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Alice French Papers

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Identifier: msc0605
Abstract One of the most successful women writers of the later 19th century, Octave Thanet's stories and novels celebrated the status quo; she lived much of her life in Davenport, Iowa. Our holdings consist of a holograph draft of her story, The Governor's Prerogative, photographs, photocopies of other stories, and a microfilm of Voice of Nature.
Dates: 1868-1962

Charlotte M. Smith Papers, Including the Records of the Tamazunchale Press

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Identifier: msc0457
Abstract Publisher of miniature books in Newton, Iowa, founded by Charlotte and Thomas Smith. Correspondence, typescripts, proofs, advertising, contracts, etc., have been combined with Charlotte M. Smith's personal papers.
Dates: 1970-2001

Cornelia Meigs Papers

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Identifier: msc0658
Abstract Children's author and Iowa's first Newbery Award winner. This collection consists of a manuscript and various clippings. Iowa Author Mss.
Dates: 1949

Edmund Blunden Papers

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Identifier: msc0829
Abstract Correspondence and manuscripts of the British scholar and poet.
Dates: 1918-1982

Elton Trueblood Papers

 Collection
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: -

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

Iowa Authors Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0869
Abstract Includes manuscripts, galley proofs, page proofs, dust jackets, and other miscellany associated with publications of many Iowa Authors.
Dates: 1888-1990

James C. Taylor Papers

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Identifier: msc0708
Scope and Contents There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.
Dates: 1940

(Katherine) Eleanor Saltzman Papers

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Identifier: msc0689
Abstract Iowa regional writer. This collection consists of manuscripts for Ever Tomorrow and Stuart's Hill, and her unpublished novel, Carpthorne; manuscripts and tear sheets of her short stories and poems; as well as correspondence, notes, and clippings. Iowa Author Mss.
Dates: 1933-1945

Mary Huiskamp Calhoun

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Identifier: msc0577
Abstract Well-known children's author. This collection consists of several versions of her manuscript for Magic in the Alley. Iowa Author Ms.
Dates: 1964-1968

Paul Engle Papers

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Identifier: msc0514
Abstract Poet (numerous books from Worn Earth, 1932), editor of the O. Henry Prize Stories, 1954-1959, director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, 1941-1967, and co-founder and director of the International Writers' Program, 1967-1976 at the University of Iowa. Literary manuscripts, correspondence, subject files, and student works documenting his career as a writer and teacher.
Dates: 1929-1988

Robert Bernard Martin Papers

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Identifier: msc0655
Scope and Contents This collection contains only the manuscript for With Friends Possessed: A Life of Edward Fitzgerald.
Dates: -

Thomas Eyre Booth Papers

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Identifier: msc0361
Scope and Contents Editor and publisher of the Anamosa Eureka in Anamosa , Iowa . Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, a scrapbook, and other related papers.
Dates: 1895-1924; 1900-1910

Vance Bourjaily Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0568
Scope and Contents Novelist and Writers' Workshop instructor. Typescript with notes and revisions of his novel, A Game Men Play (Dial Press, 1980). Iowa Authors Ms.
Dates: -; 1980

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Bradstreet, Anne, 1612?-1672. 1
Brown, Lewis H. (Lewis Herold), 1894- 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Calhoun, Mary 1
Calhoun, Mary Huiskamp 1
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 1
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Cassill, R. V. (Ronald Verlin), 1919-2002 1
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Martin, Robert Bernard 1
Meigs, Cornelia 1
Meigs, Cornelia, 1884-1973 1
Radio Corporation of America 1
Rosheim, David L. 1
Rowan, Edward Beatty, 1898-1946 1
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Saltzman, Eleanor 1
Saunders, William Irving 1
Savin, Janet 1
Simpson, Frank B. 1
Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991 1
Smith, Charlotte M. 1
Smith, Charlotte, 1749-1806 1
Smith, Grace Noll, 1878-1974 1
Smith, Lewis Worthington, 1866-1947 1
Smith, Thomas R., 1909- 1
Spence, Hartzell 1
Spence, Hartzell, 1908-2001 1
Stimpson, George 1
Stimpson, George W., 1896- 1
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Taylor, James C., Jr., 1916- 1
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Trueblood, Elton, 1900- 1
University of Iowa. Department of English 1
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Updike, John 1
Ver Duft, Lee, 1910- 1
Ward, Leo R. (Leo Richard), 1893- 1
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989 1
Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001 1
White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985 1
Zaffiras, George John, 1917- 1
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