of correspondence to and from Butler about his writing and the Author's League of America . His wife's correspondence is also included.
Dates: 1913-1937

Elswyth Thane Papers

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Identifier: msc0707
Abstract Playwright, biographer and novelist. Holograph notebooks containing first drafts of several historical novels, printer's copies, and correspondence are included. There are audiotapes of her research for Potomac Squire, a book about George Washington.
Dates: 1943-1963

Elton Trueblood Papers

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Identifier: msc0710
Scope and Contents There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.
Dates: -

Eugene L. Burdick Papers

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Identifier: msc0574
Abstract Author and co-author of such books as The Ugly American and Fail-Safe. This collection contains a manuscript for the book The Blue of Capricorn, and the serialized version of Fail-Safe, as well as clippings relating to Burdick. Iowa Author Ms.
Dates: 1962

Frank Luther Mott Papers

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Identifier: msc0664
Abstract Journalism professor and dean. Mott is best remembered for his writing on the history of American newspapers. He also wrote numerous stories, plays and novels, and drafts of which are preserved in this collection.
Dates: 1918 - 1963

Frederick Stern Bock Papers

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Identifier: msc0567
Abstract Poet , Assistant Editor Poetry Fountains of Regardlessness (1961). Correspondence, subject files, and preliminary drafts of his writings.
Dates: 1935-1980

George M. Sheets Papers

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Identifier: msc0694
Scope and Contents There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.
Dates: -

George Stimpson Papers

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Identifier: msc0704
Abstract Journalist, writer, and President of the National Press Club. Manuscripts for four of his informational books. Iowa Author
Dates: Undated

Hartzell Spence Papers

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Identifier: msc0701
Abstract Born in Clarion, Iowa, Spence graduated from the University of Iowa in 1930. From 1930 to 1941 he was the United Press bureau manager in Des Moines, and saw service during WW II in the Army Air Forces where he was the founder and first editor of Yank, the Army weekly newspaper. After the war, he worked as a free-lance writer, particularly noted for his reporting on religion. He also published several novels, wrote a comic strip (David Crane) and scripts for the weekly radio program, One Foot in...
Dates: 1941-1962; 1950-1962

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